Tuesday, 10 July 2007

Vernon Officially Declares for Mac

Much thanks to blog supporter Bill Malley from Hamilton for this link which confirms that 6'0" Tyrell Vernon (pictured) from Hamilton St. Thomas More, one of the best graduating shooting guards in the province, will attend McMaster this coming fall. Vernon was a late cut of Canada's Jr. National team that will compete in this week's FIBA World U19 championships in Serbia. As the article by Larry Moko from the Hamilton Spectator indicates, the Marauders have attracted a top class and apparently will look to add more players via the transfer route from the community colleges Marauders add Vernon: St. Thomas More star chooses to stay home and make his mark

FIBA U19 NEWS: Viewers in Europe and Asia will get a chance to watch many of the games at the FIBA U19 World Championships scheduled to begin later this week. No word in the attached article on whether or not there will be television coverage or Internet webcasting available for North American audiences FIBA and Eurosport announce partnership for FIBA U19 World Championship

The host Serbians are facing injury problems on the eve of the U19 championships as three of their top players are ailing. The Serbs have been placed in the same preliminary round group as the USA, China and Mali Injury concerns for Serbia U19 squad in Novi Sad

An article on Puerto Rico's Angel Garcia, who was the best player on the East Chicago (IN) high school team that recently steamrolled to the Indiana state title. Garcia is projected as a solid prospect who may go overseas to play this winter and is touted as one of Puerto Rico's best players in the tournament Angel Garcia story Argentina, Korea and Spain join Puerto Rico in Group D of the preliminary round.

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