Tuesday, March 10, 2015

News And Notes: UCup Preview, Bracket Challenge, Maillet

A few stories before University Cup festivities get underway tomorrow afternoon:

- The CIS has published their always informative - and lengthy - University Cup preview. It is definitely worth checking out.

- The CIS is running a Championship Bracket Challenge in which you can make your picks in any of the four CIS Championships being contested this weekend - men's and women's hockey and men's and women's basketball. There will be one winner selected at random per sport and they will receive a CIS prize pack. You can make your picks here.

- The UNB Associated Alumni has a nice summary of everything UNB fans need to know for this weekend.

- The V-Reds left for Halifax earlier today and just arrived a few hours ago, according to the UNB Hockey Twitter account.

- Varsity Reds forward Philippe Maillet was once again named the UNB male Athlete of the Week. Maillet was named the AUS MVP and a First Team All-Star after leading the conference in scoring. He followed that up by posting 7 points in 7 playoff games and being named the Playoff MVP after leading the V-Reds to the AUS Championship.