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British Columbia Thunderbirds - 1962-63 Season

Head Coach:Peter Mullins (First season)
League:Western Canada IAA

Summary of team record for the season

Conference RecordCIAU RecordOverall Record
W-LPctPointsPPGW-LPctPointsPPGW-LPctPointsPPG
12-40.7501055-83865.9 - 52.413-50.7221166-94364.8 - 52.420-120.6252012-179362.9 - 56.0

Player roster

NoPlayerPosHtWtEligHometownHigh School (Prior Team)
 Gordon Betcher   
 Ron Erickson Centre6-7  
 Keith Hartley Centre6-7  
 Jack Lusk   
 Ken MacDonald Guard6-1  
 Gord McKay   
 Mike Potkonjak   
 Laurie Predinchuk Guard  
11John Cook Forward6-4  

Awards presented

John Cook WCIAA First Team All-Star, CIS Tournament All-Star Team

Game results for the season

--- Non-Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Nov 2, 1962Vancouver, BCUBC AlumniWin74-45  
Thu Nov 22, 1962Vancouver, BCLethbridge BrodersLoss53-54  
Sat Dec 1, 1962UnknownWestern WashingtonLoss45-56 Totem Tournament
Sun Dec 2, 1962UnknownNew WestminsterWin80-57 Totem Tournament
Fri Dec 28, 1962UnknownPuget SoundLoss57-78  
Sat Dec 29, 1962UnknownPuget SoundLoss60-66  
Wed Jan 2, 1963New Westminster, BCNew WestminsterWin52-49  
Fri Jan 4, 1963Vancouver, BCSeattle PacificWin73-72OT 
Sat Jan 5, 1963Vancouver, BCSeattle PacificLoss67-70  
Thu Jan 24, 1963Vancouver, BCAlaskaWin57-56  
Mon Feb 25, 1963Vancouver, BCSeattle PacificLoss52-70  
Fri Mar 8, 1963Fairbanks, AKSt. Martin's CollegeLoss49-53 Invitational Basketball Jamboree
Sat Mar 9, 1963Fairbanks, AKFort WainwrightWin58-57 Invitational Basketball Jamboree
Sun Mar 10, 1963Fairbanks, AKAlaskaWin69-67 Invitational Basketball Jamboree
--- Regular Season Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Nov 23, 1962Vancouver, BCAlbertaWin83-44  
Sat Nov 24, 1962Vancouver, BCAlbertaWin63-51  
Fri Jan 11, 1963Vancouver, BCCalgaryWin73-68  
Sat Jan 12, 1963Vancouver, BCCalgaryLoss66-68OT 
Fri Jan 18, 1963Winnipeg, MBManitobaWin49-44  
Sat Jan 19, 1963Winnipeg, MBManitobaWin54-51  
Fri Feb 1, 1963Vancouver, BCSaskatchewanWin83-42  
Sat Feb 2, 1963Vancouver, BCSaskatchewanWin64-25  
Fri Feb 8, 1963Vancouver, BCManitobaWin75-48  
Sat Feb 9, 1963Vancouver, BCManitobaWin78-54  
Fri Feb 15, 1963Calgary, ABCalgaryLoss60-75  
Sat Feb 16, 1963Calgary, ABCalgaryLoss54-61  
Fri Feb 22, 1963Edmonton, ABAlbertaWin81-62  
Sat Feb 23, 1963Edmonton, ABAlbertaWin75-59  
Fri Mar 1, 1963Saskatoon, SKSaskatchewanLoss47-49  
Sat Mar 2, 1963Saskatoon, SKSaskatchewanWin50-37  
--- Playoff Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Mar 15, 1963Windsor, ONAcadiaLoss36-55 CIAU Semifinal
Sat Mar 16, 1963Windsor, ONLoyola of MontrealWin75-50 CIAU Consolation Final