Both Brandon University Bobcats volleyball teams will begin the second half of the season ranked in the top five in the country.
The BU women’s volleyball squad, which sits third in the Canada West conference with a 9-3 record, has slipped from second to fourth in this week’s CIS top 10. Meanwhile, Brandon’s men’s volleyball team, currently tied for fifth in Canada West with a 7-5 record, remains ranked fifth in the nation.
Both Bobcat volleyball teams head to Kamloops, B.C., on Thursday to face the Thompson Rivers WolfPack in games on Friday and Saturday.
Meanwhile, BU’s basketball teams, both unranked and sporting 2-8 records, begin the second semester on home court this weekend. The Bobcats battle the WolfPack on Friday at the Healthy Living Centre, with the women’s game tipping off at 6 p.m., followed by the men’s game at 8 o’clock. On Saturday at BU, the Bobcats face the UBC-Okanagan Heat, with the women hitting the court at 5 p.m., followed by the men at 7 p.m.
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