Basketball

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Underdog Hawks advance to OUA semi finals

Justin Serresse and the Golden Hawks men’s basketball team are back in the semifinals for the second straight year after two big playoff victories this past week. On the road in Kingston Wednesday night,  Laurier was able to defeat Queen’s in the first round of the OUA Wilson Cup Finals. After beating Queen’s, Laurier made the long travel to Thunder […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Special night for seniors as basketball teams end home schedule

Both the men’s and women’s basketball teams ended their home season and have their eyes set towards the playoffs after each playing two games this past week. It is an exciting time for basketball around the Laurier campus, as both Golden Hawks teams were able to clinch a playoff spot recently and honoured their seniors at their final home game […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Men’s basketball dominates back to back against Algoma

Men’s basketball got back to their winning ways this past weekend as they swept the weekend series at home against the Algoma Thunderbirds.  After a setback last week on the road against Guelph, the Golden Hawks know they needed to turn it up with the playoffs only three weeks out. One of their best team performances in the past decade […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Men’s basketball team begins a crucial stretch

In what has been an up and down season for the Laurier men’s basketball team, they face a critical stretch with just seven games left on the schedule. The Golden Hawks and Coach Serresse are looking to recreate the magic of last season, where they won 11 of their last 13 games, which led them to a deep run in […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Basketball, Sports ·
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After being ranked 6th nationally Laurier men’s basketball team drops 6 of their last 8 games

Coming off of a franchise-best season last year, head coach Justin Serresse and his basketball team had high expectations for this season.  The Golden Hawks entered this year as the sixth ranked team nationally, which was their highest ranking in nearly a decade and came out of the gates as expected with two impressive wins over Toronto and Windsor.  However, […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Laurier women’s basketball team scores fourth win in a row

The Golden Hawks’ women’s basketball team returned home this past weekend and picked up two impressive victories to improve their winning streak to four games. Following a season-long five-game road trip- that began with three consecutive losses- before ending on a high note with two wins, the team was happy to be home. “It was a tiring trip, we had […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Laurier men’s basketball team goes down in “frustrating” 85-52 loss

After an impressive first week comprised of two dominant victories against Toronto and Windsor, culminating with their highest national ranking in over six years, the Golden Hawks’ men’s basketball team was feeling good heading into a tough battle this past weekend. The Golden Hawks travelled to Ottawa to continue their season-long five-game road trip, as they faced two of the […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Laurier men’s basketball team ranked sixth in the nation

After the opening weekend of the OUA basketball season, Laurier’s men’s basketball team has achieved their highest U SPORTS top 10 rankings in over six years. Two decisive wins for Laurier coming against Toronto and Windsor this past week have the Golden Hawks ranked as the sixth-best team in the country, which is their highest ranking since being ranked fifth […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Basketball, Sports ·
Golden Hawks fall to Rams as historic season comes to a close

Golden Hawks fall to Rams as historic season comes to a close

For the first time since 1976, the Laurier Golden Hawks men’s basketball squad hosted an OUA semi-final and in front of a full house at the Athletic Complex, the #8 ranked Golden Hawks did not disappoint in giving an exciting one against the #3 Ryerson Rams, falling 99-84 in a valiant effort. To the surprise of some, Laurier seemed to […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·