Fifteen Ontario athletes representing Canada U23 at GLOBL JAM, on now at Mattamy Athletic Centre!

Team Canada’s U23 Women’s and Men’s rosters were announced on Monday, July 4 for GLOBL JAM, Canada’s international basketball showcase. Fifteen Ontario athletes will represent Canada in the inaugural U23 tournament, organized by Canada Basketball.

GLOBL JAM will be held July 5 to 10 in Toronto at Mattamy Athletic Centre. Catch all the action in person by buying your tickets here (OBA promo code: GJAMF) or from home, live on Sportsnet.

U23 Women’s Roster: 

NameHometownCurrent Team
Shy DAY-WILSONToronto, ONDuke University (NCAA)
LaShae DWYERToronto, ONUniversity of Miami (NCAA)
Aaliyah EDWARDSKingston, ONUniversity of Connecticut (NCAA)
Latasha LATTIMOREToronto, ONUniversity of Miami (NCAA)
Shaina PELLINGTONPickering, ONUniversity of Arizona (NCAA)
Merissah RUSSELLOttawa, ONUniversity of Louisville (NCAA)

Team Canada U23 Women will be coached by Carly Clarke, along with program head coach Victor Lapeña and assistant coach, Steve Baur, as well as Tamara Tatham and Wumi Agunbiade.

U23 Women’s Schedule: 

DateTime (EST)Opponent
July 56:00PMBelgium
July 6 6:00PMUSA
July 76:00PMFrance

U23 Men’s Roster:

NameHometownCurrent Team
Charles BEDIAKOBrampton, ONUniversity of Alabama (NCAA)
Marcus CARRToronto, ONUniversity of Texas (NCAA)
Kur JONGKUCHLondon, ONTemple University (NCAA)
Thomas KENNNEDYWindsor, ONFraser Valley Bandits (CEBL)
Emanuel MILLERToronto, ONTexas Christian University (NCAA)
Leonard MILLERScarborough, ONNBA G League Ignite
Ryan NEMBHARDAurora, ONCreighton University (NCAA)
Addison PATTERSONMilton, ON
Stefan SMITHAjax, ONSt. John's University (NCAA)

Team Canada U23 Men will be coached by Nathaniel Mitchell, along with assistant coaches Dave DeAveiro, Jamie McNeilly and Scott Morrison, as well as apprentice coach, Kalisha Keane.

U23 Men’s Schedule: 

DateTime (EST)Opponent
July 59:00PMBrazil
July 69:00PMUSA
July 79:00PMItaly

All teams will advance to the semi-finals on Saturday, July 9. The gold medal games are set for Sunday, July 10.

Good luck to all Ontario athletes and coaches representing Canada at GLOBL JAM!

 

Links

GLOBL JAM – Ticketmaster

Canadian U23 National Teams announced ahead of inaugural GLOBL JAM in Toronto – Canada Basketball