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British Columbia Thunderbirds - 1978-79 Season

Head Coach:Peter Mullins (17th season)
League:Canada West

Summary of team record for the season

Conference RecordCIAU RecordOverall Record
W-LPctPointsPPGW-LPctPointsPPGW-LPctPointsPPG
10-100.5001439-153372.0 - 76.710-130.4351646-177471.6 - 77.110-130.4351646-177471.6 - 77.1

Player roster

NoPlayerPosHtWtEligHometownHigh School (Prior Team)
 Rob Cholyk Forward  
 Jim Coady Guard  
 Burt Dennis   
 John Doughty Forward6-3  
 Brad Findlay 6-1  
 Bob Forsyth Centre6-61 
 Frank Janowicz Guard  
 Ian MacKinnon Guard6-1  
 Gilbert Puder   
 John Stark   
 John Veysey   
 Ken Zokol   

Awards presented

John Doughty Canada West Second Team All-Star
Bob Forsyth Canada West Second Team All-Star

Game results for the season

--- Non-Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Thu Jan 4, 1979Calgary, ABCalgaryLoss54-85 Dinosaur Basketball Classic
Fri Jan 5, 1979Calgary, ABManitobaLoss78-80 Dinosaur Basketball Classic
Sat Jan 6, 1979Calgary, ABWilfrid LaurierLoss75-76 Dinosaur Basketball Classic
--- Regular Season Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Nov 10, 1978Victoria, BCVictoriaLoss78-89  
Sat Nov 11, 1978Victoria, BCVictoriaLoss67-86  
Fri Nov 17, 1978Calgary, ABCalgaryLoss66-78  
Sat Nov 18, 1978Calgary, ABCalgaryLoss76-97  
Fri Nov 24, 1978Vancouver, BCAlbertaLoss68-70  
Sat Nov 25, 1978Vancouver, BCAlbertaWin70-63  
Fri Jan 12, 1979Lethbridge, ABLethbridgeWin93-91OT 
Sat Jan 13, 1979Lethbridge, ABLethbridgeLoss55-67  
Fri Jan 19, 1979Vancouver, BCVictoriaLoss48-89  
Sat Jan 20, 1979Vancouver, BCVictoriaLoss48-68  
Fri Jan 26, 1979Vancouver, BCCalgaryLoss63-68  
Sat Jan 27, 1979Vancouver, BCCalgaryWin66-63  
Fri Feb 2, 1979Edmonton, ABAlbertaLoss67-88  
Sat Feb 3, 1979Edmonton, ABAlbertaWin79-75  
Fri Feb 9, 1979Saskatoon, SKSaskatchewanWin72-69  
Sat Feb 10, 1979Saskatoon, SKSaskatchewanWin74-72  
Fri Feb 16, 1979Vancouver, BCLethbridgeWin84-63  
Sat Feb 17, 1979Vancouver, BCLethbridgeWin90-74  
Fri Feb 23, 1979Vancouver, BCSaskatchewanWin88-81  
Sat Feb 24, 1979Vancouver, BCSaskatchewanWin87-82  

Season scoring summary for league games only

PlayerGPMinsMpg3 PtField GoalsFree ThrowsReboundsRPGPFAToBlStPtsPPG
Bob Forsyth1800.00-00.0129-25650.423-3076.764-871518.444000028115.6
John Doughty2000.00-00.0125-25050.018-3060.042-851276.352000026813.4
Rob Cholyk2000.00-00.089-23837.436-4776.632-731055.259000021410.7
Frank Janowicz2000.00-00.070-20134.834-3889.513-45582.95300001748.7
Ian MacKinnon2000.00-00.062-14941.615-2462.52-31331.62900001397.0
John Stark2000.00-00.058-12048.316-2564.06-11170.81800001326.6
Brad Findlay1000.00-00.025-4555.68-1361.511-12232.390000585.8
Burt Dennis2000.00-00.025-7931.611-1861.18-20281.450000613.0
Gilbert Puder2000.00-00.021-4744.73-1225.09-21301.5170000452.2
Ken Zokol2000.00-00.020-4050.05-862.56-15211.1190000452.2
John Veysey1800.00-00.07-2429.28-8100.04-12160.950000221.2
* Team Totals2000.00-00.0631-144943.5177-25370.0197-41260930.43100000143972.0