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March 16, 2008 18:34 ET

More Than 81,000 Fans Attend CIS FINAL 8 Men's Basketball Championship, presented by Milk

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 16, 2008) - In conjunction with Canadian Interuniversity Sport and Scotiabank Place, the host organizing committee for the 2008 CIS FINAL 8 Men's Basketball Championship, presented by Milk this evening announced that 16,502 fans attended the tournament's final session at Scotiabank Place in Ottawa. Today's figure brings the three-day total to 81,147.

The Brock University Badgers were crowned CIS champion and presented with the W.P. McGee Trophy following a 64-61 win over the Acadia University Axemen on Sunday afternoon.

Results from CIS championship Sunday:

5th Place: No. 2 UBC 84 No. 4 Laval 86

Final: No. 5 Acadia 61 No. 7 Brock 64

The tournament schedule and a recap of this weekend's games and events can be found by visiting http://www.universitysport.ca/e/final8/index.cfm

Contact Information

  • Chris Moore, Scotiabank Place, 613-599-0326
    David Kent, Carleton University, 613-293-5368
    Michel Belanger, CIS, 613-562-5670 ext. 25