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British Columbia Thunderbirds - 1966-67 Season

Head Coach:Peter Mullins (5th season)
Other staff: Bryan Griffiths (Manager)
League:Western Canada IAA

Summary of team record for the season

Conference RecordCIAU RecordOverall Record
9-30.750965-74980.4 - 62.410-40.7141121-88780.1 - 63.415-130.5362095-194774.8 - 69.5

Player roster

NoPlayerPosHtWtEligHometownHigh School (Prior Team)
 Jack Turpin Centre6-6  
12Vic Rahn 5-11  
20Reinhard Blumenscheit 6-3  
22Phil Langley Guard6-0  
24Neil Murray Guard6-3  
30Ian Dixon Guard6-1 North Vancouver, BC 
32Dave Rice Forward6-2  
34Morris Douglas Forward6-4  
42Bob Molinski Guard/Forward6-3  
44Ken Kern 6-3  

Awards presented

Ian Dixon WCIAA First Team All-Star, MVP of CIAU Championship / Jack Donohue Trophy, CIS Tournament All-Star Team
Phil Langley WCIAA Second Team All-Star
Bob Molinski CIS Tournament All-Star Team
Neil Murray WCIAA First Team All-Star

Game results for the season

--- Non-Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Nov 4, 1966Vancouver, BCUBC AlumniLoss59-64  
Fri Nov 18, 1966Vancouver, BCVancouver White SpotsWin63-59  
Fri Nov 25, 1966Vancouver, BCAlberni AthleticsWin78-57 Totem Tournament
Sat Nov 26, 1966Vancouver, BCGonzagaLoss73-89 Totem Tournament
Fri Dec 2, 1966Vancouver, BCPortland StateLoss69-81  
Sat Dec 3, 1966Vancouver, BCPortland StateLoss71-93  
Mon Dec 5, 1966Vancouver, BCVictoria AustraliaLoss58-69  
Sat Dec 10, 1966Vancouver, BCVictoria MacsWin63-53  
Wed Dec 28, 1966Nampa, IDNorthwest NazareneLoss59-75 Holiday Invitational
Thu Dec 29, 1966Nampa, IDEastern OregonWin76-65 Holiday Invitational
Mon Jan 2, 1967Portland, ORCascade CollegeWin78-74  
Tue Jan 3, 1967Portland, ORPortland StateLoss80-101  
Fri Feb 10, 1967Olympia, WASt. Martin's CollegeLoss66-87  
Sat Feb 11, 1967Olympia, WASt. Martin's CollegeLoss81-93  
--- Regular Season Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Jan 6, 1967Vancouver, BCAlbertaLoss77-852OT 
Sat Jan 7, 1967Vancouver, BCAlbertaWin72-59  
Fri Jan 13, 1967Calgary, ABCalgaryLoss72-73  
Sat Jan 14, 1967Calgary, ABCalgaryWin62-58  
Fri Jan 20, 1967Edmonton, ABAlbertaLoss49-63  
Sat Jan 21, 1967Edmonton, ABAlbertaWin81-51  
Fri Jan 27, 1967Vancouver, BCSaskatchewanWin92-63  
Sat Jan 28, 1967Vancouver, BCSaskatchewanWin104-60  
Fri Feb 3, 1967Winnipeg, MBManitobaWin106-48  
Sat Feb 4, 1967Winnipeg, MBManitobaWin91-49  
Fri Feb 24, 1967Vancouver, BCCalgaryWin90-73  
Sat Feb 25, 1967Vancouver, BCCalgaryWin69-67  
--- Playoff Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Mar 10, 1967Calgary, ABWaterloo LutheranWin74-51 CIAU Semifinal
Sat Mar 11, 1967Calgary, ABWindsorLoss82-87 CIAU Championship