Both UBC Okanagan Heat basketball teams hope to build off their best starts ever in Canada West basketball when they open the 2016 schedule this weekend at home.
The Heat will play host to the Thompson Rivers University Wolfpack this weekend at the Kelowna campus gym.
The women will play just one game on Friday night in a 6 p.m. start.
The Heat and Wolfpack will square off twice in men’s action—8 p.m. Friday and 7 p.m. Saturday.
Claire Meadows and the UBCO women’s team are at 5-3, while Pete Guarasci’s Heat men are at 4-4.
The UBC Okanagan volleyball teams are in Manitoba this weekend to kick off the second half of their Canada West seasons.
The Heat women and men will each play a doubleheader with the University of Winnipeg Wesmen.
Steve Manuel’s women’s team is 11-1, tied for third in the conference just two points back of Trinity Western and Alberta.
Greg Poitras and the UBCO men are at 3-9.