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Manitoba Bisons - 1971-72 Season    <<Previous season    Next season>>

Head Coach:Jack Lewis (4th season)
Other staff: Ted Stoesz (Assistant Coach), Jamie Spack (Trainer), John Restivo (Manager)
League:WCIAA GP

Summary of team record for the season

Conference RecordCIAU RecordOverall Record
W-LPctPointsPPGW-LPctPointsPPGW-LPctPointsPPG
15-10.9381207-104475.4 - 65.216-50.7621571-142374.8 - 67.821-90.7002087-189469.6 - 63.1

Player roster

NoPlayerPosHtWtEligHometownHigh School (Prior Team)
14Bob LaRose Forward6-4215  
20Gord Puttaert Guard6-0175 Winnipeg, MBDakota Collegiate
21Bill Irwin   
22Jon Gurban Guard6-3200 Minneapolis, MN 
23Rick Watts Forward6-41Winnipeg, MBDakota Collegiate
24Darryl Rumsey Forward6-71Winnipeg, MBWindsor Park Collegiate
30Angus Burr Guard6-11603East St. Paul, MB 
31Bob Town Forward6-41705Winnipeg, MBChurchill High
33Ron Unruh Forward  
34John Loewen Centre/Forward6-5195 Winnipeg, MBChurchill High
50Greg Gillies Forward6-5200  

Awards presented

Angus Burr WCIAA Great Plains Second Team All-Star
Bob Town WCIAA Great Plains First Team All-Star, Second Team All-Canadian

Game results for the season

--- Non-Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Nov 5, 1971Winnipeg, MBSt. Andrew's DunlopsLoss72-79OT 
Wed Nov 10, 1971Winnipeg, MBSt. Andrew's Super SaintsWin69-58  
Sat Nov 13, 1971Moorhead, MNMoorhead StateLoss0-2 Manitoba loss by 5
Sat Nov 13, 1971Moorhead, MNMoorhead State JayveesWin2-0 Manitoba win by 20
Wed Nov 24, 1971Winnipeg, MBSimon FraserLoss62-63  
Tue Nov 30, 1971Winnipeg, MBMayville StateLoss67-78  
Thu Dec 2, 1971Minot, NDMinot StateUnknown  
Tue Jan 4, 1972Wapheton, NDNorth Dakota State ScienceWin79-60  
Fri Jan 7, 1972Winnipeg, MBValley City StateWin92-73  
Sat Jan 8, 1972Winnipeg, MBSt. Andrew's Super SaintsWin73-58  
Fri Jan 28, 1972Thunder Bay, ONLakeheadLoss69-79  
Sat Jan 29, 1972Thunder Bay, ONLakeheadLoss63-77  
--- Regular Season Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Nov 19, 1971Winnipeg, MBBrandonWin77-65  
Sat Nov 20, 1971Winnipeg, MBBrandonWin69-60  
Fri Nov 26, 1971Winnipeg, MBReginaWin83-53  
Sat Nov 27, 1971Winnipeg, MBReginaWin78-70  
Wed Dec 8, 1971Winnipeg, MBWinnipegWin66-54  
Fri Dec 10, 1971Saskatoon, SKSaskatchewanLoss78-93  
Sat Dec 11, 1971Saskatoon, SKSaskatchewanWin82-73  
Wed Dec 15, 1971Winnipeg, MBWinnipegWin90-64  
Fri Jan 14, 1972Brandon, MBBrandonWin43-41  
Sat Jan 15, 1972Brandon, MBBrandonWin46-41  
Fri Jan 21, 1972Winnipeg, MBWinnipegWin89-80  
Sat Jan 22, 1972Winnipeg, MBWinnipegWin67-61  
Fri Feb 4, 1972Regina, SKReginaWin81-73  
Sat Feb 5, 1972Regina, SKReginaWin70-67  
Fri Feb 11, 1972Winnipeg, MBSaskatchewanWin93-82  
Sat Feb 12, 1972Winnipeg, MBSaskatchewanWin95-67  
--- Playoff Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Feb 18, 1972Winnipeg, MBSaskatchewanWin85-72 WCIAA Great Plains Final (best of 3)
Sat Feb 19, 1972Winnipeg, MBSaskatchewanLoss76-79 WCIAA Great Plains Final (best of 3)
Sun Feb 20, 1972Winnipeg, MBSaskatchewanLoss71-72 WCIAA Great Plains Final (best of 3)

Season scoring summary for league games only

PlayerGPMinsMpg3 PtField GoalsFree ThrowsReboundsRPGPFAToBlStPtsPPG
Bob Town16    97-22842.555-7969.651-971489.254 42  24915.6
Angus Burr16    87-22139.445-6965.214-38523.237 36  21913.7
Greg Gillies16    76-17244.223-3369.737-51885.532 26  17510.9
Jon Gurban16    43-8650.040-6264.513-36493.133 49  1267.9
Darryl Rumsey16    39-8048.848-7068.649-50996.245 27  1267.9
John Loewen11    27-5747.420-3262.521-44655.928 14  746.7
Rick Watts13    25-5843.125-3767.618-27453.518 14  755.8
Gord Puttaert16    28-6741.813-2065.08-15231.420 19  694.3
Ron Unruh15    15-3345.513-2065.06-13191.316 3  432.9
Bob LaRose15    13-3735.113-2454.214-22362.420 16  392.6
Bill Irwin16    10-2835.71-250.03-12150.913 6  211.3
* Team Totals16    460-106743.1296-44866.1234-40563939.9316 252  121676.0


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