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Guelph Gryphons - 1977-78 Season    <<Previous season    Next season>>

Head Coach:Doug Dodd (2nd season)
League:OUAA West

Summary of team record for the season

Conference RecordCIAU RecordOverall Record
5-70.417936-98178.0 - 81.810-150.4001985-202779.4 - 81.111-150.4232069-211079.6 - 81.2

Player roster

NoPlayerPosHtWtEligHometownHigh School (Prior Team)
34Jim Haalboom Guard6-4 Guelph, ON 
35Henry Vandenberg Forward6-65Mississauga, ONThomas L. Kennedy Secondary
 Ron Barber  Guelph, ON(Western)
 Jim Cotta Guard6-3 Australia 
 Eric Dunn   
 Ron Hall Forward6-5 Welland, ONNotre Dame College
 Tom Heslip Guard5-111Oakville, ONT.A. Blakelock High
 Mike Hyrb Guard6-3 Sudbury, ON 
 Peter Marcus Forward6-7  
 Rick Rusk Forward6-6200 Owen Sound, ON 
 Shane Scott Forward6-6 Guelph, ON 
 Mickey Sharpe Forward6-2 Guelph, ONBishop Macdonell Catholic High
 Paul Treitz Forward6-5  

Awards presented

Henry Vandenberg Bill Dimson Memorial Trophy - Guelph Men's Basketball Most Valuable Player, OUA West First Team All-Star

Game results for the season

--- Non-Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Date unknownUnknownCarletonLoss75-78  
Date unknownLennoxville, QCBishop'sLoss73-80 Bishops Tournament
Date unknownUnknownMontreal SeniorWin84-83 Bishops Tournament
Fri Nov 11, 1977Guelph, ONBishop'sWin90-75 Guelph Invitational
Sat Nov 12, 1977Guelph, ONCarletonLoss75-78 Guelph Invitational
Sat Nov 12, 1977Guelph, ONLaurierWin76-75 Guelph Invitational
Fri Nov 18, 1977UnknownWinnipegWin101-952OT 
Thu Nov 24, 1977Guelph, ONMcGillWin86-75  
Wed Dec 28, 1977Winnipeg, MBCalgaryLoss77-79 Wesmen Classic
Thu Dec 29, 1977Winnipeg, MBDalhousieWin90-64 Wesmen Classic
Fri Dec 30, 1977Winnipeg, MBLaurierLoss60-80 Wesmen Classic
Mon Jan 2, 1978Calgary, ABWinnipegLoss86-88 Calgary Basketball Classic
Tue Jan 3, 1978Calgary, ABCalgaryLoss87-103 Calgary Basketball Classic
Wed Jan 4, 1978Calgary, ABLakeheadLoss73-76 Calgary Basketball Classic
--- Regular Season Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Date unknownGuelph, ONBrockWin81-72 For Guelph conference record of 5-7
Wed Jan 11, 1978Waterloo, ONLaurierLoss75-106  
Sat Jan 14, 1978Guelph, ONWesternLoss65-79  
Fri Jan 20, 1978Guelph, ONWindsorWin99-85  
Sun Jan 22, 1978Guelph, ONMcMasterLoss73-79  
Sat Jan 28, 1978Waterloo, ONWaterlooLoss50-62Stats 
Sat Feb 4, 1978London, ONWesternWin89-82  
Wed Feb 8, 1978Guelph, ONLaurierLoss63-91  
Wed Feb 15, 1978Windsor, ONWindsorLoss84-87  
Sat Feb 18, 1978Hamilton, ONMcMasterLoss82-101  
Wed Feb 22, 1978Guelph, ONWaterlooWin67-63Stats 
Sat Feb 25, 1978St. Catharines, ONBrockWin108-74Stats 

Season scoring summary for league games only

PlayerGPMinsMpg3 PtField GoalsFree ThrowsReboundsRPGPFAToBlStPtsPPG
Henry Vandenberg12    99-21546.058-8171.6 15512.941    25621.3
Tom Heslip12    63-16538.218-2962.1 242.035    14412.0
Rick Rusk12    47-9649.017-3056.7 897.437    1119.2
Ron Hall12    35-8242.719-2673.1 877.231    897.4
Jim Cotta12    39-9640.610-1855.6 282.326    887.3
Peter Marcus12    35-8043.811-1668.8 524.339    816.8
Jim Haalboom12    19-5038.012-1963.2 131.125    504.2
Mike Hyrb12    18-5234.610-1758.8 262.216    463.8
Ron Barber12    16-5032.04-850.0 312.622    363.0
Shane Scott12    13-2454.25-955.6 121.011    312.6
Eric Dunn12    1-1100.0     1    20.2
Paul Treitz12    1-250.0   10.14    20.2
* Team Totals12    386-91342.3164-25364.8 51843.2288    93678.0

Season individual bests vs U SPORTS teams for all players

PlayerMost pointsMost reboundsMost assists
Henry Vandenberg41 on Feb 25, 1978 vs Brock  

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