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Canadian Class of 2010 - Top 50 by Position
By: Barry Hayes
Updated:
Cory Joseph
Cory Joseph

It is time to take a look inside the Class of 2010 from coast-to-coast. Similar to last year’s analysis, the best Canadian prospects were first classified into a specific position and then placed in order next to their peers.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Commitments, both signed and verbal, have been designated in BOLD next to the prospect’s name.

HoopStars Canada rankings - Class of 2010 by Position

Centres

1. Dwight Powell 6’10” 5th, IMG Academy (Bradenton, FL) via Toronto, ON - Stanford (NCAA D1)
2. Maurice Walker 6’10” 5th, Brewster (Wolfeboro, NH) via Toronto, ON - Minnesota (NCAA D1)
3. Chris McLaughlin 6'10" 4th, Abbey Park (Oakville, ON) - Victoria (CIS)
4. Stefan Nastic 6’11” 4th, Thornhill (Thornhill, ON) - Stanford (NCAA D1)
5. Jean-Paul Kambola 6’9” 5th, St. Benedict’s (Newark, NJ) via Toronto, ON - Marshall (NCAA D1)
6. Lucas Nugteren 6'10" 5th, REDA (Burlington, ON) via Woodstock, ON - Trinity Western (CIS)
7. Riley Barker 6'9" 4th, White Rock Christian (White Rock, BC) - Portland (NCAA D1)
8. Shavaan Sheldon 6'8" 4th, Shawnigan Lake (Shawnigan Lake, BC) - Laurentian (CIS)
9. David Kohler 6'8" 4th, Oak Park (Winnipeg, MB) - Medicine Hat (CCAA)
10. Mike Andrews 6'9" 5th, St. Ignatius of Loyola (Oakville, ON) - Bishop's (CIS) 

Power Forwards

1. Tristan Thompson 6’9” 5th, Findlay (Henderson, NV) via Brampton, ON - Texas (NCAA D1)
2. Ludovic Ndaye 6'8" 6th*, Westwind (Phoenix, AZ) via Montreal, QC - Cleveland State (NCAA D1)
3. Taylor Black 6'7" 4th, Orchard Park (Hamilton, ON) - McMaster (CIS)
4. Matt Letkeman 6'7" 4th, Yale (Abbotsford, BC) - Calgary (CIS)
5. Bjorn Michaelsen 6'7" 6th*, Champlain-St. Lambert (Montreal, QC) - Ryerson (CIS)
6. Mike Lewandowski 6'7" 4th, Pitt Meadows (Pitt Meadows, BC) - UBC (CIS)
7. Junior McLeod 6'6" 5th, New Creations (Richmond, IN) via Brampton, ON - Odessa JuCo (NJCAA)
8. Vincent Lanctot-Fortier 6'7" 6th*, Montmorency (Montreal, QC) - UQAM (CIS)
9. Kazadi Nyanguila 6'5" 5th, Vanier (Montreal, QC) - New Hampshire (NCAA D1)
10. Amrit Gill 6'7" 4th, St. George's (Vancouver, BC) - Simon Fraser (NCAA D2)

Small Forwards

1. Laurent Rivard 6’5” 5th, Northfield-Mount Hermon (Gill, MA) via Montreal, QC - Harvard (NCAA D1)
2. Melvin Ejim 6’6” 5th, Brewster (Wolfeboro, NH) via Brampton, ON - Iowa State (NCAA D1)
3. Yann Charles 6’5” 6th*, Champlain-St. Lambert (Montreal, QC) - Robert Morris (NCAA D1)
4. Anthony Ottley 6'5" 5th, Emery (Toronto, ON) - Kilgore JuCo (NJCAA)
5. Manny Sahota 6'5" 5th, St. Marguerite d'Youville (Brampton, ON) - Cornell (NCAA D1)
6. Satar Wahidi 6'6" 4th, Orchard Park (Hamilton, ON) - McMaster (CIS)
7. Troy Joseph 6'5" 5th, REDA (Burlington, ON) via Ajax, ON - Long Island (NCAA D1)
8. Hichem Benayad-Cherif 6’6” 6th*, Montmorency (Montreal, QC) - IPFW (NCAA D1)
9. Cameron Robertson 6'5" 5th, Eastern Commerce (Toronto, ON) - Humber College (CCAA)
10. Peter Scholtes 6'5" 5th, Oakridge (London, ON) - Western (CIS)

Point Guards

1. Jabs Newby 6'1" 5th, Mountain State (Beckley, WV) via Brampton, ON - Eastern Kentucky (NCAA D1)
2. Adam Chmielewski 6'0" 6th*, Champlain-St. Lambert (Montreal, QC) - St. Francis (NCAA D1)
3. Ashton Khan 6’0” 5th, Brewster (Wolfeboro, NH) via Toronto, ON - Canisius (NCAA D1)
4. Julian Smith 5'11" 4th, Cole Harbour (Dartmouth, NS) - Cape Breton (CIS)
5. Marek Klassen 6’0” 4th, Yale (Abbotsford, BC) - Point Loma Nazarene (NAIA)
6. Eli Mara 6’4” 4th, White Rock Christian (White Rock, BC) - Trinity Western (CIS)
7. Jahmal Jones 5'11" 5th, Mississauga (Mississauga, ON) - Ryerson (CIS)
8. Reese Pribilsky 6'0" 4th, Oak Bay (Victoria, BC) - Victoria (CIS)
9. Keith Omoerah 6'4" 4th, Grant Park (Winnipeg, MB) - Manitoba (CIS)
10. Kyle Giedraitis 6'0" 4th, Parkside (Hamilton, ON) - McMaster (CIS)

Shooting Guards

1. Cory Joseph 6’2” 5th, Findlay (Henderson, NV) via Ajax, ON - Texas (NCAA D1)
2. Philip Scrubb 6'3" 4th, Vancouver College (Vancouver, BC) - Carleton (CIS)
3. Emerson Murray 6’3” 4th, St. George’s (Vancouver, BC) - California-Berkeley (NCAA D1)
4. Jahenns Manigat 6’3” 5th, REDA (Burlington, ON) via Ottawa, ON - Creighton (NCAA D1)
5. Robinson Odoch-Opong 6'3" 7th*, Sainte-Foy (Quebec City, QC) - Long Island (NCAA D1)
6. Simon Bibeau 6'2" 5th, Champlain-St. Lambert (Montreal, QC) - McGill (CIS)
7. Daniel Mullings 6'2" 5th, Sir Wilfrid Laurier (Toronto, ON) - New Mexico State (NCAA D1)
8. Julian Clarke 6'3" 4th, Oakwood (Toronto, ON) - Santa Clara (NCAA D1)
9. Matthew Wright 6'3" 5th, Martingrove (Toronto, ON) - St. Bonaventure (NCAA D1)
10. Phil Labongo 6'4" 4th, Dakota (Winnipeg, MB) - Calgary (CIS)

Not Listed Due to Serious Injury
a) Kadeem Green 6’8” PF 5th, United Faith Christian (Charlotte, NC) via Markham, ON - Missouri (NCAA D1)
b) Devon Stedman 6'7" PF 4th, Glebe (Ottawa, ON) - Dalhousie (CIS)

(*Photo of Cory Joseph by Brian Tietz)