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Lancer women’s basketball hailed as dynasty

An online publication has called the Lancer women’s basketball team, celebrating its third straight national championship, one of the most dominant programs in Canadian university sport.

“When thinking about a perennial Canadian basketball powerhouse program it’s safe to say that Carleton University’s men’s basketball team is the first one that comes to mind,” writes Harry Dearden in SportsEh, a social hub focused on varsity athletics.

He goes on to cite Windsor’s regular-season and playoff titles, including an undefeated 2012/13 season, as reasons to recognize the team’s success as “true dominance.” Read his entire analysis, entitled “Pound for Pound, the Only CIS Basketball Team that Can Compete with the Carleton Ravens.”

The Lancer women’s basketball team will open its training camp this week, reports head coach Chantal Vallée.

Bulldogs next up on men’s basketball schedule

The Lancer men’s basketball team will wrap up the 2013 OUA/NCAA Tip-Off Classic with a pair of games this week at the St. Denis Centre against the Citadel Bulldogs.

The Bulldogs, representing the military college of South Carolina, compete in the U.S. college league’s southern conference.

They will meet the Lancers on the court Monday and Tuesday, August 19 and 20. Both games start at 7 p.m. Admission is $5 per person.