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After my week long hiatus in London and Paris, there have been some things brewing on the basketball front:  We have some big name Canadian high schoolers making waves, the Edmonton Energy sweet their first series this season, some Rainmen garner awards and a whole lot more right here in today's Canadian Content ...


Remember that the 10th annual All Canada Classic is coming up in a few weeks ... Canada Basketball | ALL CANADA CLASSIC MOVES TO AIR CANADA CENTRE


Here is some great news stories from the National Programs ...

2010 Women's CWBL National Championships : Wheelchair Basketball Canada

2010 National Championships Info Page : Wheelchair Basketball Canada


Basketball Manitoba - Call for Volunteers for Canada Basketball National Championships


The IBL Energy had a very good opening weekend and will look to continue the trend this holiday weekend starting this Friday.  Check them out at their site, at the U of Alberta gym or here on Sports Canada ...

Here is the game recaps from the Edmonton Energy ... Edmonton Energy | IBL Professional Basketball, Edmonton Energy | IBL Professional Basketball

And here are the recaps of the Energy's weekend against the Tacoma Tide courtesy of our colleague Chris O'Leary ... Energy carries out Tide , Energy built to run and run , Energy regroups to stem the Tide


Now for some high school news ...

A couple of Canadians are in the Top 100 ... Men's Basketball Recruiting

Some Canadians are on this list courtesy of our colleague Nolan Shulman at Flagrant Fouls ... Flagrant Fouls All-American Teams | Flagrant Fouls

A Canadian lady baller is head to Texas with Cory Joseph and Tristan Thompson ... Texas Longhorns: Football, Basketball, Baseball and more |


In A Klass Of His Own | Crown Magazine – Birch Says Providence is Favorite; Beal Committed to UF

Finkelstein: Birch, Nunez and Glaze transfer to N.D. Prep - ESPN


Some great CIS/CCAA ...

Lakehead Basketball: Thunderwolves Announce 1st Addition for 2010-11

Fraser Valley has added some players ... UFV Cascades Athletics

Lakeland College is signing dudes left, right and center ... Men's Basketball Inks Two More, Two More To Join Men's Basketball

MBBALL – Horns Find Big Man down South | University of Lethbridge Pronghorns


Now for some big NCAA news starting with ...

Congrats to Canadian Lori Gear McBride who now is the newest head coach at Vermont ... Women's Basketball : University of Vermont ... UVM welcomes McBride as new coach | The Burlington Free Press | Burlington, Vermont

And in sad news, Waterloo native May Kotsopolous will have her WNBA dreams on hold for now as she was cut by the Sun this week ... May Kotsopoulos cut from WNBA's Sun | The Burlington Free Press | Burlington, Vermont ... but she was named America East Woman of the Year ... Women's Basketball : University of Vermont

Men's Basketball: Olol heading to Coppin State

Here's a long highlight reel of Eric Kibi ... YouTube - Eric Kibi-Jacksonville College


And last but not least in PBL news, a couple of Rainmen are honored for their play this season ... Canada Basketball | 2 HALIFAX RAINMEN CAPTURE PBL POSTSEASON AWARDS and here is the league release Premier Basketball League