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Waterloo Warriors - 1976-77 Season    <<Previous season    Next season>>

Head Coach:Don McCrae (6th season)
Other staff: Court Heinbuch (Assistant Coach), Shawn McKercher (Manager/Trainer)
League:OUAA West

Summary of team record for the season

Conference RecordCIAU RecordOverall Record
W-LPctPointsPPGW-LPctPointsPPGW-LPctPointsPPG
10-20.8331028-86885.7 - 72.325-80.7582691-244981.5 - 74.227-90.7502954-268682.1 - 74.6

Player roster

NoPlayerPosHtWtEligHometownHigh School (Prior Team)
3Don Larman Guard-Forward6-11704Welland, ONWelland Collegiate
4Pat Brill-Edwards Guard5-111702Woodstock, ONCollege Avenue Secondary
5Phil Tamburino Guard6-11Welland, ONWelland High and Vocational (Waterloo)
10Seymour Hadwen Guard-Forward6-41902Guelph, ONGuelph Collegiate
12Mike Visser Forward6-41805Sudbury, ON(Laurentian)
20Doug Vance Centre-Forward6-62002Brantford, ONBrantford Collegiate
21Trevor Briggs Forward6-51955Chatham, ONChatham Collegiate
32John Freund Guard6-21701Tillsonburg, ONGlendale Secondary
34Richard Kurtz Centre6-31901Toronto, ONWilliam Lyon Mackenzie Collegiate
35Bob Yuhasz Forward6-61Brantford, ONBrantford Collegiate
43Ted Darcie Forward6-41952Georgetown, ONGeorgetown Collegiate
44Lou Nelson Centre6-85Fort Lauderdale, FL(Virginia Tech)
54Ron Graham Centre6-82152Toronto, ONJ.A. MacDonald

Awards presented

Don McCrae OUA West Coach of the Year
Seymour Hadwen OUA West First Team All-Star, Hagey-Siegfried Trophy (Team MVP), E.C. Lebel Plaque (Outstanding Player in OUA Playoffs)
Lou Nelson Naismith Classic All-star, OUA West Second Team All-Star, E.C. Lebel Plaque (Outstanding Player in OUA Playoffs), CIS Tournament All-Star Team
Phil Tamburino Letterman Award (Rookie-of-the-Year)
Mike Visser OUA West First Team All-Star, Hagey-Siegfried Trophy (Team MVP)

Game results for the season

--- Non-Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Nov 5, 1976Waterloo, ONToronto EstoniaWin84-82OT, Stats 
Fri Nov 12, 1976Ottawa, ONCarletonLoss76-83StatsOttawa Tip-Off Tournament
Sat Nov 13, 1976Ottawa, ONManitobaLoss64-83StatsOttawa Tip-Off Tournament
Sat Nov 13, 1976Ottawa, ONOttawaWin85-71StatsOttawa Tip-Off Tournament
Fri Nov 19, 1976Waterloo, ONSiena HeightsLoss101-103OT, StatsWLU Invitational Tournament
Sat Nov 20, 1976Waterloo, ONBishop'sWin93-82StatsWLU Invitational Tournament
Fri Nov 26, 1976Waterloo, ONAlbertaWin80-61StatsNaismith Classic
Sat Nov 27, 1976Waterloo, ONStFXWin90-82StatsNaismith Classic
Sat Nov 27, 1976Waterloo, ONLaurentianLoss71-85StatsNaismith Classic
Fri Dec 3, 1976Waterloo, ONAustraliaWin78-52Stats 
Sat Dec 4, 1976Waterloo, ONTorontoWin68-63Stats 
Tue Dec 28, 1976Winnipeg, MBAlbertaWin85-81StatsGolden Boy Classic
Wed Dec 29, 1976Winnipeg, MBManitobaLoss67-78StatsGolden Boy Classic
Wed Dec 29, 1976Winnipeg, MBWinnipegWin69-68StatsGolden Boy Classic
Sun Jan 2, 1977Calgary, ABUBCLoss65-66StatsCalgary Classic
Mon Jan 3, 1977Calgary, ABConcordiaWin85-70StatsCalgary Classic
Tue Jan 4, 1977Calgary, ABAlbertaWin100-78StatsCalgary Classic
Wed Feb 2, 1977Waterloo, ONManitobaWin70-68StatsMike Moser Game
--- Regular Season Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Sat Jan 8, 1977Windsor, ONWindsorLoss71-72Stats 
Wed Jan 12, 1977Waterloo, ONMcMasterWin80-73Stats 
Sat Jan 15, 1977Waterloo, ONWilfrid LaurierWin91-47Stats 
Wed Jan 19, 1977Waterloo, ONWesternWin97-57Stats 
Sun Jan 23, 1977Guelph, ONGuelphLoss72-87Stats 
Wed Jan 26, 1977Waterloo, ONBrockWin104-65Stats 
Sat Jan 29, 1977Waterloo, ONWindsorWin84-82Stats 
Sat Feb 5, 1977Waterloo, ONWilfrid LaurierWin71-63Stats 
Wed Feb 9, 1977Hamilton, ONMcMasterWin86-85Stats 
Sat Feb 12, 1977Waterloo, ONGuelphWin90-84Stats 
Wed Feb 16, 1977London, ONWesternWin97-76Stats 
Sat Feb 19, 1977St. Catharines, ONBrockWin85-77Stats 
--- Playoff Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Tue Feb 22, 1977Waterloo, ONMcMasterWin95-83StatsOUAA West Semifinal
Fri Feb 25, 1977Waterloo, ONWindsorWin83-79StatsOUAA West Final
Sun Feb 27, 1977Waterloo, ONLaurentianWin89-83StatsOUAA Championship
Thu Mar 3, 1977Halifax, NSAlbertaWin85-73StatsCIAU Quarterfinal
Fri Mar 4, 1977Halifax, NSAcadiaLoss63-65StatsCIAU Semifinal
Sat Mar 5, 1977Halifax, NSMcGillWin80-79StatsCIAU Bronze Medal Game

Overall scoring summary for the season

PlayerGPMinsMpg3 PtField GoalsFree ThrowsReboundsRPGPFAToBlStPtsPPG
Mike Visser3500.00-00.0258-53947.9100-13574.10-02457.0610670061617.6
Trevor Briggs900.00-00.059-13244.725-3083.30-0505.620070014315.9
Lou Nelson3600.00-00.0186-35552.4103-16861.30-03188.8900710047513.2
Seymour Hadwen3600.00-00.0195-42745.780-10874.10-01454.01010770047013.1
Bob Yuhasz3600.00-00.0193-39049.533-6055.00-02005.6600510041911.6
Don Larman3600.00-00.092-18948.756-8070.00-0812.263052002406.7
Doug Vance3300.00-00.063-13048.541-5082.00-0641.957028001675.1
Pat Brill-Edwards3600.00-00.059-11750.453-9555.80-0511.456048001714.8
Phil Tamburino3400.00-00.039-9242.418-3256.20-0381.14102500962.8
Ted Darcie3600.00-00.038-8047.519-2867.90-0651.83501400952.6
Ron Graham2300.00-00.014-3638.914-2263.60-0221.0120900421.8
John Freund700.00-00.04-850.00-00.00-030.44030081.1
Richard Kurtz2100.00-00.04-1428.64-944.40-0110.5901100120.6
* Team Totals3600.00-00.01204-250948.0546-81766.80-0129335.9609046300295482.1

Season scoring summary for league games only

PlayerGPMinsMpg3 PtField GoalsFree ThrowsReboundsRPGPFAToBlStPtsPPG
Mike Visser12    98-21046.743-6071.7 957.920 37  23919.9
Bob Yuhasz12    83-15752.913-2356.5 695.824 27  17914.9
Seymour Hadwen12    73-15148.330-3781.1 554.637 31  17614.7
Lou Nelson12    52-10350.533-5164.7 1078.932 31  13711.4
Pat Brill-Edwards12    25-5347.218-3847.4 231.924 18  685.7
Don Larman12    26-5844.812-2060.0 231.916 22  645.3
Doug Vance12    21-4744.711-1291.7 231.918 10  534.4
Ted Darcie12    21-3461.89-1464.3 322.715 8  514.2
Phil Tamburino11    16-3743.22-540.0 161.514 10  343.1
Ron Graham7    6-1637.53-560.0 71.07 3  152.1
John Freund6    4-850.0   30.53 3  81.3
Richard Kurtz6    1-425.02-2100.0 20.33 1  40.7
* Team Totals12    426-87848.5176-26765.9 45537.9213 201  102885.7

Season individual bests vs U SPORTS teams for all players

PlayerMost pointsMost reboundsMost assists
Seymour Hadwen29 on Feb 27, 1977 vs Laurentian11 on Dec 28, 1976 vs Alberta 
Mike Visser27 on Feb 12, 1977 vs Guelph15 on Jan 2, 1977 vs UBC 
Don Larman26 on Nov 20, 1976 vs Bishop's7 on Nov 13, 1976 vs Manitoba 
Lou Nelson26 on Mar 3, 1977 vs Alberta17 on Jan 2, 1977 vs UBC 
Bob Yuhasz22 on Feb 22, 1977 vs McMaster13 on Mar 4, 1977 vs Acadia 
Trevor Briggs18 on Nov 13, 1976 vs Manitoba9 on Nov 12, 1976 vs Carleton 
Ted Darcie17 on Feb 16, 1977 vs Western6 on Jan 4, 1977 vs Alberta 
Pat Brill-Edwards14 on Dec 28, 1976 vs Alberta6 on Feb 22, 1977 vs McMaster 
Doug Vance14 on Feb 27, 1977 vs Laurentian12 on Mar 5, 1977 vs McGill 
Phil Tamburino10 on Nov 13, 1976 vs Ottawa3 on Nov 13, 1976 vs Ottawa 
Ron Graham9 on Jan 4, 1977 vs Alberta4 on Jan 19, 1977 vs Western 
Richard Kurtz5 on Nov 26, 1976 vs Alberta2 on Jan 2, 1977 vs UBC 
John Freund4 on Feb 5, 1977 vs Wilfrid Laurier2 on Feb 5, 1977 vs Wilfrid Laurier 


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