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Today we have some Canadians winning some major hardware in the NCAA, a very busy weekend in the CIS that includes a huge upset, play off weekend in the CCAA, lots of high school news and more in this edition of Canadian Content's weekend roundup ...


First we start with some pro news ...

Mill Rats Give Kentucky The Blues

Dollard pours in 37 to lead Rainmen in 100-99 victory over Quebec Kebs - Sports -

Kebs: un gain, un revers et un vol | Olivier Bossé | Actualités sportives

UPDATE: - Mill Rats inch closer to .500 mark | Jeff Ducharme - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada

UPDATE:  Steve Nash passes Isiah Thomas for sixth place in all-time career assists

UPDATE:  Metro - Dollard powers win over Kebs  


And now for some big NCAA news ...

First a big congrats to Kayla Alexander who was named to the 1st Team All Big East Conference.

Big congrats to Kris Joseph for earning 3rd Team All Big East ... All-BIG EAST Men's Basketball Teams Announced > The BIG EAST Conference > News

Congrats also go out to Olu Ashaolu who was 1st Team All WAC and was also an All WAC Conference honorable mention ... WAC Announces Men's Basketball Postseason Honors -

Also big congrats to Tristan Thompson who earned Big 12 Rookie of the Year as well as made both the All Defensive 1st Team and the All Conference 2nd Team.   Also a big shout to Cory Joseph who made the All Rookie Team and was All Big 12 honorable mention ... 2011 Phillips 66 All-Big 12 Men

Brampton hoopster named NCAA Big 12 freshman of year | Basketball | Sports | Toronto Sun

UPDATE:  Congrats to Andrew Nicholson for earning 1st Team All Conference honors ... Atlantic 10 Announces 2010-11 Men's Basketball All-Conference Honorees - ATLANTIC 10 OFFICIAL ATHLETIC SITE 


Now for some high school news ...

Big shout to Barry Hayes and Nolan Shulman for getting us this look on the Ontario high school play offs ... 2011 OFSAA Previews | Flagrant Fouls

High school standout has big hoop dreams -

UVic men land one of Ontario's top recruits 

Hoop Huskies recruit P.A. player

Knights look to surprise - Timmins Daily Press - Ontario, CA 

Blues face familiar foe - Timmins Daily Press - Ontario, CA 

Harry Ainlay Titans hang on to win city championship 

UPDATE:  4A OFSAA Predictions  | Crown Magazine 


And now for some CIS news in a very, very busy weekend ...

Remember to check out our colleague Mark Wacyk at for all the game summaries from a busy last few days. 

Here are your OUA East and West award winners ... News ... News

Huskies' Barrett conference MVP

Big 'Birds bounce Bears with high-energy effort

Cougars advance to final

Duff: Lancers go through front door for OUA title News News

U of S Huskie Athletics

Kuon earns OUA honours

Canada West Universities Athletic Association - Canada West MBB: Huskies' Barrett named MVP, TWU's Doerksen a 5-time All-Star

Canada West Universities Athletic Association - WBB Awards & All-Stars: MVP Kim Tulloch, three other Huskies win awards

Upshaw steals show - Sports -

YouTube - Laurier Women's Basketball vs Toronto - OUA Bronze - Mar 5

And here are a few stories from our colleagues as The CIS Blog ...The CIS Blog: Women's Basketball: Canada West Playoff Recap

The CIS Blog: Bracketology: Under the wire...

The CIS Blog: Final 8: Seedings announced

Lakehead 77 Carleton 62 | Video | theScore

UBC nets top seed for men’s CIS hoops championship

Ravens seeded No. 2 for nationals

T-Birds get Canada West title, top billing at nationals

'Birds, Huskies move into Final 8

Capers ousted from playoffs - Sports - The Cape Breton Post

Tigers roll to basketball title - Front -

Windsor grounds Carleton in OUA final

Lancers win third straight OUA hoops championship

Lancers set for gritty Ravens

Carleton suffers double defeat

TheSpec - Lakehead shoots down Ravens at Wilson Cup

Capers women win third straight AUS basketball title - Sports - The Cape Breton Post

Sea-Hawks lose semifinal at AUS championship - Sports - The Telegram

Underdog Acadia prevails - Sports - 

UPDATE:  Here are the CIS Final 8 seedings plus the schedule ... CIS

UPDATE:  Cougars take silver

UPDATE: Huskies win western gunfight

UPDATE:  CIS hoops tourney in Halifax — where it really belongs - BCW -

UPDATE:   T-Birds ready to make some noise in Final 8

UPDATE:  Men's hoop Huskies heading to Halifax

UPDATE:  UBC wins top seed

UPDATE:  Lancers take hold of destiny

UPDATE:  Tigers blast Axemen - Sports -

UPDATE: - Everett delivers in AUS title game | Times & Transcript Staff - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada

UPDATE:  Thunder Bay is in the House | The Argus

UPDATE:  The CIS Blog: Men's Basketball: Upsets and underdogs dominate weekend


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

Ontario Colleges Athletic Association

Day 2 overshadowed by brawl at Essar Centre! -

Sambu Named Coach Of The Year

Humber College captures third straight OCAA title

UNBC Men Timberwolves Take Silver - Opinion 250 - News for Northern and Central Interior of British Columbia, Canada

Rickaby, Mt. Royal Cougars knocked out at ACAC Final Four | The Nelson Daily

UPDATE: - Hoop juggernaut | BY DAVID RITCHIE - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada