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Today we have Nicholson and Joseph making the Naismith Award list, lots of CIS action, The Basketball Jones goes one-on-one with Bill Wennington and Chuck Swirsky, a Canadian commits to UCLA, the NBL and a lot more in this edition of Canadian Content ...


First we start off with some pro news ...

Big shout to our people at Northpole Hoops for getting this together ... First Ever NBL Power Rankings Released! -

And here is the first weekly release from the NBLC which is very informative ... - NBL-C Weekly 12 01.pdf uploaded by @SJMillRats

And in case you were curious, here is the league's media guide though I think it's a little outdated now ...


Lightning's Freeman named NBL Canada player of the week

sjmillratsTV's Channel - YouTube

Storm signs seven-foot-two centre - Sports - The Journal Pioneer

Storm lose scorer, gain height - Prince Edward Island - CBC News - Miracles to honour Fowler | by neil hodge - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada

Lightning add guard | Basketball | Sports | London Free Press

UPDATE: - Miracles top pick hungers for win | by neil hodge - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada


And of course we shout to the hardest working sports agent we know for getting another Canadian signed to play overseas ... Slan Sports Management | Player Profile – Canadian National Team Player Megan Pinske Signs Professional Basketball Contract in Germany

Pinske to play on German pro hoop circuit


UPDATE:  Players chase their dreams of career in professional basketball | The Columbian


Now here is a not so pro pair of links but since they're from The Basketball Jones they are always good for a few laughs ...

TBJ Tour video: Random questions with Bill Wennington | The Basketball Jones | Blogs |

TBJ Tour video: Is Chuck Swirsky still Canadian? | The Basketball Jones | Blogs |


Nexst up we have some NC-Double-Eh stuff ...

And if you didn't hear about it already, now you know that there are two Canadians on this list also which is big news ... Naismith Preseason Top 50 - Early Edition -

Big shout to our colleague Hasan for this look.  We actually go back a few years through Canada Basketball so check for him ... NBA Post Up – Canadians to watch for in the NCAA |


And here we have our first look at a player blog from Simon Fraser ... French blog: Marie-Line Petit - Athletics - Simon Fraser University


Here's a rare junior college story with a mention of a Canadian as a key part of the team ...

Panola College Women's Basketball Preview New-look Fillies out to make 'noise' in 2011-12 - Longview News-Journal: Sports 


Now for some high school news ...

Big shout to Quebec native Nirra Fields for committing to the Bruins and remember to check out the profile on her in the latest SLAM Magazine by yours truly (I know, shameless plug) ... Nirra Fields 2012 High School Girls' Basketball News - ESPNHS 

Full Court Press Northern Exposure Camp: NPH Player Evaluations -

Now this isn't exactly high school but watching Duane Notice, Henry Tan and few other kids out there is good enough for us ... Behind the scenes *A* Game Hoops Vs McMaster University on Vimeo

UPDATE:  Our colleagus Nolan Shulman at Flagrant Fouls is keeping tabs on the kids looking to sign in the early period here ... National Signing Day Blog: Canadian Edition  | Flagrant Fouls 

UPDATE:  Alisha Roberts Makes Pepperdine Commitment | Crown Magazine 

UPDATE:  FHC Early Bird Classic Top Performers | Crown Magazine 

UPDATE:  Signing Day Senior Superlatives -  


Now up are some CIS looks ...

We will begin with the CIS Top Ten for both men and women. 

Lakehead Basketball: Highlights of Lakehead's Win over UW Stout - Last-gasp playoff push - New-look WolfPack take the floor 

Lesson learned: UFV Cascades split with TRU Wolfpack

Mustangs women | Western Mustangs | Sports | London Free Press

Helping others is Ravier's ultimate goal - Brandon Sun

Ex-Clemson javelin thrower Wachna joins CIS champion hoops team

‘Wolves complete perfect preseason - The Argus |

Not half bad is not good enough for Lady Hawks - Sports - The Telegram

Strike frustrates Bobcats players - Brandon Sun

Former Valley hoops stars meet again on court - Cascade hoopsters struggle vs. Thompson Rivers

Wachna returns to roots

U of T Basketball vs Daemen College.wmv - YouTube

The year of the ram | The Eyeopener

Ravens hope to lose the choke tag

Gee-Gees ‘a team that decides its own destiny’

Badgers ride over Purple Ponies - Sports - The Brock Press - Brock University

Capers begin chase for fourth consecutive AUS title today - Basketball - The Cape Breton Post

UPDATE:  Learning on the court - Basketball - The Register/Advertiser

UPDATE:  'Unsung iron man' rising

UPDATE:  Huskies teams tops in CIS

UPDATE: - The tie that binds Wilfrid Laurier University

UPDATE:  The Brunswickan | Men’s hoops team tips-off with heavy hearts



And last but not least we have some CCAA stories for you ...

Here are the Men's and Women's rankings. 

Players planning great year

Thunderbirds hope to fly into OCAA playoffs this season - The Sault Star - Ontario, CA

Simcoe Article: Grizzlies roundup

Double setback for Redeemer women in basketball

Cougar men hope to make strides - The Sault Star - Ontario, CA  

UPDATE:  Mariners looking for gold this time

UPDATE:  BramptonGuardian Article: Bruins sweep pair from rival Humber

UPDATE:  Bruins strike early to grab top spot in basketball