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British Columbia Thunderbirds - 2011-12 Season    <<Previous season    Next season>>

Head Coach:Kevin Hanson (12th season)
Other staff: Casey Archibald (Assistant Coach), Vern Knopp (Assistant Coach), Dahman Boudraa (Assistant Coach), Jamie Oei (Assistant Coach), Sinead Beynon (Trainer)
League:CanWest Pacific

Summary of team record for the season

Conference RecordCIS RecordOverall Record
13-50.7221503-126583.5 - 70.319-80.7042214-196982.0 - 72.921-130.6182746-253680.8 - 74.6

Player roster

NoPlayerPosHtWtEligHometownHigh School (Prior Team)
4Mamadou Sakho Guard6-21901Toronto, ONPine Ridge Secondary
5Glenn Gravengard Guard6-11854Burnaby, BC(Capilano University)
6Jermaine Cherry Guard5-101803Calgary, AB 
8Nathan Yu Guard6-21905Prince George, BCVancouver College, Dutchess Park Secondary
9Nakai Luyken Guard6-22051Abbotsford, BCYale Secondary (UBC)
10Doug Plumb Guard6-42104Pitt Meadows, BCHastings High (Fraser Valley)
11Malcolm Williams Guard6-31951Maple Ridge, BCPitt Meadows Secondary (BC Basketball)
12Balraj Bains Centre6-92155North Delta, BCNorth Delta Secondary
13Graham Bath Forward6-52305Langley, BCBrookswood Secondary
14Michael Lewandowski Forward6-72251Pitt Meadows, BCPitt Meadows Secondary
15Kamar Burke Guard6-52205Mississauga, ONNorth Albion Collegiate
16Nigel (Tommy) Nixon Forward6-62152Vancouver, BCKitsilano Secondary
22David Wagner Forward6-92451Kamloops, BCSouth Kamloops Secondary
23Geoff Pippus Guard6-61901Colorado Springs, COCheyenne Mountain High (UBC)

Awards presented

Nathan Yu Canada West First Team All-Star

Game results for the season

--- Non-Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Aug 19, 2011Vancouver, BCTexas ArlingtonLoss60-108  
Thu Aug 25, 2011Vancouver, BCWhitman CollegeLoss72-82  
Thu Sep 8, 2011Vancouver, BCSanta ClaraWin98-85OT 
Sat Sep 10, 2011Vancouver, BCSanta ClaraLoss63-68  
Fri Oct 14, 2011Waterloo, ONRyersonWin85-84 Naismith Classic
Sat Oct 15, 2011Waterloo, ONWaterlooWin81-77StatsNaismith Classic
Sun Oct 16, 2011Waterloo, ONQueen'sWin66-61 Naismith Classic
Fri Oct 21, 2011Vancouver, BCLaurierLoss65-83StatsThunderbird Classic
Sat Oct 22, 2011Vancouver, BCConcordiaWin74-71 Thunderbird Classic
Sun Oct 23, 2011Vancouver, BCMemorialWin101-82 Thunderbird Classic
Thu Oct 27, 2011Vancouver, BCGuelphWin102-76  
Fri Nov 4, 2011Vancouver, BCSeattle MountaineersLoss63-76  
Thu Dec 29, 2011Santa Barbara, CAUC MercedLoss79-88 Tom Byron Classic
Fri Dec 30, 2011Santa Barbara, CATrinity InternationalWin97-60 Tom Byron Classic
--- Regular Season Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Nov 11, 2011Vancouver, BCBrandonWin91-55Stats 
Sat Nov 12, 2011Vancouver, BCReginaWin100-71Stats 
Thu Nov 17, 2011Vancouver, BCTrinity WesternWin104-75Stats 
Sat Nov 19, 2011Vancouver, BCTrinity WesternWin103-70Stats 
Fri Nov 25, 2011Lethbridge, ABLethbridgeLoss80-90Stats 
Sat Nov 26, 2011Calgary, ABCalgaryLoss85-92Stats 
Fri Jan 6, 2012Vancouver, BCAlbertaWin82-71OT, Stats 
Sat Jan 7, 2012Vancouver, BCSaskatchewanWin69-60Stats 
Fri Jan 13, 2012Kamloops, BCThompson RiversWin83-66Stats 
Sat Jan 14, 2012Kamloops, BCThompson RiversWin78-54Stats 
Fri Jan 20, 2012Winnipeg, MBManitobaWin93-84OT 
Sat Jan 21, 2012Winnipeg, MBWinnipegWin74-73Stats 
Fri Jan 27, 2012Vancouver, BCUBC OkanaganWin77-43Stats 
Sat Jan 28, 2012Vancouver, BCUBC OkanaganWin78-48Stats 
Fri Feb 3, 2012Abbotsford, BCUFVLoss72-77Stats 
Sat Feb 4, 2012Abbotsford, BCUFVLoss83-94Stats 
Fri Feb 10, 2012Vancouver, BCVictoriaWin68-52Stats 
Fri Feb 17, 2012Victoria, BCVictoriaLoss83-90Stats 
--- Playoff Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Feb 24, 2012Edmonton, ABAlbertaLoss69-79StatsCW 3-Pacific vs 2-Prairie
Sat Feb 25, 2012Edmonton, ABAlbertaLoss68-91StatsCW 3-Pacific vs 2-Prairie

Overall scoring summary for the season

PlayerGPMinsMpg3 PtField GoalsFree ThrowsReboundsRPGPFAToBlStPtsPPG
Nathan Yu1960231.750-13537.0116-27941.671-8979.86-45512.747826044335318.6
Doug Plumb1848827.117-3548.691-16654.848-6771.614-67814.554396922724713.7
Kamar Burke2057628.84-1822.289-18348.657-9560.056-1431999.951455393123911.9
Nigel (Tommy) Nixon2049824.919-5832.863-14643.262-8077.543-581015.046294982820710.3
Malcolm Williams2042121.123-6237.154-12244.330-4665.212-39512.55526283171618.1
Graham Bath2036918.40-20.050-11543.535-4283.325-41663.34622303191356.8
Balraj Bains2032816.40-00.040-6165.615-2755.628-43713.54812172815954.8
Nakai Luyken1827615.34-1723.523-5641.19-2437.56-23291.6474130317593.3
Mamadou Sakho3103.32-450.02-450.01-333.30-220.70010172.3
Geoff Pippus131158.86-1931.610-3132.31-250.02-11131.0117931272.1
Jermaine Cherry6233.80-00.06-875.00-00.01-340.722500122.0
Michael Lewandowski201507.51-1100.013-3141.912-1963.26-24301.53111523391.9
David Wagner171408.20-10.08-2927.611-1573.310-18281.61831128271.6
Glenn Gravengard5285.60-30.01-714.32-633.34-261.20120140.8
* Team Totals204024201.2126-35535.5566-123845.7354-51568.7213-51973236.645631037967211161280.6

Season scoring summary for league games only

PlayerGPMinsMpg3 PtField GoalsFree ThrowsReboundsRPGPFAToBlStPtsPPG
Nathan Yu1857932.246-12237.7111-26342.274-9379.66-44502.843805854334219.0
Doug Plumb1643827.413-3043.381-14356.646-6373.012-65774.849365822522113.8
Kamar Burke1850027.82-1612.581-16250.049-8160.554-13919310.7463949103021311.8
Nigel (Tommy) Nixon1847426.320-6232.362-14144.064-8080.040-55955.348274082520811.6
Malcolm Williams1838321.323-6137.752-11545.223-3467.611-38492.74926283151508.3
Graham Bath1831517.50-20.043-9644.831-3881.620-39593.33720284161176.5
Balraj Bains1830917.2  36-5565.513-2748.130-41713.94312162917854.7
Nakai Luyken1626416.54-1822.222-5540.011-2544.05-24291.8433928214593.7
Jermaine Cherry5193.8  6-875.0  1-340.8223  122.4
Michael Lewandowski181357.51-1100.014-3145.29-1464.35-21261.42811313382.1
Geoff Pippus12907.55-1827.89-2832.11-250.01-780.78683 242.0
David Wagner151147.60-10.06-2425.011-1384.68-18261.71631027231.5
Glenn Gravengard4215.20-20.01-333.32-633.32-241.0 21  41.0
* Team Totals183641202.3114-33334.2524-112446.6334-47670.2195-49669138.441229334069195149683.1

Season individual bests vs U SPORTS teams for all players

PlayerMost pointsMost reboundsMost assists
Nathan Yu36 on Nov 25, 2011 vs Lethbridge6 on Nov 12, 2011 vs Regina9 on Nov 19, 2011 vs Trinity Western
Doug Plumb26 on Jan 21, 2012 vs Winnipeg8 on Jan 7, 2012 vs Saskatchewan5 on Jan 7, 2012 vs Saskatchewan
Nigel (Tommy) Nixon22 on Jan 14, 2012 vs Thompson Rivers13 on Jan 14, 2012 vs Thompson Rivers4 on Nov 12, 2011 vs Regina
Malcolm Williams19 on Nov 11, 2011 vs Brandon5 on Nov 11, 2011 vs Brandon8 on Nov 17, 2011 vs Trinity Western
Kamar Burke18 on Jan 6, 2012 vs Alberta17 on Nov 17, 2011 vs Trinity Western5 on Feb 25, 2012 vs Alberta
Nakai Luyken12 on Nov 11, 2011 vs Brandon5 on Jan 27, 2012 vs UBC Okanagan7 on Jan 14, 2012 vs Thompson Rivers
Graham Bath11 on Nov 11, 2011 vs Brandon7 on Nov 11, 2011 vs Brandon3 on Feb 4, 2012 vs UFV
Balraj Bains10 on Oct 21, 2011 vs Laurier10 on Nov 11, 2011 vs Brandon3 on Nov 11, 2011 vs Brandon
Michael Lewandowski9 on Jan 28, 2012 vs UBC Okanagan7 on Jan 28, 2012 vs UBC Okanagan1 on Jan 28, 2012 vs UBC Okanagan
Geoff Pippus9 on Jan 6, 2012 vs Alberta4 on Feb 25, 2012 vs Alberta3 on Jan 6, 2012 vs Alberta
Jermaine Cherry6 on Nov 19, 2011 vs Trinity Western2 on Jan 27, 2012 vs UBC Okanagan1 on Jan 27, 2012 vs UBC Okanagan
David Wagner5 on Jan 14, 2012 vs Thompson Rivers7 on Jan 27, 2012 vs UBC Okanagan2 on Nov 11, 2011 vs Brandon
Glenn Gravengard4 on Nov 12, 2011 vs Regina2 on Oct 21, 2011 vs Laurier1 on Jan 28, 2012 vs UBC Okanagan
Mamadou Sakho4 on Nov 12, 2011 vs Regina1 on Oct 21, 2011 vs Laurier 

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