NB Hoop News

Basketball News From The Province of New Brunswick

2020-2021

Ava Smith - St. Malachy's High School Saints

February 18th - We would like to welcome the University of New Brunswick Saint John Seawolves to the party as they announce the signing of St. Mac's forward Ava Smith to the Wolf Den for the 2021 - 2022 season.  We have a feeling that we will be hearing more from the Seawolves very soon.  Congrats Ava.

Evan Valanne - Miramichi Valley High School Pumamoo

February 1st - The St. Thomas University Tommies were at it again on February 1st as they added a second player from Miramichi Valley in Guard / Wing player Evan Valanne.  Valanne has made the commitment to join the Tommies for the 2021 - 2022 season.  Great job Evan.

Davis O'Brien - Bernice MacNaughton High School Highlanders

February 1st - Davis O'Brien from the Bernice MacNaughton High School Highlanders has made his commitment to the Mount Allison University Mounties for next season and their 2021 - 2022 campaign.  Another great selection by Mount A.  Congrats Davis!

Jonas Munroe - Harrison Trimble High School Trojans

January 28th - 6' 4" Jonas Munroe of the Harrison Trimble High School Trojans has committed to the Mount Allison University Mounties for the 2021 - 2022 season.  This is the first of two additions for the school from the top end of New Brunswick's boys pool.  Congrats Jonas and best of luck going forward.

Owen Amos - Miramichi Valley High School Pulamoo

January 21st - Miramichi High School Pulamoo forward Owen Amos has committed to the St. Thomas University for the 2021 - 2022 season.  STU has been busy picking up top talent in New Brunswick for next season and they are not done yet..  Congrats Owen, best wishes for a great post secondary career.

Madalynn Kean - Leo Hayes High School Lions

January 11th - The University of New Brunswick Reds' Women's basketball team have snapped up some local talent in Fredericton as they get a commitment from 5' 11" forward Madalynn Kean of Leo Hayes High School.  Congrats and good Luck Dee Dee.

Allison Doucette - Rothesay High School Red Hawks

January 7th - Rothesay High School's Allison Doucette has committed to Mount Saint Vincent University to join the Mystics for the 2021-2022 school year.  Doucette comes in with plenty of provincial team experience and a leader for the Lady Red Hawks from Rothesay.  Congrats and best of luck Allison.

Malcom Christie - Fredericton High School Black Kats

January 3rd - Malcom Christie has committed to the Dalhousie Tigers for the 2021-2022 season.  Christie, a 6'5" G/F is one of the top prospects in atlantic Canada.  Congrats Malcolm.

Abby Ring-Dineen - Saint John High Greyhounds

December 15th - The St. Thomas University Tommies have added Saint John Greyhound Abby Ring-Dineen to their list of recruits for the 2021-2022 season.  Ring-Dineen has been a standout for the Greyhounds for many years and comes to STU with plenty of BNB Provincial team experience.  Cheers Abby and all the best.

Alyssa Jeffrey - Sussex Regional High Sonics

October 30th - The Saint Thomas University Tommies grab their first 2021 commit in Alyssa Jeffrey from Sussex, NB.  Jeffrey will join the Tommies for the 2021-2022 season and can now focus on leading her Lady Sonics in the High School season.  Congrats Alyssa and good luck.

Allie McCarthy - Lincoln Prep (Hamilton, ON)

October 23rd - Former John Caldwell Knights and Fredericton Black Kats star Allie McCarthy has committed to the University of North Dakota Fighing Hawks of the NCAA Division I for the 2021-2022 season.  The Fighting Hawks call Grand Forks, ND home and play out of the Summit League where they posted a 6 - 10 conference record in 2019-2020.


2019-2020

Norm Burry - Fredericton High Black Kats

Feb 19 - Norm Burry has signed a letter of intent to play basketball for the University of New Brunswick Red starting for the 2020-2021 season.  Norm will be playing at TS Station for the Men's AAA Championship this coming weekend.  Congrat Norm and best of luck in the future.

Leandra Hersey - Kennebecasis Valley High School

Feb 18 - The Cape Breton University Capers announced the commintment of Kennebecasis Valley High School senior Leandra Hersey for the upcoming 2020-2021 season.  Hersey's Crusaders lost a hearbreaker to Fredericton High School in the Sectional final this season for the right to play at TD Staion.  Congrats Leandra and best of luck at the next level.

Thomas MacDonald - Rothesay Red Hawks

Feb 11 - On February 6th the Acadia University Axemen announced the commitment of Rothesay High Red Hawks big man Thomas MacDonald.  MacDonald will suit up for the Axement for the 2020-2021 season.  Before that happens he will try to lead his Red Hawks team to TD Station.  Congrats Thomas!!!

Julie Murray - Riverview Royals

Feb 11 - We wanted to congratulate Julie Murray on her commitment to Mount Allison University. She is very excited to be joining the Mounties for the 2020-2021 season.

Celine Sterckel - Moncton Purple Knights

Jan 8 - More news out of Fredericton for girls basketball, this time it is the St. Thomas University team that lands 6'1" Celine Sterckel from the Moncton High School Purple Knights.  Sterckel has committed to STU for the 2020/2021 season. 

Kylee Speedy - Leo Hayes Lions

Jan 7 - UNB Fredericton are back at it and thier first order of business for 2020 was to get Kylee Speedy to commit for the 2020-2021 season.  She will join U17 teammates Rafferty and Ingalls next season.

Keira Rafferty - Riverview Royals

Dec 20 - UNB Fredericton just made the announcement that Keira Rafferty of the Riverview High School Royals has just committed to joing the UNB Fredericton Red for the 2020 season.  This is the second announcement by the reds this week.

Erin Ingalls - Fundy Mariners

Dec 18 - UNB Fredericton Reds announced today that Erin Ingalls of the Fundy High School Mariners basketball team has committed to playing for the Red next season.  Congrats Erin!!  She becomes the first one off the board for the 2020 recruiting class.  Who's Next?