Today we have lots of conference honors being dolled out in the NCAA, our pro blogger Jevohn Sheperd has a new team, a Kyle Wiltjer video clip, Jahenns Manigat, Braeden Anderson reportedly narrowing his schools to two, a ton of high school, CIS news and more in this edition of Canadian Content ...
First we start off with some pro news ...
And a big shout to Jevohn Sheperd for signing to A Division in Germany yesterday. Expect to get a post from him in our From Long Distance section soon to get us up to date with his situation as a pro baller. .
Big shout to Stephany Skrba for earning player of the week honors in the Greek League ... Greek Basketball, Teams, Scores, Stats, News, Standings - EUROBASKET
And now for some NCAA stuff where there were a lot of awards handed out ...
First a shout to Marc Trasolini for getting conference player of the week ... Santa Clara Athletics : Trasolini Named WCC Player of the Week
A very big congratulations to Kalisha Keane for earning Big Ten Player of the Year honors ... Big Ten Conference Announces Women's Basketball Awards - BIG TEN OFFICIAL ATHLETIC SITE
Congrats are going out to Jared Mintz and Bryson Johnson for earning all conference nods ... All-Patriot League, Major Awards Announced for Men's Basketball - PATRIOT LEAGUE OFFICIAL SITE
Canisius' Jamie Ruttle got a spot on the rookie all conference team ... MAAC Announces 2010-11 Women's Basketball All-Rookie Team - MAACSports.com - The Official Website of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference
Both Nem Mitrovic and Rob Sacre were awarded honors in the West Coast Conference ... WCC Announces All-Conference Teams, Individual Award Winners - West Coast Conference Official Athletics Site
Janelle Bekkering was an honorable mention all conference selection in a very stacked West Coast Conference ... 2011 WCC Women's Basketball All-Conference Teams Announced - West Coast Conference Official Athletics Site
Tyler Murray was a first team all conference in the Northeast - Northeast Conference - CCSU's Ken Horton Named Northeast Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Year
Jahenns Manigat earned a spot on the Missouri Valley All Rookie Team ... http://www.mvc-sports.com/media/2010-11/mbasketball/news/2011%20All-Conference.pdf
UPDATE: Big shout to Francis Jette for getting this story together ... Élise Caron, une ambassadrice dont nous pouvons être fiers! | Entrevues Jet7basket sur le Terrain
Now for a whole lot of high school action ...
Next we have a video of the Heart Breaker (just so you know I gave him that nickname after last summers FIBA U18 event) ... Kyle Wiltjer on the Next Step from our Featured Videos - MaxPreps Video
BIg shout to Barry Hayes at Flagrant Fouls/Hoopstars Canada for his look on Will Coulthard ... Golden Hawks add “Will Power” | Flagrant Fouls
Big shout to all of our people at Crown Magazine for these looks at the Ontario high school play off scene (we see you Gil, Drew) ... Vaughan Claims York Region Title In Front Of Sold Out Crowd | Crown Magazine
Big shout to our boy Tariq at Northpole Hoops for his look at a promising guard ... Sebastien Michineau: The French Caribbean Prospect - Northpolehoops.com
Here is some commentary on a situation that had brewed in Ontario before the provincial championships ... FAN590 - Blogs - Sunday Morning » Blog Archive » You Call This Education?
And now for lots of CIS stuff ...
Here are the final Top Ten regular CIS rankings for this season.
Our peeps at www.cisblog.ca give us their take on the Top Ten ... The CIS Blog: Women's Basketball: First Playoff Round Rife with Upsets ...
... and the play offs ... The CIS Blog: Men's Basketball: Playoff Matchups
Big thanks to Shafique at Keehs Productions for getting us this reel ... YouTube - KYLE DESMARAIS | THE UQAM ASSASSIN • '10-'11 Season
We have the ladies OUA award winners here ... oua.ca: News
UPDATE: Gheyssen is 'adaptable'
UPDATE: The ladies OUA West Awards were announced today ... oua.ca: Women's Basketball Home
UPDATE: OUA salutes Lancer
UPDATE: And here is a story on the Lakehead University men looking to advance in the OUA play offs.
Now we have some CCAA news for you ...
Another shout to Shafique on this great promo video for the RSEQ championships ... YouTube - ★OFFICIAL 2011 RSEQ MEN'S PROVINCIAL BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP PROMO★ DAWSON COLLEGE
And last but not least we have a story on Toronto's own Justin Darlington, the man who helped DeMar DeRozan with some of his dunks at the All Star Game ... InsideToronto Article: Slam dunk: EBA and Harlem Slam