Bears and Pandas Weekly Preview - November 19

    Pandas Hockey hosts annual fundraiser game on Friday night, while Basketball welcomes MRU to Saville this weekend

    By Connor Hood on November 19, 2019

    Pandas Hockey (6-6-0 Conference, 10-7-1 Overall)
    Conference 
    Friday, November 22

    Alberta vs Manitoba Bisons (3-8-1), Clare Drake Arena, 7:00 p.m. MT
    Saturday, November 23
    Alberta vs Manitoba Bisons (3-8-1), Clare Drake Arena, 2:00 p.m. MT

    Story Lines: 
    The Pandas will host their annual fundraiser game on Friday night, with all proceeds raised supporting Hockey Fights Cancer. 
    Coming off her first career hat-trick on Saturday, fifth-year Panda Autumn MacDougall leads Canada West with 8 goals and 14 points through 12 games. She led Canada West in scoring in 2017/18 with 30 points in 28 games, finishing second with 35 last year. 
    The Pandas beat the Bisons in each of their six meetings last season, including a sweep in the Canada West Final. 

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    Pandas Basketball (4-2 Conference, 6-6 Overall)
    Conference
    Friday, November 22

    Alberta vs Mount Royal Cougars (2-2), Saville Community Sports Centre, 6:00 p.m. MT
    Saturday, November 23
    Alberta vs Mount Royal Cougars (2-2), Saville Community Sports Centre, 5:00 p.m. MT

    Story Lines: 
    Coming off a series split in Victoria, the 4-2 Pandas return home to host the MRU Cougars at Saville. 
    Fifth-year guard Vanessa Wild scored 23 in each of the Pandas games last weekend, and leads the team averaging 16.0 points per game this season. 
    The Pandas own the third best team defence this season, allowing just 56.7 points against per game. 
    The Bears and Pandas are a combined 6-0 against the Cougars all-time in Canada West play. Their last meetings came back in 2017. 

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    Golden Bears Basketball (5-1 Conference, 9-2 Overall)
    Conference
    Friday, November 22

    Alberta vs Mount Royal Cougars (3-1), Saville Community Sports Centre, 8:00 p.m. MT
    Saturday, November 23
    Alberta vs Mount Royal Cougars (3-1), Saville Community Sports Centre, 7:00 p.m. MT

    Story Lines: 
    The Bears are also coming off a split in Victoria, losing their first game of the season on Saturday night 64-55. 
    Missing all-star forward Brody Clarke, the Bears have had to rely on a score-by-committee approach. Four different Bears are averaging over 10 points per game, with another two averaging over nine per game. Forward Cole Knudsen leads the team averaging 11.7 per contest. 

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    Golden Bears and Pandas Swimming
    Canada West Championship
    November 22-23, 2019 – University of Lethbridge


    Story Lines: 
    The Lethbridge Pronghorns host the 2019 Canada West Swimming Championship this weekend
    The Golden Bears are ranked 6th in Canada, and fourth among Canada West schools. The Pandas are 9th, and fifth among CW schools. 

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    Pandas Volleyball (4-4 Conference, 11-7 Overall)
    Conference
    Friday, November 22

    Alberta vs Mount Royal Cougars (10-0), Kenyon Court, 8:00 p.m. MT
    Saturday, November 23
    Alberta vs Mount Royal Cougars (10-0), Kenyon Court, 7:00 p.m. MT

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    Golden Bears Volleyball (6-2 Conference, 12-7 Overall)
    Conference
    Friday, November 22

    Alberta vs Mount Royal Cougars (4-6), Kenyon Court, 6:00 p.m. MT
    Saturday, November 23
    Alberta vs Mount Royal Cougars (4-6), Kenyon Court, 5:00 p.m. MT

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    Golden Bears Hockey (11-1-0 Conference, 17-3-0 Overall)
    Conference
    Friday, November 22

    Alberta @ Manitoba Bisons (5-6-1), Max Bell Arena, 6:00 p.m. MT
    Saturday, November 23
    Alberta @ Manitoba Bisons (5-6-1), Max Bell Arena, 6:00 p.m. MT

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    Golden Bears and Pandas Wrestling
    Saskatchewan Huskies Open
    Saturday, November 23
    Saskatoon, SK