Rams take on Gold Rush Weekend at Ryerson

(By: Libaan Osman) The Ryerson Rams basketball teams had their hands full during the highly anticipated Gold Rush Weekend (Jan. 26-27) with visits from the Ottawa Gee-Gees and the Carleton Ravens on Coca Cola Court at the Mattamy Athletic Centre. Ryerson’s women’s basketball team commenced the weekend with a matchup against the Gee-Gees on Friday night. It was a back-and-forth affair for three quarters that … Continue reading Rams take on Gold Rush Weekend at Ryerson

Men’s Playoff Basketball: Rams Beat Carleton to Win First OUA Title in Ryerson History

Aaron Best scored a game-high 21 points en route to being named game MVP, Adika Peter-McNeilly made 11 of 13 free-throws and the Rams rallied from a 13-point halftime deficit to beat the Carleton Ravens 73-68 in the Wilson Cup championship game and win the first OUA title in Ryerson history at the Mattamy Athletic Centre on Saturday night. Daniel Rocchi and Aaron Greenfield have … Continue reading Men’s Playoff Basketball: Rams Beat Carleton to Win First OUA Title in Ryerson History

Men’s Playoff Basketball: Rams Rout Windsor to Advance to Wilson Cup Final

Kadeem Green earned player of the game honours with a 12-point 12-rebound performance, Aaron Best and Ammanuel Diressa led the offence with 18 points apiece, and the Rams beat the Wndsor Lancers 96-77 Friday night at the Mattamy Athletic Centre to advance to the OUA Wilson Cup championship game. Hailey Salvian and Will Brown have the highlights. Continue reading Men’s Playoff Basketball: Rams Rout Windsor to Advance to Wilson Cup Final

Men’s Playoff Basketball: Rams Beat Lakehead to Advance to OUA Final Four; Will Host Wilson Cup This Weekend

Ammanuel Diressa and Adika Peter-McNeilly shared the team lead with 19 points apiece, Kadeem Green paced Ryerson with 7 rebounds while chipping in 17 points, and the Rams rallied from a first-quarter deficit to defeat the Lakehead Thunderwolves 93-71 Saturday night at the Mattamy Athletic Centre to advance to the OUA Final Four and host the Wilson Cup OUA championship weekend. Aaron Greenfield and Will … Continue reading Men’s Playoff Basketball: Rams Beat Lakehead to Advance to OUA Final Four; Will Host Wilson Cup This Weekend

Men’s Basketball: Rams Top U of T at NBA All-Star Celebrations

Roshane Roberts was named Ryerson’s game MVP with a 17-point, 3-rebound performance, Ammanuel Diressa matched him for the team lead with 17 points, and the Rams won their 10th straight game by beating their archrivals in the OUA Basketball Showcase during the NBA All-Star Weekend festivities at the Enercare Centre on Sunday night. Daniel Rocchi and Hailey Salvian have the highlights. Continue reading Men’s Basketball: Rams Top U of T at NBA All-Star Celebrations

Men’s Basketball: Rams Cruise Past Brock for 8th Straight Win

Aaron Best had a game-high 28 points, Jean-Victor Mukama led the Rams with 11 rebounds and added 20 points, and the top-ranked team in Canada won its eighth game in a row as Ryerson beat Brock 104-79 on Wednesday night at the Mattamy Athletic Centre. Alexandria Pankratz and Aaron Greenfield have the highlights. Continue reading Men’s Basketball: Rams Cruise Past Brock for 8th Straight Win

Men’s Basketball Team Not Satisfied Earning #1 Ranking in Canada

The Ryerson Rams were named the top men’s basketball team in Canada in the January 26 edition of the CIS Top 10 weekly rankings. It was the first time in school history that any sports team reached the number one rank in the country, but the Rams aren’t satisfied with what they’ve achieved. Aaron Greenfield has more. Continue reading Men’s Basketball Team Not Satisfied Earning #1 Ranking in Canada