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, where you will also be able to learn about the latest Groupon deals after each event.

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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