U Sports has announced the Final 8 seeding, and the Ryerson Rams have earned the #1 spot for the second straight year, after defeating the defending national champion Carleton for the OUA cup.

Action kicks off this Thursday from Halifax, Nova Scotia.

U Sports Final 8 Seeding

 

1. Ryerson Rams (OUA champions: 17-2 regular season / 3-0 playoffs)

2. Carleton Ravens (OUA finalists: 19-0 regular season / 2-1 playoffs)

3. McGill Redmen (RSEQ champions: 13-3 regular season / 2-0 playoffs)

4. Alberta Golden Bears (Canada West champions: 14-6 regular season / 4-1 playoffs)

5. Dalhousie Tigers (AUS champions/hosts: 16-4 regular season / 3-0 playoffs)

6. Manitoba Bisons (Canada West finalists: 12-8 regular season / 5-1 playoffs)

7. Calgary Dinos (At-Large Berth/Canada West Bronze Medalists: 16-4 regular season / 3-1 playoffs)

8. Saint Mary’s Huskies (AUS finalists: 13-7 regular season / 2-1 playoffs)

U Sports Final 8 Schedule 

 

Wednesday, March 8

5:30 p.m. 2017 U SPORTS Men’s Basketball All-Canadian Awards

Thursday, March 9

12:00 p.m. Quarter-final 1: No.2 Carleton vs. No.7 Calgary 

2 p.m. Quarter-final 2: No.3 McGill vs. No.6 Manitoba 

6 p.m. Quarter-final 3: No.1 Ryerson vs. No.8 Saint Mary’s 

8 p.m. Quarter-final 4: No.4 Alberta vs. No.5 Dalhousie

Friday, March 10

6 p.m. Consolation 1: Loser QF 1 vs. Loser QF 2

8 p.m. Consolation 2: Loser QF 3 vs. Loser QF 4

Saturday, March 11

1 p.m. Semifinal 1: Winner QF 1 vs. Winner QF 2 (Sportsnet 360/SN Now)

3:30 p.m. Semifinal 2: Winner QF 3 vs. Winner QF 4 (Sportsnet 360/SN Now)

8 p.m. 5th-place game

Sunday, March 12

11:30 a.m. Bronze

2:00 p.m. Final (Sportsnet 360/SN Now)

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