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MBB | Three Ravens taken in CEBL U SPORTS draft

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OTTAWA, Ontario — A trio of Carleton Ravens men’s basketball athletes have been selected in the 2021 CEBL U SPORTS draft, the league announced. The three round draft featured selections of the top university men’s basketball players from across Canada.

The Ravens chosen in this year’s draft are:

  • Isiah Osborne – Guelph Nighthawks – Rd 1 Pick 3
  • Lloyd Pandi – Niagara River Lions – Rd 2 Pick 6
  • Grant Shephard – Niagara River Lions – Rd 3 Pick 2

Head coach Taffe Charles says he is looking forward to seeing his players bring their games to the next level. “I am excited for all three of our student-athletes that will have an opportunity to play in the CEBL this summer. This is a reflection of our program’s ability to produce high-level pros.”

Being selected in the CEBL draft offers U SPORTS players a coveted opportunity to play with and train alongside of professional basketball players from leagues around the globe.

The CEBL regular season schedule is slated to tip off on Saturday, June 5 with a matchup between the Fraser Valley Bandits and Edmonton Stingers.