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Orangeville A's ink Nicholas Wiggins

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Nicholas
Wiggins
Orangeville A's (NBL Canada) agreed terms with 26-year old Canadian guard Nicholas Wiggins (198-87kg-91, college: Wichita State). He was supposed to play at Rabotnicki in FYR Macedonian Prva Liga, but left the team in Dec.'16. In 8 games he had 10.1ppg, 4.5rpg and 1.0apg this season. Part of last summer Wiggins spent at Mackay Meteors in Australian NBL where in 8 games he recorded very impressive stats: 21.4ppg, 5.8rpg and 2.9apg. He also spent pre-season at Rams (NBL) in New Zealand leag...



Jermaine Anderson (ex Chalons-Reims) is a newcomer at Mornar Bar

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Jermaine
Anderson
KK Mornar Basket Bar (Erste Liga) added to their roster experienced 34-year old Canadian ex-international point guard Jermaine Anderson (188-83, college: Fordham). He started the season at Chalons-Reims in French ProA. In 12 games he recorded 3.4ppg, 1.8rpg and 3.9apg this season. Anderson ended the last season at Braunschweig in German BBL where in 12 games he averaged 7.7ppg, 2.3rpg and 2.3apg. But the most of that year he spent at Betis Energia Plus Sevilla in Spanish Liga Endesa. In 1...



ORANGEVILLEAS FALL TO THE SAINT JOHN RIPTIDE 125-112

Jermaine<br>Anderson<br>
Jermaine
Anderson
COURTESY OURSPORTSCENTRAL.COM The Orangeville AS 3-2, headed into Saint John 4-1, looking to end the Riptides 4 game win streak. Using a combination of high screen pick and rolls and 15-20 fast jumpers, the AS were able to pull ahead to a 10-2 lead. Gabe Freeman of the Saint John Riptide responded to an AS lay up with a three pointer making the score 14-12 at the 5;30 MARK. The AS were great on transition defense as every 2on 1 or 3 on 1 attempt by the Riptide was stopped with a defensive...



Huskies upend #8 Tigers 75-71

Marquis<br>Clayton<br>
Marquis
Clayton
For two schools located less than two kilometres apart, Saint Mary's versus Dalhouse in anything never disappoints. Sunday afternoon was no exception as the host Huskies defeated the U Sports No. 8 ranked Dalhousie Tigers 75-71 in AUS men's basketball action from the Homburg Centre. Marquis Clayton (175-PG), the fourth-year Halifax native paced all scorers with 25 points and added six rebounds and four assists in the win. Saint Mary's improves to 6-5 (16 points) in conference play after s...



Melvin Ejim's double-double lands him Player of the Week award among Canadians playing currently abroad:

Melvin Ejim
Melvin Ejim
Traditionally, every week we bring you a list of the top performances of Canadians who are currently playing abroad. This week's number one is an international forward Melvin Ejim (200-91). He led Umana Venezia to a victory over the fourth-ranked Joensuun Kataja in the Basketball Champions League in Tuesday night's game.



No.1 pick in 2013 signed for Fenerbahce!

Anthony<br>Bennett<br>
Anthony
Bennett
Defending champion of Turkey, Fenerbahce Istanbul (BSL) tabbed 24-year old Canadian international forward Anthony Bennett (203-93, college: UNLV). He started the season at Brooklyn Nets in the NBA. In 23 games he had 5.0ppg and 3.4rpg this season. The most of last season Bennett spent at the Raptors in NBA. But in 19 games he recorded just 1.5ppg and 1.2rpg. Bennett helped them to win the Atlantic Division title (twice). He also played for another team Raptors 905 in U.S. semi-pro league...



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