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Nash reinventing himself, Wiggins at Kentucky, Olynyk up for award and Steve Konchalski in Canadian Content

So Steve Nash is reinventing himself, Kelly Olynyk is a finalist for another post season award, Andrew Wiggins still silent on commitment after Kentucky trip, teammate Xavier Rathan-Mayes goes off in final HS game, a great story on St. FX coach Steve Konchalski, the whole CIS weekend and more in Canadian Content ...


Now I don't normally read RealGM stuff but there were some points in this story on basketball in Canada ... Canadas 2020 Operation - RealGM

Now onto the pro stuff ...

Steve Nash reinventing himself for Lakers

Brown’s record effort paces Rainmen win | The Chronicle Herald

Duff: Death of player’s mom inspires Express | Windsor Star

Former city resident no longer affiliated with Ottawa basketball team - Sports - Cornwall Seaway News

Brandon Robinson leads Storm to NBL of Canada victory over Power - Sports - The Guardian

Storm knocks off league-leading London Lightning - Basketball - The Guardian

Express stay in race

Crowded sports marketplace the real challenge for basketball franchise

Is Lightning running into perfect Storm? | Basketball | Sports | The London Free Press

Storm prevails in another exciting finish vs. London - Sports - The Journal Pioneer

Rivalry grows as Lightning get dumped on by Storm

Now for a couple of NC-Double-Eh news bits ...

This is not getting better for Tyrone Watson ... NMSU basketball player indicted on assault charge - Alamogordo Daily News

First the Naismith and now the Oscar Robertson award ... Zags' Olynyk among 14 finalists for Oscar Robertson Trophy | Spokane

Here are a whole lot of high school stories ...

Wiggins mum after his official visit to Kentucky | Recruiting | Wiggins closes prep career with a bang

Rathan-Mayes picks up for Wiggins with 55-point explosion - MaxWire National Blog - MaxPreps

HOOP DREAMS: Rocca’s last hurrah | Sports | Sarnia Observer

Win sends Arnprior to OFSAA championships | High School Sports | Sports | Pembroke Daily Observer

Notre Dame wins Tribune Tournament | Basketball | Sports | St. Catharines Standard

YourOttawaRegion Article: Arnprior team qualifies for provincials in basketball

Skyhawks target premier title | Local Sports | St. Albert Gazette

B.C. senior boys Triple A draw set to be released Sunday afternoon via live webstream | The Province

Korah preps for OFSAA | Basketball | Sports | Sault Star

Senior Trojans earn unexpected trip to OFSAA | High School Sports | Sports | Brantford Expositor

Saints hope experience pays off | Local Hockey | Sports | Sault Star

Big four stand tall as draw released for 68th annual BC senior boys Triple A championships | The Province

Now for your rundown of all that happened in the play off weekend in the CIS ...

NYC's Steve Konchalski took his game north of the border a half century ago, and 825 wins later, he's a basketball legend in Canada - NY Daily News

Cougars women's basketball team not interested in any silver linings

Carleton Ravens, Ottawa Gee-Gees reach OUA Wilson Cup; may they meet again at CIS Final 8? | The Eh Game - Yahoo! Sports Canada

Dinos fight back to earn shot at Canada West title

UPEI Panthers looking for respect at AUS men's basketball championship - Sports - The Guardian

Wesmen on cusp of glory - Winnipeg Free Press

Rookie T-Birds are true veterans

Panthers season is over - Basketball - The Guardian

Lakehead Thunderwolves’ Joseph Jones goes from Good Samaritan to saviour | The Eh Game - Yahoo! Sports Canada

Bounces go UBC's way and send men's basketball to CIS nationals | The Ubyssey, UBC's official student newspaper

Nova Scotia's Fab Five | The Chronicle Herald

Axemen versus Capers in Atlantic hoops final - Basketball - The Register/Advertiser

No. 1 Lancers focused on drive for five

Basketball: Carleton’s Ravens win spot at CIS nationals

Some bright spots and a little light in the distance - Despite 1-19 season, MUN coach hopes experience gained will pay off in the future - Sports - The Telegram

Uni notes 3.03.13: UBC’s has ‘banner’ weekend, hoops set v. Acadia, hockey wins again | The Province

University of Victoria Vikes men defeated by UBC; blow to title chances - Sports - Times Colonist

UVic men’s basketball team to face top-ranked Carleton first at national championship - Sports - Times Colonist

Ravens, Gee-Gees on opposite side of CIS men’s basketball draw

Dinos women’s hoops team takes positives into nationals despite Canada West final loss

Axemen to fight on at nationals - Basketball - The Register/Advertiser

Windsor Lancers big man Lien Phillip takes OUA Wilson Cup setback to heart | The Eh Game - Yahoo! Sports Canada

Playoff hopes dashed for Dinos woman’s basketball team

Carleton Ravens, Ottawa Gee-Gees hope to meet again; CIS Final 8 field all but set, pending seedings | The Eh Game - Yahoo! Sports Canada

Cascades nearly pull off UBC upset

T-Birds basketball team brings home Canada West title, proves that defence wins championships | The Ubyssey, UBC's official student newspaper

Final 6 meets all the goals | The Chronicle Herald

Axemen snag Final 8 berth | The Chronicle Herald

Capers use late surge to power past Axemen to win AUS title - Local - Cape Breton Post

Collins hurt in Lancers’ bronze-medal loss | Windsor Star

And last but not least we have the CCAA from the weekend also ...

Thunderwolves thumped | The Chronicle-Journal

Falcons plan to grind out the gold | Basketball | Sports | The London Free Press

OCAA Championships Gold Medal Out of Reach for Thunderbirds - LOCAL2 Sault Ste. Marie

Vikings to meet Olds in ACAC basketball final | Other Sports | Sports | Camrose Canadian

Royals double winners at PACWEST playoffs, Clan women too much for W. Oregon | The Province

Mariners victorious in semi-final matchups

Thunder racks up another basketball crown

VIU a double winner at PACWEST’s BC hoop tourney, Langara men loom large | The Province

Huskies headed to Nationals | Basketball | Sports | Fort McMurray Today

Fanshawe women gain national berth | Basketball | Sports | The London Free Press

Yonas Berhe makes ACAC all-star | Basketball | Sports | Fort McMurray Today

Broncos crowned ACAC champs | Other Sports | Sports | Camrose Canadian

Holland College Hurricanes win first Atlantic conference basketball title - Basketball - The Guardian