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Algoma Thunderbirds - 2018-19 Season

Head Coach:Thomas Cory (6th season)
Other staff: Pat Murray (Assistant Coach), Garnet Cory (Team Manager)
League:OUA West
Website:Team website link

Summary of team record for the season

Conference RecordU Sports RecordOverall Record
W-LPctPointsPPGW-LPctPointsPPGW-LPctPointsPPG
7-170.2921819-205375.8 - 85.58-170.3201900-212276.0 - 84.99-200.3102174-245075.0 - 84.5

Player roster

NoPlayerPosHtWtEligHometownHigh School (Prior Team)
2Nikola Zorcic Guard5-111704Winnipeg, MBOak Park High
3Elijah Butler Forward6-51854Honolulu, HIMililani High (Olympic College)
5Travis Thomas Guard6-31Brampton, ONMayfield Secondary (Jacksonville College)
6Nathan Riley Forward6-52404Kitchener, ONSt. Mary's High
7Marlon Lafortune Forward6-51Montreal, QCCegep de Thetford
8David Bokanga Forward6-51Montreal, QCCegep de Thetford
9Nicholas Gehlen Forward6-61902Tampa, FLPrescott High
10Kristopher Rotterman Guard5-111Burlington, ONAssumption Secondary
11Cole Evans Guard5-111Sault Ste. Marie, ONSt. Mary's College
13Joshua Sales Guard5-101Toronto, ONCentral Toronto Academy
14Peter Wetvanga Guard6-11Toronto, ON 
15Michael Fletcher 6-41Toronto, ON 
15Michael Heptbourne 6-21951Etobicoke, ON 
15Michael Raheem 1 
21Jamari Stephenson Guard6-52Kitchener, ONSt. Mary's High
22Jermaine Lyle Guard6-21854Kitchener, ONSt. Mary's High
23Brandon Dwyer Guard6-31853Toronto, ONFather Michael McGivney Academy
30Tyrel O'Brian Forward6-32102Toronto, ONOakwood Collegiate
35Damian Okungbowa Guard6-11753Toronto, ONCardinal Leger Secondary

Game results for the season

--- Non-Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Sat Sep 29, 2018Sudbury, ONLaurentianWin81-69Stats 
Mon Oct 8, 2018PortugalTerciera Basketball ClubWin77-73 Algoma Portugal Trip
Tue Oct 9, 2018PortugalSport Club LusitaniaLoss77-82 Algoma Portugal Trip
Tue Dec 18, 2018Sault Ste. Marie, MILake Superior StateLoss69-100Stats 
Sun Dec 30, 2018Rochester Hills, MIRochester CollegeLoss51-73Stats 
--- Regular Season Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Oct 26, 2018Thunder Bay, ONLakeheadWin71-69Stats 
Sat Oct 27, 2018Thunder Bay, ONLakeheadLoss76-90Stats 
Fri Nov 2, 2018Toronto, ONTorontoLoss81-85Stats 
Sat Nov 3, 2018Toronto, ONRyersonLoss56-102Stats 
Fri Nov 9, 2018Toronto, ONYorkLoss81-85OT, Stats 
Sat Nov 10, 2018Kingston, ONQueensLoss61-94Stats 
Fri Nov 16, 2018Sault Ste. Marie, ONLaurentianLoss85-86OT, Stats 
Sun Nov 18, 2018Sault Ste. Marie, ONNipissingWin63-58Stats 
Fri Nov 30, 2018Sault Ste. Marie, ONCarletonLoss60-77Stats 
Sun Dec 2, 2018Sault Ste. Marie, ONOttawaLoss81-87Stats 
Fri Jan 4, 2019Sault Ste. Marie, ONWaterlooWin94-90Stats 
Sat Jan 5, 2019Sault Ste. Marie, ONWaterlooWin80-78Stats 
Fri Jan 11, 2019London, ONWesternLoss75-90Stats 
Sat Jan 12, 2019London, ONWesternLoss70-92Stats 
Fri Jan 18, 2019Sault Ste. Marie, ONWilfrid LaurierLoss68-89Stats 
Sat Jan 19, 2019Sault Ste. Marie, ONWilfrid LaurierLoss87-96OT, Stats 
Fri Jan 25, 2019St. Catharines, ONBrockLoss71-101Stats 
Sat Jan 26, 2019St. Catharines, ONBrockLoss83-90Stats 
Fri Feb 1, 2019Sault Ste. Marie, ONGuelphWin77-63Stats 
Sat Feb 2, 2019Sault Ste. Marie, ONGuelphLoss85-87OT, Stats 
Fri Feb 8, 2019Sault Ste. Marie, ONMcMasterWin83-78Stats 
Sat Feb 9, 2019Sault Ste. Marie, ONMcMasterLoss69-103Stats 
Fri Feb 15, 2019Windsor, ONWindsorLoss68-73Stats 
Sat Feb 16, 2019Windsor, ONWindsorWin94-90Stats 

Overall scoring summary for the season

PlayerGPMinsMpg3 PtField GoalsFree ThrowsReboundsRPGPFAToBlStPtsPPG
Nathan Riley2591736.710-4025.0112-28239.7137-18275.343-1852289.15410258255137114.8
Nicholas Gehlen2745316.831-10031.0111-25443.753-7570.717-48652.45394191930611.3
David Bokanga2666225.529-9630.282-24733.233-4573.342-601023.95115344282268.7
Jermaine Lyle2650019.249-13336.877-21036.721-2391.310-43532.02714170112248.6
Elijah Butler2769025.61-520.096-23840.333-6451.6110-15926910.072243025212268.4
Jamari Stephenson914816.46-2425.025-7135.215-1883.311-23343.8147914717.9
Kristopher Rotterman1535123.414-4332.631-10230.423-3467.69-35442.916182438996.6
Marlon Lafortune2549019.623-8128.443-12933.325-3571.422-22441.8391015551345.4
Tyrel O'Brian68013.34-944.411-2839.35-771.45-491.584632315.2
Brandon Dwyer1926714.111-4822.934-10333.010-1758.813-18311.632611614894.7
Michael Heptbourne2436315.14-2714.846-10543.812-1770.621-25461.9397188111084.5
Cole Evans22311.53-742.93-837.50-00.01-010.51001194.5
Joshua Sales151338.92-1020.021-5438.917-2470.85-9140.91471404614.1
Peter Wetvanga1825113.94-1233.322-6533.87-1741.27-20271.5121521010553.1
Travis Thomas11797.20-00.03-837.51-1100.05-9141.312124070.6
Nikola Zorcic12988.21-616.71-812.50-00.02-790.88340330.2
Michael Fletcher166.00-00.00-10.00-00.00-333.00210000.0
Michael Raheem155.00-00.00-20.00-00.00-000.01000100.0
* Team Totals275516204.3192-64130.0718-191537.5392-55970.1323-67099336.845324430594193202074.8

Season scoring summary for league games only

PlayerGPMinsMpg3 PtField GoalsFree ThrowsReboundsRPGPFAToBlStPtsPPG
Nathan Riley2486936.29-3923.1109-27639.5135-18075.043-1792229.2519558255036215.1
Nicholas Gehlen2438616.129-8932.695-22342.648-7068.616-40562.35062891926711.1
Elijah Butler2461325.51-520.090-21941.130-5851.792-1432359.867222723212118.8
Jermaine Lyle2444818.747-12836.772-19736.519-2190.58-41492.02414160112108.8
David Bokanga2462125.925-8629.173-22033.233-4573.342-56984.14815324272048.5
Jamari Stephenson914816.46-2425.025-7135.215-1883.311-23343.8147914717.9
Kristopher Rotterman1328722.110-3231.223-8327.722-3268.88-29372.816131836786.0
Marlon Lafortune2446119.222-7728.638-12031.722-3073.320-20401.738914551205.0
Brandon Dwyer1825013.910-4621.732-9932.310-1758.813-18311.73068513844.7
Michael Heptbourne2232214.63-2512.040-9442.68-1361.518-22401.835715710914.1
Joshua Sales13997.62-728.616-4040.016-2272.75-490.71041001503.8
Peter Wetvanga1519713.14-1136.418-5632.17-1546.76-14201.312121807473.1
Tyrel O'Brian5346.81-250.05-1050.03-560.05-271.442621142.8
Travis Thomas9717.90-00.03-742.91-1100.05-9141.67104070.8
Nikola Zorcic10545.41-425.01-425.00-00.01-120.23120230.3
Michael Fletcher166.00-00.00-10.00-00.00-333.00210000.0
* Team Totals244866202.8170-57529.6640-172037.2369-52770.0293-60489737.440921626288177181975.8

Season individual bests vs U SPORTS teams for all players

PlayerMost pointsMost reboundsMost assists
Nathan Riley27 on Feb 8, 2019 vs McMaster14 on Nov 16, 2018 vs Laurentian8 on Dec 2, 2018 vs Ottawa
Jermaine Lyle23 on Feb 16, 2019 vs Windsor5 on Jan 11, 2019 vs Western3 on Jan 25, 2019 vs Brock
Nicholas Gehlen22 on Jan 5, 2019 vs Waterloo7 on Jan 5, 2019 vs Waterloo1 on Nov 2, 2018 vs Toronto
Marlon Lafortune21 on Jan 12, 2019 vs Western5 on Jan 12, 2019 vs Western3 on Nov 2, 2018 vs Toronto
Elijah Butler20 on Jan 18, 2019 vs Wilfrid Laurier21 on Feb 16, 2019 vs Windsor4 on Nov 16, 2018 vs Laurentian
Kristopher Rotterman19 on Nov 2, 2018 vs Toronto8 on Oct 26, 2018 vs Lakehead4 on Nov 2, 2018 vs Toronto
Peter Wetvanga18 on Jan 11, 2019 vs Western3 on Jan 11, 2019 vs Western4 on Jan 19, 2019 vs Wilfrid Laurier
Tyrel O'Brian17 on Sep 29, 2018 vs Laurentian6 on Nov 10, 2018 vs Queens2 on Sep 29, 2018 vs Laurentian
David Bokanga16 on Jan 19, 2019 vs Wilfrid Laurier12 on Nov 9, 2018 vs York3 on Feb 16, 2019 vs Windsor
Brandon Dwyer14 on Dec 2, 2018 vs Ottawa5 on Feb 8, 2019 vs McMaster3 on Feb 8, 2019 vs McMaster
Jamari Stephenson14 on Feb 1, 2019 vs Guelph8 on Feb 2, 2019 vs Guelph3 on Feb 15, 2019 vs Windsor
Joshua Sales12 on Dec 2, 2018 vs Ottawa2 on Nov 10, 2018 vs Queens1 on Oct 26, 2018 vs Lakehead
Michael Heptbourne11 on Feb 15, 2019 vs Windsor6 on Nov 16, 2018 vs Laurentian2 on Nov 3, 2018 vs Ryerson
Cole Evans9 on Sep 29, 2018 vs Laurentian1 on Sep 29, 2018 vs Laurentian 
Travis Thomas4 on Jan 25, 2019 vs Brock4 on Jan 25, 2019 vs Brock1 on Feb 2, 2019 vs Guelph
Nikola Zorcic3 on Feb 9, 2019 vs McMaster1 on Jan 26, 2019 vs Brock1 on Jan 26, 2019 vs Brock
Michael Fletcher 3 on Nov 9, 2018 vs York2 on Nov 9, 2018 vs York
Michael Raheem   


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