Richmond’s Victor Radocaj will be playing in the nationally-televised 2019 BioSteel All-Canadian Basketball Game.
The former McMath standout is the lone Grade 11 among the 24 players selected from across the country and is one of three from B.C. — joining NCAA Division One bound Miguel Tomley (Santa Clara) and Sammy Hunter (Ole Miss).
The game takes place on Sunday, March 31 (4:30 p.m.) at the University of Toronto’s Goldring Centre of High Performance Sport. It will be broadcast on TSN 4/5.
.@ThornleaBball1's @VicRad10 sat down with OSBA TV's @AnthonyGaio following his 22 point performance in his team’s 102-83 loss to @VaughanSSPREP— OSBA (@OntarioSBA) February 14, 2019
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After helping McMath reach the Lower Mainland AAA championship game last season, the 6-foot-9 Radocaj took his career east to Thornelea Secondary School in Markham where the Thunder are part of the Ontario Scholastic Basketball Association that includes several prep schools.
It was two summers ago Radocaj helped Canada win silver at the U16 FIBA Americas in Argentina. He initially through the Richmond Youth Basketball League (RYBL) before moving onto the Richmond Olympic Oval-based DRIVE program.
He played for Basketball BC’s U17 team last summer.