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NCAA Teams Visiting Canada, Early Season 2014

Ten NCAA Division I teams, plus two from NCAA Division II made trips to Canada in August.

For games involving NCAA Division I and CIS teams, the visitors had a 26-8 record.

The eight CIS wins: Ottawa over Indiana, Vermont and Illinois-Chicago
Carleton over Vermont, Illinois-Chicago and Memphis (twice)
Windsor over IPFW

Indiana University Hoosiers (Big Ten Conference) finished with a 4-1 record against CIS teams in games played in Montreal and Ottawa.
  • Fri Aug 8: Indiana 110, Laval 70 [boxscore]
  • Sun Aug 10: Ottawa 109, Indiana 101 [boxscore]
  • Mon Aug 11: Indiana 95, Carleton 85 [boxscore]
  • Tue Aug 12: Indiana 96, McGill 69 [boxscore]
  • Wed Aug 13: Indiana 109, UQAM 77 [boxscore]
News: Breaking down Indiana's Montreal trip (IndyStar website) and IndyStar articles on trip (IndyStar website) and Canada trip reveals different squad (IndyStar website) and De la grande visite (UQAM website) and Hoosiers conclude trip with win (Indiana website) and Hoosiers outrun Redmen (McGill website) and Indiana defeats McGill (Indiana website) and Coach Crean's thoughts on win over McGill (Indiana website) and Ravens fall to Hoosiers (Carleton website) and Indiana posts 95-85 win over Carleton (Indiana website) and Gee-Gees pull off 109-101 win against Hoosiers (Ottawa website) and Indiana mens basketball falls in 109-101 loss (Indy Star) and Hoosiers fall to Ottawa (Indiana website) and McGill to host Indiana (McGill website) and Gee-Gees head to Montreal (Ottawa website) and Hoosiers top Laval (Indiana website) and Hoosiers headed to Canada for five games (Indiana website) and Hoosiers to visit Montreal, and Indiana confirms Montreal trip and Carleton press release
Indiana University
Vermont Catamounts (America East Conference) finished with 3-2 record, going 2-2 against CIS teams.
  • Sat Aug 9: Vermont 95, Queen's 53 [boxscore]
  • Sun Aug 10: Vermont 85, Laval 67 [boxscore]
  • Mon Aug 11: Ottawa 73, Vermont 66 [boxscore]
  • Tue Aug 12: Carleton 74, Vermont 66 [boxscore]
  • Wed Aug 13: Vermont 70, Brookwood Elite 57 [boxscore]
News: Ravens even Shootout record (Ottawa Citizen website) and Ravens win over Vermont (Carleton website) and Gee-Gees take 73-66 victory over Catamounts (Ottawa website) and Vermont hands Gaels loss (Queen's website) and Opportunity calls for Vermont on Canadian tour (Burlington Press) and Vermont Heads to Canada (Vermont website) and Ottawa press release and Carleton press release
University of Vermont
Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) Mastadons (The Summit League) finished with a 2-1 record against CIS teams in Ontario.
  • Sat Aug 9: IPFW 80, McMaster 69 [boxscore]
  • Sun Aug 10: IPFW 86, York 74 [boxscore]
  • Wed Aug 13: Windsor 89, IPFW 74 [boxscore]
News: Lancers earn impressive win over IPFW (Windsor website) and Lions fall to Mastadons (York website) and Mac runs out of gas against Mastadons (Hamilton Spectator) and Fourth quarter cold spell costs Marauders (McMaster website) and Day 1 of Canada trip (IPFW website) and Lancers host IPFW (Windsor website) and Mastadon Men's Basketball preparing for foreign excursion (IPFW website) and McMaster set for cross-border hoops clash (McMaster website) and McMaster to host Mastadons (Hamilton Spectator)
Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne
Ohio Bobcats (Mid-American Conference) finished with two wins over CIS teams and also beat a Brookwood Elite team.
  • Wed Aug 13: Ohio 80, Queen's 75
  • Thu Aug 14: Ohio 78, Laval 72 [boxscore]
  • Sat Aug 16: Ohio 98 Brookwood Elite 82
News: Ohio rolls past Brookwood (Ohio website) and Willis scores 18 as Ohio tops Laval (Ohio website) and Ohio defeats Laval (Laval website - french) and Ohio post victory over Queen's (Ohio website) and Faulkner scores 28 in loss to Ohio Bobcats (Queen's website) and Mens bball embarks on Montreal pre-season trip (Ohio website) and Ohio begins prep for trip to Canada (Ohio website)
Ohio University
Howard Bison (Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) made a trip to Toronto, with a win over Toronto Varsity Blues, plus wins over George Brown College and a club team.
  • Thu Aug 14: Howard 82, George Brown College 36
  • Fri Aug 15: Howard 74, Toronto 62 [boxscore]
  • Sat Aug 16: Howard 83, Toronto MADE Hoopers 80
News: Bison close out exhibition tour with win (Howard website) and Daniel, Carlton combine to lead Howard to victory (Howard website) and Churchill hot hand hindered by Howard (Toronto website) and Bison have impressive showing in exhibition outing (Howard website) and Bison get early start in Canadian tour (Howard website) and Announcement from Tri-Star Services.
Howard University
University of Illinois at Chicago Flames (Horizon League) finished with a 3-2 record against CIS teams in Ontario.
  • Tue Aug 13: Ottawa 79, UIC 76 [boxscore]
  • Thu Aug 14: Carleton 64, UIC 49 [boxscore]
  • Sat Aug 16: UIC 87, Toronto 50 [boxscore]
  • Sun Aug 17: UIC 81, York 57 [boxscore]
  • Mon Aug 18: UIC 71, Brock 57 [boxscore]
News: Flames end Canada tour with 71-57 win at Brock (UIC website) and Blue can't put out Flames (Toronto website) and UIC defense stifles Toronto (UIC website) and Ravens put out the Flames (Carleton website) and Flames let lead slip against Carleton (UIC website) and Gee-Gees edge Flames, remain undefeated (Ottawa website) and Flames go distance against Ottawa (UIC website) and UIC first foreign tour (UIC website) and Ottawa press release and Carleton press release
University of Illinois at Chicago
Detroit Mercy Trojans (Horizon League) finished with a 3-0 record against CIS teams in southern BC. They also beat Quest in another matchup.
  • Thu Aug 14: Detroit Mercy 119, Quest University 74
  • Fri Aug 15: Detroit Mercy 86, UBC 78 [boxscore]
  • Sun Aug 17: Detroit Mercy 81, Fraser Valley 70 [boxscore]
  • Mon Aug 18: Detroit Mercy 88, Trinity Western 78 [boxscore]
News: Titans sweep Vancouver trip (Detroit website) and Fraser Valley loses to Detroit Titans (Fraser Valley website) and Detroit wins third game (Detroit website) and Detriot improves to 2-0 on trip (Detroit website) and T-Birds drop exhibition opener to Titans (UBC website) and Titans win first game of Vancouver trip (Detroit website) and Trinity Western to play Detroit-Mercy in pre-season game (Langley Events Centre website) and Cascades to face Detroit Titans in exhibition (Fraser Valley website) and UBC hosts Detroit to kick off season (UBC website) and Titans depart for Vancouver (Detroit website) and Detroit Mercy announcement and Detroit Free Press info
University Detroit Mercy
Memphis Tigers (American Athletic Conference) finished with a 2-2 record, losing to Carleton twice and with wins over McGill and Ottawa.
  • Sat Aug 16: Carleton 86, Memphis 76 [boxscore]
  • Sun Aug 17: Memphis 104, Ottawa 89 [boxscore]
  • Mon Aug 18: Memphis 93, McGill 71 [boxscore]
  • Tue Aug 19: Carleton 92, Memphis 60 [boxscore]
News: Ravens win over Memphis (Carleton website) and Tigers basketball falls to Carleton in exhibition finale (Memphis website) and Memphis loses to Canadian team for the second time in four days (NBC Sports) and Tigers basketball defeats McGill in exhibition action (Memphis website) and Tigers prey upon Redmen (McGill website) and Tigers basketball defeats Ottawa (Memphis website) and Tigers drop exhibition opener (Memphis website) and Tigers announce Canadian tour and Ottawa press release and Carleton press release
University of Memphis
Loyola University Maryland Greyhounds (Patriot League) finished with a 5-0 record, including four wins over CIS teams in Quebec.
  • Sat Aug 23: Loyola Maryland 84, UQAM 67
  • Sat Aug 23: Loyola Maryland 86, Brookwood Elite 73
  • Sun Aug 24: Loyala Maryland 90, Laval 74
  • Tue Aug 26: Loyola Maryland 65, McGill 60 [boxscore]
  • Wed Aug 27: Loyola Maryland 72, Concordia 49
News: Men's hoops finishes Canadian tour 5-0 with win over Concordia (Loyola Maryland website) and Greyhounds nip Redmen in college hoops preseason (McGill website) and Men's hoops holds on for fourth win of tour (Loyola Maryland website) and Men's hoops beats Laval on day two (Loyola Maryland website) and Two wins highlight men's hoops first day in Montreal (Loyola Maryland website) and Mens basketball to play five games in Canada (Loyola Maryland website) and McGill scheduling announcement
Loyola University Maryland
Fordham Rams (Atlantic Ten Conference) finished with a 4-0 record in Quebec, including three wins over CIS teams.
  • Mon Aug 25: Fordham 70, Concordia 48 [boxscore]
  • Tue Aug 26: Fordham 80, Laval 72 [boxscore]
  • Thu Aug 28: Fordham 76, McGill 71 [boxscore]
  • Fri Aug 29: Fordham 91, Brookwood Elite 68
News: Rams down Brookwood, finish tour 4-0 (Fordham website) and NCAA Rams rally to nip Redmen (McGill website) and Rams battle back and beat McGill (Fordham website) and Rams hold off Laval (Fordham website) and Rams Down Concordia 70-48 in Montreal (Fordham website) and Mens basketball prepares for foreign trip (Fordham website) and Homecoming for Nemanja Zarkovic when Fordham travels to Canada (Bleacher Report) and Fordham plans foreign tour (Fordham website) and McGill scheduling announcement
Fordham University
Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs (NCAA Division II - Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference) won a pair of games against Lakehead.
  • Fri Aug 29: Minnesota Duluth 83, Lakehead 78
  • Sat Aug 30: Minnesota Duluth 62, Lakehead 59
News: Pair of wins and team experience from border trip (UMD website) and Bulldogs rally for exhibition win (Duluth News Tribune) UMD basketball team to make road trip (Duluth News Tribune website) and Bulldogs get early start to season (NNC Now website)
University of Minnesota Duluth
Fairmont State Fighting Falcons (NCAA Division II - Mountain East Conference) came to Toronto for two wins.
  • Sat Aug 30: Fairmont State 106, George Brown College 74
  • Sun Aug 31: Fairmont State 120, York 113 (2OT) [boxscore]
News: Falcons roll past Huskies (Fairmont State website)
Fairmont State University

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