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January 11, 2007
  Women's Basketball: Drivin' the lane to the playoffsPDF files may take a moment to load

For anybody that missed it: basketball playoffs began last weekend.

The bitter battle between the University of Calgary Dinos and the University of Alberta Pandas Jan. 5-6 could be a taste of what we can look forward to in February.

The Dinos chomped the Pandas Friday night with a 73-69 win, but were robbed of the sweep when they lost the second game 72-57 to the ugly bears from the North.

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November 30, 2006
  Women's Basketball: The frozen freeway to deadmontonPDF files may take a moment to load

It's official, icy temperatures killed the dinosaurs.

Last weekend's trip to Alberta's arctic capital ended in the extinction of our b-ballin' women's winning streak, as the University of Calgary dropped both frosty matches to the University of Alberta Pandas Nov. 24-25.

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November 23, 2006
  Lady b-ballers win two straight on home courtPDF files may take a moment to load

The University of Calgary Dinos women's basketball team boosted their winning streak to three last weekend, crushing the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns in two matches Nov. 17-18. The Dinos' third-ranked offence fired in 75 points Friday, sinking a lethargic 57-point performance by Lethbridge. The 'Horns kept it close on Saturday night, but Calgary snuffed out their last minute life, recording an 80-71 victory.

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November 16, 2006
  Women's Basketball: B-ballers split weekend setPDF files may take a moment to load

A Friday night fight spilled out into a Saturday night shellacking for the Dinos last weekend, as our women b-ballers improved their record to 1-3 after the first two home games of the season.

It began Fri., Nov. 10 with a tough 94-84 loss to the second-ranked Simon Fraser University Clan, and finished Sat., Nov. 18 with a 101-79 dismemberment of the perennial basement-dwelling Trinity Western University Spartans.

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November 16, 2006
  Men's Basketball: Double-doublePDF files may take a moment to load

The men's b-ballasaurs bounced back from back-to-back losses in B.C. the previous weekend with consecutive wins on home court Nov. 10-11. The Simon Fraser University Clan came to town looking for a win Fri., Nov. 10, and were sent home with an 84-66 loss. Saturday the Trinity Western University Spartans were hoping the Dinos would forget what had gone right the night before, and that they'd be able to succeed where the Clan had failed. Instead, the Dinos downed the Spartans in a 100-91 come-from-behind win.

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November 09, 2006
  Online Exclusive: Women's Basketball - Dinos lose twice over weekend.PDF files may take a moment to load

The Dino's trip to the West Coast failed to produce points, as our woman's basketball team dropped both games over the weekend.

In the season opener on Fri., Nov. 3, the girls lost 61-58 to the University of Victoria Vikes in a defensive battle. The next night, the team crossed the Georgian Strait to face the reigning CIS champion University of British Columbia Thunderbirds, only to fall 91-77 to the undefeated UBC team.

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October 26, 2006
  Men's B-ball: A Battle for the BorderPDF files may take a moment to load

The men's basketball season is nearly underway, but before it kicks out in full swing, a score needs to be settled. In the first ever Battle of the Border Oct. 27-29, the Dinos will be hosting a cross-border tilt featuring Alberta universities on one side and Montana-based Division I National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics schools on the other.

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April 12, 2006
  Sole super-senior says sayonaraPDF files may take a moment to load

Chris Wright is graduating this semester with a bachelor of science degree in geography. An honourary degree in education should be granted to him as well. This being his fifth and final year as a post player for the University of Calgary Dinos men's basketball team, Wright can look back on his legacy and not only have no regrets, but also know that it will live longer than the hamster you had as a kid.

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