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Jamie Vanderbeken: Holdin’ down the paint

Approximately 190 kilometers east of Toronto, along Highway 401, is the small town of Belleville. Though not exactly known for its sporting heroes, it is the place where hockey legend Bobby Hull spent his formative years. But that was a long time ago. In 2005, there is a new buzz in Belleville’s sports world. This time it’s on the hardwood, not the ice. Basketball phenom Jamie Vanderbeken is the guy in the spotlight as one of Canada’s top young ballerz with no shortage of attention from the best NCAA Division One contenders. From the Big 10 to PAC-10, the line is forming to secure the college years of the big 18-year-old. They’ll have to wait on him though. The 6-10, 235-pound center has opted to […]

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Jamie Vanderbeken Holdin Down The Paint I Got Next Basketballbuzz Magazine 2006
Jamie Vanderbeken Holdin Down The Paint I Got Next Basketballbuzz Magazine 2006
Approximately 190 kilometers east of Toronto, along Highway 401, is the small town of Belleville. Though not exactly known for its sporting heroes, it is the place where hockey legend Bobby Hull spent his formative years. But that was a long time ago. In 2005, there is a new buzz in Belleville’s sports world. This time it’s on the hardwood, not the ice. Basketball phenom Jamie Vanderbeken is the guy in the spotlight as one of Canada’s top young ballerz with no shortage of attention from the best NCAA Division One contenders. From the Big 10 to PAC-10, the line is forming to secure the college years of the big 18-year-old. They’ll have to wait on him though. The 6-10, 235-pound center has opted to […]
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