Canadians ready to chase NCAA women's basketball title in March Madness

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A look at the Canadians competing in the NCAA women's basketball championship tournament:

Alabama: G Ahriahna Grizzle (Toronto)

Arizona: G Shaina Pellington (Pickering, Ont.)

Central Michigan: F Maryama Turkstra (Dundas, Ont.), G Anika Weekes (Toronto)

Connecticut: F Aaliyah Edwards (Kingston, Ont.)

Drexel: G Keishana Washington (Pickering, Ont.)

Gonzaga: F Yvonne Ejim (Calgary), G Louise Forsyth (Langley, B.C.)

Indiana: F Kiandra Browne (Montreal)

Iowa State: F Izzi Zingaro (Bolton, Ont.)

Louisville: G Merissah Russell (Ottawa)

Michigan: F Hailey Brown (Hamilton)

Middle Tennessee: F Jada Grannum (Mississauga, Ont.)

North Carolina State: F Rebecca Demeke (Toronto)

Oklahoma State: G Micah Dennis (Toronto)

Rutgers: F Mael Gilles (Montreal-Nord, Que.)

South Carolina: F Laeticia Amihere (Mississuaga, Ont.)

Stanford: F Alyssa Jerome (Toronto)

UCLA: F Brynn Masikewich (Calgary)

UC Davis: F Sage Stobbart (Vancouver), G Mackenzie Trpcic (Hamilton)

VCU: G Janika Griffith-Wallace (Brampton, Ont.), F Samantha Robinson (Bradford, Ont.), G Sarah Te-Biasu (Montreal)

Virginia Tech: G/F Makayla Ennis (Brampton, Ont.)

Wake Forest: F Christina Morra (Toronto)

Washington State: C Jessica Clarke (North Vancouver, B.C.)

This report by The Canadian Press was first published March 19, 2021.

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