Stanford's Dwight Powell recorded a double-double with 15 points and 12 rebounds and the Canadian men's national developmental team beat Latvia, 93-38, in Wuji, China on Tuesday to complete the Four Nations International Invitational Tournament with a 9-0 mark.
Team Canada next plays at the FISU Summer Universiade (a.k.a. World University Games) , with men's basketball competition scheduled to begin July 6 in Kazan, Russia.
Powell, who averaged a team-best 14.9 points and was second with 8.4 rebounds per game this past season, could see a pair of Stanford teammates in Russia. Josh Huestis and Chasson Randle were invited to the World University Games Team training camp, scheduled for June 24-30 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.
The Americans' roster will be selected from among the 29 who were invited to the camp by the U.S. Junior National team.
Powell had 10 double-doubles with Stanford this past winter, shot 46.7 percent overall and 79.6 percent from the foul line> He recorded 72 assists, 39 blocks and 26 steals. He produced nine 20-point games while reaching double figures in 27 games overall.
Powell earned numerous postseason honors with the Cardinal , including NABC second team All-District selection, first team All-Pac-12 and earning the conference's Most Improved Player of the Year honors.
Powell helped Canada to a 54-19 advantage in rebounding over Latvia. Kyle Wiltjer had10 points and 10 rebounds and Owen Klassen, Kevin Pangos and Melvin Ejim each reached double-digits in scoring.
"This tournament was a great opportunity and experience," Ejim said. "We were able to play good competition and grow as a team. I'm extremely blessed to have been a part of this and I am very excited for the direction that Canadian basketball is going in."
Stanford junior Brian Ragira signed a professional contract with the San Francisco Giants, becoming one of 20 draft picks the club has under contract.
Ragira was selected in the fourth round, the 132nd player taken in this year's First-Year Player Draft.
The Giants also signed third baseman Ryder Jones, their second round pick who had committed to Stanford.
Left-hander Garrett Hughes, who just completed his redshirt junior season, was drafted by the Giants in the 19th round. He remains unsigned.
Menlo College left-hander Joey Webb signed with the Washington Nationals, who drafted him in the 28th round.
Stanford sophomore Alex Massialas took fifth in the foil at the Pan American Zonal Championships over the weekend.
Massialas, who won the junior world championship foil title in April, was part of a group of four Americans who finished among the top five in the event.
Teammates Gerek Meinhardt, Race Imboden and Miles Chamley-Watson, respectively, swept the top three places.
All four Americans went undefeated in pool play.