2014 Canadian Junior Men’s National Team Announced

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2014 JUNIOR MEN’S NATIONAL TEAM ANNOUNCED

Canada will compete in the U18 FIBA Americas Championship

Toronto, Ont. – Canada Basketball is pleased to announce the Junior Men’s National Team (JMNT) roster that will represent Team Canada at the FIBA Americas U18 Championship for Men in Colorado Springs.

“We’re pleased with the progress the team has made over the course of the training camp,” said head coach Roy Rana. “These athletes have shown outstanding work ethic and commitment to the team to solidify their spots on our final roster.”

Canada will begin group play in the FIBA Americas U18 Championship on Friday, June 20 against Brazil.

“For many of these athletes, this is their first time representing Canada in international competition,” said Rowan Barrett, Executive Vice President/Assistant General Manager, Men’s High Performance. “This will be a tremendous opportunity for growth and development, with the goal of qualifying for the 2015 U19 World Championships in Greece.”

2014 FIBA Americas U18 Championship – Preliminary Round Schedule

Date Opponent Time (ET)
Friday, June 20 Brazil 11:00
Saturday, June 21 Dominican Republic 11:00
Sunday, June 22 Puerto Rico 9:00

For more information on the FIBA Americas U18 Championships, please visit: http://www.fibaamericas.com/

2014 Junior Men’s National Team Roster

 

# Name Position Height Hometown
4 Munis Tutu Guard 6’0 Windsor, ON
5 Drew Urquhart Forward 6’8 Vancouver, BC
6 Ben Miller Guard 6’2 Winnipeg, MB
7 Montaque Gill-Caeser Guard 6’6 Vaughan, ON
8 Stefan Duric Guard 6’4 Burlington, ON
9 Dillon Brooks Forward 6’7 Mississauga, ON
10 Nevell Provo Guard 6’0 North Preston, NS
11 Corey Johnson Guard 6’5 Ottawa, ON
12 Tristan Etienne Centre 6’9 Abbotsford, BC
13 Chris Egi Forward 6’9 Markham, ON
14 Biniam Ghebrekidan Centre 6’9 Gatineau, QC
15 Jonah Fogg Centre 6’10 Sault Ste. Marie, ON
Alternate Jadon Cohee Guard 6’4 Langley, BC
Alternate Jalen Poyser Guard 6’4 Mississauga, ON
Alternate Jamar Ergas Guard 6’3 Toronto, ON
Alternate Matt Neufeld Centre 6’10 Victoria, BC

 2014 Junior Men’s National Team Staff

Name Position
Roy Rana Head Coach
Scott Morrison Assistant Coach
Kirby Schepp Assistant Coach
Krisjon Vargas Athletic Therapist
James DePoe Team Manager
Wes Clayden Doctor

About Canada Basketball: Canada Basketball is a private, not-for-profit corporation committed to excellence in leading the growth of the game domestically and in pursuing medal performances on the international stage.

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Courtesy Canada Basketball

Drew Ebanks

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