2018-19 Men's Basketball News

  • SCHEDULE RELEASE: SPARTANS SET TO BEGIN NEW ERA
    June 11, 2019
    LANGLEY, B.C. – A new chapter in Trinity Western men’s basketball will begin on Nov. 1, when recently-hired coach Trevor Pridie will lead the Spartans into the 2019-20 Canada West regular season with a road series against Thompson Rivers. Pridie and the Spartans will return to the Langley Events Centre for their home-opening weekend Nov. 8-9 against UNBC.
  • 2019-20 CANADA WEST TV PASSES ON SALE
    June 04, 2019
    LANGLEY, B.C. – Fans looking forward to the 2019-20 Canada West season can now purchase Canada West TV passes, as the conference launched sales for its online streaming service on Monday.
  • TWU HIRES RAPTORS 905 ASSISTANT TO LEAD MEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM
    April 26, 2019
    LANGLEY, B.C. – Trinity Western University’s men’s basketball program announced the hiring of Trevor Pridie as the team’s new head coach Friday.
  • CANADA WEST LAUNCHES HALL OF FAME
    April 15, 2019
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – 100 years of excellence in university sport will enter the spotlight this season, as Canada West announced the launch of a conference hall of fame Thursday.
  • CANADIAN ELITE BASKETBALL LEAGUE, U SPORTS FORM PARTNERSHIP
    February 12, 2019
    LANGLEY, B.C. – The Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL) and U SPORTS announced Tuesday a partnership that will provide competitive developmental opportunities for Canadian University men’s basketball players.
  • LEADERSHIP CHANGE IN SPARTANS MEN’S BASKETBALL
    February 08, 2019
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – Trinity Western University Director of Athletics, Jeff Gamache announced that Trinity Western University will begin a search for a new men’s basketball head coach for the 2019-2020 Canada West season.
  • SPARTANS FALL TO UFV ON SENIOR NIGHT
    February 02, 2019
    LANGLEY, B.C. – Trinity Western’s Vartan Tanielian (Byblos, Lebanon) led the Spartans with 20 points and 10 rebounds in his final game in a Spartans uniform, but the home side lost 94-73 to Fraser Valley Saturday at the Langley Events Centre.
  • TWU SET FOR SEASON FINALE THIS WEKEEND AGAINST CASCADES
    February 01, 2019
    LANGLEY, B.C. – The Trinity Western Spartans men’s basketball team will close out their 2018-19 season as they travel to UFV Friday night before returning home for senior athlete appreciation night Saturday at the Langley Events Centre.
  • PRONGHORNS TOP SPARTANS
    January 26, 2019
    LETHBRIDGE, Alberta – The Trinity Western men’s basketball team dropped their second game of the weekend, 109-86 to the Lethbridge Pronghorns in Canada West action Saturday night in Lethbridge, Alta.  
  • SPARTANS VISIT LETHBRIDGE SEEKING FIRST WIN
    January 25, 2019
    LANGLEY, B.C. – After a tough weekend in Manitoba, the Spartans men’s basketball team travels to Lethbridge to face a playoff hungry Pronghorns team.
  • TANIELIAN SETS TWU THREE-POINT RECORD
    January 25, 2019
    LETHBRIDGE, Alberta – Fifth year guard Vartan Tanielian (Byblos, Lebanon) hit 10 three point baskets and was one made three-point basket away from tying the Canada West record as the Trinity Western Spartans lost 115-87 to the Lethbridge Pronghorns in Canada West men’s basketball action Friday night in Lethbridge Alta.
  • SPARTANS FALTER AGAINST MANITOBA
    January 19, 2019
    WINNIPEG – The University of Manitoba Bisons outperformed the Trinity Western Spartans to take a 92-62 win Saturday night at the Investors Group Athletic Centre.
  • BISONS BETTER SPARTANS IN WINNIPEG
    January 18, 2019
    WINNIPEG – The Manitoba Bisons cruised to a 101-60 win over the Trinity Western Spartans in men’s basketball action at Investors Group Athletic Centre on Friday.
  • SPARTANS PUSH THUNDERBIRDS
    January 12, 2019
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – The Trinity Western Spartans pushed the No. 4 UBC Thunderbirds for 30 minutes before falling 100-80 in Canada West men’s basketball Saturday night at the Langley Events Centre in Langley, B.C. 
  • T-BIRDS OUTGUN SPARTANS
    January 11, 2019
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – The University of British Columbia Thunderbirds started strong, and never trailed as they defeated the Trinity Western Spartans 112-65 in Canada West men’s basketball action Friday night at the Langley Events Centre in Langley, B.C.  
  • WEEKEND PREVIEW | SPARTANS TAKE ON NO. 4 UBC
    January 10, 2019
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – The Trinity Western's men’s basketball will play host to one of the top teams in the country this weekend, as the Spartans host No. 4-ranked UBC Friday and Saturday at the Langley Events Centre.
  • WESMEN BETTER SPARTANS TO COMPLETE WEEKEND SWEEP
    January 05, 2019
    LANGLEY, B.C. – Saturday’s rematch between the Trinity Western Spartans and the visiting Winnipeg Wesmen saw a nearly identical game to Friday’s, with the Wesmen winning the game 83-54 in spite of a close first half at the Langley Events Centre.
  • SPARTANS FALL TO WESMEN IN FIRST REGULAR SEASON GAME OF 2019
    January 04, 2019
    LANGLEY, B.C. – Despite a close first half, the Trinity Western Spartans fell to the visiting Winnipeg Wesmen 105-97 Friday at the Langley Events Centre.
  • SPARTANS FALL TO NCAA CLAN 
    December 30, 2018
    BURNABY, British Columbia – The Trinity Western men’s basketball team dropped lost 127-75 to NCAA Div. II Simon Fraser in an exhibition match up Sunday evening at the SFU campus on Burnaby Mountain in Burnaby, B.C. 
  • SPARTANS LATE RALLY FALLS SHORT
    November 24, 2018
    VICTORIA, British Columbia – The Trinity Western men’s basketball team dropped their final game of 2018 71-61 to the Victoria Vikes Saturday night at the CARSA Performance Gym in Victoria, B.C. The Spartans fall to 0-10, while the Vikes improve to 4-6 in Canada West conference play.
  • SPARTANS FALL TO VIKES IN ROAD CONTEST
    November 23, 2018
    VICTORIA – The University of Victoria Vikes men’s basketball team saw 17 three-pointers drop as they cruised past the visiting Trinity Western Spartans 96-66 Friday at the CARSA Performance Gym. The Vikes improve to 3-6 in the season, while the Spartans fall to 0-9.
  • SORIANO LEADS SPARTANS IN LOSS TO UNBC
    November 17, 2018
    LANGLEY, B.C. – A deep Timberwolves roster sparked an unselfish performance resulting in a 98-82 victory, completing the series sweep over the Trinity Western Spartans Saturday at the Charles Jago Northern Sorts Centre.
  • SPARTANS HAVE ROUGH GO AGAINST TIMBERWOLVES  
    November 16, 2018
    PRINCE GEORGE, British Columbia – The Trinity Western Spartans dropped their Canada West men’s basketball match up 101-58 to the UNBC Timberwolves Friday night at the Charles Jago Northern Sport Centre, in Prince George, British Columbia. The loss keeps TWU winless at 0-7, while the win improve UNBC to 4-1. 
  • DASILVA HAS CAREER NIGHT, BUT SPARTANS FALL TO MOUNT ROYAL
    November 10, 2018
    LANGLEY, B.C. – Trinity Western’s Ethan DaSilva (Calgary) had a career-high 24-point night, but it was Mount Royal who took Saturday night’s game 94-80 over the Spartans, beating TWU for the second night in a row at the Langley Events Centre.
  • SPARTANS SEEK FIRST WIN AGAINST MOUNT ROYAL
    November 09, 2018
    LANGLEY, B.C. – The Trinity Western’s men’s basketball team will host the Mount Royal University Cougars in a weekend series at the Langley Events Centre.
  • SPARTANS COME UP JUST SHORT AGAINST MOUNT ROYAL
    November 09, 2018
    LANGLEY, B.C. – Trinity Western was step-for-step with Mount Royal, but with a chance to tie the game with eight seconds to play, the Spartans shot attempt came up short, allowing the Cougars to hold on for an 85-82 win Friday at the Langley Events Centre.
  • SPARTAN FALL TO HIGHLY-TOUTED COUGARS
    November 02, 2018
    REGINA – With hundreds of alumni in town celebrating the 50th anniversary of the University of Regina's men's basketball team, the Cougars put on a show in their home opener with a 111-65 win over Trinity Western on Friday night at the Centre for Kinesiology, Health & Sport.
  • HEAT HOLD ON OVER SPARTANS
    October 27, 2018
    LANGLEY, British Columbia – The Trinity Western men’s basketball team dropped to 0-2 on the season after a 97-88 loss to the visiting UBC Okanagan Heat (2-0) Saturday night at the Langley Events Centre in Langley, B.C. 
  • SPARTANS COME UP JUST SHORT AGAINST HEAT IN SEASON-OPENER
    October 26, 2018
    LANGLEY, B.C. – UBC Okanagan held off a hard-charging Trinity Western side late in the fourth quarter to earn a thrilling 75-73 win over the Spartans Friday at the Langley Events Centre.
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