Basketball

2020 NBA Bubble superlatives

With the NBA Finals finished, it’s time to reflect on an exceptional and unique season of basketball. While the talking heads of basketball media will be dissecting the winners and losers of the Bubble for months to come, The McGill Tribune pays homage to some of the more unique accomplishments of[Read More…]

In Conversation with Rikki Bowles

In July 2020, McGill Athletics appointed Rikki Bowles as the new interim head coach for the women’s basketball team, ushering in a new era following the departure of long-time coach Ryan Thorne. An alumna of the Martlet basketball program, Bowles will be leading this transition with the knowledge and insight[Read More…]

Lessons from the bubble

The conclusion to the 2019-20 NBA regular season has been like none other in league history. Confined to a bubble in Orlando, Florida and without fans in attendance due to the ongoing pandemic, the league restart truly does represent “a whole new game.” This unique experience has turned the NBA[Read More…]

In conversation with Ryan Thorne

On June 22, Ryan Thorne, Martlet Basketball Head Coach of 17 years, signed a new contract as head coach of McGill’s men’s basketball team. Thorne will be succeeded by Rikki Bowles, whose experience as an assistant coach with the women’s team for the past four years will help make for[Read More…]

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