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Three Rams named to Commonwealth Games basketball rosters

By Andrea Elliott

TORONTO - Canada Basketball announced on Tuesday the rosters for the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.

Rams players Manny Diressa and JV Mukama were named to the team made up entirely of U SPORTS athletes. Ryerson is one of three schools to have two players named to the roster.

The Commonwealth Games run from April 4-15 in Australia. Canada will be in Pool A playing against Australia, Nigeria, and New Zealand.

Ryerson Athletic Therapist Michelle Bell will be a member of the staff with the women's team at the Games.

Full Canada Basketball release.

Men's 2018 Commonwealth Games Roster
Justus Alleyn - G - 6'3" - Winnipeg, Man. - University of Manitoba
Mambi Diawara - G - 6'4" - Montreal, Que. - University of Calgary
Manny Diressa - G - 6'4" - Toronto, Ont. - Ryerson University
Mamadou Gueye - F - 6'7" - Quebec City, Que. - University of Alberta
David Kapinga - G - 5'11" - Calgary, Alta. - University of Calgary
Conor Morgan - F - 6'9" - Victoria, B.C. - UBC
Jean-Victor Mukama - G - 6'8" - Hamilton, Ont. - Ryerson University
Erik Nissen - F - 6'9" - Quispamsis, N.B. - Acadia University
Jean-Pierre Charles - F - 6'8" - Ottawa, Ont. - University of Ottawa
Grant Shephard - F - 6'10" - Kelowna, B.C. - UBC
Mike Shoveller - F - 6'11" - Arnprior, Ont. - Queen's University
Munis Tutu - G - 6'0" - Windsor, Ont. - Carleton University

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