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Today we have Anthony Bennett, Canada Basketball's Greg Francis on the FAN, more rumours of Vancouver and an NBA team. Harouna Mutombo, PBL, CIS and a lot more in this Weekend Roundup edition of Canadian Content ...

We start off our links with a clip of Coach Greg Francis talking Canadian basketball on the FAN from Friday night ... Canada Basketball | GREG FRANCIS LIVE ON FAN 590'S SPORTS CENTRAL Audio

 

Now for some pro news ...

There seems to be a whole lot of talk of a possible NBA team in Vancouver again ... Hoop dreams survive

Rumours abound about the NBA going back to Vancouver. Hey, at least it would make the Raptors look good | The Sporting Life | torontolife.com

Hunting down Grizzlies, 10 years later

UPDATE:  Here is an interview with Joel Anthony that our colleague Ryan McNeill posted on Hoops Addict ... Hoops Addict " Catching Up With Joel Anthony

And now for some PBL news ...

Troubled Rainmen lose to Rochester - Sports - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Rochester RazorSharks defeat Halifax | Democrat and Chronicle | democratandchronicle.com

We would like to wish the Rainmen's Taliek Brown a speedy recovery from his injury. 

UPDATE:  Metro - Rainmen feeling heat after losses

UPDATE:  Our boy Romy Aquino at Hip Hoop Junkies gives us the weekend look from the PBL on Northpole Hoops ... PBL Canada Weekly Roundup - Northpolehoops.com

Basketball's Bucknor looks to play for Energy and Team Canada - Edmonton Examiner - Alberta, CA

 

Now for a couple of NCAA stories ...

Here is a look at a guy that I profiled for SLAMonline last year from our boy Tariq at Northpole Hoops ... Harouna Mutombo: The Catamount Climb - Northpolehoops.com

And here is our Simon Fraser watch ... News ... News ... Clan women sneak into playoffs with 4-12 record

UPDATE:  Vancouver native shines as women's starting point guard | Arbiter Online

UPDATE:  A lot of Canadians made this list ... The Dream Dozen - UVM's top 12 women's basketball players of all time - Burlington Sports | Examiner.com

UPDATE:  Kalisha Keane gets weekly honor ... Michigan State, Ohio State and Purdue Garner Weekly Accolades - BIG TEN OFFICIAL ATHLETIC SITE 

UPDATE:  Bucknell's Johnson, Ayers Win Patriot League Weekly Hoops Awards - BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY OFFICIAL ATHLETIC SITE

UPDATE:  Kapelan Named Southland Men's Basketball Player of the Week - Southland Conference

 

And here is some high school news ...

Here is a look at some recruits heading to St. Francis Xavier from our boy Barry Hayes ... New Recruits Have the "X-factor" | Flagrant Fouls

Findlay’s Bennett Could be Next Canadian Star | ZagsBlog.com

And now for a highlight video of Rice-bound Dylan Ennis ... YouTube - Dylan Ennis HighLight Reel

Rebels and Ravens to share top spot

UPDATE:  Here's a look at Charles Drouin from Barry Hayes ... Drouin to make leap from Prep to CIS | Flagrant Fouls

 

Now for a lot of CIS stuff ...

As always, check out our colleague Mark Wacyk's site, www.cishoops.ca, for the latest game updates and looks.

Thunderbirds down Vikes

Cougs win the ugly way

T-Birds clip UVic women

Every game counts now for women | Western Mustangs | Sports | London Free Press

Thunderwolves knocked out | The Chronicle-Journal

Vikes fall to powerful T-Birds

'Birds take 18-game win streak into playoffs

Bobcat women complete winless basketball season - Brandon Sun

GuelphMercury - Gryphons to battle Laurier in hoops playoffs

Gee-Gees ruin party for Ravens

Windsor hosts semis Saturday

Capers clinch first in men’s basketball - Sports - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Big shout to our boy Shafique at Keehs Prod. for this crazy clip from the McGill/Concordia game Saturday ... YouTube - || Decee KRAH breaks the hearts of the McGILL Redmen | FEB.19.'11 || Where Amazing Happens

UPDATE:  T-Birds soar into hoops playoffs

UPDATE:   dailygleaner.com - V-Reds Sharpe against Capers | BY BRUCE HALLIHAN - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada

UPDATE:  Lancers wrap up season on winning note

UPDATE:  Sea-Hawks top X-Women in key AUS hoop game - Sports - TheChronicleHerald.ca

UPDATE:  dailygleaner.com - Men's V-Reds not about to pull off Caper in Pit finale | BY BRUCE HALLIHAN - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada

 

And now for some CCAA news ...

Skyhawks blast Blues | Local Sports | St. Albert Gazette

Algoma U beats Sault College in regular season finale

 

And last but not least an intersting story about wheelchair basketball here ... Able-bodied athletes get behind the wheel - The Globe and Mail