NWFSC Star Signs for CEBL Basketball Team

Christopher Saul

Christopher Saul

Mid Bay News

Former Northwest Florida State College Guard Heads to Canadian Basketball League

Jared Wilson-Frame, a former Northwest Florida State College and University of Pittsburgh guard, signed with the Ottawa BlackJacks for the 2022 season.ย 

The BlackJacks are a part of the Canadian Elite Basketball League. The league has ten teams around Canada and features mostly Canadian players.ย 

The 6โ€™5โ€™โ€™ guard from Connecticut played for the Raiders and the Panthers. While at Northwest Florida State College, Wilson-Frame and the Raiders went 58-9 over two years.ย 

In 2021, Wilson-Frame played in the NBA G-League and the Mexican LNBP.ย 

While with the G-Leagueโ€™s Salt Lake Stars, Wilson-Frame averages 16 points and 4.4 assists per game.ย 

โ€œComing off a stellar season with Salt Lake City, Jared brings a combination of skills,โ€ said Jovohn Shepherd, General Manager and Vice President, Basketball Operations for the Ottawa BlackJacks Basketball Club. โ€œHe has an adept ability to shoot the three-ball, get into the lane and create for his teammates. Jaredโ€™s versatility gives us depth at a number of positions. A young talent that is truly just scratching his surface.โ€

Jared Wilson-Frame
Jared Wilson-Frame in Northwest Florida State College colors.

About the CEBL

The Canadian Elite Basketball League is a professional menโ€™s basketball league founded in 2017, which currently has ten teams on the roster.ย 

Teams are located in Ontario, British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Quebec, Newfoundland and Labrador.ย 

The league plays during the summer.ย 

The Edminton Stingers are the reigning league champions.

Wilson-Frame’s new team, the Blackjacks, have not yet had a winning season in their two campaigns.ย 

Their first year, in 2020, the team finished 3-3.

In 2021, the team ended their year with a 4-10 record.ย 

Both years, the team made it to the Semi-Final round of the playoffs.ย 

The Ottowa Blackjacks Team Logo
The Ottowa BlackJacks will enter their third campaign this summer.

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