VICTORIA – The Vikes men’s and women’s basketball teams will be taking in multiple exhibition games before returning to the second half of their Canada West season.
Men’s Basketball Team:
The men’s basketball team will be touring California to face three strong NAIA Division 1 teams including Concordia (8-0), Biola (6-1) and Azusa (6-2). The Vikes men, currently ranked fifth in the CIS, are 8-0 in conference place and will host the No. 4 ranked Saskatchewan Huskies on Jan. 6 at 8 p.m. and the Alberta Golden Bears on Jan. 7 at 7 p.m. (FULL SCHEDULE)
Men’s California Tour
Fri. Dec. 30: UVic vs. Azusa Pacific (7:30 p.m.)
Women’s Basketball Team:
The women’s basketball team are currently competing at the Calgary hosted Ranger Inspection Holiday Hoops tournament from Dec. 28-30. The four team tournament including Calgary, Royal Military College and Toronto will help the Vikes in preparation for their New Years day exhibition game against the Japan Under 18 national team, as well as for the remainder of the Canada West Season. The Vikes, currently 5-3, will host Saskatchewan and Alberta Jan. 6-7 at McKinnon gymnasium. (FULL SCHEDULE)
2012 Holiday Hoops
Wed. Dec. 28: UVic vs. Royal Military College (2:00 p.m.) – Calgary, Alta.
Thurs. Dec. 29: UVic vs. Calgary (4:00 p.m.) – Calgary, Alta.
Fri. Dec. 30: UVic vs. Toronto (10:00 a.m.) – Calgary Alta.
Sun. Jan 1: UVic vs. Japan Under 18 Squad (2:00 p.m.) – McKinnon Gym, Victoria, B.C.
All times listed above are in PDT. All available stats and story will be posted to www.govikesgo.com