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Bisons, Wesmen Basketball Clash in Must-Win Bout

February 13, 2013 8:16 AM | Sports

University of Manitoba BisonsThe University of Manitoba Bison men’s basketball has a lot at stake tonight as they compete for a playoff spot against the crosstown University of Winnipeg Wesmen.

The game at Investors Group Athletic Centre will see Manitoba (14-7) and Winnipeg (13-8) go at it as the Bisons sit in first place in the Prairie Division. The Westmen have a slight disadvantage going into the matchup with a fourth place spot.

The Bisons have one remaining game in the 2012-13 Canada West conference regular season and have won seven of their last nine conference games as they head into the important one-game homestand. If Manitoba wins the game, they will clinch a playoff spot.

The women play at 6 p.m. with the men following at 8 p.m.

— Staff