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British Columbia Thunderbirds - 2007-08 Season    <<Previous season    Next season>>

Head Coach:Kevin Hanson (8th season)
Other staff: Vern Knopp (Assistant Coach)
League:CanWest West

Summary of team record for the season

Conference RecordCIS RecordOverall Record
18-50.7831950-172284.8 - 74.926-70.7882754-247183.5 - 74.927-90.7502989-273583.0 - 76.0

Player roster

NoPlayerPosHtWtEligHometownHigh School (Prior Team)
10Brett Leversage   
11Kyle Watson Forward6-6200 Richmond, BCRobert Alexander McMath Secondary (Langara College)
14Matt Rachar Forward6-7 Burnaby, BC 
15Nathan Yu Guard6-2190 Prince George, BCVancouver College, Dutchess Park Secondary
20Christopher Dyck Guard6-41904Winnipeg, MBRiver East Collegiate
21Brent Malish Forward6-62102Langley, BCBrookswood Secondary
22Graham Bath Forward6-5230 Langley, BCBrookswood Secondary
23Balraj Bains Centre6-9215 North Delta, BCNorth Delta Secondary
24Blain LaBranche Guard6-4185 Edmonton, ABJasper Place High
30Bryson Kool Forward6-8240 Pitt Meadows, BCPitt Meadows Secondary
35Alex Murphy Guard6-1195 Richmond, BCSt. George's School
50Sean Maxwell Forward6-7200 St. Paul, MNWoodbury High (Edmonds Community College)

Awards presented

Christopher Dyck Canada West Second Team All-Star

Game results for the season

--- Non-Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Sat Sep 1, 2007Vancouver, BCOklahomaLoss62-81 Oklahoma Tour
Sun Sep 2, 2007Vancouver, BCAir Force AcademyLoss67-97 Air Force Tour
Mon Sep 3, 2007Vancouver, BCBoise StateWin106-86 Boise State Tour
Fri Oct 19, 2007Vancouver, BCTorontoWin85-74Stats 
--- Regular Season Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Thu Oct 25, 2007Vancouver, BCTrinity WesternWin104-77Stats 
Sat Oct 27, 2007Burnaby, BCSimon FraserWin92-55Stats 
Fri Nov 2, 2007Lethbridge, ABLethbridgeWin90-79Stats 
Sat Nov 3, 2007Calgary, ABCalgaryLoss68-73Stats 
Fri Nov 9, 2007Vancouver, BCUFVWin91-81Stats 
Sat Nov 10, 2007Vancouver, BCUFVWin84-63Stats 
Fri Nov 16, 2007Winnipeg, MBWinnipegWin78-64Stats 
Sat Nov 17, 2007Winnipeg, MBManitobaWin86-71Stats 
Fri Nov 23, 2007Vancouver, BCThompson RiversWin101-81Stats 
Sat Nov 24, 2007Vancouver, BCThompson RiversWin110-72Stats 
Fri Nov 30, 2007Vancouver, BCVictoriaLoss76-92Stats 
Sat Dec 1, 2007Vancouver, BCVictoriaWin64-61Stats 
Tue Jan 8, 2008Burnaby, BCSimon FraserWin86-84Stats 
Fri Jan 11, 2008Vancouver, BCBrandonLoss78-92Stats 
Sat Jan 12, 2008Vancouver, BCReginaWin78-65Stats 
Tue Jan 15, 2008Vancouver, BCSimon FraserLoss73-88Stats 
Fri Jan 18, 2008Victoria, BCVictoriaWin79-76Stats 
Fri Jan 25, 2008Langley, BCTrinity WesternWin99-90Stats 
Sat Jan 26, 2008Langley, BCTrinity WesternWin81-58Stats 
Fri Feb 1, 2008Vancouver, BCAlbertaLoss70-75  
Sat Feb 2, 2008Vancouver, BCSaskatchewanWin90-78  
Fri Feb 8, 2008Kamloops, BCThompson RiversWin91-85  
Sat Feb 9, 2008Abbotsford, BCUFVWin81-62  
--- Playoff Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Feb 15, 2008Vancouver, BCUFVWin82-63 Canada West Playoff
Sat Feb 16, 2008Vancouver, BCUFVWin72-66 Canada West Playoff
Fri Feb 22, 2008Vancouver, BCVictoriaWin70-67 Canada West Playoff
Sat Feb 23, 2008Vancouver, BCVictoriaWin86-77 Canada West Playoff
Fri Feb 29, 2008Calgary, ABCalgaryWin77-69 Canada West Semifinal
Sat Mar 1, 2008Calgary, ABAlbertaWin92-90 Canada West Championship
Fri Mar 14, 2008Ottawa, ONBrockLoss78-83StatsCIS Quarterfinal
Sat Mar 15, 2008Ottawa, ONSaint Mary'sWin78-74StatsCIS Consolation Semifinal
Sun Mar 16, 2008Ottawa, ONLavalLoss84-86StatsCIS Consolation Final

Overall scoring summary for the season

PlayerGPMinsMpg3 PtField GoalsFree ThrowsReboundsRPGPFAToBlStPtsPPG
Christopher Dyck3192729.966-17737.3212-48244.0108-13878.317-1151324.3589684124159819.3
Brent Malish3383325.237-9041.1131-26050.446-7759.762-1682307.0882755181834510.5
Matt Rachar3373022.13-1030.0124-23852.185-13164.968-1091775.4884570173833610.2
Bryson Kool3361518.60-00.0111-22948.581-12365.964-1261905.87523441973039.2
Blain LaBranche2959420.543-11338.182-21837.657-8269.517-52692.45451546242649.1
Kyle Watson3358517.711-4623.993-20445.674-11962.260-691293.97737662262718.2
Alex Murphy3380124.314-4531.170-15046.773-10569.510-71812.565115822462276.9
Brett Leversage3365119.710-2835.774-14351.727-4757.426-69952.962104655581855.6
Graham Bath2835312.62-2100.038-7650.017-2665.429-40692.5561137519953.4
Balraj Bains302478.20-10.027-3675.015-2951.733-39722.46012172610692.3
Nathan Yu212069.85-1827.817-4438.67-1163.65-9140.7292329220462.2
Sean Maxwell191015.32-922.23-1717.67-887.52-16180.9164514150.8
* Team Totals336643201.3193-53935.8982-209746.8597-89666.6393-883127638.7728548608115311275483.5

Season scoring summary for league games only

PlayerGPMinsMpg3 PtField GoalsFree ThrowsReboundsRPGPFAToBlStPtsPPG
Christopher Dyck2159828.542-11237.5135-29845.374-9478.712-66783.741635562338618.4
Brent Malish2356924.728-6046.793-18051.735-6355.646-1141607.0601739151424910.8
Matt Rachar2349421.53-837.589-16254.957-8567.149-741235.3693646132623810.3
Kyle Watson2342918.711-3928.279-17245.959-9264.144-51954.15329461192289.9
Bryson Kool2339617.2  74-15547.759-9164.850-831335.84920341352079.0
Blain LaBranche2040420.233-8937.153-15733.834-5068.010-36462.33338354181738.7
Brett Leversage2349221.48-2138.161-11652.624-4158.520-54743.25171513451546.7
Alex Murphy2355524.18-2927.641-9344.144-6963.82-52542.34487542331345.8
Graham Bath1926614.01-1100.031-6051.715-2462.523-29522.7481034414784.1
Nathan Yu1617711.13-1520.014-3737.87-1163.63-9120.8252124220382.4
Balraj Bains221778.00-10.022-3073.38-2236.427-31582.639714226522.4
Sean Maxwell17935.52-922.23-1717.65-683.32-16181.1154514130.8
* Team Totals234650202.2139-38436.2695-147747.1421-64865.0288-61590339.352740343786227195084.8

Season individual bests vs U SPORTS teams for all players

PlayerMost pointsMost reboundsMost assists
Christopher Dyck37 on Mar 16, 2008 vs Laval8 on Oct 19, 2007 vs Toronto6 on Oct 25, 2007 vs Trinity Western
Matt Rachar27 on Oct 25, 2007 vs Trinity Western9 on Jan 25, 2008 vs Trinity Western4 on Nov 10, 2007 vs UFV
Bryson Kool26 on Nov 24, 2007 vs Thompson Rivers13 on Jan 18, 2008 vs Victoria4 on Jan 18, 2008 vs Victoria
Blain LaBranche26 on Jan 8, 2008 vs Simon Fraser5 on Nov 10, 2007 vs UFV4 on Nov 2, 2007 vs Lethbridge
Brent Malish21 on Jan 25, 2008 vs Trinity Western12 on Nov 3, 2007 vs Calgary4 on Jan 26, 2008 vs Trinity Western
Kyle Watson20 on Jan 8, 2008 vs Simon Fraser9 on Oct 27, 2007 vs Simon Fraser4 on Oct 25, 2007 vs Trinity Western
Alex Murphy18 on Oct 19, 2007 vs Toronto7 on Nov 9, 2007 vs UFV10 on Nov 9, 2007 vs UFV
Brett Leversage17 on Jan 8, 2008 vs Simon Fraser7 on Jan 11, 2008 vs Brandon5 on Oct 19, 2007 vs Toronto
Graham Bath10 on Nov 9, 2007 vs UFV8 on Jan 8, 2008 vs Simon Fraser3 on Oct 27, 2007 vs Simon Fraser
Nathan Yu9 on Nov 23, 2007 vs Thompson Rivers2 on Oct 25, 2007 vs Trinity Western7 on Nov 23, 2007 vs Thompson Rivers
Balraj Bains8 on Nov 24, 2007 vs Thompson Rivers8 on Nov 24, 2007 vs Thompson Rivers1 on Nov 16, 2007 vs Winnipeg
Sean Maxwell4 on Oct 27, 2007 vs Simon Fraser5 on Oct 27, 2007 vs Simon Fraser2 on Nov 23, 2007 vs Thompson Rivers

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