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With the college season both here in Canada and down south in the NCAA days away, as well as the various other leagues and events in between, this edition of Canadian Content is a mix of everything. We have Olu Ashoalu at Louisiana Tech, a couple of NCAA commitments, a whole host of CIS previews from coast to coast and some assorted basketball news to keep our faithful reader in the know of all things Canadian ball. 

A great recap of the Canada Basketball screening of More Than A Game this past week in Toronto.  Canada Basketball | TORONTO'S BASKETBALL COMMUNITY COMES OUT TO SUPPORT MORE THAN A GAME Cameron Mitchell basketballca

 

A great looking profile on Olu Ashoalu by Louisiana Tech.  Louisiana Tech Official Athletic Site

And older brother John is now a member of the East Carolina basketball staff.  John Ashaolu Joins ECU Hoops Staff - EAST CAROLINA OFFICIAL ATHLETIC SITE

Some big recruiting news as a couple of Canadian boys playing out a prep year in the States.

Kadeem Green picks Missouri | Crown Magazine

Christian Kabongo picks East Carolina.  Hoopstars Canada

 

Now for some CIS news ...

A great look on a player at the University of Saskatchewan.  Taking a shine to Saskatchewan

Great looks on both Lakehead basketball teams.  View Article: .. | Lakehead University Athletics ... View Article: .. | Lakehead University Athletics

A preview of a Simon Fraser team that will be playing in the NCAA's Division II next season.  The Peak - Men's Basketball: Clan itching to get ball... - Sports

Fraser Valley gives us a run down of their squad.  UFV Cascades Athletics

A look at the ball playing women of Thompson Rivers.  wbb_season_preview

 

Some pro news ...

Nash love the running game that Phoenix will be bringing back this season.  Suns return to run-and-gun suits Nash | Basketball | Sports | Winnipeg Sun

The Rainmen signs two more peices for the coming PBL season.  Metro - Rainmen ink Crookshank, Strickland to new deals

Finally some assorted basketball goods for the basketball addicted fans.

Andrew Wiggins.  Read the story and save the name in your collective external hard drives.  Meet 13-year-old Canadian basketball star Andrew Wiggins; hopefully he's not the next Ivan Chiriaev - I Love Lamp

A good set of audio and video clips of the game in Canada invented by the first King James, Naismith that is.  Basketball in Canada: From Naismith To Nash | CBC Archives

An Olympic hero gets recognized in BC.  BCLocalNews.com - Olympic star makes wall of fame