Men’s basketball defends Capital Hoops Classic title

The Carleton Ravens beat the University of Ottawa (U of O) Gee-Gees 67-56 for their second straight Capital Hoops Classic victory. The Ravens also continued their undefeated season at 19-0. Yasiin Joseph led the Ravens offensively with 15 points and five assists, while Brandon Robinson also had 15 points to lead the U of O in scoring. The Ravens got off to an early lead as point guard Munis Tutu dished to Cam Smythe for a goaltending basket while finishing off a Joseph steal for a 4-2 lead. However, the Gee-Gees would take control from there as back-to-back threes by Sean Stoqua and Robinson put them on top, 8-4. Tutu found Eddie Ekiyor for one of his 14 points in […]

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Men’s basketball continues undefeated streak

The Carleton Ravens men’s basketball team continued their undefeated season with wins over the University of Toronto (U of T) Varsity Blues and the Ryerson Rams. The Ravens got off to a hot start against Toronto, coming out to a 26-2 lead before finishing on top, 97-53. The team was led by solid guard play from Yasiin Joseph and Munis Tutu as Emannuel Owootoah didn’t play. Joseph found Tutu for a three-pointer to make it 3-0. Joseph hit a jumper as Carleton got ahead by nine points before two free throws by Toronto’s Daniel Johansson. Those would be the U of T’s only points of the quarter. Tutu (nine points), Joseph (16) and Cam Smythe (seven) led the way offensively, […]

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Capital Hoops Classic: Men’s Basketball Preview

The Carleton Ravens men’s basketball team and the University of Ottawa (U of O) Gee-Gees are set to play for the second time this season at the Canadian Tire Centre, in the annual Capital Hoops Classic. The Ravens team has yet to be beaten this year, with a perfect 18-0 record. They sit at the top of the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) East Division and the U Sports rankings. The Gee-Gees find themselves in third place in the OUA East and 10th in the U Sports rankings, with a record of 13-5. For the Ravens, Eddie Ekiyor and Yasiin Joseph have been huge for the team, both of them putting up over 14 points per game. Where Carleton really shines […]

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Men’s basketball battles NCAA opponents in pre-season games

The Carleton Ravens men’s basketball team is off to a winning start in this summer’s exhibition play, including the Carleton-hosted Can-Am Shootout. The Ravens are 4-2 against National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) opposition, starting the preseason 3-1 in the Paradise Jam tournament, held in the U.S. Virgin Islands from Aug. 14 to 18. Before and after the Paradise Jam Tournament, the team has played host to NCAA teams throughout the month of August. The Ravens are currently 3-1 in the Shootout heading into their game against the Northeastern Huskies on Aug. 25. Carleton opened the Can-Am Shootout with a 76-64 loss against the Towson Tigers before beating the high-profile Alabama Crimson Tide 84-71. The team was able to keep the […]

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Where are they now: Catching up with former Ravens

Carleton University has featured over 16,000 student athletes in its 75-year history. The Charlatan got in touch with four former Ravens athletes to talk about where their athletic careers have taken them since leaving the nest. Each of the four athletes represents a different Carleton team, but they have all found success in their respective sports since their time as Ravens. Emma Miskew (Women’s curling, 2007-2012) Emma Miskew is a curler on Team Homan, led by fellow Ottawa native Rachel Homan. This year, they won the Women’s World Championships of Curling in Beijing, China. While filling the role of a third on the team, Miskew has also won three Canadian championships. “Being a three-time Canadian champion makes me feel incredibly […]

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