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Manitoba Bisons - 1976-77 Season    <<Previous season    Next season>>

Head Coach:Don Hunter (5th season)
Other staff: Dave Guss (Assistant Coach)
League:Great Plains

Summary of team record for the season

Conference RecordCIAU RecordOverall Record
W-LPctPointsPPGW-LPctPointsPPGW-LPctPointsPPG
6-60.500941-88478.4 - 73.714-100.5831844-169276.8 - 70.517-130.5672252-209375.1 - 69.8

Player roster

NoPlayerPosHtWtEligHometownHigh School (Prior Team)
14Martin Riley Guard5-114Winnipeg, MBSisler High
 Craig Brinton Forward6-5  
 Greg Daniels Guard6-24Winnipeg, MBGlenlawn Collegiate
 Ted Fardoe Forward6-4 Winnipeg, MB 
 Doug Freeth Forward6-55Winnipeg, MBDakota Collegiate
 Kevin Kelleher Guard6-0 Brandon, MBVincent Massey High
 Jim Kentel Guard6-2 Winnipeg, MB 
 Brian Ottenbreit Guard6-0 Winnipeg, MBDakota Collegiate
 Brian Rumsey Forward6-55Winnipeg, MBWindsor Park Collegiate
 Dan Snidal Forward6-81Winnipeg, MB 
 John Taylor Centre6-91Winnipeg, MBDakota Collegiate
 Grant Watson Forward6-8 Portage la Prairie, MBArthur Meighen High

Awards presented

Doug Freeth Great Plains Second Team All-Star
Martin Riley Great Plains First Team All-Star, Mike Moser Memorial Trophy (CIS Outstanding Player), First Team All-Canadian

Game results for the season

--- Non-Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Date unknownUnknownAustralian UniversitiesWin2-0  
Date unknownUnknownNicolett InnLoss82-89  
Date unknownWinnipeg, MBSt. Andrews SaintsWin105-84  
Fri Nov 5, 1976Edmonton, ABCalgaryLoss83-85OTBear-Dinosaur Classic
Sat Nov 6, 1976Edmonton, ABWinnipegWin75-68 Bear-Dinosaur Classic
Sat Nov 6, 1976Edmonton, ABAlbertaWin94-61 Bear-Dinosaur Classic
Fri Nov 12, 1976Ottawa, ONOttawaWin66-51 Ottawa Tip-Off Tournament
Sat Nov 13, 1976Ottawa, ONCarletonWin74-68 Ottawa Tip-Off Tournament
Sat Nov 13, 1976Ottawa, ONWaterlooWin83-64StatsOttawa Tip-Off Tournament
Fri Nov 19, 1976Fargo, NDNorth Dakota StateLoss62-84  
Fri Dec 3, 1976Brandon, MBNorthern MontanaLoss74-81 Brandon Blue-and-Gold Invitational
Sat Dec 4, 1976Brandon, MBNorth Dakota WahpetonWin83-63 Brandon Blue-and-Gold Invitational
Fri Dec 10, 1976Winnipeg, MBAustralia UniversitiesUnknown  
Tue Dec 28, 1976Winnipeg, MBLaurentianWin91-83 Golden Boy Classic
Wed Dec 29, 1976Winnipeg, MBVictoriaWin72-60 Golden Boy Classic
Wed Dec 29, 1976Winnipeg, MBWaterlooWin78-67StatsGolden Boy Classic
Wed Feb 2, 1977Waterloo, ONWaterlooLoss68-70StatsMike Moser Game
--- Regular Season Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Jan 7, 1977Winnipeg, MBWinnipegWin81-69  
Sat Jan 8, 1977Winnipeg, MBWinnipegLoss75-89  
Fri Jan 14, 1977Winnipeg, MBBrandonLoss93-97OT 
Sat Jan 15, 1977Winnipeg, MBBrandonWin86-70  
Fri Jan 21, 1977Thunder Bay, ONLakeheadWin77-64  
Sat Jan 22, 1977Thunder Bay, ONLakeheadLoss61-63  
Fri Jan 28, 1977Winnipeg, MBWinnipegLoss82-87OT 
Sat Jan 29, 1977Winnipeg, MBWinnipegWin86-76  
Fri Feb 4, 1977Brandon, MBBrandonLoss73-76OT 
Sat Feb 5, 1977Brandon, MBBrandonWin78-63  
Fri Feb 11, 1977Winnipeg, MBLakeheadWin78-58  
Sat Feb 12, 1977Winnipeg, MBLakeheadLoss71-72  
--- Playoff Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Feb 25, 1977Thunder Bay, ONLakeheadLoss59-66 GPAC Championship (best of 3)
Sat Feb 26, 1977Thunder Bay, ONLakeheadLoss60-65 GPAC Championship (best of 3)


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