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
|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.