Canada Basketball announced today the 12 athletes who will represent Canada in a four-game Asia Exhibition series in China and Japan from August 1-7. Winnipeg's Emily Potter has been selected as part of the roster. She recently signed a professional contract to play in Poland and finished her career at the University of Utah. Read more on Emily...
As preparations continue ahead of the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup 2018, Canada will face 10th ranked China and 13th ranked Japan. At the FIBA Women's Asia Cup 2017, Japan (champions) and China (3rd place) both qualified for this September's World Cup.
Steve Baur (Canada Basketball) will assume head coaching duties for the series and will be joined by fellow assistant Carly Clarke (Ryerson University).
Canada is currently ranked a program-high 5th in the FIBA World ranking presented by Nike.