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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 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 ·
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Hawks stay hot on the path to the playoffs

Coming off of a close loss to McMaster a couple of days prior, the Wilfrid Laurier University men’s basketball team was looking to rebound and get back into the win column. The Hawks were also looking to avenge their 11-point loss to the Waterloo Warriors in early December. This game came to be quite a competitive matchup and the type […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Tough playoff loss ends the Hawks season early

The Laurier men’s basketball team ended their season in disappointing fashion as they were knocked out of the playoffs in the first round by the Laurentian Voyageurs. Although fans would have hoped for more from the Hawks, nobody can say that this season wasn’t a success. It’s fair to say that the Hawks surpassed everybody’s expectations, especially considering the fact […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·
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Hawks lose in a tough game against Western

The Laurier men’s basketball team suffered a tough loss in their final regular season home game at the hands of the Western Mustangs. The Hawks were up 15-10 after the first quarter. But thanks to Western guard Omar Shiddo, Laurier’s lead did not last long. Shiddo scored a game high of 36 points, with 23 of those coming in the […]

by Pranav Desai· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Kokko leads Golden Hawks past Varsity Blues at home

The Golden Hawks played host to the University of Toronto Varsity Blues on Saturday afternoon in hopes of getting back into the win column. For the Hawks, this game was all about containing the U of T offence as they are one of the top shooting teams in the OUA this season, lead by Devin Johnson. The Hawks came out […]

by Rob Fifield· · Basketball, Sports ·
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1st year star Tevaun Kokko brings new energy to Golden Hawks

One of the biggest reasons behind the Laurier men’s basketball team’s success this season has been the play of starting guard Tevaun Kokko. The Markham native is averaging a team high 18.5 points per game and is the engine that gets the Hawks’ offence going on a nightly basis. “My offence comes within the flow of the team’s offence most […]

by Pranav Desai· · Basketball, Sports ·