UFV Cascades and Capilano Blues invade Sardis gym

The university basketball teams will play an exhibition match Thursday night at Sardis secondary school.

University of the Fraser Valley men’s basketball star Vijay Dhillon leads his team into exhibition action Thursday night at Sardis secondary school.

University of the Fraser Valley men’s basketball star Vijay Dhillon leads his team into exhibition action Thursday night at Sardis secondary school.

The University of the Fraser Valley brings university basketball action to Chilliwack Thursday night as the Cascade men take on the Capilano Blues.The game will be played at Sardis secondary school, with tip-off at 7 p.m.Kyle Graves, former UFV player and coach for 13 seasons and current director of the Chilliwack Basketball Club, is helping organize the game and sees it as an opportunity to grow the game in Chilliwack. “One of the ways to become a better player is to watch players who are at an elite level, and UFV has proven itself as one of the best programs in all of Canada,” Graves said. “Chilliwack players should come out and watch what it truly takes to play post secondary basketball.”“We’re happy to go out to different areas of the Valley and play some games,” added UFV head coach Adam Friesen. “Hopefully we grow our fan base and our exposure throughout the area.”Admission will be $5 for adults and $2 for students.See ufvcascades.ca for more.