Team Canada’s Men’s U16 Basketball Americas Roster Announced

Canada Basketball’s Men’s High Performance program is pleased to announce the U16 team that will represent Canada at the FIBA U16 Americas Championship in Formosa, Argentina beginning June 14th.

“We’re pleased with the competiveness of this tryout and we’re excited to continue working with these young men as we prepare for the FIBA Americas,” said Craig Beaucamp, Head Coach.

The team will train in Toronto until June 9th and then head to Argentina for pre-tournament training, prior to tipping-off against the host country in game one of the preliminary round. The full FIBA U16 Americas schedule can be found here.

Canada will look to qualify for its 5th-consecutive U17 World Championship. Canada is currently ranked 3rd worldwide in the FIBA Youth Men Rankings.

 

FIBA U16 AMERICAS 2017 ROSTER
LAST FIRST POSITION HEIGHT HOMETOWN SCHOOL CLUB TEAM
Bediako Charles PF/C 6’9” Brampton, ON St. Marcellinus Uplay Canada
Barthelemy* Keeshawn PG 6’0″ Montreal, QC Cape Fear Academy Brookwood Elite
Case Matteus SG 6’3″ Pickering, ON Pine Ridge Secondary School Northern Kings
Koulibaly Jefferson PG 6’3″ Montreal, QC Our Saviour New American New York Rens
Krikke Benjamin PF 6’7″ Edmonton, AB Jasper Place High School Team Alberta
McNeilly Cashius SG 6’5″ Scarborough, ON Thornlea Secondary Canada Elite
Ndur Malachi SF/PF 6’6″ St. Thomas, ON Central Elgin Collegiate Institute Northern Kings
Nwagha Alexander C 6’7″ Toronto, ON King’s Christian Prep Burlington IBSA
Radocaj Victor F 6’7″ Richmond, BC Robert Alexander McMath Secondary Drive Basketball
Rathan-Mayes Shemar PG 5’8″ Toronto, ON Athlete Institute CIA Bounce
Rioux* Emile PF/C 6’8″ Anjou, QC De Mortagnes Brookwood Elite
Sakota Luka PG 6’4″ Etobicoke, ON Kings Christian Collegiate Burlington IBSA
Shand Paris PF 6’6″ Toronto, ON Bill Crothers Uplay Canada
Todd Taryn PG/SG 6’1″ Vaughn, ON Vaughan Secondary School Uplay Canada*Alternates