JUNIOR MEN'S 2014 NATIONAL TEAM ROSTER ANNOUNCED

JUNIOR MEN’S 2014 NATIONAL TEAM ANNOUNCED

Canada will compete in the U18 FIBA Americas Championship

July 13, 2014

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

3:00

Saturday, June 21

Dominican Republic

3:00

Sunday, June 22

Puerto Rico

1:00

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-Caesar 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 

For more information please contact:

Bailey Williams

Men’s High Performance                               

Canada Basketball

Tel 416-614-8037 ext 206

647-460-7976

bwilliams@basketball.ca

Scott Hastie

Communications Coordinator

Canada Basketball

Tel 416-614-8037 ext 217

communications@basketball.ca

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