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Today, on the eve of so many tournaments, we have Cory and Tristan are All Americans again, Kalisha Keane is shortlisted for player of the year, another installment of Findlay Prep's The Season, a whole heap of CIS and CCAA championship news and a lot more in this edition of Canadian Content ...


First we start off with a legendary team heading to the Maritimes ... Globetrotters coming to P.E.I. - Basketball - Sports - The Guardian


And now for some pro news ...


Check out this clip of former UBC baller Casey Archibald ... YouTube - Casey Archibald Highlights, 2010-2011- Estonia/Baltic League


And here is a not so happy Rainmen story ... Injuries ravage Rainmen - Sports -


And with the NCAA Tournament just hours away, here is some lead up stories and other things ...

A very big congrats goes out to Kalisha Keane who was shortlisted for the Wooden Award ... Kalisha Keane One of 20 on Final Wooden Award Ballot - MICHIGAN STATE OFFICIAL ATHLETIC SITE

Also congrats to Cory and Tristan for making the USBWA Freshman All American Team ... Thompson, Joseph named to USBWA Freshman All-America Team - - Official website of University of Texas Athletics - Texas Longhorns

NCAA: The Best of the Rest -

A Canadian brotherhood in Texas | Sports | National Post

Canadian freshmen looking for March Madness success

Canadian players ready for March Madness tipoff - The Globe and Mail

Here is a look at the Madness by TSN (no error in saying someone's name this time) ... TSN Video Player

Canucks everywhere you look in NCAA tourney | Basketball | Sports | Toronto Sun

Three From Big 12 Named To USBWA Freshman All-America Team - Big 12 Conference - Official Athletic Site

The Daily Utah Chronicle - Underdog Utes confident against the Fighting Irish 

Texas Longhorns assume title of Toronto’s Team -


Texas' Cory Joseph: 'We play hard for Texas, and Toronto' | Dallas-Fort Worth College Sports News - Sports News for Dallas, Texas - SportsDayDFW

TheRecord - Let the Madness begin  

Bryson Johnson at Big Dance - Sports - The News

UPDATE:  Big shout to Michael Grange for having put my name in his article today on these Canadian kids in the NC-Double-Eh ... Canadians dreaming big at NCAA March Madness - The Globe and Mail


And here is a nice junior college story on Jenea Barrett ... Rebuilt and renewed " Sports " Athens Review, Athens, Texas  


And now for some high school news ....

This will be a huge event for sure ... NPSAA Canadian Prep Championships " NPSAACanada's Blog

New Horn Thomas talks Texas

Big shout to our people Nolan Shulman at Flagrant Fouls for posting this video ... VIDEO: Findlay Prep "The Season" – Episode #25 (The Poise) | Flagrant Fouls

CANADIAN BIG BOARD: Best Available Unsigned Seniors By Position | Flagrant Fouls

Tiny school earns respect of rivals

Vikes add more Ontario high school talent 

UPDATE:  Big shout to our boy Nolan at Flagrant Fouls for sending this link over ... Nike EYBL CIA Bounce/Team Takeover Canada Roster  | Flagrant Fouls 

And now for the CIS goodness ...

Big shout to Tariq at Northpole Hoops for the gerat coverage on the CIS Men's Final 8 ... YouTube - NPH Presents-2011 CIS Championships ... YouTube - NPH CIS interview with POY, Tyson Hinz

Walling: Coach Dave Smart the reason for Ravens' Dynasty

Give the Ravens a shot at March Madness

Andrew Wedemire named to all-star team | Western Mustangs | Sports | London Free Press

And remember that it's the women's turn to battle for the 'chip in the Final 8 ...

Here is a great look at the event from our colleagues at The CIS Blog ... The CIS Blog: Women's basketball: 2011 Final 8 preview

Varsity season winds down - Dal News - Dalhousie University

LU cagers win awards - The Sudbury Star - Ontario, CA  

Huskies shrug off seeding

Coaching constant includes assistants 

East-West battle shaping up in CIS women’s hoops - The Globe and Mail

Hoops hotbed - Everett makes last trip to CIS tourney | By Sean Hatchard - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada 

The Brunswickan | Women’s basketball season comes to bitter end

Top-seeded Lancers leave nothing to chance

City athlete voted Rookie of the Year in university league - Elliot Lake Standard - Ontario, CA  

Capers have tough hill to climb to reach national title - Basketball - Sports - The Cape Breton Post


And here is the CCAA stuff ...

Remember that the hunt is on for the CCAA Championship this weekend too ...

YouTube - CCAA National Basketball Championships- NAIT Ooks' Head Coach interview

YouTube - CCAA Basketball National Championship- UNBC Head Coach Interview  

YouTube - CCAA Basketball National Championships- VIU Mariners Head Coach Interview | Canada's best hit Durham for national basketball championships

Here is a look at the Durham College men who are hosting the CCAA Men's Championships ... Oshawa Express - Wolves start nationals

MSVU teams off to CCAA basketball nationals - Sports -

Sims shoots for first national championship - Chatham Daily News - Ontario, CA  

UPDATE:  Here are the CCAA All Canadian Teams as well as Player of Year and Coach of the Year ...

2011 Women’s Basketball All Canadians

Andria Carlyon named 2011 CCAA Women's Basketball Player of the Year

Guillaume Giroux named CCAA Women’s Basketball Coach of the Year

2011 Men’s Basketball All Canadians

2011 Men’s Basketball All Canadians