June 7, 2006

Rising sophomore making waves

The Grassroots 16-and-under team won the Shootout Tournament in their age bracket at the Tournament of Champions. Junior Cadougan, a 5-11, 170-pound point guard, paced the way to with nine points and 12 assists in the title game.

"We were the underdogs," said Cadougan, who earned MVP. "We are from Canada. No one knows us that Canada has ballers. Me and Olu Ashaolu came ready to ball - take the championship. All I wanted to do was lead my team to victory and that's what I did."

The rising sophomore from Toronto Community Christian has attracted major Division I interest.

"I don't have any offers yet, but I like North Carolina, Illinois, LSU, Washington, Michigan State, Michigan," Cadougan said.

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