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Keevan Veinot, Basketball

Keevan Veinot, Basketball

Fourth-year guard Keevan Veinot is this week’s male PepsiCo Athlete of the Week. 

Keevan led the Tigers to a fifth-place finish at the 2022 U SPORTS Men’s Final 8 Basketball Championship, hosted by the University of Alberta. 

He was selected as Dalhousie’s player of the game after scoring 21 points along with six assists and three rebounds in the Tigers 90-80 loss to the Queen’s Gaels in the quarter-final round on Friday. 

In Saturday’s 90-77 win over the Brock Badgers, he accumulated another 21 points while adding six rebounds and three assists to advance to the consolation final. 

Keevan scored a career-high 30 points in the Tigers 98-72 win over the University of Victoria Vikes to lead the tigers to a fifth-place finish. He also had eight rebounds and two assists to be selected as the Tigers player of the game. 

A native of Port Williams, N.S., Keevan is a commerce student. 

Other nominee: Tobi Oshikoya (track & field)