Canada's big centre Todd MacCulloch played a large role in helping his
country qualify for its first Olympics since 1988. At the Pan Am Games, he
led the tournament in rebounds at 13.8 a game and blocks at 3.3 and was
also fifth in scoring at 16 points per game. He also led the Olympic
qualification tournament with 9.3 rebounds per game.
Of course he is best known for being a member of the NBA's Philadelphia
76ers. In his rookie season last winter he averaged 3.7 points and 2.6
rebounds per game despite limited playing time. He was selected to play in
the NBA All-Rookie game. In November, he recorded his first career
double-double (12 points and 10 rebounds), in a 117-98 victory over
He was drafted by the 76ers after a standout college career at the
University of Washington. He was a two-time first team All-Pac-10
selection (1998 and 1999) and was the only the second player to lead NCAA
in field goal percentage for three consecutive seasons. He helped the U of
W to the Sweet Sixteen in the 1998 NCAA tournament.
Canada def. Russia 86-83 in double overtime to finish in seventh place overall.
Men: Canada lost 68-63 to France in quarter-final game; advances to playoff for seventh or eighth place.
Canada def. Yugoslavia 83-75 to wind up in first place in Pool B with a 4-1 record, qualifying to meet France in the quarter-finals.
Canada lost 77-59 to Russia, dropping 3-1 in Pool B.
Men: Canada def. Spain 91-77, lifting record to 3-0 and advancing to quarter-finals.
Men: Canada def. Angola 99-54, raising record to 2-0 in Pool B.
Canada def. Australia 101-90 in first preliminary round game.
Todd MacCulloch tries to block
Todd MacCulloch shoots
MacCulloch and Victoriano battle for the ball
MacCulloch towers over an Australian defender
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