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Canadian Content - Weekend Roundup

Today we have Canada's men finishing 6th at the Pan Am Games, the first weekend on the NBL Canada is in the books, a big commit is heading to Missouri, lots of CIS action and more in this edition of the Canadian Content weekend roundup.  By the way, Happy Halloween ...  


First we start off with some National Program news ...


Canada’s men’s basketball team puts up fight against Puerto Rico | Sports | National Post

Canadian men's hoopsters go down fighting against Puerto Rico


A very big shout to the Canadian men who repped for the Red and White in Mexico over the last two weeks.  Now their seasons' can begin ...


Next up the pro looks ...

The Gauntlet® Sports - National Basketball League arrives in Canada - Miracles seek winning formula | by neil hodge - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada - Mill Rats put on a show | Andrew Rankin - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada

This is a tough loss for the Rainmen this season ... Metro - Dollard takes skills to Europe

This is a tough loss for the Power also ... Canada Basketball | BROWN BUCKNOR SIGN TO PLAY IN ARGENTINA - Miracles excited about historic game | by neil hodge - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada

Letters: Oct. 29 | Comment | London Free Press

New era in P.E.I. sports unfolding - Columns - The Journal Pioneer - Mill Rats make cuts | Andrew Rankin - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada

Kebs: meilleure équipe, meilleure ligue | Olivier Bossé | Actualités sportives

NBL Canada Debuts | Hardwood Paroxysm

UPDATE: - Miracles' rally falls short in season opener | by neil hodge - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada

UPDATE:  Moncton 97/ Québec 102: débuts victorieux pour les Kebs | Kathleen Lavoie | Actualités sportives

A special shout out goes to the NBL Canada for getting to this point and having a very good inaugural weekend.  This looks like it'll be a very busy season ...


Now for some high school stories ...

In case you missed it Friday, another Canuck commits to Missouri ... Jankovic commits to Tigers Tiger Extra - Mizzou Sports |

Two more MU hoops commits exceeds school scholarships for 2012 | Campus Corner

The Maneater – Blogs – Sports Blog – Men’s basketball’s 2012 recruiting class adds two more commitments (Oct. 29, 2011)

Straight from the TIGERS Mouth – Stef Picks Mizzou | Flagrant Fouls

Until he's officially on the roster Anderson is still technically a high school player.  This is what he's been doing despite not being eligible to play college ball this year.  Big should to the big man for posting this on the Can Ball Report Facebook group page ... Braeden Anderson At Work October 2011.m4v - YouTube

And if you didn't know what high schoool players to watch this year, check out the Top 100 list from Flagrant Fouls right here.  Big shout to our peeps Nolan Shulman and Barry Hayes ... 2011 Canadian High School Rankings | Canadian Rankings | Flagrant Fouls


Now some CIS stories up ...

Season in jeopardy

Halftime adjustments prove effective in Vikes home win |
Andy Watson - (ISN) VICTORIA - A third quarter run and some timely shooting by forward Sarah Semeniuk and guard Jenny Lewis aided the UVic Vikes in a

Lakehead Thunderwolves lost 107-71 to the UBC Thunderbirds -

Ottawa Undefeated, Victorious in Jack Donohue Tournament -

The Most Massive Canada West (men’s basketball) Preview You’ll EVER Read " The Feed

UPDATE:  Retooling Huskies aim to build on sterling pre-season

UPDATE: - Hot-shooting Eagles cool off Cascades


And last but not least we have a nice look here about a great local basketball builder ... Royal treatment - The Barrie Examiner - Ontario, CA