VIU’s Zaid scores 49 to set school record

Usama Zaid scored 49 points and added 12 rebounds as the Mariners men’s basketball team defeated the Quest Kermodes on Friday.

A VIU Mariners player had a monster game to lead his team to a road win.

Usama Zaid scored 49 points and added 12 rebounds as the Mariners men’s basketball team defeated the Quest Kermodes on Friday. According to VIU athletics, 49 points is a new school record; former star guard Brandon Jones held the previous mark of 43.

Zaid had 35 points and 13 boards the next day as the M’s lost 95-94 to the Langara Falcons.

Bryson Cox scored 17 points for the Mariners against the Kermodes and 27 the next day at Langara. Montell Lindgren added 13 in the loss.

The Mariners women won both their games, 67-43 versus Quest and 61-39 against Langara. Emily Clarke had 19 points in Friday’s win and led her team with nine rebounds. Sienna Pollard scored 18 and Avery Snider scored 11.

The next day, Pollard led her team with 17 points and Clarke was top rebounder with 10.

GAME ON … VIU’s men’s and women’s basketball teams play just one game each this coming weekend as they visit the Columbia Bible College Bearcats in Abbostford on Friday (Nov. 18).

Just Posted

Multiple arrests made at Tour de Rock jail-and-bail fundraiser in Nanaimo

Suspects make bail in support of Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock on Wednesday at Woodgrove Centre

Big top set up in north Nanaimo as circus comes to town

American Crown Circus Circo Osorio will be at Woodgrove Centre from Sept. 19-23

Nanaimo area United Way kicks off fundraising campaign

Money raised benefits many, including those affected by opioid crisis

Council adopts whistleblower policy for City of Nanaimo

Policy designed to protect staff members who wish to report potential wrongdoing

‘I shouldn’t have done it,’ Trudeau says of brownface photo

Trudeau says he also wore makeup while performing a version of a Harry Belafonte song

Nanaimo Search and Rescue to build a long-term base in Harewood

Group will sign 25-year co-management agreement for Fourth Street rec centre

35 of 87 dogs in 2018 Williams Lake seizure were euthanized due to behavioural issues, BCSPCA confirm

The dogs did not respond to the behaviour modification and remained terrified of humans

B.C. ‘tent city’ disputes spark call for local government autonomy

UBCM backs Maple Ridge after province overrules city

B.C. drug dealers arrested after traffic stop near Banff turns into helicopter pursuit

Antonio Nolasco-Padia, 23, and Dina Anthony, 55, both well-known to Chilliwack law enforcement

B.C. MLA calls on province to restrict vaping as first related illness appears in Canada

Todd Stone, Liberal MLA for Kamloops-South Thompson, introduced an anti-vaping bill in April

Chilliwack woman wins right to medically assisted death after three-year court battle

Julia Lamb has been the lead plaintiff in a legal battle to ease restrictions on Canada’s assisted dying laws

B.C. bus crash survivor petitions feds to fix road where classmates died

UVic student’s petition well over halfway to 5k signature goal

Most Read