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Colorado Buffaloes Land Top Canadian Combo Guard — Felix Kossaras

Written by Josh Millican Founder of The Maple Minute

Photo via FIBA Website

With the early-signing period deadline coming to a close for the NCAA, it's been a whirlwind of commitment news here in Canada. One of Canada's premier prospects Felix Kossaras of Fort Erie International Academy announced his committed to the University of Colorado, marking a significant milestone in his career.

Standing tall at 6'6, Felix Kossaras is a dynamic combo guard who emerged as one of the hottest prospects in Canada this summer, thanks to his outstanding performances on the Adidas 3SSB Circuit with Brookwood Elite. His ability to impact the game on both ends of the floor quickly caught the attention of scouts and college coaches alike, making him a sought after commodity in the recruiting landscape. Felix had offers from Santa Clara, Temple, Ole Miss, Mizzou & Wichita State.

One of the most exciting aspects of Felix's commitment to the University of Colorado is the potential for him to step into a significant role next season. With J'Vonne Hadley, the 6'6 senior, on his way out, Felix will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact on the team. He's a perfectly crafted concoction of size, skill, and basketball IQ, making him a valuable asset for the Buffaloes.

Felix Kossaras won't be alone in his journey to Colorado. He will be joining a young core of talented prospects, including KJ Simpson, Courtney Anderson Jr. and Assane Diop, among others. This dynamic group of players promises an exciting future for the Buffaloes, and Felix's addition only strengthens their recruiting class.

Felix's journey to the University of Colorado is not just a testament to his hard work and dedication; it's also a reflection of the basketball talent coming out of Fort Erie International Academy. This institution has a track record of producing exceptional basketball players, such as Ishan Sharma, who recently committed to the University of Virginia. Fort Erie has alumni scattered across the NCAA, and its influence extends all the way to the professional level, as exemplified by the 33rd pick in the 2023 NBA Draft, Leonard Miller.

Head Coach Tad Boyle's recruiting mission in the Great White North for Felix Kossaras was undoubtedly a fruitful one. He recognized the potential of this "diamond in the rough" and seized the opportunity to bring him to Colorado. Coach Boyle's faith in Felix and his commitment to developing young talent will undoubtedly pay dividends for the University of Colorado.

In closing, Felix Kossaras' commitment to the University of Colorado is a testament to his talent, hard work, and the bright future that lies ahead. As a Canadian basketball recruiting analyst, I couldn't be more excited to see a Canadian prospect like Felix rise to prominence. His journey is not just his alone but a reflection of the thriving basketball scene in Canada, and I can't wait to follow his progress in the years to come. Congratulations Felix!

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