2017-18 OUA Women's Basketball Structure

  REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFF & CHAMPIONSHIP
# OF TEAMS 17 teams, 4 divisions (North, Central, East, West) 12
PARTICIPATING TEAMS

North (4): Carleton, Laurentian, Nipissing, Ottawa

Central (4): Brock, Guelph, Lakehead, McMaster

East (4): Queen's, Ryerson, Toronto, York

West (5): Algoma, Laurier, Waterloo, Western, Windsor

Top 12 regardless of division, seeded 1-12 based on RPI
# OF GAMES
West - 20 games, East/North/Central - 19 games 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.

Round 1
1st and 2nd from each conference receive a bye
6 @ 3 within conference
5 @ 4 within conference
Quarter-Finals
4 @ 1 within conference
3 @ 2 within conference
Semi-Finals
SF 1 - LR East @ HR West
SF 2 - LR West @ HR East
OUA Championship
W SF 1 vs W SF 2 @ annual rotation

 

2016-17 CHAMPION
Carleton Ravens
OUA CHAMPIONSHIP
March 3, 2018 @ Highest Ranked Team
U SPORTS CHAMPIONSHIP
March 8-11 @ U Regina
REFEREE-IN-CHIEF Tom Christie