Today we have a look at some NC-Double-Eh ballers with an assist by me, Kirk Snyder debuts for the Rainmen, Andrew Nicholson, a fierce throwdown by Anthony Bennett at the Monteverde Invitational, Aaron Redpath commits, lots of CIS, CCAA news and more in this jam packed edition of Canadian Content ...
First we start off with some stuff from our National Programs ...
Canada with Brazil in Olympic qualifying
Randy Starkman's Olympics blog
UPDATE: Mens National News : Wheelchair Basketball Canada
And now for some pro news ...
Big shout to Rock for inking a new deal with a new team ... Canada Basketball | JERMAINE ANDERSON AGREES TO TERMS WITH PANIONIOS
Now for some PBL stuff ...
telegraphjournal.com - Mill Rats nab rights to Vermont forward | Kevin Barrett - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada
Rainmen soak Mill Rats - Sports - TheChronicleHerald.ca
Rainmen Post-Game: Kirk Snyder and Tajuan Porter | Rainmen, Porter, Sports, Tajuan, Snyder, Kirk, Rainmen#s | haligonia.ca | Ha
YouTube - Rainmen post-game video with Mike Mercer and Julian Allen (01.30.11)
UPDATE: telegraphjournal.com - Mill Rats fall by 13 to Halifax | telegraph-journal - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada
UPDATE: Rainmen storm to victory - Sports - TheChronicleHerald.ca
And next we have some NCAA stories ...
First I want to send out our deepest condolences to Danielle DeGagne, a player for the North Dakota State Lady Bisons. Danielle had flown back to Brandon, MB this past weekend to be with her ailing mother who would later pass away. Please keep Danielle, one of our Canadian baller family, in your prayers.
I want to give a shout to Ryan Wolstat at the Toronto Sun for having me as a source for his two stories on Canadian ballers in the NC-Double-Eh. Check them both our here ... Texas hoops two-step | Basketball | Sports | Toronto Sun ... Other Canadians stepping up in NCAA too | Basketball | Sports | Toronto Sun
Bulldogs center creates perfect mixture of hard work, good fun - Spokesman.com - Jan. 27, 2011
Big shout to our boy Tariq Sbiet at North Pole Hoops for this look at Andrew Nicholson: NBA Bound - Northpolehoops.com
And here is our Simon Fraser watch ... News ... News
Now for some high school news ...
Big shout to our boy Nolan Shulman of Flagrant Fouls for his Tweets from this event all weekend. And check out the nasty dunk that Anthony Bennett threw down in this post. All I can say is, yikes! ... FINAL THOUGHTS: Canucks @ Montverde Academy Invitational Tournament | Flagrant Fouls
VIDEO: Montverde Academy (FL) Player Introductions | Flagrant Fouls
And here are two looks on a recent Mac commit ... No sugar coating required for Redpath
Aaron Redpath signs with McMaster - Northpolehoops.com
Sudbury Sports News - Tiye Traore taking basketball talent to McGill
UPDATE: A Canadian girl is killin' it at Oak Hill ... HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL - The Franklin News Post
And now for a whole lot of CIS news from a busy weekend ...
Remember to check out our colleague Mark Wacyk at his site www.cishoops.ca for game results from this weekend's very busy schedule ...
Here is a look at McMaster hosting the OUA Wilson Cup ... TheSpec - Mac to host Wilson Cup OUA championship
And another look ... YouTube - MBB OUA Final Four Press Conference
Vike hoops teams tangle with Bobcats looking to secure home-court advantage
Bisons chasing playoff berth - Winnipeg Free Press
Spartan history won't be repeated
Dinos stand in way of WolfPack's playoff hopes | Local Sports | Kamloops Daily News
Hottest Team in the CIS? - Northpolehoops.com
Panthers grind out win over Axemen - Basketball - Sports - The Guardian
dailygleaner.com - V-Reds hope they're on the Wright track | By BRUCE HALLIHAN - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada
Rams impress in victory over Laurentian - Northpolehoops.com
Vikes drop Bobcats - Brandon Sun
X-Women come back to beat Varsity Reds in double-overtime basketball thriller - Sports - TheChronicleHerald.ca
University roundup: Spartans downed by Huskies; Birds get Pronghorned
TheSpec - Marauders keep their composure, defeat Gryphons
Badgers men's basketball team edged in overtime by Golden Hawks - St. Catharines Standard - Ontario, CA
And check out this interview with Laval star Jerome Turcotte-Routhier ... vidéo du jour;Profil Jérome Turcotte-Routhier du rouge et Or de Laval | Le Fast Break
UPDATE: B-ball Huskies playoff bound
UPDATE: Spartans split with Huskies
UPDATE: Centre stage - Winnipeg Free Press
UPDATE: WolfPack's playoff hopes dashed in weekend sweep | Local Sports | Kamloops Daily News
And now we have some CCAA news ...
Abbotsford News - Frustrating finishes for UFV hoopsters
And last but not least, two Canadian officials are going to be heading out on assignmet at the FIBA Americas ... Canada Basketball | OFFICIALS SEIBEL AND KENYON ASSIGNED TO FIBA AMERICAS LEAGUE