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The UBC Thunderbirds weathered a mid-game run by the top-ranked Regina Cougars to capture the Canada West women's basketball championship 78-59 on Saturday.

Kris Young led UBC with 18 points while Linday Ledingham countered with 17 points for the runner-up Cougars.

With the victory, their seventh Canada West crown, UBC earns an automatic berth in the CIS women's basketball championship, March 16 to 19 in Calgary.

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In other final four action on Saturday the Saskatchewan Huskies held off Fraser Valley 71-65 to capture third place.

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