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British Columbia Thunderbirds - 1995-96 Season

Head Coach:Bruce Enns (11th season)
League:Canada West

Summary of team record for the season

Conference RecordCIAU RecordOverall Record
W-LPctPointsPPGW-LPctPointsPPGW-LPctPointsPPG
16-40.8001899-168795.0 - 84.325-50.8332837-253594.6 - 84.527-60.8183117-280494.5 - 85.0

Player roster

NoPlayerPosHtWtEligHometownHigh School (Prior Team)
10Darcy Deutscher Guard5-101Vancouver, BC 
12Eric Butler Forward6-64Vancouver, BC 
14John Dumont Guard6-42Vancouver, BCVancouver College
20Gerald Cole Guard6-03Vancouver, BCVancouver College
22Mark Tinholt Forward6-55Winnipeg, MB 
24Brady Ibbetson Guard6-24Kelowna, BC 
30Jeff Sharma Guard6-02North Vancouver, BC 
32Ken Morris Guard6-25Saskatoon, SK 
40David Buchanan Guard5-103Langley, BC 
42Vital Peeters Forward6-51Squamish, BC 
44Curtis Mepham Forward6-72Pitt Meadows, BC 
50Joel Nickel Forward6-71Abbotsford, BC 
52Paul Unruh Forward6-51Winnipeg, MB 

Awards presented

Bruce Enns Canada West Coach of the Year, Stuart W. Aberdeen Memorial Trophy (CIS Coach of the Year)
Ken Morris Canada West First Team All-Star, Second Team All-Canadian
Mark Tinholt Canada West Second Team All-Star

Game results for the season

--- Non-Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Wed Oct 18, 1995UnknownSeattle ChristiansWin117-95  
Thu Oct 19, 1995Winnipeg, MBWinnipegWin98-84 Burger King Classic
Fri Oct 20, 1995Winnipeg, MBManitobaWin84-75 Burger King Classic
Tue Oct 31, 1995UnknownSimon FraserLoss68-91  
Wed Nov 1, 1995UnknownSeattleWin95-83  
Fri Nov 3, 1995St. Catharines, ONMcMasterWin87-70 Brock Invitational
Sat Nov 4, 1995St. Catharines, ONBrockWin96-83 Brock Invitational
--- Regular Season Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Nov 10, 1995Edmonton, ABAlbertaLoss88-104  
Sat Nov 11, 1995Edmonton, ABAlbertaWin87-79  
Fri Nov 17, 1995Calgary, ABCalgaryWin106-104  
Sat Nov 18, 1995Calgary, ABCalgaryLoss106-107  
Fri Nov 24, 1995Vancouver, BCSaskatchewanWin97-71  
Sat Nov 25, 1995Vancouver, BCSaskatchewanWin102-86  
Fri Jan 5, 1996Vancouver, BCLethbridgeWin95-72  
Sat Jan 6, 1996Vancouver, BCLethbridgeWin99-68  
Thu Jan 11, 1996Vancouver, BCVictoriaLoss73-78  
Sat Jan 13, 1996Victoria, BCVictoriaWin83-82OT 
Fri Jan 19, 1996Vancouver, BCAlbertaWin83-72  
Sat Jan 20, 1996Vancouver, BCAlbertaWin97-91  
Fri Jan 26, 1996Vancouver, BCCalgaryWin104-90  
Sat Jan 27, 1996Vancouver, BCCalgaryWin121-89  
Fri Feb 2, 1996Saskatoon, SKSaskatchewanWin107-84  
Sat Feb 3, 1996Saskatoon, SKSaskatchewanWin94-84  
Fri Feb 9, 1996Lethbridge, ABLethbridgeWin96-81  
Sat Feb 10, 1996Lethbridge, ABLethbridgeWin87-77  
Thu Feb 15, 1996Victoria, BCVictoriaWin90-78  
Sat Feb 17, 1996Vancouver, BCVictoriaLoss84-90OT 
--- Playoff Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Feb 23, 1996Vancouver, BCCalgaryWin143-1332OTCanada West Semifinal (best of 3)
Sat Feb 24, 1996Vancouver, BCCalgaryWin102-96 Canada West Semifinal (best of 3)
Fri Mar 1, 1996Vancouver, BCAlbertaWin79-78 Canada West Final (best of 3)
Sat Mar 2, 1996Vancouver, BCAlbertaWin84-66 Canada West Final (best of 3)
Fri Mar 15, 1996Halifax, NSConcordiaWin98-79 CIAU Quarterfinal
Sat Mar 16, 1996Halifax, NSAlbertaLoss67-84StatsCIAU Semifinal

Season scoring summary for league games only

PlayerGPMinsMpg3 PtField GoalsFree ThrowsReboundsRPGPFAToBlStPtsPPG
Ken Morris1653333.343-10043.0144-28550.599-12082.515-44593.73053002843026.9
John Dumont2054427.25-1533.3119-25047.661-9266.336-63995.05483002330415.2
David Buchanan2053526.816-3447.173-14351.045-6075.017-25422.14358003820710.3
Eric Butler2049024.511-3036.772-18339.341-5969.537-61984.9713400201969.8
Mark Tinholt2051925.90-10.081-17247.127-4658.745-731185.9743800291899.4
Brady Ibbetson2042221.129-7638.261-14143.335-4872.914-50643.2485900411869.3
Curtis Mepham2040320.18-2040.067-12055.838-4584.427-64914.5641100181809.0
Gerald Cole2028314.217-3253.131-7044.317-2373.96-20261.342450017964.8
Joel Nickel14926.60-10.013-2650.012-1675.014-7211.5163003382.7
Darcy Deutscher10575.73-475.05-1145.510-1471.43-690.9135004232.3
Vital Peeters141017.21-1100.08-2040.011-2152.49-15241.7164002282.0
Jeff Sharma9677.40-10.04-1136.49-1464.34-7111.277000171.9
Paul Unruh252.50-00.00-00.01-250.00-221.01000010.5
* Team Totals204051202.6133-31542.2678-143247.3406-56072.5227-43766433.247940000223189594.8

Season individual bests vs U SPORTS teams for all players

PlayerMost pointsMost reboundsMost assists
Ken Morris34 on Mar 16, 1996 vs Alberta  


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