Heartbreak in Ottawa

Turnbull dashes Western's title hopes with final second shot

Tuesday, March 17th, 2009

Matt Curtis reaches for the ball as it hits the rim

Few words can adequately describe the emotions of Saturday’s semi-final contest between the Western Mustangs and the Carleton Ravens.

Revenge for last weekend’s Ontario University Athletics Wilson Cup final defeat and a shot at the national title were snatched from the Mustangs in the final second of the game, with a buzzer beater shot by Ravens first team all-star Stuart Turnbull. (read more)

Mustangs trample Gee-Gees in quarterfinal

Brzozowicz dominant defensively; Smith paces with 17 points

Tuesday, March 17th, 2009

Opposing team members fight for the basketball

Given the location and the hour, the tournament’s third game " which saw the Western Mustangs face off against the Ottawa Gee-Gees " was louder and livelier than the day’s previous match-ups. (read more)

No surprises in Final Eight as Ravens take it all

Tuesday, March 17th, 2009

Ottawa players defend the basket as Western attempts to score

If last year’s Canadian Interuniversity Sport men’s basketball championship was described as ‘a tournament of upsets,’ this year’s Final eight could be summed up as ‘perfectly predictable. (read more)

Dalhousie fans inspirational with school spirit

Does Western community need to spend more time supporting our teams?

Tuesday, March 17th, 2009

A Dalhousie fan, dressed in a crown and body paint,  waves her hands in the air

Despite a match-up that saw the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds dominate the Dalhousie Tigers for the majority of the contest, the entourage of fans from Dal and their relentless and contagious energy consumed Scotiabank Place. (read more)

The 2008-2009 March Madness Pool

Winning bracket will earn bragging rights, awesome prize

Tuesday, March 17th, 2009

NCAA Tournament Bracket

It is that time again. For sports fans, the next few weeks will be dominated by the NCAA March Madness tournament. As always, Gazette Sports presents its March Madness pool.

Fill out a completed bracket, including the score of the final game and bring it to The Gazette office, located in Rm. (read more)


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