Mitch McCaw wins the top individual male award capturing the Most Outstanding Athlete for the second straight year but he shares the award with golfer James Casorso. Men's volleyball captain Lars Bornemann captured three major awards while hisa teammate Caleb Funk is Rookie of the Year.
The UBC Okanagan Heat men's basketball team would close out their final home game of the season on Saturday night with a 84-63 loss to the UBC Thunderbirds in Kelowna. A 20-2 run to close out the second quarter was all the bulge needed by the visiting Thunderbirds.
Holding the country's sixth ranked and highest scoring team to their season low point total wasn't enough for the underdog UBC Okanagan Heat to knock off the visiting UBC Thunderbirds on Friday night in Kelowna.
For 36 minutes it looked like it was going to be a landmark win for the UBC Okanagan men's basketball team. The Heat had the No.4 team in the country reeling on their home court however the shorthanded squad's lack of depth caught up with UBCO and Calgary would score late and pull away as the Heat went for the upset win.
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.
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 men's basketball will be back on home court this weekend when they face the Manitoba Bisons in the Heat's last two games prior to the Christmas break. Game times: 8 p.m. on Friday and 7 p.m. on Saturday.
Aldrich Berrios nets his 1000 career point as the UBC Okanagan Heat men’s basketball team closed out the weekend series at the University of the Fraser Valley with an 86-67 loss against the Cascades on Saturday night.