Ontario Athletes Dominate Team Canada Roster
Ontario athletes dominate Team Canada’s roster for the upcoming FIBA U18 Men’s Americas Championship, taking place in St. Catharines from June 10-16, 2018. On the 12-player roster, 11 athletes are from Ontario.
Amongst the 11 Ontarians are four Ontario Scholastic Basketball Association (OSBA) athletes: Jaden and Charles Bediako (Ridley College), Addison Patterson (Athlete Institute) and Jevonnie Scott (Athlete Institute).
Meanwhile, Quebec’s Tyrese Samuel, Canada’s lone non-Ontario athlete on the roster, recently announced his commitment to Orangeville Prep for this upcoming OSBA season.
A full list of Ontario athletes on the roster is below.
|Name||Jersey Number||Height||Hometown||Current School Team|
|Wheza Panzo||4||6'6"||Mississauga||Hamilton Heights|
|Emanuel Miller||5||6'7"||Scarborough||La Lumiere School|
|Joel Brown||6||6'1"||Brampton||Brewster Academy|
|Jahcobi Neath||8||6'3"||Toronto||Crestwood Prep College|
|Addison Patterson *||9||6'6"||Milton||Athlete Institute|
|AJ Lawson||10||6'6"||Brampton||GTA Prep|
|Andrew Nembhard (Team Captain)||11||6'4"||Toronto||Montverde Academy|
|Jevonnie Scott *||12||6'5"||Toronto||Athlete Institute|
|Connor Vreeken||13||6'4"||Kingston||Frontenac Secondary School|
|Jaden Bediako *||14||6'8"||Brampton||Ridley College|
|Charles Bediako *||15||6'11"||Brampton||Ridley College|
Visit the Canada Basketball website for the full team roster, including the coaching staff.
FIBA U18 Men’s Americas Championship
As part of the festivities, Ontario Basketball is pleased to host OBA Day on Tuesday, June 12!
Group tickets are currently available at a discounted rate:
$150 for 15 tickets (12 youth, 3 adult)
For single session tickets and all available packages, visit Ticketmaster and use promo code: NIAGARA for 20% off your purchase.