Canada basketball

Development Men’s National Team Announces Fisu Roster

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Jun 4, 2015

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.

ROSTER

<table border="0" cellspacing="0"><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>NAME</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>POSITION</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>HEIGHT</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>HOMETOWN</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>SCHOOL</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Caleb Agada</p></td><td><p>G</p></td><td><p>6-4</p></td><td><p>Burlington, ON</p></td><td><p>University of Ottawa</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Mikeal Andrews</p></td><td><p>C</p></td><td><p>6-10</p></td><td><p>Oakville, ON</p></td><td><p>Bishop’s University</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Johnny Berhanemeskel</p></td><td><p>G</p></td><td><p>6-1</p></td><td><p>Ottawa, ON</p></td><td><p>University of Ottawa</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Aaron Best</p></td><td><p>G</p></td><td><p>6-4</p></td><td><p>Scarborough, ON</p></td><td><p>Ryerson University</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Mamadou Gueye</p></td><td><p>F</p></td><td><p>6-7</p></td><td><p>Quebec City, QC</p></td><td><p>University of Alberta</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Jahmal Jones</p></td><td><p>G</p></td><td><p>6-0</p></td><td><p>Mississauga, ON</p></td><td><p>Ryerson University</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Chris McLaughlin</p></td><td><p>F</p></td><td><p>6-9</p></td><td><p>Oakville, ON</p></td><td><p>University of Victoria</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Tommy Nixon</p></td><td><p>F</p></td><td><p>6-6</p></td><td><p>Vancouver, BC</p></td><td><p>University of British Columbia</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Jarred Ogungbemi-Jackson</p></td><td><p>PG</p></td><td><p>5-9</p></td><td><p>Winnipeg, MB</p></td><td><p>University of Calgary</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Adika Peter-McNeilly</p></td><td><p>G</p></td><td><p>6-3</p></td><td><p>Toronto, ON</p></td><td><p>Ryerson University</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Josh Wolfram</p></td><td><p>PF</p></td><td><p>6-8</p></td><td><p>Kamloops, BC</p></td><td><p>Thompson Rivers University</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Connor Wood</p></td><td><p>G</p></td><td><p>6-4</p></td><td><p>Guelph,&nbsp; ON</p></td><td><p>Carleton University</p></td></tr></tbody></table>

COACHING STAFF

<table border="0" cellspacing="0"><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>NAME</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>POSITION</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>AFFILIATION</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Barnaby Craddock</p></td><td><p>Head Coach</p></td><td><p>University of Alberta</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>John Campbell</p></td><td><p>Assistant Coach</p></td><td><p>University of Toronto</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Shawn Swords</p></td><td><p>Assistant Coach</p></td><td><p>Laurentian University</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Charles Kissi</p></td><td><p>Manager</p></td><td><p>Brock University</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Geoff Mabey</p></td><td><p>Therapist</p></td><td><p>&nbsp;</p></td></tr></tbody></table>

COMPETITION SCHEDULE

<table border="0" cellspacing="0"><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>DATE</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>OPPONENT</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>TIME (LOCAL)</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>July 4</p></td><td><p>Sweden</p></td><td><p>2:30 p.m.</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>July 5</p></td><td><p>Mexico</p></td><td><p>12:30 p.m.</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>July 6</p></td><td><p>Montenegro</p></td><td><p>5:30 p.m.</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>July 8</p></td><td><p>Mongolia</p></td><td><p>8:00 p.m.</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>July 9</p></td><td><p>Russia</p></td><td><p>3:00 p.m.</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>July 10</p></td><td><p>TBC</p></td><td><p>TBC</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>July 11</p></td><td><p>TBC</p></td><td><p>TBC</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>July 12</p></td><td><p>TBC</p></td><td><p>TBC</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>July 13</p></td><td><p>TBC</p></td><td><p>TBC</p></td></tr></tbody></table>

For more information, please contact:

Bailey Williams

Manager, Communications

E-mail: bwilliams@basketball.ca

Cell: 647-460-7976