The UBC Okanagan Heat had their first home court appearance of 2018 on Friday night, taking on the visiting University of Saskatchewan Huskies. After a tough fight in the first half, it was a single possession game at the break, but Saskatchewan put together a second half that kept the Heat at a distance as they rolled to a 93-63 road win.
U SPORTS TOP 10 TUESDAY (#16): The opening weekend of 2018 saw the Heat take down a fellow ranked foe twice on the weekend in the Alberta Pandas. With the sweep the UBC Okanagan women's volleyball team climb to fourth in the national rankings.
In what was one of the most exciting games of the Heat season, the fifth ranked UBC Okanagan women's volleyball team would battle to a four set win against the eighth ranked Alberta Pandas on Saturday night in the UBC Okanagan gym.
The UBC Okanagan Heat fell in their 2018 opener against the University of Alberta Golden Bears, 3-0 on Friday night. First serve on Saturday is scheduled for 7 p.m. in the UBC Okanagan gymnasium and live on Canadawest.TV.
U SPORTS TOP 10 TUESDAY (#15): The final poll of 2017 is the 50th straight Top Ten that has the UBC Okanagan Heat women's volleyball in the polls. The Heat volleyball teams open 2018 with matches at home against the University of Alberta.
A fourth quarter comeback attempt fell short in the final Canada West men's basketball game of 2017 at the UBC Okanagan gymnasium as the Manitoba Bisons held off the home UBC Okanagan Heat 76-64 on Saturday night.
The UBC Okanagan Heat men's basketball team fell to the visiting University of Manitoba Bisons on Friday night, by a final score of 80-51. These two will play their final games of 2017 against each other in Kelowna with a 7 p.m. start time.
The UBC Okanagan Heat women's basketball team were unable to take their first win in the opening game of this weekend's matchup against the Manitoba Bisons. These two close out 2017 on Saturday night with a 5 p.m. Tip-off.
In a matchup featuring two 8-2 squads, the UBC Okanagan Heat fell in three sets to the host University of Calgary women's volleyball team 3-0 (25-21, 25-21, 25-23) on Thursday night at the Jack Simpson Gymnasium. These two teams will be back in action on Friday evening as they take the court for a 4 p.m. PST.