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U SPORTS Players with Professional Careers

U Sports Hoops, with the research assistance of Barry Hayes, has started a project to document the professional career of players with a U SPORTS Basketball background. We are using a variety of websites and Google searches to gather information. If you have any information to add, please feel free to send a note via the contact form or regular email.

This list helps many programs across the country in recruiting future student athletes, but also, sheds light on the evolution of University Basketball in Canada. There is history here and the level of play along with coaching has ascended to the better. It also dismantles any sort of myth that you cannot play professionally by staying home and playing in U SPORTS!
Patrick Tatham (Cleveland State '07)
McMaster head coach & former Pro
  Information like this is key in understanding the history, growth, and quality of Canadian university basketball. As coaches in Canada, we are always communicating that our programs consistently produce high-level professional athletes. A resource like this is absolutely essential to the current and next generation of athletes, it shows that playing in Canada is a viable path to professional basketball at a global level.
James Derouin (Ottawa '04)
Ottawa head coach
The information on this list is an original work provided specifically for this website. Any use of this content by outside parties (e.g. for commercial purposes) is strictly prohibited without the prior authorization of U Sports Hoops.

This list shows the number of players who turned pro after playing their last season with each U SPORTS team. Clicking on the team name will show more players, since that shows any player who played any part of their career with that team. Select the column header to sort on that column. The current sort is Overall.

Last Team 2010-20 2000-10 1990-00 1980-90 1970-80 1960-70 Overall
UBC 226600035
Calgary 128911031
StFX 159411031
Brandon 881022030
Carleton 1610000030
Alberta 1111210026
Victoria 551140025
Saint Marys 145311024
Acadia 78412123
Brock 133500023
Manitoba 86422023
Saskatchewan 68330023
Windsor 145200023
Ryerson 104210021
York 79320021
Dalhousie 94410020
Western 310700020
McMaster 94400017
Trinity Western 124000017
Cape Breton 95200016
Ottawa 96000016
Toronto 63520016
Concordia 210300015
Winnipeg 53410015
Guelph 28300014
Lethbridge 42232014
Lakehead 73101013
Laurentian 72310013
McGill 48000113
Regina 64120013
UQAM 67000013
Laval 28100011
Memorial 36200011
Bishops 71200010
UPEI 72100010
UNB 5220009
Thompson Rivers 8000008
Fraser Valley 6100007
Simon Fraser 0700007
Wilfrid Laurier 3210107
Queens 3300006
UNBC 6000006
Waterloo 3110106
Nipissing 5000005
UBC Okanagan 5000005
Mount Royal 4000004
Algoma 2000002
MacEwan 2000002
0000001
RMC 0100001


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