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Toronto Varsity Blues - 1988-89 Season    <<Previous season    Next season>>

Head Coach:Gilbert (Gib) Chapman (3rd season)
Other staff: John Robb (Assistant Coach)
League:OUAA East - Central Section

Summary of team record for the season

Conference RecordCIAU RecordOverall Record
17-10.9441609-131489.4 - 73.025-50.8332589-224986.3 - 75.025-50.8332589-224986.3 - 75.0

Player roster

NoPlayerPosHtWtEligHometownHigh School (Prior Team)
 Linas Balaisis Forward6-72152Toronto, ONDe La Salle College
 Scott Bleue Guard6-4 Toronto, ONMartingrove Collegiate
 Merv Busby Guard6-4200 Scarborough, ONSir Wilfrid Laurier Collegiate (Wisconsin-Eau Claire)
 Paul Campbell Forward6-3185 Oshawa, ONO'Neill Collegiate
 Paul Haddock Guard6-2180 Toronto, ONPaul B. Smith Academy
 Mark Harvey Forward6-92104Barrie, ONEastview Secondary
 Allan MacDougall Guard6-3 St. Catharines, ONGovernor Simcoe Secondary
 Nicholas Saul Guard6-01604Toronto, ONJarvis Collegiate
 Roland Semprie Guard6-3 Toronto, ONSt. Michael's
 Art Sharp Guard6-31704Oshawa, ONO'Neill Collegiate
 Dave Sutcliffe   
 Rob Wilson Forward6-82252Toronto, ONVictoria Park Secondary

Awards presented

Gilbert (Gib) Chapman OUA East Coach of the Year
Mark Harvey Ontario East - Central Division First Team All-Star, OUA East Second Team All-Star, All-Canadian (Honourable Mention)
Nicholas Saul Ontario East - Central Division First Team All-Star, OUA East Second Team All-Star
Rob Wilson Ontario East - Central Division First Team All-Star, OUA East Second Team All-Star

Game results for the season

--- Non-Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Nov 11, 1988Waterloo, ONLaurierWin89-68 Naismith Classic
Sat Nov 12, 1988Waterloo, ONWinnipegLoss69-71 Naismith Classic
Sun Nov 13, 1988Waterloo, ONWaterlooWin82-71StatsNaismith Classic
Fri Nov 25, 1988Toronto, ONWaterlooWin68-62StatsNational Invitational
Sat Nov 26, 1988Toronto, ONReginaLoss65-86StatsNational Invitational
Thu Dec 29, 1988Toronto, ONWaterlooWin75-73StatsExcalibur Tournament
--- Regular Season Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Sun Oct 23, 1988Toronto, ONBishop'sWin69-67  
Fri Nov 4, 1988Toronto, ONMcGillWin84-74  
Fri Jan 6, 1989Ottawa, ONOttawaWin78-58  
Sat Jan 7, 1989Ottawa, ONCarletonWin87-69  
Fri Jan 13, 1989Montreal, QCMcGillLoss89-105  
Sat Jan 14, 1989Lennoxville, QCBishop'sWin98-95  
Sun Jan 15, 1989Montreal, QCConcordiaWin118-91  
Wed Jan 18, 1989Toronto, ONYorkWin88-59  
Sat Jan 21, 1989Sudbury, ONLaurentianWin77-63  
Wed Jan 25, 1989Toronto, ONRyersonWin88-58  
Sat Jan 28, 1989Toronto, ONQueen'sWin94-67  
Tue Jan 31, 1989Toronto, ONRyersonWin113-78  
Fri Feb 3, 1989Toronto, ONCarletonWin87-77  
Tue Feb 7, 1989Toronto, ONYorkWin102-69  
Sat Feb 11, 1989Toronto, ONLaurentianWin71-68  
Tue Feb 14, 1989Kingston, ONQueen'sWin87-60  
Fri Feb 17, 1989Toronto, ONConcordiaWin94-88OT 
Sun Feb 19, 1989Toronto, ONOttawaWin85-68  
--- Playoff Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Feb 24, 1989Toronto, ONYorkWin86-66 OUAA Central Section Semifinal
Sat Feb 25, 1989Toronto, ONQueen'sWin83-81 OUAA Central Section Final
Tue Feb 28, 1989Montreal, QCConcordiaWin108-96OTOUAA East Final
Fri Mar 3, 1989London, ONWesternLoss93-98OTOUAA Championship
Fri Mar 10, 1989Halifax, NSWesternWin89-78 CIAU Quarterfinal
Sat Mar 11, 1989Halifax, NSBrandonLoss73-85 CIAU Semifinal

Season scoring summary for league games only

PlayerGPMinsMpg3 PtField GoalsFree ThrowsReboundsRPGPFAToBlStPtsPPG
Mark Harvey18    91-17452.3105-14671.9 19510.852    28715.9
Rob Wilson18    113-19757.435-5860.3 1236.853    26114.5
Nicholas Saul18  42-9842.983-19243.240-4981.6 341.945    24813.8
Art Sharp18  4-850.084-16750.370-10467.3 1166.446    24213.4
Allan MacDougall18  9-3129.080-17246.527-2993.1 281.640    19610.9
Merv Busby18  0-30.063-11455.339-5472.2 643.641    1659.2
Scott Bleue18  9-1947.442-9046.718-2378.3 271.521    1116.2
Linas Balaisis18    23-4156.110-1952.6 412.344    563.1
Roland Semprie7    6-1250.02-540.0 101.49    142.0
Paul Campbell11    8-1942.11-250.0 121.17    171.5
Paul Haddock6  0-20.02-825.02-366.7 30.52    61.0
Dave Sutcliffe7    1-714.34-580.0 10.14    60.9
* Team Totals18  64-16139.8596-119350.0353-49771.0 65436.3364    160989.4

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