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Alberta Golden Bears - 1971-72 Season    <<Previous season    Next season>>

Head Coach:Barry Mitchelson (5th season)
Other staff: Andy Skujins (Assistant Coach), Roy Chapelski (Manager)
League:WCIAA Canada West

Summary of team record for the season

Conference RecordCIAU RecordOverall Record
11-50.6881081-99767.6 - 62.314-90.6091593-148969.3 - 64.717-110.6071962-186970.1 - 66.8

Player roster

NoPlayerPosHtWtEligHometownHigh School (Prior Team)
11Greg Stewart Guard5-10140 Edmonton, ABBonnie Doon Composite High
12Bob Morris Guard5-11145 Edmonton, ABMcNally High
14Brian Nieminen Guard6-11703Thunder Bay, ONLakeview High (Lakehead)
22Tom Solyom Guard  
33Barry Bennett  Calgary, AB 
34Wallace Tollestrup Forward6-31652Raymond, ABRaymond High
42Bob Dawson Forward6-4170 Edmonton, ABVictoria Composite High
44Brian Hart  Edmonton, ABJasper Place High
52Mike Frisby Forward6-8 (Alberta)
54Marty Lyons Forward Unknown, ME 
55Gary Campbell Centre6-5225 Calgary, AB(Mount Royal)

Awards presented

Mike Frisby Al Tollestrup Memorial Trophy (Alberta Men's Basketball Rookie of the Year), WCIAA Canada West First Team All-Star
Marty Lyons Wardlaw Porteous Trophy (Alberta Men's Basketball Team MVP), WCIAA Canada West First Team All-Star
Bob Morris Walter Schlosser Trophy (Alberta Men's Basketball Team highest scorer), WCIAA Canada West First Team All-Star
Wallace Tollestrup WCIAA Canada West Second Team All-Star

Game results for the season

--- Non-Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Nov 5, 1971Edmonton, ABSaskatchewanLoss74-78 Tri-University Classic
Sat Nov 6, 1971Edmonton, ABLethbridgeWin55-45 Tri-University Classic
Fri Nov 12, 1971UnknownGreat Falls CollegeLoss49-72  
Sat Nov 13, 1971UnknownGreat Falls CollegeLoss57-85  
Sat Dec 18, 1971UnknownNorthern Montana CollegeWin89-79  
Sun Dec 19, 1971UnknownNorthern Montana CollegeWin73-71  
Mon Dec 27, 1971Edmonton, ABLaurentianWin113-58 Klondike Classic
Tue Dec 28, 1971Edmonton, ABMontana TechWin101-73 Klondike Classic
Wed Dec 29, 1971Edmonton, ABUBCLoss69-73 Klondike Classic
Thu Dec 30, 1971Edmonton, ABUBCWin91-85 Klondike Classic
--- Regular Season Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Nov 19, 1971Calgary, ABCalgaryWin65-59  
Sat Nov 20, 1971Calgary, ABCalgaryLoss53-57  
Fri Nov 26, 1971Victoria, BCVictoriaLoss52-72  
Sat Nov 27, 1971Victoria, BCVictoriaWin74-63  
Fri Dec 3, 1971Edmonton, ABLethbridgeWin90-65  
Sat Dec 4, 1971Edmonton, ABLethbridgeWin99-65  
Fri Jan 7, 1972Edmonton, ABUBCWin78-64  
Sat Jan 8, 1972Edmonton, ABUBCWin72-69  
Fri Jan 14, 1972Edmonton, ABCalgaryLoss73-76  
Sat Jan 15, 1972Edmonton, ABCalgaryWin57-51  
Fri Jan 28, 1972Lethbridge, ABLethbridgeWin58-43  
Sat Jan 29, 1972Lethbridge, ABLethbridgeWin65-58  
Fri Feb 4, 1972Edmonton, ABVictoriaWin59-47  
Sat Feb 5, 1972Edmonton, ABVictoriaWin67-56  
Wed Feb 9, 1972Vancouver, BCUBCLoss62-67 Rescheduled from Jan 21
Thu Feb 10, 1972Vancouver, BCUBCLoss57-85 Rescheduled from Jan 22
--- Playoff Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Feb 18, 1972Vancouver, BCUBCLoss51-79 WCIAA Western Final (best of 3)
Sat Feb 19, 1972Vancouver, BCUBCLoss59-74 WCIAA Western Final (best of 3)

Overall scoring summary for the season

PlayerGPMinsMpg3 PtField GoalsFree ThrowsReboundsRPGPFAToBlStPtsPPG
Bob Morris2500.00-00.0139-32642.6102-13277.327-43702.86401030038015.2
Mike Frisby2800.00-00.0140-26952.079-12662.7125-1532789.9910660035912.8
Marty Lyons2800.00-00.0135-37336.247-6671.2102-1662689.6650670031711.3
Tom Solyom2800.00-00.0111-26342.235-5168.640-681083.983080002579.2
Wallace Tollestrup2800.00-00.0104-29335.538-6360.373-1051786.464097002468.8
Brian Hart2200.00-00.052-14535.913-3141.931-46773.531050001175.3
Greg Stewart2700.00-00.056-13740.920-2676.99-16250.941051001324.9
Gary Campbell2800.00-00.040-12831.236-5466.749-921415.059034001164.1
Barry Bennett2700.00-00.022-7230.613-1968.413-35481.81401700572.1
Brian Nieminen2000.00-00.07-3420.63-933.34-8120.630500170.8
Bob Dawson2000.00-00.03-1030.05-862.54-590.51801000110.6
* Team Totals2800.00-00.0809-205039.5391-58566.8477-737121443.4533058000200971.8

Season scoring summary for league games only

PlayerGPMinsMpg3 PtField GoalsFree ThrowsReboundsRPGPFAToBlStPtsPPG
Bob Morris15    78-19939.261-7779.214-25392.638 71  21714.5
Mike Frisby16    74-14551.047-7463.579-771569.851 38  19512.2
Marty Lyons16    79-18941.826-3770.346-921388.636 39  18411.5
Tom Solyom16    62-14941.621-3167.727-34613.845 35  1459.1
Wallace Tollestrup16    62-17136.321-3560.048-581066.638 49  1459.1
Brian Hart14    29-7737.76-1250.018-14322.316 33  644.6
Greg Stewart16    24-5543.611-1573.33-7100.615 23  593.7
Gary Campbell16    18-7125.415-2462.527-43704.433 21  513.2
Barry Bennett16    8-2828.67-1070.06-18241.510 8  231.4
Brian Nieminen13    3-1030.01-520.03-250.4  1  70.5
Bob Dawson12    2-450.02-366.71-120.23 3  60.5
* Team Totals16    439-109840.0218-32367.5272-37164340.2285 321  109668.5

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