CBR News

  • Jan

    Week in Review – Jan 13

    Photo: HESSPORTSCLUB.COM It wasn’t a text book start to the season for AJ Rodriguez. A head injury during pre-season saw him on concussion watch for weeks after, missing a good part of the early season. However, following a short scoring slump, the NOC Enid Freshman has finally hit his stride. Lighting up from beyond the… Read More

  • Jan

    Fortnight in Review – Jan 6

    Photo: California Baptist University After setting a career high in his previous game against Mississippi Valley, Glenn Morison backed up with huge game against Ottawa University.  Not only did he break the ceiling on his career points again, he managed game highs in both points (18) and rebounds (11) and achieved his second double-double for… Read More

  • Jan

    Big Sky’s the Limit for New Thunderbird Thornberry

    Photo: Southern Utah University 2019 was a big year for ACT Junior Pyper Thornberry. As well as making her presence felt in the Championship Division of the Waratah League with the Canberra Nationals, she has just graduated from Year 12 at Lake Ginninderra College and is looking forward to the future that basketball is hopefully… Read More

  • Dec

    Christmas Review 2019

    Photo: Harcum College (Mikala Williams #14) This beautiful image of integration is a metaphor for the way the Harcum College Lady Bears have embraced freshman Mikala Williams.  In the span of two short months, she has taken on the role of ‘bread-winner’ for the team, averaging 18 points per game.  In a three-game winning streak… Read More

  • 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