WATCH LIVE MONDAY AT 6:30 PM ON TSN: 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 third annual edition of the BioSteel All-Canadian Basketball Game including Manitobans Emmanuel Akot (left) and Daniel Sackey (right).

Announced during Monday's NBA ON TSN halftime show as the Toronto Raptors host the Dallas Mavericks live on TSN, the players selected to the roster will be featured in TSN’s live coverage of the BioSteel All-Canadian Basketball Game on Monday, April 10 at 6:30pm CT exclusively on TSN, live from the University of Toronto’s Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport.

This will mark Emmanuel's second invite to the game (2016) and Daniel's first.

The roster for the 2017 BioSteel All Canadian Basketball Game features 24 of the top high school basketball players from across the country.


Emmanuel AkotWasatch Academy (UT)Manitoba
Nickeil Alexander-WalkerHamilton Heights Christian Academy (TN)Ontario
Jahvon BlairAthlete Institute Prep (Ont.)Ontario
Ignas BrazdeikisOrangeville Prep (Ont.)Ontario
O'Shae BrissettAthlete Institute Prep (Ont.)Ontario
Marcus CarrMontverde Academy (FL)Ontario
Christian DavidVermont Academy (VT)Ontario
Jerome DesrosiersNorthfield Mount Herman (MA)Quebec
Danilo DjuricicSt. Michael's College School (Ont.)Ontario
Luguentz DortThe Conrad Academy (FL)Quebec
Quincy GuerrierThetford Academy (Que.)Quebec
Abu KigabProlific Prep (CA)Ontario
Noah KirkwoodAshbury College (Ont.)Ontario
Jaelin LlewellynVirginia Episcopal (VA)Ontario
Anthony LongpreGlenelg Country School (MD)Quebec
Matur MakerThe Tech Academy (Ont.)Ontario
Andrew NembhardMontverde Academy (FL)Ontario
Keshaun SaundersOrangeville Prep (Ont.)Ontario
Daniel Sackey22 Feet AcademyManitoba
Grant ShephardMontverde Academy (FL)British Columbia
Simisola ShittuVermont Academy (VT)Ontario
Stefan SmithBill Crothers (Ont.)Ontario
Josip VrankicWasatch Academy (UT)Ontario
Howard WashingtonAthlete Institute Prep (Ont.)Ontario
Junior Farquhar of CΓ΄te-St-Luc, Que. was selected to appear in the game but is currently unable to participate due to injury. Shai Alexander of Hamilton, Ont., Lindell Wigginton of North Preston, N.S., and RJ Barrett of Mississauga, Ont. were selected to appear in the game but are unable to participate due to schedule conflicts or academic obligations.

All of the athletes selected to the roster of the BioSteel All-Canadian have played prominent roles in top-level basketball programming, from AAU to representing Canada on the international stage.
The 24 players were chosen by a 10-person selection committee comprised of a cross-section of Canadian basketball stakeholders including provincial and territorial representatives, clubs, coaches, and scouts from across the country.  

More about the BioSteel All-Canadian Game can be found at  

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