Former Huskies win international tournament

Six years after winning a national championship with the Huskies men’s basketball team, Nolan Brudehl (BscKin’13), Michael Lieffers (BEd’10), and Michael Linklater are contending for another title–this time on the international circuit.

Representing Saskatoon on the FIBA 3×3 World Tour, the trio won the Lausanne Masters tournament, defeating Paris 17-14 in the championship game.


Team Saskatoon (from left: Willie Murdaugh, Nolan Brudehl, Michael Lieffers, and Michael Linklater) won the Lausanne Masters tournament (photo:

Linklater was the tournament MVP and Brudehl led all scorers through the tournament with 37 points. With the victory, Saskatoon qualified for the World Tour Final in Abu Dhabi on October 27-28, 2016.

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Nolan Brudehl ( BScKin’10) led all scorers at the FIBA 3×3 World Tour Lausanne Masters (photo:

Read more on the team’s victory in Lausanne, Switzerland.

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