Basketball: McGill grad vying to play for Team Phillippines

It turns out Sean Anthony, a 6-foot-4 forward who graduated as McGill's all-time fourth-leading scorer, is getting some national team consideration in the Phillipines. He's presently in Tokyo playing for a Filopino national developmental team.

Anthony's mother is Filipina, and he impressed recently during a tryout camp in Las Vegas for Filipino-Americans.
"Sean played in a scrimmage between Filipino-Americans and Smart-Gilas in Las Vegas and he impressed with good shot selection, tough defence and overall court sense ... He’s still learning and adjusting to coach (Rajko Toroman's) system. He also played in our games against the Red Bull and Talk ‘N Text teams, where he (contributed) good quality minutes." — Noli Eala, executive director, Phillipines national team
The Phillipines is currently 63rd in the FIBA World Rankings, so even the discussed expansion of the Olympics from 12-16 teams might not help its bid to qualify for the 2012 London Summer Games. Still, it sounds like a great adventure for Sean Anthony.

(Thanks to McGill SID Earl Zukerman for the info.)
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