Friday, 18 May 2007

Halifax Black Tournament Day One

Chad Lucas of the Halifax Chronicle-Herald has a comprehensive article on Day One of the 35th annual Halifax Black Basketball Association tournament in which St. FX's Tyler Richards had a strong first game. Local boys back and look good in basketball tourney opener: Richards scores 18 points as Africville downs Toronto team

Basketball Nova Scotia has named their provincial U-15 teams for the upcoming Canadian championship tournament Nova Scotia teams off to U-15 nationals

Mark Kosak, former athletic director at the University College of Fraser Valley, has moved on to take a similar position at Lethbridge College (formerly Lethbridge Community College) * thanks to Dave Wells for correcting this for us * , primarily to be closer to his hometown of Calgary, as the Abbottsford News reports Cascades athletic director Kosak moves on

Manitoba basketball has decided to switch to FIBA rules Manitoba basketball organizations latest to switch to FIBA rules

An interesting article in the Rocky Mountain News concerning 6'11" Saskatchewan native Marc Van Burck (Star City, Saskatchewan) who was among three freshmen on the University of Colorado men's basketball team recently told by new coach Jeff Bzdelik they could receive financial aid next season but will not get significant playing time, according to Van Burck was hampered by foot problems for most of his freshman year. He participated in nine games, seven during Big 12 Conference play, averaging 3.8 minutes, 1.0 rebound and 0.3 points. Three Buffs told they won't play much

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