Tuesday, 15 May 2007

In the News - Jordan Sheriko, Brock & Canada Basketball

Acadia's Jordan Sheriko, who helped lead the Axemen to the AUS championship and a spot at the CIS Nationals with his veteran leadership and three point shooting, also has been very active off the floor in preparation for his first year at Dalhousie Medical school as the Halifax Chronicle-Herald reports A Lesson in Community Spirit

As previously reported on this site, Brock has landed 6'6" Andrew Ferguson from St. Catharines Governor Simcoe Redcoats Ferguson to Brock

Canada Basketball has announced their latest Hall-of-Fame class which includes Bob Phipps, a five-time CIAU all-star and National championship team member in the 40's and the 1976 Olympic team which finished 4th in the Montreal Olympics, Canada's second highest finish ever. The '76 team roster is dotted with Canadian basketball greats and included Assistant Coach Steve Konchalski, current Head Coach at St. FX. Canada Basketball announces Hall-of-Fame class for 2007

FIBA Americas has ambitious plans for a professional league. The basic concept of FIBA Americas is to develop a tournament from mid-December to mid-February with 16 participating teams - eight from South America and eight from Central America, the Caribbean and the United States. FIBA Americas - Americas League moves step closer

Thanks to Neate Sager Out of Left Field for contributing links to this edition

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