Disappointing but not heartbreaking, as the 'Birds did take home a victory on Friday — giving the Spartans their first home loss in of 2018.
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“It feels good right now but we’re proof that anyone can beat anybody and if it’s Calgary ... they're not going to be scared we beat Alberta or Saskatchewan.”
“It was an opportunity for some other players to step up to the challenge.”
“We’re being patient, we’re taking advantage of the opportunities that we get.”
What do you get when you take a comedy writer with little basketball knowledge to a basketball game? You're about to find out.
It turns out that if you write ‘Part 1’ in an article title, the good people at The Ubyssey will inevitably ask you where ‘Part 2’ is.
"To be a presence here and to show what university track is all about is equally important for us.”
Though not their prettiest win — the two teams would not be able to decide a victor through three periods or either overtime period — the T-Birds would earn some positive momentum heading into their final games of the regular season.
“Phil [Jalalpoor] put on a special performance, Conor [Morgan] did his thing and so did Luka [Zaharijevic], and to do it in front of the home crowd, in front of friends and family is very special.”
“We’re playing better basketball than we did earlier in the year…,” UBC head coach Deb Huband said post-game. “We’ll see what we can do in the post-season starting next week.”
The first T-Birds 5-on-5 of this semester is kicking off with five athletes who are as excited about the Olympics as we are!
It's a new chapter for both fourth-year Danae and first-year Grant, the Shephard siblings.
On Saturday, the UBC loggers’ sports team hosted their third annual intercollegiate competition. This time though, the lumberjack typecast was thrown out the window — about half the competitors were lumberjills.
The team now sits comfortably in second place in Canada West — they've already solidified a playoff spot, with six games to go in regular season.
With the points this weekend, UBC has clinched a playoff spot and are in good position to host a first round playoff series.