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NCAA Teams Visiting Canada, Early Season 2013

Fourteen NCAA Division I teams, plus one team from each of NCAA Division II and NCAA Division III made a foreign trip to Canada between June 14 and September 9. Overall, the record was 44 wins for NCAA teams and 15 wins for Canadian teams.

For games involving NCAA Division I and CIS teams, the visitors had a 27-10 record.

10 CIS wins:Carleton over Towson, Texas Christian and Wisconsin
Alberta over Arkansas - Little Rock and Arkansas State
Windsor over The Citadel (twice)
Ottawa over Texas Christian
Calgary over Arkansas - Little Rock
McGill over Siena

St Francis College Terriers (Northeast Conference) had a 3-0 record during a visit to Montreal in June. They did not play any CIS teams.
  • Fri June 14: St Francis 69, Concordia All-stars 59
  • Sat June 15: St Francis 76, McGill -Brebeuf All-stars 60
  • Sun June 16: St Francis 87, Brookwood Bounce Elite 82
News: Men's Hoops Trip Report (St Francis website) and Prepare for Trip to Montreal
St Francis College
Scranton Royals (NCAA Division III - Landmark Conference) had a 1-2 record, with a loss to a team of Laval alumni.
  • Mon Jul 29: Montreal All-Stars 77, Scranton 65
  • Wed Jul 31: Laval Alumni 86, Scranton 81
  • Fri Aug 2: Scranton 85, Brookwood Elite 68
News: Royals Trip to Canada (Scranton website)
University of Scranton
Rice Owls (Conference USA) had a 3-0 record, including two wins over CIS teams.
  • Wed Jul 31: Rice 96, UBC 70
  • Thu Aug 1: Rice 88, Fraser Valley 62
  • Sat Aug 3: Rice 73, Capilano University 51
News: Rice completes northern sweep (Rice website) and Owls bring their NCAA game (Abbotsford Times) and Rice Owls defeat UFV Cascades (Fraser Valley website) and Rice shoots past UFV (Rice website) and T-Birds fall to Rice (UBC website) and Rice picks up exhibition win (Rice website) and Rice set for Canadian tour (Rice website) and Fraser Valley hosts Rice
Rice University
Towson Tigers (Colonial Athletic Association) had a 2-2 record, including a loss to Carleton.
  • Sun Aug 4: Montreal All-Stars 67, Towson 62
  • Mon Aug 5: Towson 63, McGill/Brebeuf All-Stars 51
  • Wed Aug 7: Carleton 67, Towson 41
  • Thu Aug 8: Towson 69, Brookwood Elite 62
News: Towson Canadian tour (Towson campus news) and Towson finishes Canadian tour (Towson website) and Ravens take down NCAA opponent (NorthPoleHoops) and Carleton tame Tigers (Carleton website) and Canadian Tour - August 7 (Towson website) and Canadian Tour - August 5 (Towson website) and Towson Canadian Tour (Towson website) and Ravens vs. NCAA
Towson University
Texas Christian University Horned Frogs (Big 12 Conference) had a 1-3 record, including losses to Ottawa and Carleton.
  • Fri Aug 9: Ottawa 90, Texas Christian 74
  • Sat Aug 10: Texas Christian 53, Carleton/Guardsmen Alumni 42
  • Sun Aug 11: Carleton 77, Texas Christian 51
  • Mon Aug 12: Montreal All-Stars 58, Texas Christian 57
News: TCU suffers heartbreaker (TCU website) and Carleton cruises past TCU (BasketballBuzz) and Ravens shred Horned Frogs (Carleton website) and TCU downs Guardsmen alumni (TCU website) and Berhane leads Ottawa to victory (NorthPoleHoops) and NCAA win opens season (Ottawa website) and Horned Frogs fall to Ottawa (TCU website) and Gee-Gees to host NCAA teams and Season to start early for Ravens and Gee-Gees and Ravens vs. NCAA and Men's Hoops Headed to Canada
TCU Horned Frogs
Southern University Jaguars (Southwest Athletic Conference) had 3-0 record on their visit, with wins over CIS teams Windsor and Western.
  • Wed Aug 14: Southern 76, Windsor 71 (2-OT)
  • Thu Aug 15: Southern 72, Western 66
  • Fri Aug 16: Southern 91, Fanshawe College 49
News: Mustangs edged out by Jaguars (Western website) and Windsor falls to Southern (NorthPoleHoops) and Windsor falls in double OT (Windsor website) and Windsor falls in double OT (Windsor Star) and Lancers host NCAA teams (Windsor website)
Southern Jaguars
Arkansas State Red Wolves (Sun Belt Conference) finished with a 2-1 record in the Battle of the Border, defeating both Alberta and Calgary, but losing the final match against Alberta.
  • Thu Aug 15: Arkansas State 88, Alberta 84
  • Fri Aug 16: Arkansas State 96, Calgary 76
  • Sat Aug 17: Alberta 86, Arkansas State 78
News: Bears go 2-1 against NCAA (Alberta website) and Battle of Border Day 3 (Canada West Hoops) and A-State tops Calgary (Arkansas Statee website) and Battle of Border Day 2 (Canada West Hoops) and Calgary suffers loss to Red Wolves (Calgary website) and Battle of Border Day 1 (Canada West Hoops) and A-State claims victory over Alberta (Arkansas State website) and Inside the huddle (Arkansas State website) and Calgary hosts Battle of the Border (Calgary Sun) and Coach to blog about trip (Arkansas State website) and Summer NCAA Games for Dinos (Canada West Hoops), and Tour Trip to Canada (Arkansas State website) and ASU Summer Exhibition Tour (THV11 News) and Battle of the Border to host NCAA teams
Arkansas State Basketball
Arkansas - Little Rock Trojans (Sun Belt Conference) finished with a 1-2 record in the Battle of the Border 2013, losing games to Calgary and Alberta, before rebounding to take the final game over Calgary.
  • Thu Aug 15: Calgary 71, Arkansas - Little Rock 68
  • Fri Aug 16: Alberta 80, Arkansas - Little Rock 67
  • Sat Aug 17: Arkansas - Little Rock 81, Calgary 65
News: Trojans get revenge on Dinos (Calgary website) and UALR closes Battle of Border with win (UALR website) and Battle of Border Day 3 (Canada West Hoops) and Battle of Border Day 2 (Canada West Hoops) and Cold shooting means loss to Alberta (UALR website) and Battle of Border Day 1 (Canada West Hoops) and Dinos defeat Trojans to open season (Calgary website) and Comeback bid falls short (UALR website) and Calgary hosts Battle of the Border (Calgary Sun) and Trojans prepare for games in Calgary (Arkansas - Little Rock website) and Summer NCAA Games for Dinos (Canada West Hoops) and Battle of the Border to host NCAA teams
Arkansas State Basketball
Marshall Thundering Herd (Conference USA) won all five games on their tour, including four wins over CIS teams.
  • Fri Aug 16: Marshall 99, Algoma 54
  • Sat Aug 17: Marshall 84, Windsor 80
  • Sun Aug 18: Marshall 81, Western 68
  • Mon Aug 19: Marshall 81, McMaster 56
  • Tue Aug 20: Marshall 83, A-Game Hoops 71
News: Marshall handles A-Game Hoops (Marshall website) and Excellent second half give Herd the win (Marshall website) and McMaster trampled by Thundering Herd (McMaster website) and Summer opponents for A-Game Hoops (A-Game website) and Playing FIBA rules (Marshall website) and Herd outlasts Western (Marshall website) and Marshall holds off a Mustang comeback (Western website) and Marshall pulls away to beat Windsor (Marshall website) and Thunderbirds defeated by Thundering Herd (Algoma website) and Marshall rolls in tour opener (Marshall website) and Canada trip for Herd (Marshall website) and Lancers host NCAA teams (Windsor website) and Thunderbirds meet Thundering Herd (Algoma website) and McMaster takes on Marshall (Hamilton Spectator) and McMaster will face Thundering Herd (McMaster website) and Northern Exposure Good for Herd Hoops (Marshall website)
Marshall Thundering Herd
The Citadel Bulldogs (Southern Conference) had a 1-2 record in Canada, losing two games to Windsor.
  • Mon Aug 19: Windsor 64, The Citadel 63
  • Tue Aug 20: Windsor 83, The Citadel 73 (OT)
  • Wed Aug 21: The Citadel 65, Fanshawe College 57
News: White leads Bulldogs to victory (Citadel website) and Citadel solid effort against Windsor (Citadel website) and Lancers top Citadel (Windsor website) and DiLoreto beats the buzzer (Windsor website) and Lancers capture nail biter (Citadel website) and Bulldogs open exhibition schedule (Citadel website) and Lancers host NCAA teams (Windsor website) and Preparation for Canada (Citadel website)
Citadel Bulldogs
Sacred Heart Pioneers (Northeast Conference) had a 5-0 record in Montreal and Quebec City, beating 4 CIS teams.
  • Sun Aug 18: Sacred Heart 97, UQAM 58
  • Mon Aug 19: Sacred Heart 79, Brookwood Elite 70
  • Tue Aug 20: Sacred Heart 83, McGill 77
  • Thu Aug 22: Sacred Heart 79, Laval 70
  • Fri Aug 23: Sacred Heart 83, Concordia 70
News: Pioneers complete perfect Montreal trip (sacred Heart website) and Laval game coverage (Laval website) and Pioneers win fourth straight (Sacred Heart website) and Men's Basketball rallies for third consecutive win (Sacred Heart website) and Pioneers chop down Redmen (McGill website) and Sacred Heart wins second in Montreal (Sacred Heart website) and Pioneers roll past UQAM (Sacred Heart website) and Heading north to Canada (Sacred Heart website)
Sacred Heart Pioneers
Syracuse Orange (Atlantic Coast Conference) had four wins, including a come from behind overtime victory over Carleton.
  • Wed Aug 21: Syracuse 80, McGill 40
  • Thu Aug 22: Syracuse 77, Bishop's 35
  • Fri Aug 23: Syracuse 69, Carleton 65 (OT)
  • Sat Aug 24: Syracuse 73, Ottawa 50
News: Syracuse dominate Ottawa in second half (Ottawa website) and Orange close out Canadian swing (Syracuse website) and Syracuse survive Carleton in Nation's capital (NorthPoleHoops) and Ravens can't squeeze Orange (Ottawa Citizen) and Orange and Ravens need extra time (Carleton website) and Syracuse earns comeback victory (Syracuse website) and Gaiters squeezed by Orange (Bishop's website) and Cuse cruises past Bishops (Syracuse website) and Syracuse disposes of second opponent (Syracuse.com) and Orange too tangy for Redmen (McGill website) and Tyler Ennis draws praise (Syracuse.com) and Syracuse doubles up McGill (Syracuse website) and Syracuse will play McGill Wednesday (Syracuse.com) and Syracuse faces tough test (NBC Sports) and SU live in Canada (Syracuse website) and Syracuse begins practice (Syracuse website) and Syracuse in Canada (Syracuse website) and promoted as CAN-AM Shootout (Capital Tickets) and Ravens take on the NCAA (Carleton website) and Gee-Gees to host NCAA teams and Season to start early for Ravens and Gee-Gees and An Orange start to the season and Ravens vs. NCAA and Syracuse players report for practice
Syracuse University
Wisconsin Badgers (Big Ten Conference) had a 4-1 record in Canada, with the loss to Carleton.
  • Wed Aug 21: Carleton 95, Wisconsin 82
  • Thu Aug 22: Wisconsin 101, Ottawa 92
  • Sat Aug 24: Wisconsin 88, A-Game Hoops 76
  • Sun Aug 25: Wisconsin 84, Ryerson 61
  • Mon Aug 26: Wisconsin 113, A-Game Hoops 105 (OT)
News: Badgers down Rams (Ryerson website) and UW blitzes Ryerson (Wisconsin website) and Inside-outside combo pushes Badgers to win (Wisconsin website) and Badgers dodge Gee-Gees comeback (Ottawa website) and Badgers shoot past Ottawa (Wisconsin website) and Josh Gasser finds positives (Madison.com website) and Ravens roll over Badgers (Carleton website) and UW can't keep up with Carleton (Wisconsin website) and Scrubb, Ravens torch Wisconsin (NorthPoleHoops) and Wisconsin is not boring (Sports Illustrated) and Wisconsin faces tough test (NBC Sports) and Summer opponents for A-Game Hoops (A-Game website) and Summer trip to Canada (Wisconsin website) and August Trip to Canada (NBC College Basketball Talk) and Gee-Gees to host NCAA teams and Season to start early for Ravens and Gee-Gees and Ravens vs. NCAA and Ryerson to host Wisconsin
Wisconsin Badgers
Siena Saints (Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) had a 4-1 record in a visit to Montreal losing a close contest to McGill.
  • Sat Aug 24: Siena 88, UQAM 78
  • Sun Aug 25: McGill 74, Siena 72
  • Mon Aug 26: Siena 69, Queen's 48
  • Tue Aug 27: Siena 81, Brookwood Elite 73
  • Wed Aug 28: Siena 80, Concordia 70
News: Saints finish strong (Siena website) and Saints past Brookwood (Siena website) and Siena beats Gaels (Queen's website) and Siena blows out Queen's (Siena website) and Redmen prayers answered to beat Saints (McGill website) and McGill beats Siena at buzzer (Siena website) and Siena wins opener (Siena website) and Saints in Montreal
Siena Saints
Minot State Beavers (NCAA Division II - Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference) had a 2-1 record against CIS teams in Manitoba visit.
  • Fri Aug 30: Minot State 70, Brandon 55
  • Sat Aug 31: Minot State 86, Winnipeg 78 (OT)
  • Sun Sep 1: Winnipeg 68, Minot State 46
News: Minot State goes 2-1 on foreign tour (Minot State website) and Beavers notch first win (Minot State website) and Beavers begin early with foreign tour (Minot State website)
Minot State University
UC Riverside Highlanders (Big West Conference) had a 3-0 record against CIS teams in BC.
  • Thu Sep 5: UC Riverside 88, UBC 77
  • Fri Sep 6: UC Riverside 98, Trinity Western 76
  • Mon Sep 9: UC Riverside 81, Fraser Valley 61
News: Highlanders defeat Cascades (Fraser Valley website) and Double-double leads to win (UC Riverside website) and Spartans fall to UC Riverside (Trinity Western website) and Five Highlanders in double figures UC Riverside website) and Thunderbirds can't overcome visiting Highlanders (UBC website) and Patton's points help basketball win (UC Riverside website) and Coach checks in on day one of trip (UC Riverside website) and Men's basketball travels to the great white north (UC Riverside website) and Fraser Valley to host tailgate party (UFV website) and UC Riverside announces foreign trip
UC Riverside

History of CIS and NCAA Division I

To review results from the past few seasons, see early season 2012 visits and early season 2011 visits.

To check the history of games between CIS teams and NCAA Division I teams, select two available reports.

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