Chris Oliver

basketballThe Lancer men’s basketball team will host the two-game NCAA/OUA Tip-off Classic tournament, August 11 and 20.

NCAA teams to bounce into St. Denis Centre

The Lancer men’s basketball team will host the two-game NCAA/OUA Tip-off Classic tournament, August 11 and 20.

Lancer named all-Canadian in men’s basketball

Canadian Interuniversity Sport announced Wednesday it had named Lancer power forward Lien Phillip a men’s basketball second team all-Canadian.

Head coach Chris Oliver praised Phillip’s contributions.

“This season, Lien became our leader and the best player on our nationally-ranked team. The level of excellence and the consistency at which he has scored and rebounded this year in my mind puts him on par with any player in the country,” he said. “Additionally, Lien is a tremendous presence on defence where he blocks, rebounds and changes shots with his activity and length.”

Lancers honoured as west division men’s basketball player and coach of the year

Ontario University Athletics handed two major awards to Lancers at its Wilson Cup awards breakfast Friday, naming power forward Lien Phillip its west division player of the year and Chris Oliver coach of the year.

Phillip, a fourth-year player who stands 6' 8", established himself as the premier big man in the province. He averaged 14.9 points and 10.6 rebounds per game in helping Windsor reach first place in the OUA west and the no. 6 ranking in Canadian Interuniversity Sport.

Men’s basketball team to host Calgary squad in pre-season play

The Lancer men’s basketball team will host the University of Calgary Dinos for a rare cross-Canada exhibition match-up, Thursday, October 13, at the St. Denis Centre. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. Tickets are $5, available at the door.

Head coach Chris Oliver’s squad is well rested after a busy August summer series against NCAA schools Virginia Tech, St. Louis, Oakland and Northern Florida. Coming into the season, the team appears poised for another big year behind the senior leadership trio of Josh Collins, Enrico Diloreto and Lien Phillip.