Leaving the Nest: Kajami-Keane ends Ravens career as a champion

After two seasons with the Carleton Ravens men’s basketball team, Kaza Kajami-Keane is set to graduate following two national championships and two Second-Team All-Canadian honours in two seasons. Previously, Kajami-Keane played with the Cleveland State Vikings and Illinois State Redbirds before transferring to Carleton. Over the course of 38 regular season games with the Ravens, Kajami-Keane averaged 14.8 points per game, along with 5.9 assists per game and 4.1 rebounds per game. The Ajax, Ont. native spoke to The Charlatan about his basketball career and future. The Charlatan (TC): How do you reflect on the season and your career at Carleton? Kaza Kajami-Keane (KK): The season was very good. We had some new guys and they helped us out a […]

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Ejim, Kazami-Keane say they don’t regret being Ravens

It was March 15, 2015, and the Carleton Ravens men’s basketball team have just won its fifth straight Canadian Interuniversity Sports (CIS) (now U SPORTS) championship. The victory was in large part from the efforts of Philip and Thomas Scrubb, Victor Raso, and Jean Emmanuel Pierre-Charles. Although they basked in the lopsided victory over the crosstown rival University of Ottawa (U of O) Gee-Gees, some serious questions lay on the horizon. Both Scrubb brothers along with Raso were graduating, leaving three large holes in the lineup. The team still looked to have a lot of depth with sharpshooting guards Connor Wood and Gavin Resch, but lacked a starting point guard. A greater surprise came in the summer of 2015 when […]

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Men’s basketball goes west

The Carleton Ravens men’s basketball team went 2-1 at the Guy Vetrie Tournament this past weekend. Held in Victoria, B.C., this typically semi-annual tournament celebrating Guy Vetrie, eight-time CIS championship coach, ran for the second year straight to show off the new Centre for Athletics, Recreation and Special Abilities (CARSA), University of Victoria’s (UVic) and Sports Hall of Fame. Kaza Kajami-Keane, starting guard for the Ravens and former NCAA player for the Illinois State Redbirds, spoke about what the Ravens were looking to gain during their weekend. “We wanted to grow together. Pre-season is about competing, coming together, and sticking to the fundamentals. That is our mindset now—just to get better every day and develop into the team we know […]

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