Canadian Invasion

Canada, in particular the GrassRoots program, has been a big producer of talent the past few years. Nearly 10 players from GrassRoots Canada signed during the early period.

Brown Leads The Way

Ro Russell's GrassRoots Canada program has put a number of players in Division I programs the past few seasons and this year is no different. So far, eight prospects that at one time played for the GrassRoots program, have signed during the early period.

Here's the list:

Denham Brown, swingman, Toronto Westhill with UConn

Janko Mrksic, C, Hamilton Bishop Ryan with Old Dominion

Mike Hanley, PF, Peterborough CVI with Canisius

Stevan Marcetic, PF, Toronto Vaughan with Bradley

Ola Matti, F, Toronto Eastern Commerce with Lamar

Terry Licorish, F, Laurinburg Prep with Auburn

Bernard Cote, PF, Montreal Champlain-St. Lambert with Kentucky

Jon Clark, PF, Toronto St. Michael's with Rhode Island

According to Russell, about 15 more Canadians will seek grants this spring. Here's a listing and projected level according to Russell.

  • Jermaine Anderson, 6-2, PG, SR, Eastern Commerce, mid+
  • Kern Carter, 6-3, G, SR, Henry Carr, mid to high
  • Chris Kraus, 5-11, PG, SR, Markham, low
  • Mike Tuck, 6-7, F, SR, Markham, mid
  • Eugene Kotorbai, 6-5, G/F, SR, Markham, low to mid
  • Kyle Coatsworth, 6-4, G, SR, Medway (London), low to mid
  • JR Bailey, 6-9, F, SR, W. Nottingham (MD), mid to high
  • Tristan Martin, 6-3, combo, SR, Laurinburg, mid to high
  • Yinka Bakare, 6-2, G, SR, Laurinburg, low
  • Shane Rowe, 6-3, G, Sr, Laurinburg, high D2
  • Aaron Hutchinson, 6-5, G/F, Sr, Christian Faith, mid+
  • Jamie McNeilly, 6-3, combo, Sr, Mother Teresa, low
  • Sheldon Tingle, 6-0,PG, Sr, North Albion, mid to high, Juco
  • Marlon Byram, 5-9, PG, SR, St. Augustine, low, Juco

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