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NCAA Teams Visiting Canada, Early Season 2016

Fourteen NCAA teams, mostly from Division I, came to Canada in August and early September for some exhibition games during their opportunity for a foreign tour. All known games are listed below, but the following table shows how CIS teams won/lost on those games. In terms of wins, this is the most wins recorded since the visits really started back in the 2003-04 season.

Summary of CIS games vs NCAA played in Canada during Summer 2016
US Level Games PlayedCIS WinsCIS Loss
NCAA Division 1291118
NCAA Division 21064
NCAA Division 3220

Stetson Hatters (Atlantic Sun Conference) finish with 2-1 record on their visit to Montreal and Ottawa.
  • Thu Aug 4: Stetson and UQAM scrimmage
  • Fri Aug 5: Carleton 85, Stetson 76 [box score]
  • Sun Aug 7: Stetson 80, McGill 65 [box score]
  • Mon Aug 8: Stetson 78, Concordia 74
News: Stingers tip-off season (Concordia website) -and- Hatters rally past Concordia (Stetson website) -and- Stetson rallies (CANhoops commentary) -and- Hatters master McGill (McGill website) -and- Stetson pulls away late (CANhoops commentary) -and- Myles leads Hatters (Stetson website) -and- Ravens outlast Hatters (CANhoops commentary) -and- Hatters edged at Carleton (Stetson website) -and- Connor Wood ignites Ravens (Carleton website) -and- Hatters open Canadian tour (Stetson website) -and- Carleton schedule announcement (Carleton website) -and- Stetson making summer trip (Stetson website)
Stetson University
Wichita State Shockers (Missouri Valley Conference) finished with a 3-1 record in games played in Ottawa and Montreal.
  • Sat Aug 6: Wichita State 107, UQAM 58 [box score]
  • Sun Aug 7: Carleton 100, Wichita State 75 [box score]
  • Mon Aug 8: Wichita State 87, Brookwood Elite 63 (scrimmage)
  • Tue Aug 9: Wichita State 77, McGill 71 [box score]
  • Wed Aug 10: Wichita State 94, Montreal IndiSport All-Stars 79
News: Second half run lifts WSU (Wichita State website) -and- Shockers rally past Redmen (McGill website) -and- WSU surges past McGill (Wichita State website) -and- WSU comeback win at McGill (CANhoops commentary) -and- WSU rolls over Brookwood Elite in scrimmage (Wichita Eagle website) -and- Ravens bury Wichita State (Carleton website) -and- Carleton pulls away in third (Wichita Eagle website) -and- Ravens pull away in second half (CANhoops commentary) -and- Shockers strong in opener (Wichita State website) -and- Wichita State - UQAM (CANhoops commentary) -and- Shockers 2016 Canadian Tour (Basketball Buzz website) -and- Carleton schedule announcement (Carleton website)
Wichita State University
Charleston Southern Buccaneers (Big South Conference) won all three games in their visit to Ontario.
  • Sun Aug 7: Charleston Southern 89, Windsor 81
  • Tue Aug 9: Charleston Southern 83, Humber College 63
  • Wed Aug 10: Charleston Southern 79, Toronto 77 [box score]
News: Varsity Blues lose to CSU (CANhoops commentary) -and- Blues come back falls short (Toronto website) -and- Defense drives Bucs to win (CSU website) -and- Bucs dispatch Windsor (CSU website) -and- Osborne's 35 not enough (CANhoops commentary) -and- Lancers fall to Bucs (Windsor website) -and- Bucs ready for Canada (Charleston Southern website) -and- Windsor NCAA games (Windsor website) -and- Tweet from Coach Oliver -and- CSU preparing for trip
Charleston Southern University
Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions (Southwestern Athletic Conference) plan to visit Quebec and Ontario.
  • Mon Aug 8: UQAM 66, Arkansas-Pine Bluff 64
  • Wed Aug 10: Arkansas-Pine Bluff 64, Laval 62 [box score]
  • Fri Aug 12: Carleton 117, Arkansas-Pine Bluff 74 [box score]
  • Sun Aug 14: Arkansas-Pine Bluff 71, McGill 43 [box score]
News: Lions pounce on Redmen (McGill website) -and- McGill knocked off by Golden Lions (CANhoops commentary) -and- Carleton thrashes Arkansas-Pine Bluff (Carleton website) -and- Ravens hammer Arkansas-Pine Bluff (CANhoops commentary) -and- UAPB overcomes early deficit (UAPB website) -and- Laval folds in the fourth (Laval website) -and- Laval lose tight game (CANhoops commentary) -and- Late heroics lift UQAM to win (CANhoops commentary) -and- UAPB to play in Canada (UAPB website) -and- Carleton schedule announcement (Carleton website)
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
UNC Charlotte 49ers (Conference USA) plan to visit British Columbia.
  • Thu Aug 11: UNC Charlotte 89, UBC 71 [box score]
  • Fri Aug 12: UNC Charlotte 95, Trinity Western 58 [box score]
  • Mon Aug 15: UNC Charlotte 92, Victoria 73 [box score]
News: 49ers complete Canadian sweep (Victoria website) -and- 49ers top Victoria (Charlotte website) -and- Spartans open preseason with a loss (Trinity Western website) -and- 49ers cruise past Trinity Western (Charlotte website) -and- 49ers begin Canada trip with win (Charlotte website) -and- McChesney makes Thunderbird debut (UBC website) -and- Undermanned Birds hang with Charlotte (CANhoops commentary) -and- Expect fast pace (UBC website) -and- Niners head to Canada (Charlotte website) -and- Announcement on Twitter (Charlotte 49ers)
UNC Charlotte
Florida A&M Rattlers (Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) finished with a 1-3 record in games played in Quebec.
  • Sat Aug 13: Florida A&M 94, UQAM 92 (2OT)
  • Sun Aug 14: Laval 87, Florida A&M 74 [box score]
  • Tue Aug 16: McGill 69, Florida A&M 62 [box score]
  • Wed Aug 17: Concordia 70, Florida A&M 68
News: Rattlers complete Canadian exhibition (Florida A&M website) -and- Dosado leads Stingers (CANhoops commentary) -and- McGill holds off Florida A&M (CANhoops commentary) -and- Rattlers bitten by Redmen (McGill website) -and- Redmen rally Rattlers (Florida A&M website) -and- Laval gets first win over NCAA (Laval website) -and- Laval pulls away for win (CANhoops commentary) -and- Rattler run falls short (Florida A&M website) -and- Rattlers win in double OT (Florida A&M website)
Florida A&M University
Morgan State Bears (Mid-Eastern Athletic Conferencee) went winless in three games in Quebec and Ontario.
  • Sat Aug 13: Concordia 72, Morgan State 71 [box score]
  • Tue Aug 16: Queen's 76, Morgan State 74
  • Wed Aug 17: Carleton 113, Morgan State 62 [box score]
News: Ravens cruise to win (Carleton website) -and- Ravens dominate Morgan State (CANhoops commentary) -and- Gaels top NCAA visitors (Queen's website) -and- Summer tour in Canada (Morgan State website)
Morgan State University
Drury Panthers (NCAA Division II - Great Lakes Valley Conference) finished with a 2-1 record in games played in Ontario.
  • Sat Aug 13: Drury University 68, Windsor 61
  • Mon Aug 15: Drury University 77, Western 61
  • Wed Aug 17: Windsor 71, Drury University 68
News: Lancers split series (Windsor website) -and- Drury wins second game (Drury website) -and- Panthers head north for exhibition (Drury website) -and- Windsor NCAA games (Windsor website)
Drury University
Northwestern State Demons (Southland Conference) finished with a 4-0 record against teams in Ontario.
  • Sun Aug 14: Northwestern State 94, Guelph 83 [score sheet]
  • Mon Aug 15: Northwestern State 103, York 84
  • Tue Aug 16: Northwestern State 90, Waterloo 71
  • Wed Aug 17: Northwestern State 85, Toronto 80
News: Comeback completes Canadian sweep (NSU website) -and- Blues give up late lead (CANhoops commentary) -and- Depth propels Demons to win (NSU website) -and- Demons roll in Monday game (NSU website) -and- Gryphons drop preseason opener (Guelph website) -and- Comeback win in Canadian opener (NSU website) -and- Gryphons give up lead (CANhoops commentary) -and- Preparation for Canada tour (NSU website)
Northwestern State University
Olivet College Comets (NCAA Division III - Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association) lost both games in a visit to Algoma.
  • Fri Aug 19: Algoma 82, Olivet College 69
  • Sat Aug 20: Algoma 90, Olivet College 70
News: Back to back wins for Algoma (Sault Sports) -and- Thunderbirds in action this weekend (Algoma website) -and- Thunderbirds host Olivet (Algoma website)
Olivet College
Fairleigh Dickinson Knights (Northeast Conference) played just two games in Quebec, losing out to McGill.
  • Sat Aug 20: McGill 76, Fairleigh Dickinson 69 [box score]
  • Sun Aug 21: Fairleigh Dickinson 96, Brookwood Elite 84
News: Recap in Montreal (FDU website) -and- Close tour with victory (FDU website) -and- Dominant third quarter (CANhoops commentary) -and- Redmen slay Knights (McGill website) -and- Plays first international game (FDU website) -and- Knights make quick visit (CANhoops commentary) -and- Team set for international trip (FDU website)
Fairleigh Dickinson University
Buffalo Bulls (Mid-American Conference) won both games in Ontario.
  • Sat Aug 20: Buffalo 84, Guelph 76 [box score]
  • Sun Aug 21: Buffalo 87, York 69
News: Basketball takes down York (Buffalo website) -and- Guelph fights back (CANhoops commentary) -and- Comeback falls short (Guelph website) -and- Set to take foreign tour (Buffalo website) -and- Buffalo Bulls trip scheduled (Bull Run website)
University of Buffalo
Northwood University Timberwolves (NCAA Division II - Great Lakes Valley Conference) finished with a 3-1 record in Ontario.
  • Sun Aug 21: Northwood University 79, Western 64
  • Mon Aug 22: Northwood University 91, Niagara College 69
  • Tue Aug 23: Northwood University 79, St. Lawrence College 61
  • Wed Aug 24: Queen's 76, Northwood University 57 [box score]
News: Graham brothers drop 34 (Queen's website) -and- Gaels gain comfortable win (CANhoops commentary) -and- Northwood pulls away in 4th (CANhoops commentary) -and- Western announcement on Twitter.
Northwood University
St. Thomas Aquinas Spartans (NCAA Division II - East Coast Conference) plan to visit Ontario and Quebec.
  • Sun Aug 28: Carleton 86, St. Thomas Aquinas 63 [box score]
  • Mon Aug 29: Carleton 84, St. Thomas Aquinas 69 [box score]
  • Wed Aug 31: UQAM 74, St. Thomas Aquinas 72
  • Thu Sep 1: St. Thomas Aquinas 95, Concordia 85
  • Fri Sep 2: Concordia 81, St. Thomas Aquinas 72
News: Ravens fight past Spartans (Carleton website) -and- Carleton moves to 5-0 in Can-Am (Carleton website) -and- STAC team travels to Canada (St. Thomas Aquinas website) -and- Carleton schedule announcement (Carleton website)
St. Thomas Aquinas College

History of CIS and NCAA Division I

Recent seasons: Early season 2015 visits, August 2014 visits, Summer 2013 visits, Aug/Sep 2012 visits or Aug/Sep 2011 visits.

To check the history of games between CIS teams and NCAA Division I teams, the following reports are available:

Statistical information maintained by Martin Timmerman. Please provide feedback to: MartinTimmerman@gmail.com