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Sudbury Five Announce Opening Night Roster

November 8, 2018 - National Basketball League of Canada (NBL Canada) - Sudbury Five News Release

(Greater Sudbury, ON) The Sudbury FIVE are pleased to announce the team's inaugural season opening night roster.

Twelve players from across North America including five Canadians form the Five's Opening Night roster. Highlighting the roster is former Kansas Jayhawk standout Travis Releford and Central Michigan all time three-point leader Braylon Rayson. Sudbury native and Laurentian University graduate George Serresse highlights the team's local talent.

"This roster has been months in the making, and we couldn't be more excited to release the finished product to the Sudbury community tonight at the New Sudbury Centre," said Head Coach and General Manager Logan Stutz. "This is a highly skilled team that can shoot and drive the ball better than most teams in this league. We have high expectations for this team and can't wait to start play on November 17th ."

FIVE fan's have the opportunity to meet the Opening Night roster tonight at the New Sudbury Centre, as the team is introduced for the first time to the general public. The event will begin at 6:30 pm in Centre Court of the New Sudbury Centre, with prizes being provided to fans in attendance.

Media are invited to attend the event beginning at 6:30 PM, with members of the team available to media at the end of the team introductions and remarks and a question and answer period with fans.

The FIVE begin the season November 17th on the road against the Windsor Express, before travelling to Kitchener to take on the KW Titans on November 18th . The team heads back home for their inaugural game at the Sudbury Community Arena on Thursday, November 22nd at 7pm.

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Player # Position First Name Last Name Height Weight (lbs) DOB Hometown College Attended

1 Guard Jaylen Bland 6'3 223 29/3/93 Saginaw, Michigan University of California, Riverside

2 Guard Braylon Rayson 5'9 186 25/12/94 Dallas, Texas Central Michigan University

3 Guard Adam Blazek 6'1 175 23/7/1992 Erie, Pennsylvania Gannon University

9 Wing Georges Serresse 6'3 201 29/4/90 Sudbury, Ontario Laurentian University

12 Guard Antoine Chandler 6'0 170 22/7/92 Farmington Hills, Michigan Eastern Michigan University

14 Forward Cory Dixon 6'7 205 8/3/90 Sioux City, Iowa University of New Orleans

22 Forward Grandy Glaze 6'6 268 4/3/92 North York, Ontario Sait Louis University / Grand Canyon University

23 Forward Alexander Henry 6'4 219 4/10/90 Sann Andres Island, Colombia Universidad del Valle De Mexico

24 Wing Travis Releford 6'5 220 22/2/90 Kansas City, Missouri University of Kansas

25 Forward Antwan Clayton 6'6 205 1/11/95 Leesburg, Florida Jacksonville University

32 Wing Devin Gilligan 6'5 220 23/9/93 Keene, New Hampshire Southern New Hampshire University

35 Forward Walter Pitchford 6'11 238 24/04/92 Blue Island, Illinois University of Florida / University of Nebraska

42 Guard Tyrrel Tate 6'5 208 12/2/92 Calgary, Alberta Fayetteville State University

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