W.J. Mouat's Dhivaan Bhogal (left) brought his bevy of low-post moves to the fore against Tamanwis' Josiah Lal during Fraser Valley AAAA championship final at the LEC. ) (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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TSUMURA: Why there’s so much more in store for UFV Cascades’ new stretch-four Dhivaan Bhogal

ABBOTSFORD — The best way to illustrate the vast athletic prowess and the seemingly unlimited ceiling of the Fraser Valley Cascades’ latest men’s basketball recruit is to take you, to of all places, the turf under the dome at B.C. Place Stadium.

GW Graham's Jaya Bannerman will be one of a number of Fraser Valley North stars closing out their high school careers in Friday's Bigger Than Basketball girls and boys all-star games at Robert Bateman Secondary. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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FULL ROSTERS: Mission, Abby, Chilliwack all-stars gather Friday for girls and boys ‘Bigger Than Basketball’ all-star fund-raiser

ABBOTSFORD — The best high school basketball seniors from Mission, Abbotsford and Chilliwack will ascend on Abby’s Robert Bateman Secondary this Friday for the MAC ‘Bigger Than Basketball’ all-star games.

OK, so this is her final high school game! Argyle's superstar guard Georgia Swant wraps up her senior varsity high school career Wednesday at the Sportsplex as Cap U presents the North Shore boys and girls high school all-star games. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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More from the Shore! All-Star Wednesday at Capilano U as Blues host North Shore boys and girls all-star games

NORTH VANCOUVER — Who says it’s too late for yet another set of high school all-star basketball games? Basketball fans can rejoice with yet another collection of regional standouts on display as Wednesday, North Vancouver’s Capilano University’s Sportsplex plays host to the North Shore boys and girls all-star games.

In Semiahmoo senior Vlad Mihaila (left), the UFV Cascades will be bringing in one of the most explosive scorers in the B.C. high school Class of 2018. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca).
Westsyde Whundas' Spencer Ledoux will bring his fancy footwork to Prince George's UNBC Timberwolves next season. (Photo by Wilson Wong property of UBC athletics)
Walnut Grove's James Woods exchanges a high-five congratulation with B.C. high school boys basketball president Paul Eberhardt Saturday at Richmond's R.C. Palmer Secondary School. (Photo by Wilson Wong property of UBC athletics)
After one year in the U.S. prep school world, Steveston-London grad Fardaws Aimaq is headed to an NCAA Div. 1 career next season at Mercer University in Macon, Ga. (Photo by Wilson Wong property of UBC athletics)
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Big man of the north set to land in deep south! Mercer the place for SLSS’ Fardaws Aimaq to make NCAA Div. 1 dream a reality

RICHMOND — Fardaws Aimaq never lost sight of the big picture of U.S. college basketball and his potential future within it even though there were moments this past season where he might have wondered what a kid from Richmond was doing chasing his hoop dreams on the other side of the continent at a place […]

Pitt Meadows' 6-foot-8 Giovanni Manu puts up his hands on defence against South Kam's 6-foot-11 centre Ripley Martin during B.C. AAA Final 4 clash, March 9 at Langley Events Centre. (Photo by Howard Tsumura property of VarsityLetters.ca)
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Giovanni Manu: Pitt Meadows’ mammoth man-in-the-middle bids farewell to hoops as UBC football career awaits

PITT MEADOWS — On first glance, and for obvious reasons, 6-foot-8, 320-pound Giovanni Manu has a way of locking down your focus. Yet it’s what happens in the moments after he catches your eye that makes him an irresistible fan favourite.

Vancouver College Fighting Irish senior guard Jack Cruz-Dumont wants to carve his own path as he follows his late father's footsteps to a spot with the UBC Thunderbirds. (Photo by Wilson Wong property of UBC athletics)
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Jack Cruz-Dumont: Like his father before him, UBC basketball inks a kid who bleeds blue-and-gold

VANCOUVER — It’s easy to say that the UBC Thunderbirds have a better men’s basketball program today because of their latest recruit, a kid teeming with skills and upside.