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River Lions ride 23-0 run to quarter-final win over Nighthawks

The Niagara River Lions rode a strong second quarter performance that included a 23-0 run to grab a 99-78 victory over the visiting Guelph Nighthawks on Saturday and advance to the Canadian Elite Basketball League semifinals.

Rattlers eliminate 2-time defending CEBL champion Stingers, advance to quarter-finals

There will be a new Canadian Elite Basketball League champion in the 2022 season. In the opening game of the CEBL playoffs, the Saskatchewan Rattlers took down the two-time defending champion Edmonton Stingers 94-91 in Saskatoon on Thursday.

Semifinal-bound BlackJacks dispatch Alliance in season finale for 3rd straight win

The Ottawa BlackJacks wrapped up the 2022 Canadian Elite Basketball League season with an 81-62 victory over the Montreal Alliance on Monday, entering the playoffs on a roll.

River Lions take down Honey Badgers to lock up 2nd place, solidify CEBL playoff picture

The Niagara River Lions avenged their Friday loss to the top-seeded Hamilton Honey Badgers with an 83-79 victory on Sunday afternoon, locking the 2022 Canadian Elite Basketball League playoff picture into place.

Bandits top Stingers in regular season finale, keep quarter-final bye hopes alive

The Fraser Valley Bandits defeated the visiting Edmonton Stingers 86-80 in a critical game for playoff positioning as the Canadian Elite Basketball League's 2022 regular season draws to a close on Monday.

Honey Badgers best River Lions to claim 1st place in CEBL, semifinal berth

The Hamilton Honey Badgers locked up first place in the Canadian Elite Basketball League in style, topping the second place Niagara River Lions 76-73 in a nail-biter on Friday night, ensuring themselves a semifinal spot on August 12 on championship weekend.

Bandits hold off Honey Badgers with clutch free throw shooting to improve to 2-0

The Fraser Valley Bandits continued their perfect season-opening road trip after Thomas Kennedy delivered two clutch free throws in a 71-70 win over the Honey Badgers at FirstOntario Centre in Hamilton on Friday night.

3-time MVP Moon represents shining example of burgeoning CEBL, NBA relationship

Xavier Moon, the now Los Angeles Clipper, wound his way through numerous stops on the globe on his road to the NBA, but none were more important than his three-year stint in Edmonton with the Stingers in the CEBL.

Saskatchewan, Concordia shutout wins set up U Sports women's hockey championship semis

Camyrn Drever stood her ground early and often for the University of Saskatchewan Huskies on Friday en route to a 4-0 shutout win over the Brock Badgers to advance to the semifinals of the U Sports Women's Hockey Championship.

Stingers desperate for wins in makeshift Calgary home at Basketball Champions League Americas

The 2021 CEBL champion Edmonton Stingers are returning to a home of sorts for the third and final window of group play at the FIBA Basketball Champions League Americas (BCLA) competition.