Colleges best women basketball players take over Mohawk

 (Photo: Robin Leworthy Wilson/Aerial Promotions)

(Photo: Robin Leworthy Wilson/Aerial Promotions)

The top eight teams from across the province come together Thursday, Friday and Saturday (Feb. 27-March 1) at Mohawk College to decide the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association’s 2014 women’s basketball champions.

The three-day tournament will be staged at Mohawk’s new David Braley Athletic and Recreation Centre, the first major sporting event to be held at the new complex. Mohawk is also hosting the Canadian Colleges Athletics Association national men’s basketball championship next year.

The women’s teams start arriving in Hamilton on Wednesday. Each team will have an opportunity to practise prior to the tournament start on Thursday. The Mountaineers play their first game against Durham on Thursday at 6 p.m.

The gold medal game takes place on Saturday at 7 p.m.

You can follow the tournament results live by visiting the 2014 belairdirect OCAA Women’s Basketball Championship website at:

Games will also be live-streamed on Mohawk College’s M-Link YouTube Channel.

Tournament schedule

Game 1: St Lawrence Kingston vs St. Clair, 1 p.m.
Game 2: Fanshawe vs Algonquin, 3 p.m.
Game 3: Mohawk vs Durham, 6 p.m.
Game 4: Sheridan vs Humber, 8 p.m.

Game 5: Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2, 1 p.m.
Game 6: Loser Game 3 vs. Loser Game 4, 3 p.m.
Game 7: Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 2, 6 p.m.
Game 8: Winner Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4, 8p.m.

Game 9: Loser Game 7 vs. Winner Game 6, 9 a.m.
Game 10: Loser Game 8 vs. Winner Game 5, 11 a.m.
Bronze: Winner Game 9 vs. Winner Game 10, 5 p.m.
Gold: Winner Game 7 vs. Winner Game 8, 7 p.m.