Cadet National Team Tryout Roster Released…Justin Jackson, Chris Egi, Jadon Cohee + more!

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NPH #1-ranked 2016 prospect is among the 30 invited players for Cadet Tryouts

NPH #1-ranked 2016 prospect is among the 30 invited players for Cadet Tryouts

TORONTO – Canada Basketball announced today the 30 athletes who were invited to the invitational tryouts for the cadet men’s national team. The 2012 cadet men’s national team is for Canadian athletes born January 1, 1995 or later. The team will compete in the FIBA U17 World Championship for Men in Lithuania from June 29 – July 8. The tryouts will take place at Ryerson University from May 18 – 21.

 

 2012 CADET MEN’S NATIONAL TEAM – INVITATIONAL TRYOUT ROSTER

Name

Position

Height

Hometown

School (2011-12)

Jake Babic Guard 6-3 Oakville, ON St. Ignatius of Loyola (HS)
Tyrell Bellot-Green Forward 6-6 Toronto, ON Oakwood Collegiate (HS)
Jauquin Bennett-Boire Guard 6-2 Saskatoon, SK Yale (HS)
Tanveer Bhullar Centre 7-2 North York, ON Huntington Prep (HS)
Devonte Campbell Forward 6-5 Maple, ON Villanova College (HS)
Brody Clarke Guard 6-6 Toronto, ON Oakwood Collegiate (HS)
Jadon Cohee Guard 6-4 Langley, BC Walnut Grove (HS)
Jabari Craig Centre 6-10 Toronto, ON Fairmont Prep (HS)
Malcolm Duvivier Guard 6-1 Toronto, ON St. Michael’s (HS)
Chris Egi Forward 6-6 Markham, ON St. Andrew’s (HS)
Jamar Ergas Guard 6-3 Toronto, ON Christian Faith Center Academy (HS)
Jasdeep Gill Guard 6-5 Chestemere, AB Chestermere (HS)
Alex Hart Forward 6-11 Kelowna, BC Immaculata (HS)
Justin Jackson Forward 6-6 Scarborough, ON Charles Gordon (MS)
Miroslav Jaksic Forward 6-9 Windsor, ON Herman (HS)
Narcisse Kalamba Forward 6-6 Longueuil, QC St-Jean Baptiste (HS)
Raynold Kasongo Forward 6-7 Scarborough, ON East Ridge (HS)
James Madewan Guard 6-4 Richmond, BC RC Palmer (HS)
Chris McComber Forward 6-6 Nepean, ON John McCrae (HS)
Kamar McKnight Guard 6-4 Toronto, ON St. Patrick’s (HS)
Erik Nissen Forward 6-7 Quispamsis, NB Kennebecasis Valley (HS)
Anthony Pate Guard 6-3 Oakville, ON St. Patrick’s (HS)
Jalen Poyser Guard 6-2 Brampton, ON Father Henry Carr (HS)
Nevell Provo Guard 6-0 Halifax, NS Huntington Prep (HS)
Michael Quinn Centre 6-10 Rockland, ON Louis Riel (HS)
Jordan Robinson Forward 6-9 Toronto, ON Quality Education Academy (HS)
Marial Shayok Guard 6-5 Ottawa, ON St. Patrick’s (HS)
Michael Shoveller Centre 6-9 Arnprior, ON Arnprior District (HS)
Atlee Simon Guard 6-0 Regina, SK Harvest City Christian Academy (HS)
Kevin Zabo Guard 6-1 Gatineau, QC Montrose Christian (HS)

Head coach, David DeAveiro commented on the upcoming tryouts, “We are extremely excited about our list of invitees coming to tryouts this weekend. It promises to be a very competitive camp with a high level of talent.  It is an exciting time for basketball at the cadet level in Canada.”

In the FIBA U17 World Championship for Men, Canada was placed in Group B which includes: Argentina, Croatia, Korea, Lithuania and Spain. Canada qualified for this tournament by placing third in the 2011 FIBA Americas U16 Championship for Men.

In the first ever FIBA U17 World Championship in 2010, Canada won a bronze medal after beating Lithuania 83 – 81. The 2010 team included, Anthony Bennett, Kevin Pangos and Andrew Wiggins.

The tryout schedule for the cadet men’s national team is as follows:

2012 CADET MEN’S NATIONAL TEAM – INVITATIONAL TRYOUT SECHEDULE
All practices take place at Ryerson University, Kerr Hall Gym
.

Date

Group

Time

Friday, May 18 Practice Group 1 4:00pm – 5:30pm
Friday, May 18 Practice Group 2 5:30pm – 7:00pm
Saturday, May 19 Practice Group 1 8:30am – 9:45am and 4:00pm – 5:30pm
Saturday, May 19 Practice Group 2 9:45am – 11:00am and 5:30pm – 7:00pm
Sunday, May 20 Practice Group 1 8:30am – 9:45am and 4:00pm – 5:30pm
Sunday, May 20 Practice Group 2 9:45am – 11:00am and 5:30pm – 7:00pm
Monday, May 21 Practice Group 1 & 2 9:00am – 11:00am

NOTE: Due to the number of participating athletes, the cadet men’s national team tryouts will operate in two practice groups over the course of the weekend, merging together for the final practice. All practices will be open to spectators. The court area will be closed, but spectators will be allowed to watch from the second floor balcony, overlooking the court.

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