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More NCAA basketball letters are signed early, Carl English is big in the EuroLeague, another look at St. Francis Xavier's Coach Konchalski's milestone and other assorted basketball news from around the country in this edition of Canadian Content. 

 

First off, let's start by saying congratulations to St. Francis Xavier Coach Steve Konchalski for setting the all time CIS wins record with 735, and counting, passing the great Jerry Hemmings of Brandon University.  He broke the record last week but it's never a bad thing to repeat a monumental feat.  Canada Basketball | CANADA'S COACH K SETS WINS RECORD

 

For some National Team news ...

A little on the English in Europe.  Canada Basketball | ENGLISH LEADS THE WAY IN CAJA LABORAL'S EUROLEAGUE WIN

An interview by FIBA with the San Antonio Spurs Matt Bonner on being able to suit up for Team Canada this summer.  FIBA.com - Latest basketball news

And lastly, a few weeks ago I penned a piece on the little situation brewing in Hamilton regarding some former NEDA girls playing ball at a local high school.  It looks like the forum post on the subject at the basketball website it began on had reached 17 pages before the site administrator seemed to have ended all additions to the thread.  Well, the upshoot is that the team with the NEDA girls is headed to the city finals.  Just read the last post by a rival basketball coach and remember that adults can still act like children.  TheSpec.com - Sports - 'X' stars as St. Mary's march on

 

More Canadian players signing to NCAA scholarships in the early period ... 

Jabs Newby from Toronto - Eastern Kentucky University Athletics - Colonel Men's Basketball Signs Three Recruits in Early Signing Period

Micaella Riche from Gloucester, ON - Minnesota Inks Impressive Recruiting Class - Gophersports.com

Diana Lee from Vancouver - Women's Basketball Signs Four To National Letters of Intent - Boise State

 

Some college and university news bits from around the country ...

Basketball a bonus for SAIT's Chiek

The Sil " Blog Archive " Marauder women sweep Kingston trip

The Sil " Blog Archive " No. 4 Marauders kick off conference play

newsdurhamregion.com | Fab-five from Ajax lead way for Durham Lords

And last but not least, our favorite east coast minor league basketball team has announced their upcoming schedule.  rainmenbasketball.ca: News