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Gee-Gees earn wildcard, seeded eighth for CIS national championship

Sunday March 10, 2013

OTTAWA (CIS) – The two-time reigning titlist University of Windsor Lancers are favourite to repeat as CIS women’s basketball champions.

Championship website: http://english.cis-sic.ca/championships/wbkb/index

The Lancers, who claimed the first Bronze Baby Trophy in program history two years ago on home court and were crowned again last season in Calgary, earned the top seed for the 2013 national championship at the University of Regina, March 15-17.

The Ottawa Gee-Gees merited the wildcard from the committee comprised of coaches from the four CIS conferences.

The Score has live coverage of next Sunday’s gold-medal final at 4 p.m. Central Time. All 11 games from the tournament will also be webcast live on www.CIS-SIC.tv.

 

SEEDING & SCHEDULE (all times CENTRAL TIME):

1. University of Windsor Lancers

2. Saint Mary’s University Huskies

3. University of Regina Cougars

4. Carleton University Ravens

5. University of Calgary Dinos

6. McGill University Martlets

7. Fraser Valley University Cascades

8. University of Ottawa Gee-Gees

 

Thursday, March 14

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm           Championship Awards

Friday, March 15

1:00 pm Quarterfinal #1 – Windsor (1) vs. Ottawa (8)

3:00 pm Quarterfinal #2 – Carleton (4) vs. Calgary (5)

6:30 pm Quarterfinal #3 – Regina (3) vs. McGill (6)

8:30 pm Quarterfinal #4 – Saint Mary’s (2) vs. Fraser Valley (7)

Saturday, March 16

1:00 pm Consolation #1

3:00 pm Consolation #2

5:00 pm Semifinal #1

7:00 pm Semifinal #2

Sunday, March 17

11:00 am 5th Place Consolation Final

1:00 pm Bronze Medal Game

4:00 pm Championship Final (THE SCORE)

 

About Canadian Interuniversity Sport

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