CBR News

  • Nov

    Week in Review – November 25

    Photo: Idaho State University The ISU Bengals may have gone 0-2 this week, but Callie Bourne was a winner. Leading her team in points (14) and the game in rebounds (11), the sophomore Bengal registered a career-first double-double in their 52-70 loss to Oklahoma State. Four games into the season, Callie is already averaging 10.5… Read More

  • Nov

    Week in Review – November 18

    Stuart Phair racks up a double-double. Photo: Sage Colleges Registering career highs in both brackets of his double-double (22 points and 13 rebounds) during the Gators’ win over Maine Presque Isle, Stuart Phair earned a place on the Wesleyan University Tip-Off Tournament All-Tournament Team. Stuart averaged 13 points and 8.5 rebounds for the two-game tournament,… Read More

  • Nov

    Week in Review – November 11

    Annabelle Lindsay may be living in Texas but she is still a Canberra girl at heart! Photo: The Shorthorn Magazine, UTA Annabelle Lindsay’s University of Texas Lady Movin’ Mavs are one of the top adaptive sports women’s basketball lineups on the Collegiate circuit.  Last season they narrowly missed out on the National Intercollegiate Wheelchair Basketball… Read More

  • Nov

    Week in Review – November 4

    John Mapiou debuts with game-leading 16 rebounds. Photo: NMMI Welcome back to CBR2USA – I know that I am really excited about the upcoming season, and the regular flow of games can’t start soon enough.  Already – even before the regular season has started for some teams (playing either closed or scrimmage games) – two… Read More

  • Jul

    Rodriguez, Colton: New Season Updates

    AJ Rodriguez signs with Northern Oklahoma College Enid. Photo: Enid News & Eagle Since its inception over five years ago, CBR2USA and the College Basketballers from Canberra Facebook page have undertaken to follow and support young Canberra Region basketball athletes studying in the USA. Given the transient nature of some professions in the ACT, the… Read More

  • Jul

    North to Southwest – Leslie Accepts New Mexico Scholarship

    Photo: Jennifer Brown-Leslie In a season that will see the CBR2USA ranks of Freshmen swell to eight (with one story yet to be released), we are very excited to be adding Emily Leslie to our US-based family. A school- and team-mate of Rosie Schweitzer (Canberra Girls Grammar School and Redshirt Freshman at George Mason University),… Read More

  • Jun

    Mapiou Takes on New Challenge in New Mexico

    Photo: Maria Worner The eighteen-year-old John Mapiou shares one aspect of his life with his College inspiration Bul Kuol that most of us would struggle to truly comprehend — they both spend a period of their lives living in an African refugee camp. Perhaps it is fitting that this story is coming out during the… Read More

  • Jun

    Nothing ‘Austin’-tatious about Canberra Gem Hannan

    Photo: Basketball Australia Heading to Texas Playing in Austin UT’s the College her heart got lost in Please forgive the very awkward paraphrasing of Sheldon Cooper’s ‘peeing for Texas’ poem. However, it pretty much sums up in a few short lines CoE scholar and Canberra resident Ashlee Hannan’s decision to head to the University of… Read More

  • May

    Class of 2019 – A Seniors Moment

    Jake Jobling, Pietro Badalassi and Mitchell Brown at Gunners training in their first week back The term ‘Commencement’ is one that I had not encountered until our son Iain graduated from his four-year College stay last year. What an intriguing word. At the end of four years of blood, sweat and tears (not necessarily in… Read More

  • Mar

    Week in Review – March 10

    Photo: California Baptist University After the loss of their conference standing last season, Jake Jobling’s University of West Alabama Tigers shared the regular season title in the Gulf South Conference. Unfortunately they were upset in the semi-final and did not progress to the Championship game by arch rival University of Alabama Huntsville. However they did… Read More