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Algoma Thunderbirds - 2016-17 Season    <<Previous season    Next season>>

Head Coach:Thomas Cory (4th season)
Other staff: Clayton Cain (Assistant Coach), Pat Murray (Assistant Coach), Kirk Reid (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
5-150.2501338-161166.9 - 80.56-210.2221807-215566.9 - 79.812-220.3532399-265570.6 - 78.1

Player roster

NoPlayerPosHtWtEligHometownHigh School (Prior Team)
2Nikola Zorcic Guard5-111702Winnipeg, MBOak Park High
3Elijah Butler Forward6-51853Honolulu, HIMililani High (Olympic College)
4Jacob Clendinning Guard5-101753Orillia, ONTwin Lakes Secondary
5Mithun Jaisankar Forward6-21702Toronto, ONFather Henry Carr Secondary
5Ian Nash Guard6-13Detroit, MI(Alpena College)
6Nathan Riley Forward6-52402Kitchener, ONSt. Mary's High
8Adam Benrabah Guard6-41953Surrey, BCMount Douglas Secondary (Algoma)
9Cailum White Guard6-31804Victoria, BCClaremont Secondary
10Sean Clendinning Guard6-01754Orillia, ONTwin Lakes Secondary
12Taylor Smith Guard6-01881Vancouver, BCBurnaby South Secondary
13Reng Gum Forward6-82154Surrey, BCGuildford Park Secondary
15Nicholas Palazzi Forward6-42253Sault Ste. Marie, ONSt. Basil Secondary
22Jermaine Lyle Guard6-21852Kitchener, ONSt. Mary's High
23Brandon Dwyer Guard6-31851Toronto, ONFather Michael McGivney Academy
24Nicholas Gehlen Forward6-61902Tampa, FLPrescott High (Algoma)
34Damian Okungbowa Guard6-11751Toronto, ONCardinal Leger Secondary

Game results for the season

--- Non-Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Aug 19, 2016Sault Ste. Marie, ONOlivet CollegeWin82-69  
Sat Aug 20, 2016Sault Ste. Marie, ONOlivet CollegeWin90-70  
Fri Sep 23, 2016Sault Ste. Marie, ONFleming CollegeWin95-60 Algoma Basketball Classic
Sat Sep 24, 2016Sault Ste. Marie, ONCanadore CollegeWin76-70 Algoma Basketball Classic
Sat Sep 24, 2016Sault Ste. Marie, ONSault CollegeWin106-76 Algoma Basketball Classic
Sat Oct 1, 2016North Bay, ONWilfrid LaurierLoss52-64 Nipissing Invitational
Sun Oct 2, 2016North Bay, ONNipissingLoss64-68 Nipissing Invitational
Thu Oct 20, 2016Saskatoon, SKCalgaryLoss70-89 Graham Shootout
Fri Oct 21, 2016Saskatoon, SKSaskatchewanLoss52-83StatsGraham Shootout
Sat Oct 22, 2016Saskatoon, SKRed Deer CollegeWin97-69 Graham Shootout
Sat Oct 29, 2016Rochester, NYRochester AmericansLoss46-86  
Wed Dec 28, 2016Winnipeg, MBWinnipegLoss65-79StatsWesmen Classic
Thu Dec 29, 2016Winnipeg, MBReginaLoss74-78 Wesmen Classic
Fri Dec 30, 2016Winnipeg, MBBrandonWin92-83StatsWesmen Classic
--- Regular Season Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Sat Nov 5, 2016Thunder Bay, ONLakeheadLoss52-65Stats 
Fri Nov 11, 2016Waterloo, ONWilfrid LaurierLoss65-71OT, Stats 
Sat Nov 12, 2016Waterloo, ONWilfrid LaurierWin78-72Stats 
Fri Nov 18, 2016Sault Ste. Marie, ONCarletonLoss65-93Stats 
Sat Nov 19, 2016Sault Ste. Marie, ONOttawaLoss59-91Stats 
Fri Nov 25, 2016Sault Ste. Marie, ONRyersonLoss61-111Stats 
Sat Nov 26, 2016Sault Ste. Marie, ONTorontoLoss70-83Stats 
Fri Dec 2, 2016Toronto, ONYorkWin76-73Stats 
Sat Dec 3, 2016Kingston, ONQueensLoss77-85Stats 
Fri Jan 13, 2017Waterloo, ONWaterlooLoss64-69Stats 
Sat Jan 14, 2017Waterloo, ONWaterlooWin77-68Stats 
Fri Jan 20, 2017Sault Ste. Marie, ONWindsorLoss47-89Stats 
Sat Jan 21, 2017Sault Ste. Marie, ONWindsorWin79-78Stats 
Fri Jan 27, 2017Guelph, ONGuelphLoss58-76Stats 
Fri Feb 3, 2017Sault Ste. Marie, ONWesternLoss67-79Stats 
Sat Feb 4, 2017Sault Ste. Marie, ONWesternLoss75-86Stats 
Fri Feb 10, 2017St. Catharines, ONBrockLoss55-72Stats 
Sat Feb 11, 2017Hamilton, ONMcMasterLoss61-76Stats 
Fri Feb 17, 2017Sault Ste. Marie, ONLaurentianLoss64-87Stats 
Sat Feb 18, 2017Sault Ste. Marie, ONNipissingWin88-87OT, Stats 

Overall scoring summary for the season

PlayerGPMinsMpg3 PtField GoalsFree ThrowsReboundsRPGPFAToBlStPtsPPG
Sean Clendinning2362127.018-7623.7102-28535.859-7380.822-30522.328385052928112.2
Jermaine Lyle2361826.936-13426.984-24634.121-3265.617-54713.14525412222259.8
Adam Benrabah2140019.023-8327.753-15534.233-5066.017-53703.34211305221627.7
Reng Gum2361026.52-1118.262-13944.634-4870.852-851376.053214126191607.0
Nathan Riley2366528.90-10.051-13537.853-9754.667-1001677.360465230261556.7
Cailum White2342018.339-11833.149-13536.35-771.411-32431.9231312181426.2
Damian Okungbowa1718210.711-2937.933-8638.420-2676.96-20261.52162118975.7
Elijah Butler1824013.30-10.033-10332.025-3865.828-47754.22671135915.1
Ian Nash1113412.26-1250.020-5536.49-1752.92-14161.59420012555.0
Jacob Clendinning1725615.112-4327.920-7327.48-1650.04-24281.6212125015603.5
Nicholas Gehlen8678.41-425.08-2532.07-1258.34-13172.163410243.0
Nicholas Palazzi8627.84-944.48-1747.12-450.03-691.1100202222.8
Brandon Dwyer2021410.74-1822.215-5129.410-1471.412-16281.44681113442.2
Nikola Zorcic151067.16-1540.08-2433.32-825.04-480.51041004241.6
Taylor Smith8526.51-812.52-1020.00-00.01-670.95210350.6
* Team Totals234647202.0163-56229.0548-153935.6288-44265.2250-50475432.840520933175178154767.3

Season scoring summary for league games only

PlayerGPMinsMpg3 PtField GoalsFree ThrowsReboundsRPGPFAToBlStPtsPPG
Sean Clendinning2054027.015-6622.782-24233.952-6382.518-25432.123343852423111.6
Jermaine Lyle2056128.131-12025.872-22132.617-2763.016-50663.33920382211929.6
Adam Benrabah1833018.320-6929.044-12734.631-4667.410-38482.7398264191397.7
Reng Gum2053126.62-1020.053-11745.332-4472.739-741135.745173621161407.0
Nathan Riley2057428.70-10.042-11935.348-9152.758-911497.554424726231326.6
Cailum White2039019.536-10733.645-12137.25-771.49-29381.9231212 81316.5
Ian Nash911813.16-1250.018-4837.59-1752.92-13151.79415 12515.7
Elijah Butler1520613.70-10.030-8834.123-3467.622-41634.2236934835.5
Damian Okungbowa1414010.08-1942.124-6040.015-2075.02-15171.217316 8715.1
Jacob Clendinning1420914.911-3531.418-6229.07-1353.84-20241.7191922 11543.9
Nicholas Gehlen7557.91-333.38-2138.17-1258.33-10131.95231 243.4
Nicholas Palazzi7628.94-944.48-1747.12-450.03-691.310 2 2223.1
Brandon Dwyer1820111.24-1625.015-4533.310-1471.412-16281.64661011442.4
Nikola Zorcic13917.05-1338.57-2133.32-633.33-360.59410 4211.6
Taylor Smith7375.31-714.31-812.5  0-660.9521 330.4
* Team Totals204045202.2144-48829.5467-131735.5260-39865.3201-43763831.936617928563156133866.9

Season individual bests vs U SPORTS teams for all players

PlayerMost pointsMost reboundsMost assists
Sean Clendinning31 on Feb 18, 2017 vs Nipissing7 on Feb 18, 2017 vs Nipissing5 on Nov 26, 2016 vs Toronto
Adam Benrabah24 on Nov 26, 2016 vs Toronto9 on Dec 30, 2016 vs Brandon3 on Feb 3, 2017 vs Western
Ian Nash21 on Jan 13, 2017 vs Waterloo4 on Feb 17, 2017 vs Laurentian2 on Jan 14, 2017 vs Waterloo
Jermaine Lyle20 on Dec 30, 2016 vs Brandon7 on Jan 27, 2017 vs Guelph5 on Jan 21, 2017 vs Windsor
Damian Okungbowa17 on Nov 25, 2016 vs Ryerson6 on Dec 28, 2016 vs Winnipeg3 on Dec 30, 2016 vs Brandon
Cailum White16 on Jan 21, 2017 vs Windsor5 on Feb 3, 2017 vs Western3 on Feb 18, 2017 vs Nipissing
Reng Gum15 on Feb 4, 2017 vs Western10 on Nov 11, 2016 vs Wilfrid Laurier5 on Feb 10, 2017 vs Brock
Nathan Riley15 on Jan 13, 2017 vs Waterloo15 on Feb 11, 2017 vs McMaster5 on Feb 18, 2017 vs Nipissing
Elijah Butler14 on Nov 12, 2016 vs Wilfrid Laurier9 on Nov 12, 2016 vs Wilfrid Laurier2 on Nov 12, 2016 vs Wilfrid Laurier
Jacob Clendinning13 on Dec 2, 2016 vs York5 on Dec 2, 2016 vs York6 on Dec 2, 2016 vs York
Nicholas Gehlen9 on Feb 17, 2017 vs Laurentian6 on Feb 17, 2017 vs Laurentian2 on Nov 25, 2016 vs Ryerson
Nicholas Palazzi9 on Nov 19, 2016 vs Ottawa3 on Nov 18, 2016 vs Carleton 
Nikola Zorcic8 on Feb 17, 2017 vs Laurentian2 on Oct 21, 2016 vs Saskatchewan3 on Nov 5, 2016 vs Lakehead
Brandon Dwyer7 on Feb 4, 2017 vs Western4 on Feb 4, 2017 vs Western1 on Oct 21, 2016 vs Saskatchewan
Taylor Smith3 on Feb 4, 2017 vs Western2 on Nov 19, 2016 vs Ottawa1 on Nov 19, 2016 vs Ottawa


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