Basketball

Saskatchewan Huskies beat Brock Badgers to claim 2nd national basketball title

The Saskatchewan Huskies are the Canadian university women's basketball champions once again.

Sabine Dukate named tournament MVP

University of Saskatchewan Huskies celebrate their gold medal victory against the Brock Badgers in the women's championship final basketball game on Sunday. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press)

The Saskatchewan Huskies are the Canadian university women's basketball champions once again.

The No. 1 Huskies defeated the No. 2 Brock University Badgers 82-64 to claim their second ever U Sports women's basketball title in Ottawa on Sunday night.

Fifth year Saskatchewan guard Sabine Dukate sank eight three-pointers to lead her team to gold with 24 points, followed closely by fourth-year forward Summer Masikewich with 20 points.

Dukate was awarded tournament MVP.

WATCH | Dukate leads Huskies past Badgers:

Sabine Dukate poured in 24 points, all from beyond the arc, to carry the Saskatchewan Huskies past the Brock Badgers 82-64 in the U Sports Final 8 Basketball Championship. 1:27

Masikewich was named player of the gold-medal game for the Huskies.

Saskatchewan took the lead minutes into the first quarter, and only relinquished it once, for less than 10 seconds in the second quarter on their way to gold.

WATCH | The full gold medal game:

U Sports Women’s Basketball Gold Medal Game between Saskatchewan Huskies and Brock Badgers in Ottawa. 1:53:54

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