Saskatchewan Huskies weekend wrap: basketball and volleyball

Here’s how the Saskatchewan Huskies’ basketball and volleyball teams did this past weekend. Phillip Bollman / Global News

Here’s how the Saskatchewan Huskies sports teams did this past weekend.

The women’s basketball team advanced to the semifinals while other basketball and volleyball players ended their 2017-18 seasons.

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Men’s Basketball

The Huskies men’s basketball team kicked off their short playoff run in Calgary.

The Dinos took Game 1 of the Canada West quarter-final series 98-73 on Friday.

The Huskies had a chance to tie up the best-of-three series the following day, but the Dinos were too much for Saskatchewan, winning 100-76 and ending Saskatchewan’s season.

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Calgary is now two wins away from the national championship game.

Women’s Basketball

The Huskies took Game 1 of their Canada West quarter-final series 76-58 against the Winnipeg Wesmen on Feb. 15 at the Physical Activity Complex.

The Wesmen retaliated the next day in the best-of-three series, coming up with a 93-85 win in Game 2.

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Saskatchewan Huskies lose 93-85 to Winnipeg Wesmen – Feb 17, 2018

It was do or die for both teams in Game 3 on Saturday, with Saskatchewan keeping their playoff run alive with a score of 97-64.

The Huskies will host Trinity Western on Thursday to start their best-of-three semifinal series.

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READ MORE: Huskies women’s basketball advancing to Canada West semifinals

Men’s Volleyball

Both volleyball teams were trying to make it into the playoffs when they travelled to Vancouver to take on the UBC Thunderbirds.

The men lost 3-1 (29-27, 21-25, 25-21, 25-13) on Feb. 16.

Saskatchewan won 3-2 (25-17, 21-25, 25-27, 25-21, 13-15) on Feb. 17, however they were eliminated from post-season contention.

The Huskies finish the regular season with a record of 10-14.

Women’s Volleyball

The women were also ousted from playoff contention after dropping their final matches to the Thunderbirds.

Saskatchewan lost 3-1 (25-15, 25-7, 16-25, 25-13) on Feb. 16 and 3-0 (25-21, 25-19, 25-15) on Feb. 17.

The Huskies head into the off-season with a 9-15 record.

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