2017-18 OUA Men's Basketball Structure

  REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFF & CHAMPIONSHIP
# OF TEAMS 17 teams, 2 divisions (East, West) 12
PARTICIPATING TEAMS

EAST: Carleton, Laurentian, Nipissing, Ottawa, Queen's, Ryerson, Toronto, York

WEST: Brock, Guelph, Lakehead, McMaster, Algoma, Waterloo, Western, Wilfrid Laurier, Windsor

Round 1

1st and 2nd place finishers in each conference receive a bye

6@3 within conference

5@4 within conference

 

OUA Quarter-Finals

4@1 within conference

3@2 within conference

 

OUA Semi-Finals

Semi-Final 1 –LR East @ HR West

Semi-Final 2 – LR West @ HR East OUA

Championship Winners of each Semi-Final (@ annual rotation, unless 2 teams from the same conference advance from the semi-final. Then the highest seed would host)

# OF GAMES
Each team plays a home and home with the teams in its own conference (East - 14, West 16) and one game against each team in the other conference (East – 9, West – 8) 4 Rounds
FORMAT Each team plays a home-and-home with the teams in its own division, and one game against each team in the other division.  
2016-17 CHAMPION
Ryerson Rams
OUA CHAMPIONSHIP
March 3rd, 2018 @ Highest Remaining 
CIS CHAMPIONSHIP
March 8-11 @ Acadia, Halifax
REFEREE-IN-CHIEF Tom Christie