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Calgary Dinosaurs - 1975-76 Season    <<Previous season    Next season>>

Head Coach:Gary Howard (2nd season)
Other staff: John Hasselfield (Assistant Coach), John Loewen (J.V. Coach), Ed Berg (Manager)
League:Canada West

Summary of team record for the season

Conference RecordCIAU RecordOverall Record
19-10.9501646-122582.3 - 61.230-50.8572866-232381.9 - 66.430-50.8572866-232381.9 - 66.4

Player roster

NoPlayerPosHtWtEligHometownHigh School (Prior Team)
12Bruce Wright Guard5-10 (Calgary, UBC)
14Don Else Forward6-2 Calgary, ABJames Fowler High
20Ken Rucker Forward6-24Alexandria, VAGroveton High (Brandon)
22Lyle Leslie Centre6-73Calgary, ABJames Fowler High
24Ted Hellard Forward6-23Calgary, ABCentral Memorial High (Mount Royal)
30Ian MacKay Guard5-10 Calgary, ABWestern Canada High
32Greg Hess Forward6-4 Pocatello, ID(Lethbridge College)
34Mike Santiago Guard6-3 Calgary, AB 
42Roger McBride Forward6-33 
44Tom Bishop Centre6-65Calgary, ABWestern Canada High (Mount Royal)
50Pat Lee Forward6-3 Mission, BCTrinity Junior College
54Phil Christie Centre6-52 

Awards presented

Tom Bishop Canada West First Team All-Star, First Team All-Canadian
Ian MacKay Canada West First Team All-Star
Ken Rucker Canada West First Team All-Star

Game results for the season

--- Non-Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Thu Oct 30, 1975Lethbridge, ABAlbertaWin73-67 Tri-Universities Classic
Fri Oct 31, 1975Lethbridge, ABLethbridgeWin80-70 Tri-Universities Classic
Sat Nov 1, 1975Lethbridge, ABSaskatchewanWin85-58 Tri-Universities Classic
Sat Nov 8, 1975Calgary, ABManitobaLoss68-71  
Sat Dec 13, 1975Calgary, ABWinnipegWin72-67  
Sun Dec 28, 1975Winnipeg, MBAcadiaLoss85-90 The Golden Boy Classic
Mon Dec 29, 1975Winnipeg, MBConcordiaWin90-79 The Golden Boy Classic
Mon Dec 29, 1975Winnipeg, MBWindsorWin98-77 The Golden Boy Classic
Fri Jan 2, 1976Calgary, ABLaurentianWin101-81 Calgary Tournament
Sat Jan 3, 1976Calgary, ABWinnipegWin83-75 Calgary Tournament
Sun Jan 4, 1976Calgary, ABManitobaWin72-71 Calgary Tournament
--- Regular Season Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Nov 14, 1975Saskatoon, SKSaskatchewanWin87-64  
Sat Nov 15, 1975Saskatoon, SKSaskatchewanWin94-48  
Fri Nov 21, 1975Vancouver, BCUBCWin81-74  
Sat Nov 22, 1975Vancouver, BCUBCLoss69-78  
Fri Nov 28, 1975Calgary, ABAlbertaWin84-44  
Sat Nov 29, 1975Calgary, ABAlbertaWin75-68  
Fri Jan 9, 1976Calgary, ABLethbridgeWin101-52  
Sat Jan 10, 1976Calgary, ABLethbridgeWin108-82  
Fri Jan 16, 1976Victoria, BCVictoriaWin77-55Stats 
Sat Jan 17, 1976Victoria, BCVictoriaWin74-68Stats 
Fri Jan 23, 1976Calgary, ABSaskatchewanWin81-47  
Sat Jan 24, 1976Calgary, ABSaskatchewanWin85-69  
Fri Jan 30, 1976Calgary, ABUBCWin68-49  
Sat Jan 31, 1976Calgary, ABUBCWin71-48  
Fri Feb 6, 1976Edmonton, ABAlbertaWin91-51  
Sat Feb 7, 1976Edmonton, ABAlbertaWin82-65  
Fri Feb 13, 1976Lethbridge, ABLethbridgeWin79-70  
Sat Feb 14, 1976Lethbridge, ABLethbridgeWin90-73  
Fri Feb 20, 1976Calgary, ABVictoriaWin86-60Stats 
Sat Feb 21, 1976Calgary, ABVictoriaWin63-60Stats 
--- Playoff Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Feb 27, 1976Calgary, ABUBCWin77-59 Canada West Playoff (best of 3)
Sat Feb 28, 1976Calgary, ABUBCWin89-72 Canada West Playoff (best of 3)
Thu Mar 4, 1976Halifax, NSLaurentianLoss81-86StatsCIAU Quarterfinal
Fri Mar 5, 1976Halifax, NSConcordiaLoss66-75StatsCIAU Consolation Semifinal

Season scoring summary for league games only

PlayerGPMinsMpg3 PtField GoalsFree ThrowsReboundsRPGPFAToBlStPtsPPG
Tom Bishop20    158-34346.186-11177.557-1191768.856 50  40220.1
Ken Rucker18    110-26541.547-6572.342-671096.135 61  26714.8
Ted Hellard20    89-20743.030-4862.560-841447.242 66  20810.4
Pat Lee20    78-16647.043-7061.447-611085.453 52  1999.9
Lyle Leslie18    39-10039.038-5865.531-49804.438 17  1166.4
Greg Hess20    51-14734.723-3663.919-39582.921 23  1256.2
Ian MacKay20    37-9041.125-3571.44-23271.453 28  995.0
Mike Santiago20    40-10936.712-1675.023-27502.518 28  924.6
Roger McBride1    2-450.00-20.01-011.02 1  44.0
Bruce Wright20    27-6442.222-3268.82-11130.734 22  763.8
Phil Christie16    16-3644.412-12100.027-26533.330 9  442.8
Don Else8    5-2123.84-666.75-491.18 11  141.8
* Team Totals20    652-155242.0342-49169.7318-51082841.4390 368  164682.3

Season individual bests vs U SPORTS teams for all players

PlayerMost pointsMost reboundsMost assists
Tom Bishop25 on Mar 4, 1976 vs Laurentian  
Ken Rucker22 on Feb 21, 1976 vs Victoria  
Pat Lee20 on Mar 4, 1976 vs Laurentian  
Lyle Leslie12 on Mar 4, 1976 vs Laurentian  
Ted Hellard11 on Feb 20, 1976 vs Victoria  
Ian MacKay8 on Jan 16, 1976 vs Victoria  
Greg Hess7 on Feb 20, 1976 vs Victoria  
Bruce Wright5 on Feb 20, 1976 vs Victoria  
Phil Christie4 on Feb 20, 1976 vs Victoria  
Mike Santiago4 on Feb 20, 1976 vs Victoria  
Don Else   

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