Men's Basketball

  • Brett Layton named to Canada West Third All-Star Team
    March 01, 2017
    EDMONTON – After leading their teams throughout the regular season, UBC’s Conor Morgan, Calgary’s Thomas Cooper, Saskatchewan’s Shane Osayande, Alberta’s Brody Clarke, and Thompson River’s Volodymyr Iegorov were named first team Canada West all-stars Monday.
  • Cougars lose another close game; no longer control their own destiny
    February 11, 2017
    WINNIPEG – The University of Manitoba Bison men’s basketball team finished the regular season with an intense 71-68 victory over the Mount Royal University Cougars at the Investors Group Athletic Centre on Saturday, February 11.
  • Bisons steal one late on home court against Cougars
    February 10, 2017
    WINNIPEG – It came down to the wire Friday night, as the University of Manitoba Bison men’s basketball team beat the Mount Royal University Cougars 72-71 at Investors Group Athletic Centre.
  • Men's + Women's Basketball vs. Trinity Western Spartans
    February 09, 2017
    The Cougars basketball squads hosted the TWU Spartans over the weekend. The women's side were unable to pull out a victory, while the men's team split the weekend 1-1.
  • Cougars need points to stay alive in playoff race
    February 07, 2017
    The Cougars lost a crucial game on Saturday night to the TWU Spartans, hurting their chances of hosting a home playoff date. The loss not only hurts the Cougars’ chances of hosting a home playoff date but could potentially knock them out of playoff contention. Two wins this weekend would solidify a spot in the postseason.
  • Spartans upset the Cougars after drastic second half comeback
    February 04, 2017
    CALGARY- The Trinity Western University Spartans (3-15) pulled off a massive upset on Saturday night, knocking off the Mount Royal Cougars (8-10) 71-54.
  • Cougars keep chances of home playoff date alive with decisive victory
    February 03, 2017
    CALGARY – The Mount Royal Cougars dominated the Trinity Western Spartans on Friday night at Kenyon Court, winning by 30 points, 96-66.
  • Men's Basketball to host 2-14 Spartans at home
    January 30, 2017
    The Cougars fell below .500 for the first time this season, losing to Saskatchewan twice this past weekend. The Cougars can get back to even with two victories over the 2-14 TWU Spartans. Two wins will almost certainly lock up a playoff spot for Mount Royal.
  • Men's + Women's Basketball vs. Saskatchewan Huskies
    January 30, 2017
    The Cougars basketball teams were in Saskatoon over the weekend to take on the Huskies. Both the men's and women's squads were unable to pick up wins in both their games against Saskatchewan.
  • Cougars come up three points short, losing second straight in Saskatoon
    January 29, 2017
    SASKATOON - The No. 9 ranked University of Saskatchewan Huskies held off the Mount Royal University Cougars 90-87 Saturday night on Ron and Jane Graham Centre Court at the PAC to improve to 11-5.
  • Huskies roll over the Cougars on home court
    January 27, 2017
    SASKATOON – Scoring 20 points in the final frame, the No. 9 ranked University of Saskatchewan Huskies pulled away for an 82-62 win over the visiting Mount Royal University Cougars Friday night at the PAC in Saskatoon.
  • Cougars go head-to-head with Huskies for playoff positioning
    January 26, 2017
    The Cougars find themselves with a .500 record, with six games left to play. They will play Saskatchewan (9-5), Trinity Western (2-12) and Manitoba (8-6) to close out the season. To host the first round of the playoffs, the Cougars will likely have to get to 11 wins, meaning they will have to go 4-2 over their final stretch.
  • Thunderbirds pull through against Cougars
    January 21, 2017
    CALGARY- For the second straight night the UBC Thunderbirds (12-1) managed to take down the Mount Royal Cougars (7-7), this time 88-79.
  • Thunderbirds show why they are No. 3 in the nation
    January 20, 2017
    CALGARY- The UBC Thunderbirds (12-1) dominated on both sides of the ball on Friday evening on Kenyon Court, taking down the Mount Royal Cougars (7-6) 81-60. Connor Morgan went 9-14 in the game, including three 3-pointers for a game high 24 points. As a team the Thunderbirds shot 49% and managed an impressive 20 points off turnovers.
  • USports No.3 team comes into Kenyon to face Coach Dobell and the Cougars
    January 19, 2017
    The Cougars are in tough against the nation’s No. 3 team. UBC comes into the game ranked third in USports behind perennial leaders Carleton and Ottawa. Given Carleton’s decisive victory over Ottawa on Monday, UBC may even jump to second in the country with a strong performance against the Cougars.
  • Men's + Women's Basketball vs. UNBC Timberwolves
    January 16, 2017
    The Cougars basketball teams travelled to Prince George to take on the Timberwolves over the weekend. The women's squad dropped both games while the men's team won both.
  • Cougars complete weekend sweep on the road in Prince George
    January 16, 2017
    PRINCE GEORGE - The Mount Royal Cougars came out firing Saturday night, pushing the pace and building a 22-9 lead in the first quarter. Forward Josh Ross, fresh off a 19 point, 16 rebound, 6 assist performance on Friday, tallied 13 points and four rebounds in the quarter.
  • Cougars take game one in Prince George
    January 14, 2017
    PRINCE GEORGE - The Mount Royal Cougars knew they had a size advantage, and utilized it on the path to a 78-64 victory over the UNBC Timberwolves. Fourth-year forward Josh Ross was a catalyst for MRU, chipping in nineteen points, sixteen rebounds, and six assists in the winning effort.
  • Cougars travel to Prince George for two against the Timberwolves
    January 11, 2017
    Mount Royal failed to secure the sweep against the Bobcats on Saturday night. They will need to take both games this weekend before a tough four-game stretch with UBC and Saskatchewan.
  • Men's + Women's Basketball vs. Brandon
    January 10, 2017
    Both the men's and women's Cougars basketball squads played their first weekend of 2017. The men's side split the series against Brandon while the women's team fell both games.
  • Bobcats earn a split with the Cougars in Calgary
    January 07, 2017
    CALGARY- For the second straight night the Mount Royal Cougars (5-5) and Brandon Bobcats (4-8) went down to the wire on Kenyon Court. This time it was the Bobcats getting the upper hand, taking the Saturday evening match 86-80 to split the weekend series.
  • Cougars survive late-game scare and win in overtime
    January 07, 2017
    CALGARY- The Mount Royal Cougars (5-4) took down the Brandon Bobcats (3-8) by a score of 95-86 in an OT nail-biter Friday night on Kenyon court.
  • Mount Royal hosts Brandon in important weekend series
    January 05, 2017
    Two wins could vault Mount Royal into the top five in the conference. The Cougars are firmly planted in a playoff spot and need to start securing wins before their big tests come against UBC and Saskatchewan later this month.
  • Men's Basketball Mid Season Review
    December 19, 2016
    The Christmas break has begun. Check out the men's basketball standings, marquee matchups and even their top three plays so far in the Mid Season...
  • Men's + Women's Basketball vs. Calgary
    December 06, 2016
    Both the men's and women's basketball squads fall in a Crowchild Classic matchup.
  • Dino drop 109 on Cougars to win offensive shootout
    December 05, 2016
    CALGARY – The Dinos and Mount Royal Cougars clawed against each other for the second night of their Crowchild Classic series at the Jack Simpson Gym. In the battle for Calgary, the Dinos came out on top to win 109-92 and improve their regular season record to 7-1. The Cougars drop to 4-4.
  • Dinos take down Cougars in a nail biter
    December 02, 2016
    The University of Calgary Dinos improved to 6-1 on the season in a Thursday night thriller on Kenyon Court, defeating the 4-3 Mount Royal Cougars 87-83.
  • Men's + Women's Basketball vs. MacEwan
    November 29, 2016
    The basketball squads battled the Griffins over the weekend. The women's side were swept over the weekend, while the men's team split the series.
  • Griffins explode in second half to avoid sweep
    November 25, 2016
    CALGARY- The MacEwan Griffins took over the entire second half as they avoided the sweep against the Mount Royal Cougars on Friday night at Kenyon Court, with a final score of 93-75.
  • Cougars control from start to finish in victory over MacEwan
    November 24, 2016
    CALGARY- The Mount Royal Cougars meant business on Thursday night on Kenyon Court dominating the MacEwan Griffins from start to finish and defeating them by a final score of 90-66.
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