Ammanuel Diressa had 18 points, and Caleb Agada added 16 off the bench as the Hamilton Honey Badgers beat the Fraser Valley Bandits 102-96 on Saturday in the Canadian Elite Basketball League Summer Series.
This Sunday, against nearly impossible odds, the CEBL will hand out its trophy to a deserving team after two weeks of games. But how they got to this point is something commissioner Mike Morreale is still wrapping his head around.
Wumi Agunbiade, a former national team forward from Pickering, Ont., is now an assistant coach with the Guelph Nighthawks of the Canadian Elite Basketball League and one of several up-and-coming coaches in the fledgling professional league.
Guard Jahenns Manigat led with 20 points as the Bandits defeated the Guelph Nighthawks 84-70 on Wednesday to secure second place and an automatic semifinal entry at the CEBL Summer Series in St. Catharines, Ont.