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St. Francis Xavier X-Men - 1980-81 Season

Head Coach:Steve Konchalski (6th season)
Other staff: Owen Cameron (Assistant Coach), Ron MacDonald (Manager), Steven Lloyd (Manager), Keith Burke (Trainer)
League:AUAA

Summary of team record for the season

Conference RecordCIAU RecordOverall Record
W-LPctPointsPPGW-LPctPointsPPGW-LPctPointsPPG
13-50.7221782-153899.0 - 85.423-70.7672758-243491.9 - 81.126-100.7223091-281885.9 - 78.3

Player roster

NoPlayerPosHtWtEligHometownHigh School (Prior Team)
 Mark Brodie Guard6-6185 Fresh Meadows, NYBishop Reilly High (Florida State)
 Greg Brown  Pittsfield, MEMaine Central Institute
12Varouj Gurunlian Guard6-2 Dawson College
14Shane Brewster Forward6-3 Glace Bay, NSMorrison High
20Shawn Parker Guard6-51Halifax, NSQueen Elizabeth High
21Geoff McIver Guard6-1 Halifax, NSQueen Elizabeth High
25Norval McConnell Forward6-3 Moncton, NBMoncton High
30John Hatch Forward6-6 Calgary, ABWinston Churchill High
33David Scott Forward6-5 Truro, NSCobequid Educational Centre
35Henry Blumenfeld Forward6-5 Dawson College
42Sandy Archibald  Antigonish, NSAntigonish Regional High
45Tom Sullivan Centre6-8 Moncton, NBMoncton High

Awards presented

Mark Brodie AUS First Team All-Star, AUS Championship Tournament MVP, Second Team All-Canadian
Varouj Gurunlian Ernie Foshay Memorial Award (StFX Invitational Tourn MVP), AUS First Team All-Star, Second Team All-Canadian
Tom Sullivan AUS Second Team All-Star, AUS Championship Tournament All-Star

Game results for the season

--- Non-Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Tue Jul 1, 1980UnknownUnknownWin2-0 For StFX overall record of 26-10
Tue Jul 1, 1980UnknownUnknownWin2-0 For StFX overall record of 26-10
Tue Jul 1, 1980Charlotte, NCJohnson C. SmithLoss72-89 StFX Trip to USA
Tue Jul 1, 1980Columbia, SCSouth CarolinaLoss68-109 StFX Trip to USA
Tue Jul 1, 1980Wilmington, NCUNC WilmingtonLoss72-80 StFX Trip to USA
Fri Nov 7, 1980Antigonish, NSDalhousieWin100-66 StFX Invitational
Sat Nov 8, 1980Antigonish, NSSaint MarysWin92-89 StFX Invitational
Sat Dec 27, 1980Ottawa, ONWaterlooWin92-68StatsRaven Invitational
Sun Dec 28, 1980Ottawa, ONBishopsWin2-0 Raven Invitational
Mon Dec 29, 1980Ottawa, ONLakeheadWin87-77 Raven Invitational
Thu Jan 8, 1981Wolfville, NSHalifax BudgetWin117-106 Stu Aberdeen Classic
Fri Jan 9, 1981Wolfville, NSConcordiaWin80-70 Stu Aberdeen Classic
Sat Jan 10, 1981Wolfville, NSWaterlooWin85-80StatsStu Aberdeen Classic
--- Regular Season Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Nov 28, 1980Fredericton, NBUNBWin93-67  
Sat Nov 29, 1980Charlottetown, PEUPEIWin102-67  
Tue Dec 2, 1980Halifax, NSDalhousieWin100-81  
Thu Jan 15, 1981Antigonish, NSDalhousieWin107-94  
Sat Jan 17, 1981Antigonish, NSSaint MarysLoss92-93  
Mon Jan 19, 1981Sackville, NBMount AllisonWin78-63  
Thu Jan 22, 1981Antigonish, NSAcadiaLoss104-112  
Tue Jan 27, 1981Halifax, NSDalhousieWin109-83  
Sat Jan 31, 1981Wolfville, NSAcadiaLoss97-103  
Thu Feb 5, 1981Halifax, NSSaint MarysLoss84-91  
Sat Feb 7, 1981Antigonish, NSMount AllisonWin109-65  
Tue Feb 10, 1981Antigonish, NSSaint MarysWin79-68  
Thu Feb 12, 1981Wolfville, NSAcadiaLoss94-107  
Sat Feb 14, 1981Antigonish, NSUNBWin113-98  
Sun Feb 15, 1981Antigonish, NSUPEIWin112-79  
Thu Feb 19, 1981Halifax, NSSaint MarysWin97-91  
Tue Feb 24, 1981Antigonish, NSDalhousieWin123-91  
Fri Feb 27, 1981Antigonish, NSAcadiaWin89-85  
--- Playoff Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Mar 6, 1981Fredericton, NBSaint MarysWin96-94OTAUAA Semifinal
Sat Mar 7, 1981Fredericton, NBAcadiaWin96-95OTAUAA Championship
Thu Mar 12, 1981Waterloo, ONYorkWin85-73StatsCIAU Quarterfinal
Fri Mar 13, 1981Waterloo, ONAcadiaLoss96-102StatsCIAU Semifinal
Sat Mar 14, 1981Waterloo, ONConcordiaLoss65-82StatsCIAU Bronze Medal Game

Season scoring summary for league games only

PlayerGPMinsMpg3 PtField GoalsFree ThrowsReboundsRPGPFAToBlStPtsPPG
Mark Brodie18    170-27861.291-11082.748-1101588.8532847  43123.9
Varouj Gurunlian17    131-22259.062-7582.727-54814.84610369  32419.1
Tom Sullivan18    146-25956.435-4774.540-661065.9561632  32718.2
John Hatch18    89-16254.946-5583.656-641206.7423036  22412.4
Shawn Parker18    75-15349.017-2373.913-15281.6355447  1679.3
Geoff McIver18    47-8853.413-1776.56-26321.8408739  1075.9
Greg Brown18    34-6254.825-3669.416-42583.2374627  935.2
Henry Blumenfeld18    17-3154.87-1546.717-23402.229116  412.3
David Scott18    11-2250.03-650.07-4110.6455  251.4
Shane Brewster18    8-1650.06-1250.00-330.2101013  221.2
Norval McConnell18    3-1520.07-1258.36-14201.11517  130.7
Sandy Archibald18    3-650.02-540.01-010.1521  80.4
* Team Totals18    734-131455.9314-41376.0237-42165836.6372383339  178299.0

Season individual bests vs U SPORTS teams for all players

PlayerMost pointsMost reboundsMost assists
John Hatch28 on Mar 13, 1981 vs Acadia11 on Mar 13, 1981 vs Acadia 
Varouj Gurunlian23 on Mar 12, 1981 vs York  
Geoff McIver23 on Mar 13, 1981 vs Acadia  
Mark Brodie15 on Mar 12, 1981 vs York  
Tom Sullivan15 on Mar 12, 1981 vs York  
Shawn Parker12 on Mar 12, 1981 vs York  
Greg Brown1 on Mar 12, 1981 vs York  


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