CEBL: Ottawa BlackJacks fire Charles Dubé-Brais after third consecutive loss

Ottawa, ON –  On Friday afternoon, the Ottawa BlackJacks announced the firing of head coach Charles Dubé-Brais, confirming that University of Ottawa Gee-Gees head coach and Ottawa BlackJacks Director of Basketball Strategy and Analytics, has been named interim head coach James Derouin would take over in the interim. Dubé-Brais coached the BlackJacks to a 98-81 loss to the Scarborough Shooting Stars a night ago that saw … Continue reading CEBL: Ottawa BlackJacks fire Charles Dubé-Brais after third consecutive loss

CEBL: Scarborough gets their first ever victory as Ottawa is left searching for answers

Ottawa, ON – To be honest, one sequence in particular probably best summed up the BlackJacks’ performance at home during their 98-81 loss to the Scarborough Shooting Stars on Thursday night.  With just over seven minutes to go in the third, after cutting the Shooting Star’s lead to 50-47, the BlackJacks got a stop and turned the ball over on their next possession, which led to … Continue reading CEBL: Scarborough gets their first ever victory as Ottawa is left searching for answers

Breaking down Deng Adel’s CEBL debut

Ottawa, ON – Does it matter if you had the clear best player on the court if you lose? That’s a pretty fair question that unfortunately hangs over the masterful Ottawa BlackJacks debut of Deng Adel on Wednesday night. From the moment he stepped onto the court in front of just over 2000 at The Arena at TD Place, the 25-year-old took the Fraser Valley … Continue reading Breaking down Deng Adel’s CEBL debut