Saskatchewan Huskies weekend wrap: basketball sweeps

Here’s how the Saskatchewan Huskies' hockey, basketball and volleyball teams did over the weekend. / Supplied

It was either sweep or be swept for the Saskatchewan Huskies.

Both basketball teams were undefeated during their recent games in Manitoba.

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Here’s a recap of how the Huskie sports teams did over the weekend.

Men’s Hockey

The men were on the road, taking on the UBC Thunderbirds.

The Huskies lost both games, 5-1 on Jan. 26 and 3-1 on Jan. 27.

Saskatchewan (18-6) will take on the Alberta Golden Bears in Edmonton this weekend.

Women’s Hockey

The women had home ice advantage against the UBC Thunderbirds at Rutherford Rink.

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Huskies goalie Jessica Vance got her seventh shutout of the season in a 2-0 victory on Jan. 26.

Saskatchewan’s Kaitlin Willoughby scored the lone goal in the shootout the following night for a 2-1 victory.

The Huskies (16-8) host the Alberta Pandas on Friday and Saturday.

Men’s Basketball

In Canada West basketball action, the men were in Brandon, Man.

They swept the Bobcats, winning 81-79 on Jan. 26 and 84-80 on Jan. 27.

Saskatchewan (9-9) plays its last two games of the regular season at home against the Regina Cougars this weekend.

Women’s Basketball

The women also made it a sweep in Brandon, beating the Bobcats 91-76 on Jan. 26 and 79-61 on Jan. 27.

The Huskies (16-2) will play their two final regular season games on Friday and Saturday at home against the Regina Cougars.

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Men’s Volleyball

In volleyball action, the men hosted the University of British Columbia Okanagan (UBC-O) Heat at the Physical Activity Complex (PAC).

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The Huskies won 3-0 (25-23, 25-18, 25-23) on Jan. 26 and 3-0 (25-20, 29-27, 25-19) on Jan. 27.

Saskatchewan (9-11) heads to Alberta this weekend to play the Golden Bears.

Women’s Volleyball

The Huskies women’s team was swept at home by UBC-O.

Saskatchewan lost 3-0 (25-15, 25-19, 25-12) on Jan. 26 and 3-1 (23-25, 25-23, 25-12, 25-19) on Jan. 27.

The women (9-11) are also on the road to Alberta this weekend to play the Pandas.

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