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Roster of Canada’s Top High School Basketball Players Revealed for 2016 BIOSTEEL ALL-CANADIAN BASKETBALL GAME, April 11 on TSN

– Roster for second-annual all-star game features 24 of Canada’s top high school basketball players –

– 2016 BIOSTEEL ALL-CANADIAN BASKETBALL GAME tips off Monday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m. ET exclusively on TSN, live from the University of Toronto’s Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport –

TORONTO (February 24, 2016) – Basketball’s future champions live on TSN, as BioSteel, Pretty River Sports + Entertainment, and TSN today revealed the roster of players selected to participate in the second annual edition of the BIOSTEEL ALL-CANADIAN BASKETBALL GAME. As announced earlier this month, TSN’s exclusive broadcast of the BIOSTEEL ALL-CANADIAN BASKETBALL GAME tips off on Monday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m. ET on TSN, live from the University of Toronto’s Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport.

The roster for the 2016 BIOSTEEL ALL-CANADIAN BASKETBALL GAME features the Top 24 high school basketball players from across the country. The 24 players on the roster are as follows:

NAME SCHOOL HOMETOWN
Emmanuel Akot Wasatch Academy (Utah) Winnipeg, Man.
RJ Barrett Montverde Academy (Fla.) Mississauga, Ont.
Jahvon Blair Orangeville Prep Brampton, Ont.
Ignas Brazdeikis Orangeville Prep Oakville, Ont.
O’Shae Brissett Findlay Prep (Nev.) Mississauga, Ont.
Nate Darling DeMatha Catholic High School Bedford, N.S.
Christian David Vermont Academy (Vt.) Milton, Ont.
Jerome Desrosiers Northfield Mount Hermon Montréal, Que.
Nikola Djogo Athlete Institute Prep Stoney Creek, Ont.
Danilo Djuricic St. Michael’s College School Brampton, Ont.
Marquell Fraser The Hill Academy Hamilton, Ont.
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander Hamilton Heights Christian Academy Hamilton, Ont.
Justin Jackson The Hill Academy Ajax, Ont.
Abu Kigab Prolific Prep (Calif.) St. Catharines, Ont.
Jaelin Llewellyn Orangeville Prep Mississauga, Ont.
Anthony Longpre Glenelg Country School (Md.) Montréal, Que.
Matur Maker Athlete Institute Prep Perth, Western Australia
Thon Maker Athlete Institute Prep Perth, Western Australia
Koby McEwen Wasatch Academy (Utah) Toronto, Ont.
Grant Shephard Kelowna Secondary School Kelowna, B.C.
Simisola Shittu Montverde Academy (Fla.) Burlington, Ont.
Aher Uguak Harry Ainlay Edmonton, Alta.
Howard Washington Jr. Montverde Academy (Fla.) Buffalo, N.Y.
Kalif Young Orangeville Prep Vaughan, Ont.

Lindell Wigginton of North Preston, N.S. was selected to appear in the game but is unable to participate due to academic obligations.

The roster of players selected to participate in the 2016 BIOSTEEL ALL-CANADIAN BASKETBALL GAME is being announced today in conjunction with Canada Basketball Day at the Air Canada Centre, as the Toronto Raptors host Team BioSteel’s Andrew Wiggins and the Minnesota Timberwolves tonight (Wednesday, Feb. 24) at 7:30 p.m. ET on TSN4 and TSN5. Canada Basketball has once again signed on as a supporting partner of the 2016 BIOSTEEL ALL-CANADIAN BASKETBALL GAME.

All of the athletes selected to the roster of the 2016 BIOSTEEL ALL-CANADIAN BASKETBALL GAME have played prominent roles in top-level basketball programming, from AAU to representing Canada on the international stage.

BioSteel All Canadian Primary Logo-2016

The second annual BIOSTEEL ALL-CANADIAN BASKETBALL GAME tips off Monday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m. ET at Toronto’s Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport.
DOWNLOAD LOGO HERE: http://bit.ly/1RJIX18

The 24 players were chosen by a 10-person selection committee, overseen by Tony McIntyre, the BIOSTEEL ALL-CANADIAN BASKETBALL GAME Operations Director and Selection Committee Chair. The committee is comprised of a cross-section of Canadian basketball stakeholders, including provincial and territorial representatives, clubs, coaches, and scouts from across the country.

A selection of players featured on the roster will compete in the skills events surrounding the game, including the 3 Point Shootout and Slam Dunk Competition, on Sunday, April 10 at the Athlete Institute. Additional details, including the roster for the BioSteel Future All-Canadians Game, which takes place as part of the same event, will be announced in the coming weeks.

<<NOTE TO MEDIA: For accreditation to the BIOSTEEL ALL-CANADIAN BASKETBALL GAME on Monday, April 11, please fill out attached form and send to Rob Duffy rob.duffy@bellmedia.ca>>

For ticket info for the BIOSTEEL ALL-CANADIAN BASKETBALL GAME, fans can visit the game’s official website at BioSteelAllCanadian.com.

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Roster of Canada’s Top High School Basketball Players Revealed for 2016 BIOSTEEL ALL-CANADIAN BASKETBALL GAME, April 11 on TSN

– Roster for second-annual all-star game features 24 of Canada’s top high school basketball players –

– 2016 BIOSTEEL ALL-CANADIAN BASKETBALL GAME tips off Monday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m. ET exclusively on TSN, live from the University of Toronto’s Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport –

TORONTO (February 24, 2016) – Basketball’s future champions live on TSN, as BioSteel, Pretty River Sports + Entertainment, and TSN today revealed the roster of players selected to participate in the second annual edition of the BIOSTEEL ALL-CANADIAN BASKETBALL GAME. As announced earlier this month, TSN’s exclusive broadcast of the BIOSTEEL ALL-CANADIAN BASKETBALL GAME tips off on Monday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m. ET on TSN, live from the University of Toronto’s Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport.

The roster for the 2016 BIOSTEEL ALL-CANADIAN BASKETBALL GAME features the Top 24 high school basketball players from across the country. The 24 players on the roster are as follows:

NAME SCHOOL HOMETOWN
Emmanuel Akot Wasatch Academy (Utah) Winnipeg, Man.
RJ Barrett Montverde Academy (Fla.) Mississauga, Ont.
Jahvon Blair Orangeville Prep Brampton, Ont.
Ignas Brazdeikis Orangeville Prep Oakville, Ont.
O’Shae Brissett Findlay Prep (Nev.) Mississauga, Ont.
Nate Darling DeMatha Catholic High School Bedford, N.S.
Christian David Vermont Academy (Vt.) Milton, Ont.
Jerome Desrosiers Northfield Mount Hermon Montréal, Que.
Nikola Djogo Athlete Institute Prep Stoney Creek, Ont.
Danilo Djuricic St. Michael’s College School Brampton, Ont.
Marquell Fraser The Hill Academy Hamilton, Ont.
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander Hamilton Heights Christian Academy Hamilton, Ont.
Justin Jackson The Hill Academy Ajax, Ont.
Abu Kigab Prolific Prep (Calif.) St. Catharines, Ont.
Jaelin Llewellyn Orangeville Prep Mississauga, Ont.
Anthony Longpre Glenelg Country School (Md.) Montréal, Que.
Matur Maker Athlete Institute Prep Perth, Western Australia
Thon Maker Athlete Institute Prep Perth, Western Australia
Koby McEwen Wasatch Academy (Utah) Toronto, Ont.
Grant Shephard Kelowna Secondary School Kelowna, B.C.
Simisola Shittu Montverde Academy (Fla.) Burlington, Ont.
Aher Uguak Harry Ainlay Edmonton, Alta.
Howard Washington Jr. Montverde Academy (Fla.) Buffalo, N.Y.
Kalif Young Orangeville Prep Vaughan, Ont.

Lindell Wigginton of North Preston, N.S. was selected to appear in the game but is unable to participate due to academic obligations.

The roster of players selected to participate in the 2016 BIOSTEEL ALL-CANADIAN BASKETBALL GAME is being announced today in conjunction with Canada Basketball Day at the Air Canada Centre, as the Toronto Raptors host Team BioSteel’s Andrew Wiggins and the Minnesota Timberwolves tonight (Wednesday, Feb. 24) at 7:30 p.m. ET on TSN4 and TSN5. Canada Basketball has once again signed on as a supporting partner of the 2016 BIOSTEEL ALL-CANADIAN BASKETBALL GAME.

All of the athletes selected to the roster of the 2016 BIOSTEEL ALL-CANADIAN BASKETBALL GAME have played prominent roles in top-level basketball programming, from AAU to representing Canada on the international stage.

BioSteel All Canadian Primary Logo-2016

The second annual BIOSTEEL ALL-CANADIAN BASKETBALL GAME tips off Monday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m. ET at Toronto’s Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport.
DOWNLOAD LOGO HERE: http://bit.ly/1RJIX18

The 24 players were chosen by a 10-person selection committee, overseen by Tony McIntyre, the BIOSTEEL ALL-CANADIAN BASKETBALL GAME Operations Director and Selection Committee Chair. The committee is comprised of a cross-section of Canadian basketball stakeholders, including provincial and territorial representatives, clubs, coaches, and scouts from across the country.

A selection of players featured on the roster will compete in the skills events surrounding the game, including the 3 Point Shootout and Slam Dunk Competition, on Sunday, April 10 at the Athlete Institute. Additional details, including the roster for the BioSteel Future All-Canadians Game, which takes place as part of the same event, will be announced in the coming weeks.

<<NOTE TO MEDIA: For accreditation to the BIOSTEEL ALL-CANADIAN BASKETBALL GAME on Monday, April 11, please fill out attached form and send to Rob Duffy rob.duffy@bellmedia.ca>>

For ticket info for the BIOSTEEL ALL-CANADIAN BASKETBALL GAME, fans can visit the game’s official website at BioSteelAllCanadian.com.

For more information

Renee Rouse

renee.rouse@bellmedia.ca

Rob Duffy

rob.duffy@bellmedia.ca

About BioSteel

BioSteel is a Canadian operated sports nutrition company that was built on the mandate of providing the safest, healthiest, and most effective line of nutritional products available. BioSteel’s line of nutritional products ranges from a sugar and caffeine free sports beverage with no artificial flavours, colours, or preservatives, to a line of proteins and a variety of nutritional bars. BioSteel products are currently readily available across Canada, and globally with select retail partners. For more information, including a full list of retail locations, please visit www.biosteel.com or email info@biosteel.com.

About Pretty River Sports + Entertainment

PRSE is a company that owns and operates several sports and entertainment properties, including: the Athlete Institute, Athlete Institute Football Club, Athlete Institute Basketball Academy, CrossFit Combine, the Orangeville A’s (NBL Canada), the Ontario Scholastic Basketball Association, and the BioSteel All-Canadian Basketball Game. For more information, please visit www.PRSE.ca.

About TSN

TSN is Canada’s Sports Leader and #1 specialty network. With a broad portfolio of multimedia sports assets, Champions Live Here as TSN delivers world-class content across its industry-leading platforms including five national television feeds, TSN.ca, TSN GO, and TSN Radio stations across the country. With more championship events than any broadcaster in the country, TSN’s deep and diverse roster of live sports programming includes the Grey Cup, IIHF World Junior Championship, Hockey Canada events, CFL, NFL, NBA, MLS, Toronto Maple Leafs, Ottawa Senators, Winnipeg Jets, Season of Champions Curling, FIFA World Cup, UEFA Euro 2016, MLB, Barclays Premier League, Golf’s Majors, NASCAR, F1, Grand Slam Tennis, NCAA March Madness, and Skate Canada and Rugby Canada events. TSN is a division of Bell Media, which is part of BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company.

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