Georgian hosts men’s hoops finals this week

The Georgian Grizzlies are set to take on the best in Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) basketball on their home court.

Georgian is hosting the 2019 belairdirect OCAA Men’s Basketball Championship from February 28-March 2.

The Grizzlies will welcome the Fanshawe Falcons, Humber Hawks, Lambton Lions, Niagara Knights, Redeemer Royals, Sheridan Bruins, and defending champion Seneca Sting to the eight-team competition.

Georgian, which finished the regular season at 9-11, received a bye into the championship quarter-finals as the tournament host.

Their road to the title won’t be easy, as the Grizzlies are set to host the Hawks, the top team in the West Division with an 18-2 record this year.

Georgian will take on Humber on Thursday night at 8 pm as the last of the four quarter-final matchups on the day.

From there, the winners will play in the championship semifinals, while the losers face one another in the consolation semis, all on Friday.

The consolation, bronze and gold-medal games will take place on Saturday.

Photo courtesy of Chris White – Georgian College plays host to the men’s basketball championships for the province from Thursday-Saturday.

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