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Category: Basketball


BlackJacks lose heartbreaker to Bandits, face semi-final fight to vie for East title

Two weeks ago, the Ottawa BlackJacks defeated the Scarborough Shooting Stars to secure their eighth consecutive win after a strong defensive performance and with a dynamic offence that saw three players score at least 17 points. Ottawa held a 12-5 record and looked to have first place in the Eastern Conference of the Canadian Elite Basketball League all but locked…


BlackJacks fall 93-82 to River Lions, end three-game home winning streak

The Ottawa BlackJacks competed with grit until the final buzzer, but were unable to maintain their perfect 3-0 home record in the Canadian Elite Basketball League after losing 93-82 against the Niagara River Lions on Saturday, June 17. Another loss on the road three days later — an 85-83 cliffhanger against the Scarborough Shooting Stars — dropped the BlackJacks to…