Today we have another Canadian heading to Texas, Steve Nash playing soccer, more awards given to Canadians in the NCAA, lots of CIS Final 8 news and more in this over stuffed edition of Canadian Content ...
First we start off with some National Team news ...
St. Albert woman named to Canadian wheelchair basketball team
Feser named to national hoops team
And next for some PBL news .... Rainmen face tough stretch - Sports - TheChronicleHerald.ca
And Steve Nash will be playing soccer it seems ... CANOE -- SLAM! Sports - Soccer - Vancouver Whitecaps: Steve Nash to take in Whitecaps' debut match
And the IBL's Edmonton Energy will be with a new coach this coming sesaon ... Harker named Energy coach | Basketball | Sports | Edmonton Sun
And now for some NCAA news ...
We have Andrew Nicholson earned All District Honors ... St. Bonaventure Mobile
Rob Sacre also earned All District honors ... Gray, Sacre Recognized For NABC All-District 9 Honors - GONZAGA OFFICIAL ATHLETIC SITE
And so did Tristan Thompson ... Hamilton, Thompson named to NABC All-District 8 First Team - TexasSports.com - Official website of University of Texas Athletics - Texas Longhorns
Here is a story from our friends at Jet Set Basketball ... Le Montréalais Kris Joseph, objectif NBA | Basketball Québécois
American Chronicle | Olorunnife became rebounding wizard for Idaho Vandals
Here is Kris Joseph's post game interview after the win over St. John's last night ... YouTube - Kris Joseph Big East Tournament Interview - Syracuse 79, St. John's 73
Here is a look at a baller turned coach ... Kraus returns to Stonehill basketball program in new role - Brockton, MA - The Enterprise
And now for some high school news ...
Kevin Thomas Becomes 4th Canadian in Two Years to Commit to Texas | Flagrant Fouls
Kevin Thomas continues pipeline of Canadians to Texas Longhorns - ESPN
Texas adds another Canadian talent
Horns add fifth hoops recruit in Canadian forward Thomas
Kevin Thomas to Texas: Another Canadian Hoopster Becomes a Longhorn - Burnt Orange Nation
Big shout to our people at Nolan Shulman and the staff at Flagrant Fouls for this video clip of the recent Texas commit ... YouTube - Top 2011 Canadian Kevin Thomas at the REDA Christmas Showcase
Kodiak trio signs with Pronghorns | Local Sports | Lethbridge Herald
Big shout to our people Tariq Sbiet and his staff at Northpole Hoops for the look at the recent Ontario high school play offs ... NPH OFSAA MVP + All Star Teams - Northpolehoops.com
YorkRegion Article: Doggone it! Hoops Huskies claim OFSAA silver
I also want to thank all the peeps at Crown Magazine, Barry from www.hoopstarscanada.com and of course Tariq from Northpole Hoops and anyone else I forgot for all the great live updates all week from the OFSAA high school play offs. The updates were most appreciated.
Now for a whole lot of CIS news but first a congrats to all the teams thar are playing this weekend. May the best team (of the day) prevail ...
Remember to check in with our colleagues Mark Wacyk at www.cishoops.ca for the latest game summaries throughout the weekend.
Here are the CIS men's national awards
And here is the schedule for the Final 8 for you ... CIS
The CIS Blog: Men's Basketball: Cueing up the Final 8
YouTube - WBBall CIS Reigonal Preview
Huskies interim coach feeling no pressure
Wesmen get second shot at nationals | Basketball | Sports | Winnipeg Sun
T-Birds rely on big-game know-how
X marks the spot for Pandas championship objectives | The Gateway
Veteran UBC T-Birds take aim at national men’s hoops title
JOHN DECOSTE: Underdog Axemen won the games they needed - Columns - Opinion - The Register/Advertiser
So close, but so far away | the Muse
Metro - Dal housing group of top hoop minds
Healthy appetites for title as CIS hoops final tips off
UBC Thunderbirds have spent all season preparing for CIS tournament - Winnipeg Free Press
The Final 8 for CIS hoops - The Globe and Mail
Carleton dominates CIS basketball awards; Vancouver College grad Scrubb top rookie
YouTube - Spartans first practice at Halifax Metro Centre
BCLocalNews.com - Maritime move for UFV
BCLocalNews.com - Spartans' Doerksen honoured once again
Chilliwack Progress - Dynamic debut for Dino
dailygleaner.com - UNB hoopsters get another shot | BY BILL HUNT - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada
Metro - UBC Thunderbirds prepped for CIS tournament
Winner of CIS West final held in Regina off to basketball nationals
BCLocalNews.com - Good news for CIS hoopsters MacKinnon, Westbrook
Napanee-born coach earns top honour - The Whig Standard - Ontario, CA
NiagaraThisWeek Article: Kasongo named to OUA West All-Rookie Team
Sudbury Sports News - Lady Vees pair take home basketball honours
And last but not least we have some CCAA news ...
Vanier cages go to nationals
Cap Blues win Gold in thriller
Simcoe Article: Dream season ends with awards
The Weal " Hot season ends in defeat for Trojan women hoopsters
BramptonGuardian Article: Silver for Bruins' basketball teams
No medals, no problem for young Rustlers team - Lloydminster Meridian Booster - Alberta, CA