It might be too late to fill out a bracket, but Canadian basketball fans who still want someone to cheer for amongst the March Madness have options.
There are 19 Canadians playing in this year’s NCAA Tournament that basketball fans in #WeTheNorth land can get behind.
With legends like Steve Nash and Rick fox paving the way, this year all eyes are on players like RJ Barrett, Brandon Clarke and Luguentz Dort who have the chance to make their names in March Madness before heading to the draft and, of course, the NBA.
— NCAA March Madness (@marchmadness) March 17, 2019
With March Madness starting on March 19, ending on April 8, it’s time to find out who to cheer for.
These are the Canadians playing the NCAA Tournament this year:
Mississauga’s RJ Barrett (Duke)
Vancouver’s Brandon Clarke (Gonzaga)
Oakville’s Ignas Brazdeikis (Michigan)
Burlington’s Mfiondu Kabengele (Florida State)
Toronto’s Nickeil Alexander-Walker (Virginia Tech)
Ottawa’s Marial Shayok (Iowa State)
Darmouth’s Lindell Wigginton (Iowa State)
Aurora’s Andrew Nembhard (Florida)
Mississauga’s Oshae Brissett (Syracuse)
Montreal’s Luguentz Dort (Arizona State)
Toronto’s Jonathan Kabongo (Virginia Tech)
Milton’s Kyle Alexander (Tennessee)
Brampton’s Devonte Bandoo (Baylor)
Ajax’s Stef Smith (Vermont)
Montreal’s Eze Dike (Yale)
Saskatoon’s Ja’Shon Henry (Bradley)
Windsor’s Dominic Johnson (Buffalo)
Montreal’s Joseph Chartouny (Marquette)
Calgary’s Clayton Henry (New Mexico)