The 2017-2018 OSBA Men’s regular season is fast approaching and there is a lot to look forward to this fall and winter. For starters, this highly anticipated OSBA season welcomes a new format which places the teams in two competitive East and West divisions.
|Athlete Institute Prep||Bill Crothers SS|
|King's Christian Collegiate||Father Henry Carr Prep|
|Lincoln Prep||Orangeville Prep|
|Ridley College||RISE Prep|
|Southwest Academy||Thornlea SS|
|TRC Academy||Vaughan SS Prep|
The season will include a total of 16 regular season games for each team. Each team will play two games against each team in their respective division (home and away), and one game against each team in the other division. The regular season is set to conclude at the end of February.
The 2017-2018 OSBA season tips offWednesday October 11th with Lincoln Prep squaring off against Southwest Academy, and Henry Carr opening up their season against Thornlea.
Defending Champions Orangeville Prep and reigning MVP Ignas Brazdeikis are set to begin their back-to-back OSBA title quest in October. They raise their 2017 Championship Banner on October 25th when they host Vaughan in their home opener. Another notable matchup will be the 2017 Finals rematch, when Orangeville hosts TRC Academy on Valentine’s Day, February 14th.
TRC will face off against rival Lincoln Prep on Halloween night October 31st and begin a new rivalry February 16th with the battle of Brantford, when they play their brothers from the RISE Centre, RISE Prep, who are in their first year of OSBA action.
MVP of the 2017 BioSteel All-Canadian Game Luguentz Dort joined Athlete Institute Prep in the offseason and he’ll do battle with Brazdeikis February 21st as AI continues their friendly rivalry with Orangeville Prep in a marquee matchup.
Watch the live streamed Game of the Week throughout the season and follow along with all the OSBA news, scores and stats on ontariosba.ca.
*Game dates and times subject to change