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"Best of the best" gather for ACAC Women's Hoops Finals

Last Updated Feb 27, 2019 at 5:03 pm MST

PHOTO. Supplied. Keyano College. Huskies to host 2019 ACAC Women’s Basketball Conference Championships on February 28-March 2.

Starting tomorrow, the best women’s basketball in the province can be found in Fort McMurray.

Keyano College will host the 2019 ACAC Women’s Basketball Championships at the Syncrude Sport & Wellness Centre.

Not much separates the eight talented and determined squads, so the gold is anyone’s for the taking.

Opening Round

Tomorrow’s action gets underway at 1 p.m. with the St. Mary’s Lightning against the Lakeland Rustlers.

At 3 p.m., the NAIT Ooks challenge the Olds Broncos.

Afterwards, the University of Alberta-Augustana Vikings battle the Medicine Hat Rattlers at 6 p.m.

Finally, the main event features the hometown Keyano Huskies against the Lethbridge Kodiaks at 8 p.m.

Trivia

  • The Lethbridge Kodiaks are the most decorated women’s basketball program in this year’s competition with 14 ACAC titles.
  • St. Mary’s, NAIT, Olds, and Alberta-Augustana each have one ACAC championship.
  • Since joining the ACAC in 2010, this is the first time Keyano College hosted the women’s basketball championship.