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Winnipeg Wesmen - 2017-18 Season    <<Previous season    Next season>>

Head Coach:Mike Raimbault (8th season)
Other staff: John Giesbrecht (Assistant Coach), Ben Dethoit (Assistant Coach), Kyle Vince (Assistant Coach), Jeff Billeck (Head Athletic Therapist)
League:Canada West
Website:Team website link

Summary of team record for the season

Conference RecordU Sports RecordOverall Record
W-LPctPointsPPGW-LPctPointsPPGW-LPctPointsPPG
10-100.5001547-162677.3 - 81.313-140.4812119-219278.5 - 81.213-150.4642180-226777.9 - 81.0

Player roster

NoPlayerPosHtWtEligHometownHigh School (Prior Team)
 Sean Tarver Forward6-44Baltimore, MDCarver Vocational Technical
1Denzel Lynch-Blair Guard6-44Toronto, ONJarvis Collegiate
2Marcello Kambola Guard6-44Toronto, ONEastern Commerce Collegiate, Vaughan Road Academy
3Narcisse Ambanza Guard6-22Toronto, ONEastern Commerce Collegiate
4Louis Makot Guard6-41Winnipeg, MBJohn Taylor Collegiate
5Denzel Soliven Guard5-84Winnipeg, MBSisler High
6Nabi Ghani Guard6-6 Mississauga, ONFather Michael Goetz Secondary (Western Oklahoma State)
7Billy Yaworsky Forward6-73Winnipeg, MBSt. Paul's High (Skagit Valley JuCo)
8Joshua Gandier Guard6-42Winnipeg, MBJohn Taylor Collegiate
9Matthew Yaworsky Guard6-41Winnipeg, MBSt. Paul's High
10Nathaniel Johnson Forward6-65Toronto, ONREDA/Athlete Institute
11William Sesay Guard6-33Winnipeg, MBOak Park High
12Don Dayrit Guard6-01Winnipeg, MBSisler High
13Francesco Tocci Forward6-61Winnipeg, MBMaples Collegiate
14Spas Nikolov Forward6-91Sofia, BulgariaSofia High School of Maths
15Dwight (DJ) Dixon Guard5-111Toronto, ONWest Humber Collegiate

Awards presented

Narcisse Ambanza Canada West Third Team All-Star

Game results for the season

--- Non-Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Thu Sep 28, 2017Thunder Bay, ONLakeheadLoss83-90 Lakehead Homecoming Weekend
Fri Sep 29, 2017Thunder Bay, ONLakeheadLoss84-99StatsLakehead Homecoming Weekend
Fri Oct 6, 2017Winnipeg, MBLaurentianLoss81-87StatsManitoba Pre-season Tournament
Sat Oct 7, 2017Winnipeg, MBAlgomaWin90-69StatsManitoba Pre-season Tournament
Fri Oct 20, 2017Winnipeg, MBLakeheadWin79-78StatsLea Marc Printing Tournament
Sat Oct 21, 2017Winnipeg, MBBrandonWin87-72StatsLea Marc Printing Tournament
Sat Dec 30, 2017Wahpeton, NDND State College of ScienceLoss61-75  
--- Regular Season Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Oct 27, 2017Calgary, ABMount RoyalLoss66-88Stats 
Sat Oct 28, 2017Calgary, ABMount RoyalWin90-78Stats 
Fri Nov 3, 2017Winnipeg, MBAlbertaLoss79-90Stats 
Sat Nov 4, 2017Winnipeg, MBAlbertaLoss59-83Stats 
Sat Nov 11, 2017Calgary, ABCalgaryLoss74-80Stats 
Sun Nov 12, 2017Calgary, ABCalgaryLoss89-103Stats 
Fri Nov 17, 2017Abbotsford, BCFraser ValleyWin90-88OT, Stats 
Sat Nov 18, 2017Abbotsford, BCFraser ValleyLoss59-67Stats 
Fri Nov 24, 2017Winnipeg, MBUBCLoss67-83Stats 
Sat Nov 25, 2017Winnipeg, MBUBCLoss54-100Stats 
Fri Dec 1, 2017Winnipeg, MBMacEwanWin93-83Stats 
Sat Dec 2, 2017Winnipeg, MBMacEwanLoss66-88Stats 
Fri Jan 5, 2018Brandon, MBBrandonWin105-103OT, Stats 
Sat Jan 6, 2018Winnipeg, MBBrandonWin71-66Stats 
Fri Jan 19, 2018Winnipeg, MBManitobaWin94-67Stats 
Sat Jan 20, 2018Winnipeg, MBManitobaWin89-83Stats 
Fri Jan 26, 2018Regina, SKReginaWin92-89Stats 
Sat Jan 27, 2018Regina, SKReginaLoss78-80Stats 
Fri Feb 2, 2018Winnipeg, MBUBC OkanaganWin67-54Stats 
Sat Feb 3, 2018Winnipeg, MBUBC OkanaganWin65-53Stats 
--- Playoff Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Thu Feb 8, 2018Winnipeg, MBUNBCLoss68-71StatsCanada West playoff

Overall scoring summary for the season

PlayerGPMinsMpg3 PtField GoalsFree ThrowsReboundsRPGPFAToBlStPtsPPG
Narcisse Ambanza2682631.833-12127.3161-38941.453-8661.636-1201566.033998184140815.7
Sean Tarver1747327.825-7732.597-21046.223-3271.949-691186.933222191324214.2
Denzel Lynch-Blair2159728.47-2035.0108-21650.071-10468.336-911276.048766084129414.0
Billy Yaworsky2660923.433-10332.093-21643.120-3458.843-1001435.553242724102399.2
Don Dayrit2643516.747-14332.968-19235.419-2286.410-23331.32922234362027.8
William Sesay2674128.520-9321.575-19638.331-5062.045-1021475.73875414422017.7
Nathaniel Johnson2239117.815-6722.452-13937.418-2475.019-55743.43921216101376.2
Dwight (DJ) Dixon2339817.312-5024.041-11635.327-4757.424-32562.44046280161215.3
Marcello Kambola1214311.913-3438.220-5337.75-1050.02-16181.58712010584.8
Joshua Gandier2432413.515-4831.220-6829.44-666.78-16241.01562116592.5
Spas Nikolov1515710.51-425.012-2941.411-1764.715-11261.7224821362.4
Nabi Ghani3186.00-20.03-650.00-00.02-020.73140062.0
Francesco Tocci211276.01-250.011-3729.710-1662.525-29542.61847104331.6
Louis Makot231.50-10.00-20.00-00.01-010.50100000.0
Denzel Soliven231.50-10.00-10.00-00.00-000.00000000.0
Matthew Yaworsky341.30-10.00-10.00-00.00-220.70000000.0
* Team Totals265249201.9222-76728.9761-187140.7292-44865.2315-66698137.737940835476230203678.3

Season scoring summary for league games only

PlayerGPMinsMpg3 PtField GoalsFree ThrowsReboundsRPGPFAToBlStPtsPPG
Narcisse Ambanza2064732.425-9326.9124-30241.141-6563.131-921236.222746673531415.7
Sean Tarver1130727.917-5431.566-14645.217-2470.835-45807.32318156716615.1
Denzel Lynch-Blair1954228.56-1735.3103-19951.865-9767.035-851206.342735784027714.6
Billy Yaworsky2048624.328-8732.265-16040.618-2669.227-751025.14418171951768.8
William Sesay2055827.918-7823.158-15537.424-3961.532-771095.52956313361587.9
Don Dayrit2029214.634-10432.742-12433.912-1392.32-15170.82112162261306.5
Marcello Kambola1214311.913-3438.220-5337.75-1050.02-16181.58712 10584.8
Dwight (DJ) Dixon2034917.411-4425.029-9430.925-4456.820-25452.2343823 13944.7
Nathaniel Johnson1726415.57-4316.330-9033.312-1580.013-39523.130131357794.6
Joshua Gandier1823813.211-3928.215-5527.33-475.06-14201.11341415442.4
Spas Nikolov1313410.31-333.39-2240.911-1764.712-9211.619272 302.3
Francesco Tocci16845.21-250.07-2528.06-1250.017-21382.4142374211.3
Matthew Yaworsky1  0-10.00-10.0  0-111.0     00.0
* Team Totals204044202.2172-59928.7568-142639.8239-36665.3232-51474637.329931727460188154777.3

Season individual bests vs U SPORTS teams for all players

PlayerMost pointsMost reboundsMost assists
Narcisse Ambanza36 on Jan 5, 2018 vs Brandon10 on Oct 20, 2017 vs Lakehead7 on Jan 6, 2018 vs Brandon
Denzel Lynch-Blair31 on Jan 19, 2018 vs Manitoba14 on Jan 26, 2018 vs Regina8 on Jan 26, 2018 vs Regina
Sean Tarver29 on Jan 20, 2018 vs Manitoba15 on Jan 27, 2018 vs Regina3 on Jan 6, 2018 vs Brandon
Don Dayrit24 on Oct 7, 2017 vs Algoma5 on Oct 6, 2017 vs Laurentian5 on Oct 28, 2017 vs Mount Royal
Billy Yaworsky24 on Jan 5, 2018 vs Brandon13 on Feb 8, 2018 vs UNBC3 on Oct 6, 2017 vs Laurentian
Nathaniel Johnson22 on Oct 6, 2017 vs Laurentian8 on Oct 21, 2017 vs Brandon4 on Oct 21, 2017 vs Brandon
William Sesay20 on Nov 12, 2017 vs Calgary10 on Oct 7, 2017 vs Algoma7 on Oct 7, 2017 vs Algoma
Dwight (DJ) Dixon15 on Oct 27, 2017 vs Mount Royal8 on Nov 17, 2017 vs Fraser Valley4 on Oct 28, 2017 vs Mount Royal
Marcello Kambola12 on Nov 12, 2017 vs Calgary5 on Dec 1, 2017 vs MacEwan2 on Dec 1, 2017 vs MacEwan
Joshua Gandier11 on Oct 28, 2017 vs Mount Royal3 on Jan 19, 2018 vs Manitoba2 on Oct 27, 2017 vs Mount Royal
Spas Nikolov8 on Nov 17, 2017 vs Fraser Valley5 on Oct 21, 2017 vs Brandon2 on Oct 21, 2017 vs Brandon
Francesco Tocci7 on Jan 19, 2018 vs Manitoba11 on Oct 7, 2017 vs Algoma1 on Oct 7, 2017 vs Algoma
Nabi Ghani4 on Oct 7, 2017 vs Algoma1 on Oct 6, 2017 vs Laurentian1 on Oct 6, 2017 vs Laurentian
Louis Makot 1 on Sep 29, 2017 vs Lakehead1 on Sep 29, 2017 vs Lakehead
Denzel Soliven   
Matthew Yaworsky 1 on Oct 7, 2017 vs Algoma 


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