DEVELOPMENT MEN’S NATIONAL TEAM ANNOUNCES FISU ROSTER

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Ahead of the World University Games, Canada will train at the University of Kansas

(TORONTO, ON) – 12 athletes have been selected to represent Canada at the 8-day FISU Games tournament in Gwangju, South Korea.

The Development Men’s National Team is comprised of student-athletes and will be led by Head Coach Barnaby Craddock (University of Alberta), as well as Assistants John Campbell (University of Toronto) and Shawn Swords (Laurentian University).

“This tournament is a great opportunity for our CIS athletes to gain international experience and compete with top talent from around the world,” said Craddock.

The 12 players are Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) athletes from across the country. The Development Men’s National Team will hold their training camp at the University of Kansas from June 19-29 before departing for South Korea. While in Kansas, Team Canada will scrimmage against the Kansas Jayhawks men’s basketball team.

A full roster, coaching staff and competition schedule can be found below.

COMPETITION SCHEDULE

NAME POSITION HEIGHT HOMETOWN SCHOOL
Caleb Agada G 6-4 Burlington, ON University of Ottawa
Mikeal Andrews C 6-10 Oakville, ON Bishop’s University
Johnny Berhanemeskel G 6-1 Ottawa, ON University of Ottawa
Aaron Best G 6-4 Scarborough, ON Ryerson University
Mamadou Gueye F 6-7 Quebec City, QC University of Alberta
Jahmal Jones G 6-0 Mississauga, ON Ryerson University
Chris McLaughlin F 6-9 Oakville, ON University of Victoria
Tommy Nixon F 6-6 Vancouver, BC University of British Columbia
Jarred Ogungbemi-Jackson PG 5-9 Winnipeg, MB University of Calgary
Adika Peter-McNeilly G 6-3 Toronto, ON Ryerson University
Josh Wolfram PF 6-8 Kamloops, BC Thompson Rivers University
Connor Wood G 6-4 Guelph,  ON Carleton University
COACHING STAFF
NAME POSITION AFFILIATION
Barnaby Craddock Head Coach University of Alberta
John Campbell Assistant Coach University of Toronto
Shawn Swords Assistant Coach Laurentian University
Charles Kissi Manager Brock University
Geoff Mabey Therapist
COMPETITION SCHEDULE
DATE OPPONENT TIME (LOCAL)
July 4 Sweden 2:30 p.m.
July 5 Mexico 12:30 p.m.
July 6 Montenegro 5:30 p.m.
July 8 Mongolia 8:00 p.m.
July 9 Russia 3:00 p.m.
July 10 TBC TBC
July 11 TBC TBC
July 12 TBC TBC
July 13 TBC TBC
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Courtesy Canada Basketball
Drew Ebanks
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