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Here are some links to stories from the past week in the world of Canadian basketball. 

Can this really be possible?  School Sports blog
Can you imagine if there were no such thing as high school sports? Don't shrug your shoulders or snicker so fast, it may happen - and please don't accuse me of fear-mongering. Participation numbers are not as grandiose as in...

It looks like the CIS and CCAA exhibition seasons are in full swing so here are some links to games that were played over the weekend. 

Queens University Athletics and Recreation - Bannister, Harisine clutch in 89-87 overtime victory over Laval

The Sheridan Bruins lose to the U of T Varsity Blues.   Men's Basketball

The Bruin Women take home the Loyolist College exhibition tournament.  Women's Basketball

Carleton Women beat out Montmorency in an exhibition game.  Kemptville native leads Carleton to hoops win | Other Sports | Sports | Ottawa Sun

Here's a great story on new Alberta head coach Greg Francis from the school newspaper.   Francis ready to lead new-look Bears | The Gateway Online

This story will probably continue to cause much debate over the coming year so remember it now.  With the funding cuts that ended the NEDA program for Canada Basketball, it looks like we may be taking a step backwards in developing talent. - Sports - Schools protest elite hoopsters

Here's a story on Ryerson's new coach Roy Rana.  Welcome to the Ryerson School of Journalism

A great look at Kansas forward and Regina native Krysten Boogaard.  An uncommon selection |
Canadian Krysten Boogaard chose basketball over hockey and other traditional sports.

Another great profile on one of the Senior Women's team members and Gonzaga player Janelle Bekkering.  Canada comes beckoning for junior guard - Sports

Barry Hayes of Hoopstars Canada gives a look at the many players that have headed south for the winter to play high school ball.  Hoopstars Canada

Finally, for all you Toronto area high school hoops fans, HooptownGTA gives us a look at some of the top boys talent in the city.  HooptownGTA - Toronto High School Basketball