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Canada Basketball has announced the 18 athletes who have been invited to the the U18 men’s national team tryouts and training camp.

2016 U18 TRAINING CAMP INVITEES

Name

Position

Height

Hometown

Club/School

Nickeil Alexander-Walker G 6’5 Scarborough, ON Hamilton Heights Christian
O’Shae Brissett F 6’8 Pickering, ON Findlay Prep
Alex Carson G 6’5 Lower Sackville, NS Sackville High School
Alex Christie C 6’10 Oakville, ON Holy Trinity Catholic SS
Nathan Darling G 6’3 Halifax, NS DeMantha Catholic
Shaivonte Gilgeous-Alexander G 6’4 Hamilton, ON Hamilton Heights Christian
Jake Hammell F 7’0 Kirkland Lake, ON IMG Academy
Jahvon Henry-Blair F 6’2 Brampton, ON Orangeville Prep
Jordan Henry G 5’9 Toronto, ON Pine Ridge Secondary School
Brandon John F 6’9 Brantford, ON The Hill Academy
Abu Kigab F 6’6 St. Catharines, ON Prolific Prep
Therren Shelton-Szmidt G 6’5 Mississauga, ON Hamilton Heights Christian
Shamiel Stevenson G 6’6 Oakville, ON Wasatch Academy
Aher Uguak F 6’6 Edmonton, AB Harry Ainlay
Josip Vrankic F 6’9 Etobicoke, ON Wasatch Academy
James Wagner F 6’7 Winnipeg, MB John Taylor Collegiate
Howard Washington Jr G 6’2 Buffalo, NY Athlete Institute
Lindell Wigginton G 6’2 Dartmouth, NS Oak Hill Academy

 

“We’re looking forward to working with this group,” said head coach Roy Rana in a press release. “It will be a competitive camp as we look to put together the best team to compete in Chile at the FIBA Americas.”

Training camp would start on June 4th to 8th at Humber College-North Campus in Toronto, ON. 

The squad will re-group July 12th -14th in Toronto for training prior to traveling to Valdivia, Chile for the 2016 U18 FIBA Americas from July 19th-23rd, where they will look to qualify for the 2017 U19 World Championships.

Canada is currently ranked 3rd worldwide in the FIBA youth men rankings.

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