2022-23 CAPERS Men's Basketball News

Reds score victory over Capers in AUS men’s basketball action
Reds score victory over Capers in AUS men’s basketball action

November 25, 2022

Sydney, NS – The UNB Reds (3-5) scored a victory over the Cape Breton University (CBU) Capers (2-6) in Atlantic University Sport (AUS) men’s basketball action at Sullivan Fieldhouse on Friday night.

Offensive explosion from Callaghan leads Capers to win over Huskies
Offensive explosion from Callaghan leads Capers to win over Huskies

November 18, 2022

Veteran Sydney guard finishes with game-high 34 points

Omar named National Player of the Week
Omar named National Player of the Week

November 16, 2022

A fifth-year arts student from Mississauga, Ont., Osman “Ozzy” Omar had a record-setting weekend for the Capers men's basketball team as they split a pair of regular season match-ups with the Acadia Axemen in Wolfville. With a sensational 42-point effort on Saturday, he not only led the Capers to their first victory of the season—a 98-97 come-from-behind triumph—but also etched his name in CBU varsity sports history.

CBU's Omar named Subway AUS Male Athlete of the Week
CBU's Omar named Subway AUS Male Athlete of the Week

November 15, 2022

A fifth-year arts student from Mississauga, Ontario, Omar had a record-setting weekend for the Capers men's basketball team as they split a pair of AUS regular season matchups with the Acadia Axemen in Wolfville.

Omar sets CBU Scoring Record in win over Axemen
Omar sets CBU Scoring Record in win over Axemen

November 12, 2022

WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Subway Player of the Game Osman Omar (Mississauga, Ont.) scored 42 points as he led the Cape Breton Capers to a 98–97 victory over the Acadia Axemen. His 42 points gave him 1502 career regular season AUS points. The career mark surpasses CBU's All-Time great and current Athletic Director John Ryan who put up 1500 points in a storied 5-year career in the early 90s with the CAPERS. Omar has accomplished the feat in just 75 games.

Omar has 37 in losing effort
Omar has 37 in losing effort

November 11, 2022

CAPERS Fall to X-Men in Antigonish
CAPERS Fall to X-Men in Antigonish

November 06, 2022

Antigonish, NS - The STFX X Men dropped the Cape Breton Capers 90-58 on Sunday afternoon on Coach K Court at the Saputo Centre. It was the fourth win in a row for the X-Men, who remain undefeated in AUS regular season play.

CAPERS Drop Home Opener to STFX
CAPERS Drop Home Opener to STFX

November 04, 2022

Sydney, NS – The visiting STFX X-Men (3-0) scored early and often – and never let up – to earn a 104-79 victory over the host Cape Breton University (CBU) Capers in Atlantic University Sport (AUS) men’s basketball action on Friday evening at Sullivan Fieldhouse.

Cohesive Capers excited heading into 2022-23 home opener
Cohesive Capers excited heading into 2022-23 home opener

November 01, 2022

Contagious energy, youthful exuberance and an appetite for success. This 2022-23 Capers men’s basketball team is different.

CAPERS Fall to Panthers
CAPERS Fall to Panthers

October 29, 2022

Head coach Darrell Glenn and the UPEI Panthers wanted a better performance Saturday night and they got it.

Panthers take care of shorthanded Capers 88-74
Panthers take care of shorthanded Capers 88-74

October 28, 2022

The Panthers (1-0) took advantage of a Capers (0-1) squad that was without some of its best players, including reigning AUS most valuable player Osman Omar and fellow all-star Paul Watson.

Veterans Omar, Watson to lead push for AUS crown
Veterans Omar, Watson to lead push for AUS crown

October 19, 2022

CBU men’s basketball focused on day-to-day progress