2018-19 MRU Cougars Women's Basketball News

  • Cougars fall in final home game of the season
    January 19, 2019
    CALGARY, Alta – The Mount Royal University Cougars hosted the University of Saskatchewan Huskies Saturday afternoon for their final home game of the 2018-2019 basketball season. Kenyon Court played host to the weekend series, where the Huskies picked up the victory in game one by a score of 90-44.
  • Cougars fall to high flying Huskies
    January 18, 2019
    CALGARY – The Mount Royal University Cougars final homestand of the season tipped-off Friday night at Kenyon Court. The University of Saskatchewan Huskies made their way to Calgary for the weekend series against the Cougars. Mount Royal came into the weekend after a home and away series with the Lethbridge Pronghorns, while the Huskies were off last weekend with a bye.
  • Cougars lose 83-59 in Lethbridge
    January 12, 2019
    LETHBRIDGE, Alta - In their first home game of 2019, the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns showcased their resiliency as a team, outscoring the Mount Royal Cougars 50-25 in the second half on their way to a 89- 61 victory and a series sweep of the Cougars.
  • Cougars drop first game in weekend series against Lethbridge
    January 10, 2019
    CALGARY – The Mount Royal University Cougars welcomed the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns to Kenyon Court on Thursday night to tip-off a two-game series. Both teams had tough matchups last weekend. The Cougars had a cross-town battle with the University of Calgary Dinos, while the pronghorns were in Saskatoon to face the University of Saskatchewan Huskies.
  • Cougars lose 95-48 to crosstown rival
    January 05, 2019
    CALGARY – Getting their first taste of home court action in 2019, the No. 8 University of Calgary Dinos earned a 95-48 victory over their crosstown rivals, the Mount Royal Cougars, at the Jack Simpson Gym.
  • Cougars fall to Dinos in first game of 2019
    January 03, 2019
    CALGARY, Alta – The Mount Royal University Cougars and University of Calgary Dinos kicked off the new year Thursday night at Kenyon Court. The Dinos came into the game on a seven-game win streak. The streak has seen them climb to be the #8 ranked team in the Country. Meanwhile, the Cougars entered the new year looking to fight their way into the Canada West playoff picture.
  • Women's Basketball Mid-Season Review
    December 14, 2018
    Mount Royal is finding their footing in Canada West women’s basketball, it’s Nate McKibbon’s fourth season and the program has made some big strides, but they currently sit outside of a playoff spot halfway through the season
  • Third Cougars' Coach Named to Canadian National Team Program
    December 12, 2018
    CALGARY – MRU Cougars women’s basketball coach Nate McKibbon will assistant coach Team Canada in the FIBA U16 Women’s Americas Championship 2019. The coaching staff was announced by Canada Basketball last Friday. He joins the elite group of other Mount Royal University head coaches, who have been a part of Canadian national team programs.
  • Cougars defeated by T-Birds
    December 01, 2018
    VANCOUVER – The UBC Thunderbirds women's basketball team (6-4) ripped off another dominant win over the Mount Royal Cougars (2-10) Saturday night at War Memorial Gym, capping off a two-win weekend with a 95-72 triumph over their Albertan foes.
  • Cougars beaten 101-67 in Vancouver
    November 30, 2018
    VANCOUVER – The UBC Thunderbirds didn't show any rust following a bye weekend and relied upon spread out scoring with five players reaching double digits en route to a commanding 101- 67 victory over the visiting Mt. Royal Cougars Friday at War Memorial Gym.
  • Late surge by MacEwan sinks Cougars
    November 24, 2018
    CALGARY – The second game of a weekend series between the Mount Royal University Cougars and MacEwan Griffins was played Saturday afternoon at Kenyon Court. In the first game on Friday night, the Griffins won 73-66 in a tight affair that came down to the final minutes. MacEwan followed up their win, with a 69-54 victory on Saturday, securing a series sweep and improving to 4-6 for the season.
  • Mount Royal edged out by Griffins
    November 23, 2018
    CALGARY – The Mount Royal University Cougars and MacEwan Griffins played Mount Royal’s annual Shoot for the Cure game Friday night at Kenyon Court. 2018 is the 7th year of the annual charity game at MRU where the Cougars wear their pink jerseys in support of breast cancer.
  • Cougars complete weekend sweep of UBCO
    November 17, 2018
    CALGARY, AB – The Mount Royal University Cougars and UBC Okanagan Heat tipped-off the second game of their weekend series Saturday afternoon at Kenyon Court. On Friday, the Cougars came away with their first win of the season, a 73-62 victory. MRU followed up their Friday performance with a 78-76 win, securing the series sweep.
  • MRU Cougars earn first season home victory
    November 16, 2018
    CALGARY, Alta – The UBC Okanagan Heat made their way to Kenyon Court on Friday night to tip-off a weekend series with the Mount Royal University Cougars. The Cougars come off two straight weeks on the r
  • Lots of positives for Cougars to build on in loss to Spartans
    November 10, 2018
    LANGLEY, B.C. – The Trinity Western Spartans completed a weekend sweep, winning 73-50 over the Mount Royal Cougars Saturday night. This win sees the Spartans improve to a perfect 6-0 record.
  • Fearless Cougars nearly upend undefeated Spartans
    November 09, 2018
    LANGLEY, B.C. – The Trinity Western women's basketball remained perfect early in the Canada West regular season, beating Mount Royal 87-81 win Friday at the Langley Events Centre.
  • Cougars come up just short in back and forth battle
    November 03, 2018
    WINNIPEG — The Manitoba Bisons battled back from being down as much as ten at halftime, outscoring and outlasting Mount Royal 73-69 on Saturday night at Investors Group Athletic Centre. 
  • Manitoba holds on to defeat Mount Royal
    November 02, 2018
    WINNIPEG — Twenty-five forced turnovers from the Manitoba Bisons were the story on Friday night at Investors Group Athletic Centre, as they topped the Mount Royal Cougars 103-80 in their home opener.
  • Mount Royal shifts focus to upcoming road trip after loss
    October 27, 2018
    CALGARY, Alta – The Mount Royal University Cougars and University of Northern British Columbia Timberwolves wrapped up the opening weekend of the 2018/19 basketball season on Saturday afternoon at Kenyon Court.
  • Cougars fall to UNBC in Home Opener
    October 26, 2018
    CALGARY, Alta – The Mount Royal University Cougars and University of Northern British Columbia Timberwolves kicked off the 2018/19 basketball season Friday night at Kenyon Court.