Chris Rao Returns Home to Serve as Head Coach of Niagara College Women’s Basketball

WELLAND, Ont. -- Born and raised in Welland, Christopher Rao is heading back home. On Thursday, the Niagara College Knights announced that they had found their next women's basketball head coach, and Rao has been the one tabbed to help guide the team as they look to make a jump in the standings this season. Rao will…

Varsity Blues Add UC Riverside Transfer Eric Rwahwire

TORONTO -- Head Coach John Campbell dipped into the NCAA transfer portal to land his latest recruit for the Toronto Varsity Blues. Campbell bolstered his roster for the 2019-20 season with the addition of Eric Rwahwire, a Toronto born forward who will make his return north of the border after several years in the state of California.…

Nate McKibbon Named New Head Coach of Western Mustangs Women’s Basketball

LONDON, Ont. -- After a nation-wide search, the Western Mustangs women's basketball team has its new bench boss for the 2019-20 season. Bringing with him nearly two decades of coaching experience, Nate McKibbon has been named the next women's basketball coach for the Mustangs. Most recently, McKibbon served as the Head Coach of the women's basketball…

Holland Hurricanes Bolster Roster With Addition of St. John’s Guard Kristen Gosse

CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI -- Head coach Jared Cheverie and the Holland Hurricanes women’s basketball team have been keeping busy this off-season on the recruiting trail. On Friday, the Hurricanes announced another impact addition to their roster for the 2019-20 season, adding Kristen Gosse, a guard out of St. John’s, Newfoundland to the mix. Gosse will be enrolled in the Sport…

Jacob Smith Steps Into the Spotlight, Reflects Back on Two Years Covering Brock Basketball

ST. CATHARINES, Ont. -- "One day you’re going to look back on everything you did, and you’re going to say, 'damn, I really did that.'” Those were the words of Jacob Smith on his Twitter account (@JaySmithBall) back on May 13th, 2019. Since then, Smith has graduated from Brock University, and his tenure with the…

Camosun Chargers Tab Justin Thiessen as New Women’s Basketball Head Coach

VICTORIA, B.C. -- The month of July, 2019 will be one to remember for Justin Thiessen.  Not only will Thiessen assume the role of Head Coach with the Camosun Chargers women's basketball program, he will also be tying the knot with his fiancé on the 20th and setting up residence in Victoria later in the month. …

Star-Studded Roster Set to Represent Canada in Women’s Basketball at the 2019 Summer Universiade

TORONTO, Ont. -- The month of July is a busy time for Canada Basketball. Several Canadian teams are competing around the World during the month of July. From both the Men's and Women's Under-19 programs competing for gold to the Canadian women's team that will compete at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, it's…