Despite shooting only 35 per cent from the field in their season opener, the McGill Redmen (1-0-0) rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the Laval Rouge et Or (0-1-0) 62-61 on Thursday night at Love Competition Hall.
“I have been playing, coaching, or now covering the game since I was seven-years-old,” Burke said. “It has literally been one of the driving forces of my life. I [would not have completed] a college degree without it. I am the last of eight kids. Financially, with that many kids, I don’t care how much money you are making, it was a little bit of a stretch for my parents. So affording a college tuition would have been hard.”
In his sophomore year at McGill, everything changed for Simon Bibeau.
From the very start, the odds were stacked against the Toronto Raptors in their Eastern Conference Finals series against the Cleveland Cavaliers. By the start of the series, they had played the most games in the playoffs with 18. They had battled past the Indiana Pacers and the Miami Heat […]
[audiotrack title=”The Sport Authority Ep. 7: Looking back at Sam Hinkie and The Process” songwriter=”Zikomo Smith and Mayaz Alam” date=”April 12, 2016″ width=”700″ height=”200″ src=”https://24f2041bb5b609d25f1a97039f71682cc9154421.googledrive.com/host/0B9rQxTeDv2duM0FmSjBSYkZFS1k/all%20hail%20hinkie.mp3″ autoplay=”on”] Sam Hinkie has resigned and The Process is over. After Hinkie’s resignation where do the Philadelphia 76ers go from here? Ziko Smith and Mayaz […]
The McGill Redmen basketball team suffered two heartbreaking losses at the CIS National Championships in Vancouver; the Redmen gave up a lead in the final minute to lose the quarter-final game 72-69 against finalist Calgary Dinos on Thursday, and then lost the consolation semifinal game 69-68 against the UBC Thunderbirds. […]
The 2016 RSEQ champion McGill Martlets traveled to the CIS Final 8 at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton, New Brunswick as the No. 1 seed. It was their fifth straight RSEQ championship, only the first time that McGill has entered Nationals as the first seed. Last year the […]
Michigan State Spartans Head Coach Tom Izzo has put together arguably one of his best offensive teams. Led by Denzel Valentine, the most versatile player in college basketball and USA Today’s Player-of-the-Year, the Spartans have been able to overwhelm teams offensively while using their depth and talented young athletes to […]
McGill alumnus James Naismith invented basketball in 1891 with the overarching goal of giving his restless students something to do during a Massachusetts blizzard. After the first game, his students beat each other up in an effort to score, so he instituted the 13 original rules of the sport to […]
[audiotrack title=”The Sport Authority Ep. 4: Recapping the NBA trade deadline” songwriter=”Zikomo Smith and Arman Bery” date=”February 27, 2016″ width=”700″ height=”200″ src=”https://24f2041bb5b609d25f1a97039f71682cc9154421.googledrive.com/host/0B9rQxTeDv2duM0FmSjBSYkZFS1k/NBA%20trade%20deadline%20podcast%20%28final%29.mp3″ autoplay=”on”] The NBA trade deadline last week saw little activity; teams were more conservative given next year’s salary cap increase, and most moves aimed to consolidate picks for […]