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The many qualifications by our National Program teams this summer have gained some global looks, NEDA makes a more regional approach in its reincarnation, Toronto's Maurice Walker getting some big time attention in the States, our favorite Canadian shoe junkie gives us a look at the new Under Armour Brandon Jennings models and a whole host of pre season action from all across the Canadian college and university landscape in this edition of Canadian Content. 

Before we go into the links, I just want all our readers to remember that there is some great pre season university and college basketball happening all around the country.  Some of our highlights for the weekend include the trip to southern Ontario by freshman head coach Greg Francis and the University of Alberta who will be taking on another newbie head coach at Ryerson in Toronto this Sunday in Roy Rana as well as the Concordia-Nike Tournament in Montreal and the Eric Garland Tournament in New Brunswick. 


Doug Smith gives his take on the summer that was for our National Team program.  Canada basketball gaining world recognition -

This is a great story by Tariq Sbiet on the rebirth of the former NEDA program into the REDA program.  SLAM ONLINE | » The Resurrection

Todd Mac is honored yet again, this time as one of the first inductees into the High School Sports Hall of Fame.  High school Hall passes - Winnipeg Free Press

Toronto's Maurice Walker getting big attention down south.  Here an SB Nation affiliate takes a look at a potential future Hoya.  Meet Maurice Walker - The Player Every Georgetown Fan Has Been Waiting For - Casual Hoya

Chris O'Leary gives us a sneak peak at the shoe that will be worn by Young Money himself.  SLAM ONLINE | » Brandon Jennings’ Rookie Kicks 

And last but not least, here are some stories from around the Canadian basketball landscape. 

Trio of veterans to start for Lancers

The Sheaf » Tricks up Thomaidis’ sleeves

View Article: .. | Lakehead University Athletics - Blue Tide 1-2 at hoops tourney - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada
Crandall University Blue Tide of Moncton posted a 1-2 record in the men's division at the Showcase on the River pre-season university basketball tournament at Miramichi Valley High School during the weekend.

Concordia Stingers | Concordia-Nike Tournament

Ryerson Sports & Recreation: Press Releases

A new beginning: the Eric Garland tournament | The Brunswickan - Baker's boys set to take the big stage | By BILL HUNT - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada
To hear University of New Brunswick Varsity Reds men's basketball coach Brent Baker tell it, there's plenty to see at the ARC Financial Eric Garland men's basketball tournament at the Aitken Centre this weekend.

University of Alberta Athletics - Home of the Golden Bears and Pandas


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