Bison guard Justus Alleyn is heading to China for the 2017 Summer Universiade that will take place in August.
Bison men’s basketball
This past season, the two local products helped lead the herd back to nationals for the first time since 1985.
Through his first eight seasons, Schepp has led the herd to the playoffs five times.
The Bisons dropped their opening game to the McGill Redmen 63-53 on Thursday, and were sent to the consolation bracket where they fell 92-84 in the semi-finals to the Calgary Dinos on Friday.
With the win in the semi-finals, Manitoba has clinched a spot at the U Sports final eight in Halifax that will take place from March 9 to 12.
They won a close game 79-75 on Thursday, and took a 98-96 overtime victory on Friday night.
The University of Manitoba men’s basketball team has qualified for the playoffs, and will be the fifth seed.
On Friday Feb. 10, the Bison men’s basketball team got in the win column with a heart stopping 72-71 victory over the Mount Royal Cougars.
The Bisons fell 79-68 to the Bobcats on Friday night; Brandon picked up where they left off and defeated the Bisons 92-77 on Saturday night.
Manitoba made it eight after winning 86-85 on Friday and 77-68 on Saturday.