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Algoma Thunderbirds - 2017-18 Season    <<Previous season    Next season>>

Head Coach:Thomas Cory (5th season)
Other staff: Garnet Cory (Team Manager), Pat Murray (Assistant Coach), Clayton Cain (Assistant Coach), Antonio Pereira (Assistant Coach)
League:OUA West
Website:Team website link

Summary of team record for the season

Conference RecordU Sports RecordOverall Record
W-LPctPointsPPGW-LPctPointsPPGW-LPctPointsPPG
6-180.2501697-195470.7 - 81.48-220.2672161-243672.0 - 81.28-230.2582227-254771.8 - 82.2

Player roster

NoPlayerPosHtWtEligHometownHigh School (Prior Team)
2Nikola Zorcic Guard5-111703Winnipeg, MBOak Park High
3Elijah Butler Forward6-51853Honolulu, HIMililani High (Olympic College)
4Jamari Stephenson Guard6-51Kitchener, ONSt. Mary's High
6Nathan Riley Forward6-52403Kitchener, ONSt. Mary's High
7Pedro Costa Guard6-31Quelez, PortugalElite Sports Academy
8Milan Acimovic Forward6-51951Toronto, ONA.Y. Jackson Secondary
9Cailum White Guard6-31804Victoria, BCClaremont Secondary
10Ian Nash Guard6-14Detroit, MI(Alpena College)
11Damian Okungbowa Guard6-11752Toronto, ONCardinal Leger Secondary
13Reng Gum Forward6-82154Surrey, BCGuildford Park Secondary
21Deon Whiteside Forward6-6200 Las Vegas, NVBishop Gorman High (Allan Hancock College)
22Jermaine Lyle Guard6-21853Kitchener, ONSt. Mary's High
23Brandon Dwyer Guard6-31852Toronto, ONFather Michael McGivney Academy
24Tyrel O'Brian Forward6-32101Toronto, ONOakwood Collegiate
34Trevor Schulz Forward6-53Vancouver, BCHugh Boyd Secondary (Kwantlen)

Game results for the season

--- Non-Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Sep 22, 2017Sudbury, ONLaurentianLoss68-76Stats 
Fri Oct 6, 2017Winnipeg, MBManitobaLoss81-84StatsManitoba Pre-season Tournament
Sat Oct 7, 2017Winnipeg, MBWinnipegLoss69-90StatsManitoba Pre-season Tournament
Sun Oct 8, 2017Brandon, MBBrandonLoss84-97Stats 
Fri Oct 13, 2017Thunder Bay, ONLakeheadWin76-50Stats 
Sat Oct 14, 2017Thunder Bay, ONLakeheadWin86-85Stats 
Mon Dec 18, 2017Sault Ste. Marie, MILake Superior StateLoss66-111  
--- Regular Season Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Oct 27, 2017Sault Ste. Marie, ONRyersonLoss58-84Stats 
Sat Oct 28, 2017Sault Ste. Marie, ONTorontoLoss69-84Stats 
Fri Nov 3, 2017Ottawa, ONOttawaLoss55-111Stats 
Sat Nov 4, 2017Ottawa, ONCarletonLoss50-84Stats 
Fri Nov 10, 2017Sault Ste. Marie, ONQueensLoss89-97Stats 
Sat Nov 11, 2017Sault Ste. Marie, ONYorkWin73-71Stats 
Fri Nov 17, 2017Sault Ste. Marie, ONLakeheadWin73-65Stats 
Sat Nov 18, 2017Sault Ste. Marie, ONLakeheadWin73-65Stats 
Fri Nov 24, 2017North Bay, ONNipissingWin76-70Stats 
Sat Nov 25, 2017Sudbury, ONLaurentianLoss86-96Stats 
Fri Jan 5, 2018Waterloo, ONWaterlooLoss65-87Stats 
Sat Jan 6, 2018Waterloo, ONWaterlooLoss65-67Stats 
Fri Jan 12, 2018Sault Ste. Marie, ONBrockLoss46-79Stats 
Sat Jan 13, 2018Sault Ste. Marie, ONBrockLoss62-78Stats 
Fri Jan 19, 2018Waterloo, ONWilfrid LaurierLoss53-80StatsPlayed at UW
Sat Jan 20, 2018Waterloo, ONWilfrid LaurierLoss52-62StatsPlayed at UW
Fri Jan 26, 2018Sault Ste. Marie, ONWesternLoss80-89Stats 
Sat Jan 27, 2018Sault Ste. Marie, ONWesternLoss91-95OT, Stats 
Fri Feb 2, 2018Guelph, ONGuelphLoss72-77Stats 
Sat Feb 3, 2018Guelph, ONGuelphWin84-83Stats 
Fri Feb 9, 2018Sault Ste. Marie, ONWindsorWin104-84Stats 
Sat Feb 10, 2018Sault Ste. Marie, ONWindsorLoss80-83Stats 
Fri Feb 16, 2018Hamilton, ONMcMasterLoss65-85Stats 
Sat Feb 17, 2018Hamilton, ONMcMasterLoss76-78Stats 

Overall scoring summary for the season

PlayerGPMinsMpg3 PtField GoalsFree ThrowsReboundsRPGPFAToBlStPtsPPG
Ian Nash2573129.235-10334.0160-39540.545-6075.024-72963.836364112040016.0
Nathan Riley3098532.81-520.0103-24542.099-14866.976-1922688.97013567296230610.2
Jermaine Lyle3080626.953-16332.5115-30437.819-2770.427-731003.343405021230210.1
Reng Gum2983028.61-911.197-26436.753-8661.671-1572287.962273564162488.6
Cailum White3062921.067-15742.777-18541.612-1485.715-51662.24522815152337.8
Pedro Costa3063121.027-8830.773-22432.630-4173.211-69802.74945452182036.8
Damian Okungbowa2231314.29-3228.154-15135.814-2263.610-32421.93612290221316.0
Brandon Dwyer2737213.810-4323.345-13034.629-4367.429-35642.46217209161294.8
Elijah Butler2229413.41-1100.037-9837.830-5158.845-651105.0401622491054.8
Tyrel O'Brian133.00-00.02-2100.00-00.00-000.00010144.0
Jamari Stephenson131279.84-1921.117-5431.512-1675.06-16221.7125944503.8
Nikola Zorcic191387.37-2035.011-3333.35-683.34-10140.71171215341.8
Deon Whiteside8739.10-00.06-1833.32-366.77-9162.0135911141.8
Trevor Schulz10383.80-00.01-520.00-00.05-380.84142020.2
Milan Acimovic7101.40-00.00-00.00-00.00-110.14100000.0
* Team Totals305980199.3215-64033.6798-210837.9350-51767.7330-785111537.2487369352134201216172.0

Season scoring summary for league games only

PlayerGPMinsMpg3 PtField GoalsFree ThrowsReboundsRPGPFAToBlStPtsPPG
Ian Nash2058029.028-7835.9129-30742.040-5178.419-53723.631303511432616.3
Nathan Riley2480333.50-30.083-19742.186-13265.259-1612209.25510654275025210.5
Jermaine Lyle2465727.438-12630.284-23735.411-1478.622-62843.5363734192179.0
Cailum White2454722.859-13543.768-16142.212-1485.711-48592.54120712142078.6
Reng Gum2365928.70-70.072-20435.349-7862.852-1331858.054182856131938.4
Pedro Costa2446919.520-6232.352-16132.322-3268.810-51612.53634412121466.1
Damian Okungbowa1724814.64-2020.042-11436.812-2060.09-21301.8271024 181005.9
Elijah Butler1622213.91-1100.028-7040.022-4055.031-49805.031121536794.9
Brandon Dwyer2128713.78-3423.537-10734.621-3461.822-26482.35116179111034.9
Jamari Stephenson99710.83-1225.015-4136.67-977.84-10141.692734404.4
Deon Whiteside8739.1  6-1833.32-366.77-9162.0135911141.8
Nikola Zorcic14926.64-1330.85-2123.84-4100.04-480.6104814181.3
Milan Acimovic7101.4      0-110.141   00.0
Trevor Schulz7334.7  0-40.0  3-250.73132 00.0
* Team Totals244777199.0165-49133.6621-164237.8288-43166.8253-63088336.8401296282118156169570.6

Season individual bests vs U SPORTS teams for all players

PlayerMost pointsMost reboundsMost assists
Ian Nash36 on Oct 6, 2017 vs Manitoba9 on Nov 18, 2017 vs Lakehead4 on Nov 17, 2017 vs Lakehead
Jermaine Lyle27 on Oct 14, 2017 vs Lakehead9 on Feb 10, 2018 vs Windsor4 on Oct 28, 2017 vs Toronto
Nathan Riley22 on Nov 25, 2017 vs Laurentian17 on Feb 9, 2018 vs Windsor11 on Feb 9, 2018 vs Windsor
Cailum White21 on Nov 10, 2017 vs Queens6 on Jan 27, 2018 vs Western3 on Jan 20, 2018 vs Wilfrid Laurier
Pedro Costa20 on Oct 8, 2017 vs Brandon8 on Feb 17, 2018 vs McMaster4 on Oct 6, 2017 vs Manitoba
Reng Gum19 on Oct 14, 2017 vs Lakehead16 on Jan 6, 2018 vs Waterloo4 on Oct 14, 2017 vs Lakehead
Jamari Stephenson19 on Nov 17, 2017 vs Lakehead8 on Oct 7, 2017 vs Winnipeg2 on Oct 7, 2017 vs Winnipeg
Damian Okungbowa18 on Oct 7, 2017 vs Winnipeg5 on Oct 13, 2017 vs Lakehead2 on Feb 2, 2018 vs Guelph
Brandon Dwyer15 on Feb 16, 2018 vs McMaster6 on Nov 11, 2017 vs York4 on Jan 20, 2018 vs Wilfrid Laurier
Elijah Butler12 on Jan 6, 2018 vs Waterloo9 on Feb 16, 2018 vs McMaster3 on Jan 13, 2018 vs Brock
Deon Whiteside6 on Nov 3, 2017 vs Ottawa5 on Nov 3, 2017 vs Ottawa2 on Nov 3, 2017 vs Ottawa
Nikola Zorcic6 on Oct 7, 2017 vs Winnipeg2 on Oct 7, 2017 vs Winnipeg1 on Sep 22, 2017 vs Laurentian
Tyrel O'Brian4 on Oct 8, 2017 vs Brandon  
Trevor Schulz2 on Feb 16, 2018 vs McMaster2 on Jan 19, 2018 vs Wilfrid Laurier1 on Oct 27, 2017 vs Ryerson
Milan Acimovic 1 on Jan 19, 2018 vs Wilfrid Laurier1 on Feb 10, 2018 vs Windsor


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