Today Canada Basketball named the roster for the Cadet (U16) Men’s National Team and the list is STACKED with budding stars on the national Canadian hoops scene.
Just check the roster list below to see names including Rowan Barrett Jr., Simi Shittu, Andrew Nembhard, Keshaun Saunders, and Jonathan Kabongo.
So many of the top talents NPH has been scouting for years will come together to squad up under head coach Dave DeAverio for the FIBA Americas qualifier later this summer.
Per Canada Basketball:
The U16 Men’s National Team will hold its final training camp in preparation for U16 FIBA Americas in Bahia Blanca, Argentina from June 10-14. Head Coach, Dave DeAveiro will gather his 14-man squad in Toronto, Ont. at Humber College – North Campus from May 28-June 4.
The U16 team will compete in the FIBA Americas competition, which serves as a qualifier for the 2016 FIBA World Championships.
DeAveiro, a native of Toronto, returns for his fourth year coaching the U16/U17 age-group team. He is joined by assistants Michael Meeks (Canada Basketball) and James Derouin (University of Ottawa), as well as apprentice coach Nicky Davis (Sheridan College).
|Barrett Jr, Rowan||Wing||Mississauga, ON||REDA/Brampton Warriors/Tyler Ennis Jordan Brand|
|Bediako, Jaden||Forward||Brampton, ON||Team Breakdown/Brampton Warriors/Tyler Ennis Jordan Brand|
|Brazdeikis, Ignas||Wing||Oakville, ON||Oakville Venom/CIA Bounce/Tyler Ennis Jordan Brand|
|Carr, Marcus||PG||Woodbridge, ON||Northern Kings|
|Courtney, Liam||Forward||Cambridge, ON||REDA/Waterloo Wolverines/Canada Elite|
|Djuricic, Danilo||Forward||Brampton, ON||CIA Bounce/Team Tyler Ennis|
|Kabongo, Jonathan||PG||Toronto, ON||CIA Bounce/Tyler Ennis Jordan Brand|
|Kirkwood, Noah||Wing||Kanata, ON||Ottawa Next Level|
|Llewellyn, Jaelin||PG||Mississauga, ON||Oakville/CIA Bounce/Tyler Ennis Jordan Brand Team|
|Nembhard, Andrew||PG||Aurora, ON||Vaughan Panthers/ Brampton Warriors/Tyler Ennis Jordan Brand|
|Shephard, Grant||Forward||Kelowna, BC||Junior Heat|
|Shittu, Simisola||Wing||Burlington, ON||REDA/CIA Bounce/Tyler Ennis Jordan Brand|
|John, Brandon||Forward||Brantford, ON||CIA Bounce/Tyler Ennis Jordan Brand|
|Saunders, Keshaun||Wing||Brampton, ON||Oakville Venom/CIA Bounce/Tyler Ennis Jordan Brand|
|Dave DeAveiro||Head Coach|
|James Derouin||Assistant Coach|
|Nicky Davis||Assistant Coach|
|Michael Meeks||Assistant Coach|
Be sure to check back soon for more in-depth coverage of the Men’s U16 National Team by NorthPoleHoops!