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Winnipeg Wesmen - 1977-78 Season

Head Coach:Bruce Enns (5th season)
League:Great Plains

Summary of team record for the season

Conference RecordCIAU RecordOverall Record
W-LPctPointsPPGW-LPctPointsPPGW-LPctPointsPPG
8-80.5001364-138985.2 - 86.813-150.4642275-237881.2 - 84.914-160.4672445-256081.5 - 85.3

Player roster

NoPlayerPosHtWtEligHometownHigh School (Prior Team)
 Roman Dobriansky Forward6-41Winnipeg, MB 
 Graeme Hall Forward6-51Winnipeg, MBJohn Taylor Collegiate
 Rick Horaska Forward1 
 Don Jackson Guard5-112Brandon, MB 
 Rob Kendel 1 
 Dan Kinaschuk Guard6-14Winnipeg, MBSisler High
 Ernie Koop Guard5-112Winnipeg, MB 
 Ken Opalko Forward6-42Winnipeg, MBDaniel McIntyre Collegiate
 Gord Paul Forward6-21Winnipeg, MB 
 Rob Rawluk Forward1 
 Chris Rodgers Forward6-4  
 Brian Twomey Guard5-81Winnipeg, MBKelvin High

Awards presented

Bruce Enns Stuart W. Aberdeen Memorial Trophy (CIS Coach of the Year)
Ken Opalko Great Plains First Team All-Star

Game results for the season

--- Non-Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Jul 1, 1977UnknownAlbertaLoss80-89  
Fri Jul 1, 1977UnknownMcMasterLoss74-104  
Fri Jul 1, 1977UnknownBrockWin2-0  
Fri Jul 1, 1977Winnipeg, MBNicolett InnWin98-96OT 
Fri Jul 1, 1977Winnipeg, MBSt. Andrews SaintsLoss72-86  
Fri Jul 1, 1977Winnipeg, MBVictoriaWin90-83  
Fri Jul 1, 1977Victoria, BCUBCLoss68-89 Pacific Rim Tourney
Fri Jul 1, 1977Victoria, BCVictoriaLoss77-80 Pacific Rim Tourney
Fri Nov 18, 1977UnknownGuelphLoss95-1012OT 
Wed Dec 28, 1977Winnipeg, MBDalhousieWin90-81 Wesmen Classic
Thu Dec 29, 1977Winnipeg, MBCalgaryLoss63-87 Wesmen Classic
Sun Jan 1, 1978Calgary, ABGuelphWin88-86 Calgary Basketball Classic
Mon Jan 2, 1978Calgary, ABWilfrid LaurierLoss77-102 Calgary Basketball Classic
Tue Jan 3, 1978Calgary, ABAlbertaWin107-87 Calgary Basketball Classic
--- Regular Season Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Nov 25, 1977Regina, SKReginaWin90-87  
Sat Nov 26, 1977Regina, SKReginaWin75-71  
Fri Jan 6, 1978Winnipeg, MBManitobaLoss79-89  
Sat Jan 7, 1978Winnipeg, MBManitobaLoss69-90  
Fri Jan 13, 1978Brandon, MBBrandonLoss68-84  
Sat Jan 14, 1978Brandon, MBBrandonWin79-73  
Fri Jan 20, 1978Winnipeg, MBLakeheadLoss82-83  
Sat Jan 21, 1978Winnipeg, MBLakeheadWin95-90  
Fri Jan 27, 1978Winnipeg, MBReginaWin79-68  
Sat Jan 28, 1978Winnipeg, MBReginaWin104-82  
Fri Feb 10, 1978Winnipeg, MBManitobaLoss96-112Stats 
Sat Feb 11, 1978Winnipeg, MBManitobaLoss101-102OT 
Fri Feb 17, 1978Winnipeg, MBBrandonWin96-86 Two Winnipeg wins, combined score 191-172
Sat Feb 18, 1978Winnipeg, MBBrandonWin95-86 Two Winnipeg wins, combined score 191-172
Fri Feb 24, 1978Thunder Bay, ONLakeheadLoss78-93 Two Lakehead wins, combined score 186-156
Sat Feb 25, 1978Thunder Bay, ONLakeheadLoss78-93 Two Lakehead wins, combined score 186-156

Season scoring summary for league games only

PlayerGPMinsMpg3 PtField GoalsFree ThrowsReboundsRPGPFAToBlStPtsPPG
Ken Opalko16    177-00.075-00.0        42926.8
* Team Totals16    177-00.075-00.0        42926.8

Season individual bests vs U SPORTS teams for all players

PlayerMost pointsMost reboundsMost assists
Ken Opalko45 on Feb 10, 1978 vs Manitoba  


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