THIS WEEK IN THE CIS

OTTAWA (CIS) – Saint Mary’s (women’s basketball) and Carleton (men’s basketball) maintain their No. 1 status this week.

The top two teams in the country clashed in men’s basketball, Friday night in the nation’s capital. Led by a 32-point, nine-rebound performance by former CIS MVP Tyson Hinz, the top-ranked Ravens (9-0) comfortably defeated archrival Ottawa (8-1) 94-73 on home court.

These are the last CIS national rankings on the fall semester. The next rankings will be released on Tuesday, January 7 (with the exception of women’s basketball: Jan. 14).


WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

(regular season record) / votes (first-place votes) / (previous rankings)

1. Saint Mary’s (8-0) / 496 points (34) / (1)

2. Windsor (9-1) / 470 (8) / (2)

3. Alberta (8-2) / 418 / (3)

4. Saskatchewan (9-1) / 377 / (4)

5. Regina (8-2) / 336 / (5)

6. McGill (4-0) / 289 / (7)

7. Fraser Valley (7-3) / 244 / (6)

8. Concordia (2-2) / 187 / (9)

9. Wilfrid Laurier (9-1) / 160 / (10)

10. Ottawa (6-3) / 130 / (8)

Other teams receiving votes: Western (114), UBC (27).


MEN’S BASKETBALL

(regular season record) / votes (first-place votes) / (previous rankings)

1. Carleton (9-0) / 528 points (44) / (1)

2. Ottawa (8-1) / 460 / (2)

3. Alberta (9-1) / 454 / (4)

4. Ryerson (8-1) / 378 / (5)

5. Victoria (9-1) / 377 / (3)

6. McGill (4-0) / 305 / (6)

7. Saskatchewan (9-1) / 269 / (7)

8. McMaster (7-3) / 207 / (10)

9. UNB (6-1) / 145 / (NR)

10. Windsor (6-4) / 138 / (8)

Other teams receiving votes: Saint Mary’s (75), Laurentian (72).