UBCO Heat basketball schedule released

The UBCO Okanagan Heat women's basketball team has released their schedule for the upcoming season.

The Heat open on the road November 1st against the University of Manitoba.

The home opener is November 8th against Thompson Rivers.

It will be a special matinee game at 10:30 am to allow local students a chance to watch the game.

A new look to the basketball conference playoff format will take effect this spring. 

The top-12 teams will once again qualify for the CW postseason. The No. 5 through 12 seeds play single-elimination games in that first week, while the top four seeds earn a bye.