Panthers gear up for AUS Championships

Panthers gear up for AUS Championships

The AUS regular season is over, and the young Panther squad is set to continue their cinderella season at the AUS Championships next weekend in Halifax. The Panthers (11-9) finished the season strong winning five of their final six games, including a 66-60 overtime victory on the final day of the season against the X-Women. 

The Panthers will take on the Acadia Axewomen in the Quarterfinals on Friday at 1pm. The two split their only two meetings of the season with the home team winning each. Watch for the 

The championship schedule is as follows: (seeding in brackets)

 

Friday, March 3

Quarterfinal #1: Acadia (5) vs. UPEI (4), 1 p.m.

Quarterfinal #2: Memorial (6) vs. Cape Breton (3), 3 p.m.

 

Saturday, March 4

Semifinal #1: Winner QF#1 vs. Saint Mary's (1), 1 p.m.

Semifinal #2: Winner QF#2 vs. UNB (2), 3 p.m.

 

Sunday, March 5

Final: SF1 Winner vs. SF2 Winner, 1 p.m.

 

All games of championship will be broadcast live on Fibe TV (on TV1—channels 1 and 401) and available via webcast at www.AUStv.ca. 

For more information on the 2017 Subway AUS Basketball Championships, visit the event website at: www.AUSHoops.ca.

The AUS champion will advance to the 2017 Arcelormittal Dofasco U Sports Women's Basketball Final 8 championship, being hosted by the University of Victoria, March 9-12 in Victoria, B.C.  

Only the AUS champion is guaranteed a berth in the national championship.

For more information about the U Sports championship, please visit http://en.usports.ca/championships/wbkb/index.