Where beats meets basketball McMaster Basketball’s Troy Joseph looks ahead at the opportunities that await him
Mar31

Where beats meets basketball McMaster Basketball’s Troy Joseph looks ahead at the opportunities that await him

For as long as McMaster Basketball guard Troy Joseph can remember, he has had two loves: basketball and music. Starting to play basketball at the age of 10, the friendships he made through the sport were one of the biggest reasons he loved it so much. The same guys he played with in the front yard or in the school gym became long-time friends. Now, they either play alongside him or in different leagues all around the world. Still,...

Half a decade Guard Aaron Redpath ends his five years with McMaster Men’s Basketball
Mar17

Half a decade Guard Aaron Redpath ends his five years with McMaster Men’s Basketball

Five years goes by faster than one would expect. Basketball is a sport McMaster guard Aaron Redpath grew up on. Playing street ball from the tender age of six and competitively two short years later, something about the game of basketball kept Redpath wanting more. Something about the sport made him yearn to play for the rest of his life. “It always kept me humble, it was my stress relief,” said Redpath. Surrounded by basketball...

Tough ending McMaster Women’s Basketball ends their season in Ottawa after losses in the OUA Final Four
Mar17

Tough ending McMaster Women’s Basketball ends their season in Ottawa after losses in the OUA Final Four

It all ended on March 12 in the Nation’s Capital. After an emotional and long two days of play at the University of Ottawa’s Montpetit Hall for the OUA Final Four, the Marauders got back on the bus headed to Hamilton empty handed. No gold, no silver, no bronze. The hard work the entire season seemed to depend on the team’s ability to hold it together for two 40-minute games and that didn’t happen. The losses in both games not only...

Persistence prevails Lazar Kojovic has made his way up the McMaster Basketball bench and onto the score sheet
Mar10

Persistence prevails Lazar Kojovic has made his way up the McMaster Basketball bench and onto the score sheet

Growth takes a student athlete from good to great. In basketball, five players are on the court to represent the team at any given time. To be one of those five on the McMaster Men’s Basketball Team, you need to earn it. It comes with time, experience and talent. Every player that checks in and laces up for play on the hardwood is on the court for a reason. It might be the skill they showed in practice or their leadership as veterans....

Only time will tell McMaster Men’s Basketball looks to end the regular season on a strong note as playoff match-ups near
Feb25

Only time will tell McMaster Men’s Basketball looks to end the regular season on a strong note as playoff match-ups near

In sport, time is universally understood to bring order to an otherwise chaotic competition. In basketball, there is a 24 second shot clock and four 10-minute quarters. There are time-outs and a half time. Since the season started back in November, the clock has been ticking for the McMaster Men’s Basketball team. The team has played 18 games from then until present and now more than ever before, how the team uses their time will...