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We Have Sacre, Olynyk on the Wooden ballot, Cory Joseph, Young Wiggins and more in Canadian Content

Robert Sacre is getting his due in LA now, Kelly Olynyk getting some high praise from Andy Katz at ESPN, Cory Joseph is making the most of this time in the D-League, Andrew Wiggins, Simon Fraser's Nayo Raincock-Ekunwe sets a new conference mark and more in Canadian Content ...

Rob Carr

We start off this edition with the news that Canada Basketball has a facility vying for to be THE place for the program for the next four years ...

Canada's national basketball training program could be held in Edmonton | CTV Edmonton News

MacKinnon: ‘Why not basketball?’

Edmonton looking to become Canadian basketball training centre

And we have a passionate plea for the vacant SWNT coaching position ... Foxcroft calls for Walton to lead senior women’s hoops team |

Now for the pro news ...

NBA Rookie Watch: Los Angeles Lakers Robert Sacre |

Fun-loving former Zag getting serious minutes for Lakers - - Jan. 13, 2013

Spurs’ Cory Joseph Preparing For His Shot | HOOPSWORLD | Basketball News & NBA Rumors

Lightning fill roster’s open Canadian spot | Basketball | Sports | The London Free Press

Bowden big off bench | Basketball | Sports | The London Free Press

Steals by Phillips change the game | Basketball | Sports | The London Free Press

Lightning get revenge on Windsor in 101-96 win

Now for a few NC-Double-Eh looks ...

I don't know if I agree entirely with Andy Katz but it's pretty impressive that he's even in this conversation ... Indiana's Victor Oladipo and Gonzaga's Kelly Olynyk deserve more national praise - college basketball - ESPN

I think we've read this before but just in case you haven't ... Mother's death stunned Stanford's Powell - SFGate

Big shout to Nayo Raincock-Ekunwe for setting the standard ... Clan forward sets new double-double mark

Clan hoop squads each come close, but fall short in Saturday GNAC home, road tilts | The Province

Next up is the high school stuff ...

Spotlight shines on Wiggins - The Herald Dispatch

BramptonGuardian Article: Davis accepts Xavier scholarship

National champion Lancers add prized recruit | Windsor Star

Wildcats roar at Superball

Calgary Winston Churchill wins BRIT title in thriller over Winnipeg Garden City

BRIT basketball tournament wraps up in Saskatoon

Calgary Winston Churchill wins BRIT title in thriller over Winnipeg Garden City

Here are some of the CIS stories from a busy weekend ...

University of Victoria Vikes men's basketball team healthy in time for key CIS matchups - Sports - Times Colonist

Lakehead Thunderwolves Women's Basketball Loses to Brock Badgers

WolfPack women get victory in old barn | Local Sports | Kamloops Daily News

Women Vikes start second half with win - Sports - Times Colonist

Cougars dump Bobcats - Brandon Sun

Still perfect: Rams beat 10th-ranked Gee-Gees | The Eyeopener

McMaster captures crucial win over Western

The Varsity " Toronto falls in close match to Carleton

Basketball Rouge et Or : gain facile des filles et défaite crève-coeur des gars - Basketball - Québec Hebdo

Ravens hand Rams first loss of the season | The Eyeopener

The Varsity " Blues dribble to eighth consecutive loss

Back to Reality | Sports | The Link

Kelowna Capital News - Heat women notch 5th win

Vikes’ Renfrew red-hot in frosty Winnipeg - Sports - Times Colonist

Lancers beat Warriors | Windsor Star

Badgers split with Thunderwolves | Basketball | Sports | St. Catharines Standard

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

Algoma U. ready to make moves | Basketball | Sports | Sault Star

VIU Mariners men win, women lose against visiting Douglas Royals

Terrace Standard - Kermodes looking for 6th place in Abbotsford

Huskies kick off year with win over Wolves | Basketball | Sports | Fort McMurray Today

Hawks clip T-Birds in OCAA hoops | Basketball | Sports | Sault Star

Mystics whip Chargers | The Chronicle Herald