Wednesday, 20 December 2006

Simon Fraser Wins in Hawaii, High School Articles

A quick post with some interesting items including Simon Fraser in Hawaii, where they won the tournament, an article from Halifax with a comprehensive look at how FIBA rules will impact Canadian basketball, the all-time leader in coaching wins in Canadian post-secondary basketball and some links to solid high school articles, primarily from the Toronto area.

Simon Fraser Sweeps a Pair of Games in Hawaii, Wins Surf and Hoops Classic: After coming from behind on Monday night to win their opening game, the Clan had a more comfortable 20 point win over SUNY-Oneonta (State University of New York) last night to claim the championship of the Surf & Hoops Classic Simon Fraser Clansmen crowned Surf and Hoops Classic champions As well, here is another diary entry on the Hawaii trip from point guard Sean Burke Sean Burke note from Hawaii

This link may not last long so take advantage and get a solid look at how FIBA rules could affect Canadian basketball through an article by Chad Lucas Chad Lucas article on impact of FIBA rules on CIS basketball

Phil Allen, long time coach of Lakeland Rustlers of Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference, recently broke the record for most coaching victories at a Canadian post-secondary institution (held by Jerry Hemmings) and the Edmonton Sun honoured the milestone with an article Phil Allen article

Finally, a couple of high school articles from Frank Zicarelli of the Toronto Sun on emerging young talents in the GTA. Tristan Thompson appears to be a name to keep in mind going forward. He is participating in the Canadian Jr. National team camp this week at Humber College, something I've had difficulty getting any information on but am working on for a future blog entry.

Tristan Thompson, St. Marguerite D'Youville High School(Peel Region) and a prospect for Canada's Jr. National Team

Anthony Ottley Jr. Emery S.S. in North York

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