Archive for the ‘Sports/Basketball/CEBL’ Category

Canadian Elite Basketball League targeting big cities for possible expansion

Monday, December 28th, 2020

Richard Petko went from rebuilding a town to starting a professional sports league and somehow it seems like a natural progression. However, the real estate developer is clear when he says that money has to be made in order for the Canadian Elite Basketball League to survive.

CEBL fathers are accustomed to distance from family while chasing basketball dream

Saturday, August 8th, 2020

The distance from family during a hub sports resumption may be uncharted territory for NBA players, Kelsea O'Brien writes, but for the fathers of the CEBL it is one they know all too well.

Wumi Agunbiade among several budding young coaches proving themselves in CEBL

Thursday, August 6th, 2020

Wumi Agunbiade, a former national team forward from Pickering, Ont., is now an assistant coach with the Guelph Nighthawks of the Canadian Elite Basketball League and one of several up-and-coming coaches in the fledgling professional league.

Expansion BlackJacks eliminate defending champion Rattlers in blowout victory

Wednesday, August 5th, 2020

In their first big game in franchise history, the Ottawa BlackJacks did not disappoint. The expansion CEBL club stomped the Saskatchewan Rattlers 87-68 on Wednesday with a playoff spot on the line at the Summer Series in St. Catharines, Ont.

For Honey Badgers’ Mukama, resiliency has paved a road to pro basketball opportunities

Wednesday, August 5th, 2020

When he graduated from Ryerson in 2019, Jean-Victor Mukama knew that although his 404 points scored over the course of the season catapulted him to sixth best in program history, it would not be as simple as declaring for the NBA draft, working out, and waiting.

Stingers beat Nighthawks to extend win streak to 5 in CEBL Summer Series

Monday, August 3rd, 2020

Adika Peter-McNeilly finished with 21 points and nine rebounds, and the Edmonton Stingers downed the Guelph Nighthawks 85-71 on Monday in the Canadian Elite Basketball League.

Thomas Scrubb scores 17 as BlackJacks beat Honey Badgers in CEBL Summer Series

Sunday, August 2nd, 2020

Thomas Scrubb scored 17 points to lead the Ottawa BlackJacks to an 85-69 win over the Hamilton Honey Badgers on Sunday in the Canadian Elite Basketball League.

Baker hits game-winner to propel Stingers past River Lions for Summer Series win

Friday, July 31st, 2020

Jordan Baker rolled off a pick before laying in the winning basket as part of a 19-point, 12-rebound performance, leading the Edmonton Stingers over the Niagara River Lions 87-86 on Friday in the Canadian Elite Basketball League Summer Series.

BlackJacks earn 1st win in franchise history with nail-biter against Bandits

Thursday, July 30th, 2020

The Ottawa BlackJacks are officially in the win column. The expansion CEBL club defeated the Fraser Valley Bandits 78-76 to improve to 1-2 at the Summer Series on Thursday in St. Catharines, Ont.

CEBL commissioner Morreale eager for Summer Series tip-off

Friday, July 24th, 2020

Commissioner Mike Morreale says he can't wait to start the tournament and celebrate its finish. But those 15 days in between won't be easy.