The Brandon University Bobcats basketball teams have a lot to prove, if the Canada West pre-season coaches poll is any indication.
Coach Gil Cheung’s BU men’s basketball team is ranked ninth out of 16 teams, while Novell Thomas’ Bobcats women’s squad is ranked 15th out of 16 teams by Canada West coaches as they prepare to open the regular season this weekend. Both Bobcat teams missed the playoffs last season.
The Alberta Golden Bears, under former Bobcat coach Barnaby Craddock, are ranked No.1 among the Canada West men’s teams.
Brandon plays host to the Victoria Vikes — ranked second in men’s and sixth in women’s — in the season opener on Friday at BU’s Healthy Living Centre. The women’s game tips off at 6 p.m., followed by the men’s game at
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Republished from the Brandon Sun print edition October 29, 2013