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Brandon Bobcats - 1973-74 Season

Head Coach:Gary Howard (6th season)
Other staff: Bob Nevill (Assistant Coach), Joe Parks (Assistant Coach), Jim Ross (Manager), Dan Majcher (Statistician)
League:Great Plains

Summary of team record for the season

Conference RecordCIAU RecordOverall Record
W-LPctPointsPPGW-LPctPointsPPGW-LPctPointsPPG
4-01.000382-31195.5 - 77.87-30.700924-86192.4 - 86.17-30.700924-86192.4 - 86.1

Player roster

NoPlayerPosHtWtEligHometownHigh School (Prior Team)
 Bohdan Pisak Forward6-6  
12Elwood Kelher   
14Murray Rodgers   
20Mike Vaira Guard6-01604Coquille, OR 
22Ellis Ware   
24Ken Rucker Forward6-2 Alexandria, VA(Brandon)
32Peter Bertram   
34Jim Henderson   
40Joel Pardoski   
42Frank Bauche Guard6-0 Brandon, MB 
52John Gereluk   
54Ryan Gray Centre6-6  

Awards presented

Ken Rucker Great Plains First Team All-Star
Mike Vaira Great Plains First Team All-Star

Game results for the season

--- Non-Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Nov 9, 1973Saskatoon, SKSaskatchewanWin95-93  
Sat Nov 10, 1973Saskatoon, SKSaskatchewanWin116-106  
Fri Nov 23, 1973Waterloo, ONWaterlooLoss82-98StatsNaismith Classic First Round
Sat Nov 24, 1973Waterloo, ONWilfrid LaurierLoss88-92 Naismith Classic Cons Semifinal
Fri Dec 28, 1973Winnipeg, MBSaint MarysLoss79-80 Golden Boy Hoop Classic
Sat Dec 29, 1973Winnipeg, MBWaterlooWin82-81StatsGolden Boy Hoop Classic
--- Regular Season Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Jan 18, 1974Regina, SKReginaWin83-82  
Sat Jan 19, 1974Regina, SKReginaWin81-67  
Fri Feb 22, 1974Brandon, MBReginaWin104-89  
Sat Feb 23, 1974Brandon, MBReginaWin114-73  

Season scoring summary for league games only

PlayerGPMinsMpg3 PtField GoalsFree ThrowsReboundsRPGPFAToBlStPtsPPG
Mike Vaira16    173-35249.160-8174.1        40625.4
Ken Rucker16    148-36640.446-7561.3 17310.8     34221.4
Ellis Ware16      38-5667.9        00.0
* Team Totals16    321-71844.7144-21267.9 17310.8     74846.8


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