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In last year's FIBA U-18 World Championships and the previous year's U-17 tournament, Team Canada took home the bronze medal behind the play of Andrew Wiggins. But Canada received a blow this year when Wiggins decided to practice with Kansas rather than compete internationally. This left Trey Lyles, Tyler Ennis McIntyre, and Xavier Rathan-Mayes to carry the team.
The U-19 World Championships are being held in Prague, and Canada dropped their first two games. In the opener they lost 81-70 to Spain. In the 2nd game they lost 79-66 to Croatia.
Today, they faced an elimination game vs Korea.
The format involves 16 teams divided into four pods. The top three teams in each pod advance to the next round. Canada and Korea were both 0-2 entering the game.
In today's game Canada held a slim four point lead heading into the fourth quarter. Then they finally turned it on and looked like the team we were expecting. They outscored Korea 28-14 in the quarter, and coasted to a ...
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Thanks to a game-high 26 points from soon-to-be Syracuse Orange freshman guard Tyler Ennis on Saturday, the under-19 Canadian National team earned its first FIBA World Championship victory, 93-75, over Korea and advanced to the next round of play.
Ennis added four assists and two steals for Canada (1-2, 3 points), which never trailed in the contest and earned an extra point in the...
Tyler Ennis, the projected starting point guard for the Syracuse Orange basketball team this upcoming season, netted a team-high 20 points on 8-of-17 shooting in Canada's preliminary-round loss to Spain, 81-70, of the U19 World Championships in Prague, Czech Republic.
In nearly 30 minutes of playing time, Ennis dished out three assists, collected four rebounds and committed four...
The preliminary round of the FIBA U-19 World Championship has concluded, and the teams resume play on Monday. Through the first three games, Tyler Ennis McIntyre - who plays for Team Canada and will be attending Syracuse in the fall - leads all scorers. All told, six of the more than 20 NCAA players are averaging double figures.
With the preliminary round complete, the teams...
Soon-to-be Syracuse Orange freshman Tyler Ennis continued to do his thing Friday scoring a team-high 25 points in Canada's 79-66 loss to Croatia in Game 2 of preliminary-round play at the U19 World Championships in Prague, Czech Republic.
In 37 minutes of playing time, Ennis hoisted up 25 shots and made 10 of them. He also collected four rebounds, dished out four assists, nabbed...