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Today we have another Canadian heading to Texas, Steve Nash playing soccer, more awards given to Canadians in the NCAA, lots of CIS Final 8 news and more in this over stuffed edition of Canadian Content ...

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

St. Albert woman named to Canadian wheelchair basketball team 

Feser named to national hoops team


And next for some PBL news .... Rainmen face tough stretch - Sports -

And Steve Nash will be playing soccer it seems ...  CANOE -- SLAM! Sports - Soccer - Vancouver Whitecaps: Steve Nash to take in Whitecaps' debut match

And the IBL's Edmonton Energy will be with a new coach this coming sesaon ... Harker named Energy coach | Basketball | Sports | Edmonton Sun


And now for some NCAA news ...

We have Andrew Nicholson earned All District Honors ... St. Bonaventure Mobile

Rob Sacre also earned All District honors ... Gray, Sacre Recognized For NABC All-District 9 Honors - GONZAGA OFFICIAL ATHLETIC SITE

And so did Tristan Thompson ... Hamilton, Thompson named to NABC All-District 8 First Team - - Official website of University of Texas Athletics - Texas Longhorns

Here is a story from our friends at Jet Set Basketball ... Le Montréalais Kris Joseph, objectif NBA | Basketball Québécois

American Chronicle | Olorunnife became rebounding wizard for Idaho Vandals

Here is Kris Joseph's post game interview after the win over St. John's last night ... YouTube - Kris Joseph Big East Tournament Interview - Syracuse 79, St. John's 73

Here is a look at a baller turned coach ... Kraus returns to Stonehill basketball program in new role - Brockton, MA - The Enterprise


And now for some high school news ...

Kevin Thomas Becomes 4th Canadian in Two Years to Commit to Texas | Flagrant Fouls

Kevin Thomas continues pipeline of Canadians to Texas Longhorns - ESPN

Texas adds another Canadian talent

Horns add fifth hoops recruit in Canadian forward Thomas

Kevin Thomas to Texas: Another Canadian Hoopster Becomes a Longhorn - Burnt Orange Nation

Big shout to our people at Nolan Shulman and the staff at Flagrant Fouls for this video clip of the recent Texas commit ... YouTube - Top 2011 Canadian Kevin Thomas at the REDA Christmas Showcase

Kodiak trio signs with Pronghorns | Local Sports | Lethbridge Herald

Big shout to our people Tariq Sbiet and his staff at Northpole Hoops for the look at the recent Ontario high school play offs ... NPH OFSAA MVP + All Star Teams -

YorkRegion Article: Doggone it! Hoops Huskies claim OFSAA silver

I also want to thank all the peeps at Crown Magazine, Barry from and of course Tariq from Northpole Hoops and anyone else I forgot for all the great live updates all week from the OFSAA high school play offs.  The updates were most appreciated. 


Now for a whole lot of CIS news but first a congrats to all the teams thar are playing this weekend.  May the best team (of the day) prevail ...

Remember to check in with our colleagues Mark Wacyk at for the latest game summaries throughout the weekend.

Here are the CIS men's national awards

And here is the schedule for the Final 8 for you ... CIS

The CIS Blog: Men's Basketball: Cueing up the Final 8

YouTube - WBBall CIS Reigonal Preview

Huskies interim coach feeling no pressure

Wesmen get second shot at nationals | Basketball | Sports | Winnipeg Sun

T-Birds rely on big-game know-how

X marks the spot for Pandas championship objectives | The Gateway

Veteran UBC T-Birds take aim at national men’s hoops title

JOHN DECOSTE: Underdog Axemen won the games they needed - Columns - Opinion - The Register/Advertiser

So close, but so far away | the Muse

Metro - Dal housing group of top hoop minds

Healthy appetites for title as CIS hoops final tips off

UBC Thunderbirds have spent all season preparing for CIS tournament - Winnipeg Free Press

The Final 8 for CIS hoops - The Globe and Mail

Carleton dominates CIS basketball awards; Vancouver College grad Scrubb top rookie

YouTube - Spartans first practice at Halifax Metro Centre - Maritime move for UFV - Spartans' Doerksen honoured once again

Chilliwack Progress - Dynamic debut for Dino - UNB hoopsters get another shot | BY BILL HUNT - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada

Metro - UBC Thunderbirds prepped for CIS tournament

Winner of CIS West final held in Regina off to basketball nationals - Good news for CIS hoopsters MacKinnon, Westbrook

Napanee-born coach earns top honour - The Whig Standard - Ontario, CA

NiagaraThisWeek Article: Kasongo named to OUA West All-Rookie Team

Sudbury Sports News - Lady Vees pair take home basketball honours


And last but not least we have some CCAA news ...

Vanier cages go to nationals

Cap Blues win Gold in thriller

Simcoe Article: Dream season ends with awards

The Weal " Hot season ends in defeat for Trojan women hoopsters

BramptonGuardian Article: Silver for Bruins' basketball teams

No medals, no problem for young Rustlers team - Lloydminster Meridian Booster - Alberta, CA