Lions welcome Voyageurs to Tait McKenzie Centre for School Day Game

The York University Lions men’s and women’s basketball teams will welcome the Laurentian Voyageurs on Friday, Jan. 25 for two exciting Lions School Day Game matchups.

Elementary and high-school students from around the York community will attend, resulting in what should be a large and enthusiastic crowd of young Lions supporters.

The event will feature a Fan of the Game contest as well as an on-court obstacle course with great prizes up for grabs. Admission for York students is free.


Women: York (6-10) vs. Laurentian (6-10)
Men: York (5-11) vs. Laurentian (8-8)

Game details:

Women: Friday, Jan. 25 at 11 a.m.,
Men: Friday, Jan. 25 at 1 p.m.,

Women’s players to watch

• Madison Bardoel (guard) had a strong game against the Gee-Gees last weekend, scoring 12 points in 18 minutes off the bench. Bardoel was perfect from the field, sinking all four of her field goal attempts, including two three-pointers.

• Emily Tinnes (guard) ranks third in the OUA in minutes-per-game (36.1). She leads the team with 14.8 points per game, is good for fifth overall in the OUA, and also has 4.0 rebounds per game and 3.4 assists per game.

Men’s players to watch

• Prince Kamunga (guard) leads the Lions with a 41.9 three-point percentage. He is having an impressive sophomore season, averaging 9.6 points and 3.6 rebounds per game in 21.5 minutes per game.

• Kadre Gray (guard) is one of the premier scorers in U SPORTS and leads the OUA with 30.2 points per game this season. He also ranks first in the league with 7.1 assists per game and is tied for 14th with 6.8 rebounds per game.