With last season’s playoff run in the rearview, the U of M Bisons women’s basketball team is entering a new campaign with ever loftier expectations….
Bison women’s basketball
The U of M Bisons basketball clubs continued the home opening weekend against the Mount Royal University Cougars with a pair of wins on Saturday
The women dominated in a 103-80 win, while the men could not contain their opponents in a 96-82 defeat.
This weekend, the Bison women’s basketball team played in their first playoff game since 2009.
In a game against the University of British Columbia in January 2016, Bison women’s basketball player Claire Harvey went for a routine crossover.
The women split their series after an 84-77 loss on Friday and a 90-74 win on Saturday. The men also earned a split, losing 88-85 in overtime on Friday, and winning 85-84 on Saturday.
This weekend the University of Manitoba men’s hockey team were swept on the road against the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns. The Bison basketball teams were in Calgary to play the Mount Royal University Cougars.
The Bison men’s basketball team split, while the women lost both against the University of Regina Cougars in their home opening series.
On Saturday, the University of Manitoba women’s basketball team were defeated by the #9 University of Winnipeg Wesmen, by a score of 79-71 in the 26th annual Duckworth Challenge
On Saturday, the Bison women’s basketball team won their first game of the season and defeated the Thompson Rivers Wolf Pack 70-53.