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2016 March Madness: Murray, Wiltjer, Brooks highlight 23 Canadians Across 17 Teams

2016 March Madness Murray Wiltjer Brooks Highlight 23 Canadians Across 17 Teams
2016 March Madness Murray Wiltjer Brooks Highlight 23 Canadians Across 17 Teams

Selection Sunday came and went and a total of 23 Canadians across 17 NCAA teams found out they will be going to the big dance for a shot at that special “One Shining Moment.” Below is a complete list, including stats of all the Canadian players that will be participating in the 2016 NCAA March Madness Championship tournament.

Led by Kentucky freshman Jamal Murray, Oregon’s sophomore Dillon Brooks and Gonzaga’s senior power forward Kyle Wiltjer, Canadians from across Canada will be spread out across America looking to make noise. With 2016 NBA Draft already on the radar for at least more than a half-dozen bottom standing NBA teams it just the perfect time to make a deep run into the tournament.

East Region – Philadelphia

No. 4 Kentucky Wildcats
Jamal Murray – Freshman (Kitchener, ON) – 35 mins, 20.2 PPG, 5.1 RPG, 2.2 APG
Mychal Mulder – Junior (Windsor, ON) – 4.0 mins, .5 PPG, 1.2 RPG

No. 4 Providence Friars
Junior Lomomba – Junior (Montreal, QC) – 24.9 mins, 5.5 PPG, 2.6 RPG, 2.0 APG

No. 15 Webber St. Wildcats
Cody John – Freshman (Toronto, ON) – 17.4 mins, 4.6 PPG, 1.6 RPG, 1.6 APG

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West Region – Anaheim

No. 1 Oregon Ducks (28-6)
Dillon Brooks –  Sophomore – (Mississauga, ON)  – 32.9 mins, 16.8 PPG, 5.7 RPG, 3.1 APG
Chris Boucher – Senior – (Montreal, QC)  – 26.3 mins, 12.1 PPG, 7.6 RPG, 3.1 BPG
Dylan Ennis – Senior – (Brampton, ON)  – 10.5 mins, 1.0 PPG, 1.5 RPG, 1.0 APG

2016 March Madness: Murray, Wiltjer, Brooks highlight 23 Canadians Across 17 Teams
2016 March Madness: Chris Boucher, Murray, Wiltjer, Brooks highlight 23 Canadians Across 17 Teams

No. 2 Oklahoma Sooners
Dinjiyl Walker – Senior – (Vaughan, ON)  – 13 mins, 3.7 PPG, 1.6 RPG

No. 7 Oregon State Beavers
Malcom Duvivier – Junior – (Toronto, ON)  – 25.4 mins, 6.2 PPG, 2.4 RPG, 2.2 APG

No. 14 Green Bay Phoenix
Tevin Findlay – Junior – (Toronto, ON)  – 13.3 mins, 4.8 PPG, 1.4 RPG, 1.1 APG

Midwest Region – Chicago

No. 1 Virginia Cavaliers
Marial Shayok – Sophomore – (Ottawa, ON)  – 14.9 mins, 3.9 PPG, 1.8 RPG, 1.1 APG

No. 11 Gonzaga Bulldogs
Kyle Wiltjer – Senior – (Portland, OR)  – 33.6 mins, 20.7 PPG, 6.5 RPG, 1.4 APG
Dustin Triano – Sophomore – (Vancouver, BC) – 3.5 mins, 1.5 PPG,

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No. 4 Iowa State Cyclones
Naz Mitrou-Long – Senior – (Mississauga, ON)  – 31.6 mins, 12 PPG, 2.9 RPG, 1.9 APG

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No. 6 Seton Hall Pirates
Braeden Anderson –  Senior – (Okotoksl, AB)  – 6.2 mins, .8 PPG, 1.4 RPG

No. 7 Dayton Flyers
Dyshawn Pierre – (Whitby, ON)  – 33 mins, 13 PPG, 8.6 RPG, 2.3 APG

No. 13 Iona Gaels
Saren Westrop – (Lethbridge, AB) – 2.0 mins

No. 12 Arkansas Little Rock
Kemy Osee – Junior – (Montreal, QC)  – 15.8 mins, 4.9 PPG, 2.0 RPG 1.0 SPG

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South Region – Louisville

No. 13 Hawaii Rainbow Warriors
Stefan Jankovic  – Junior – (Mississauga, ON)  – 24.8 mins, 15.7 PPG, 6.6 RPG, 1.2 APG

No. 14 Buffalo Bulls
Rodell Wigginton – Senior – (Dartmouth, NS)  – 18.1 mins, 7.2 PPG, 5.4 RPG
Jarryn Skeete – Senior – (Brampton, ON)  – 28 mins, 8.0 PPG, 3.3 RPG, 2.2 APG
Stefan Duric – (Burlington, ON)  – Redshirt

First Four

No. 16 Southern Jaguars
D’Adrian Allen – Junior – (Toronto, ON)  – 11.1 mins, 3.7 PPG, 2.7 RPG

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