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Winnipeg Wesmen - 1996-97 Season    <<Previous season    Next season>>

Head Coach:Bill Wedlake (12th season)
Other staff: Grant Richter (Assistant Coach), Kirby Schepp (Assistant Coach), Ross Wedlake (Assistant Coach), Ryan Land (Assistant Coach), Joe DiCurzo (Assistant Coach)
League:Great Plains

Summary of team record for the season

Conference RecordCIAU RecordOverall Record
W-LPctPointsPPGW-LPctPointsPPGW-LPctPointsPPG
6-90.4001100-114773.3 - 76.512-240.3332627-274773.0 - 76.313-250.3422800-290773.7 - 76.5

Player roster

NoPlayerPosHtWtEligHometownHigh School (Prior Team)
3Clarence Vigilance Guard6-01803Winnipeg, MBSilver Heights Collegiate
4Matej Maroti Guard6-52Winnipeg, MBRiver East Collegiate
5Kevin Chief Guard6-14Winnipeg, MBTechnical Vocational High
10Rylan Hart Forward6-51Winnipeg, MB 
11B.J. York Guard5-91554Waterloo, ONSt. David Secondary
12Jason Harrison Forward6-42Winnipeg, MB(Winnipeg)
13Marlin Kraus Guard6-12Winnipeg, MBSisler High
15Dwayne Burkett Forward6-42001Winnipeg, MB 
20Steiner Cramer Forward6-103Pinawa, MBPinawa High
21Chris Passley Centre6-71903Winnipeg, MBSt. Norbert Collegiate
22Steve Newton Forward6-64New Dundee, ON 
23Murray Davidson Forward6-84Winnipeg, MBShaftesbury High
24Bernard Leonard Forward6-62204Corner Brook, NLCabrini High
25Brian Hibbs Forward6-111Erin, ON 

Awards presented

Jason Harrison Great Plains Second Team All-Star
Matej Maroti Great Plains Second Team All-Star

Game results for the season

--- Non-Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Oct 18, 1996Winnipeg, MBLethbridgeWin90-87 Burger King Challenge
Sat Oct 19, 1996Winnipeg, MBAlbertaLoss68-80 Burger King Challenge
Fri Oct 25, 1996Winnipeg, MBSaskatchewanWin92-72 Midway Chrysler Tournament
Sat Oct 26, 1996Winnipeg, MBYorkLoss66-75 Midway Chrysler Tournament
Wed Oct 30, 1996UnknownUBCLoss74-103  
Fri Nov 1, 1996Victoria, BCVictoriaLoss66-91 Canadian Classic
Sat Nov 2, 1996Victoria, BCSimon FraserLoss81-90 Canadian Classic
Sun Nov 3, 1996Victoria, BCLaurentianLoss61-71 Canadian Classic
Fri Nov 8, 1996Waterloo, ONWesternLoss66-71 Naismith Classic
Sat Nov 9, 1996Waterloo, ONWilfrid LaurierWin89-76 Naismith Classic
Sun Nov 10, 1996Waterloo, ONWaterlooLoss69-73StatsNaismith Classic
Fri Nov 15, 1996Winnipeg, MBWesternLoss68-78 Ontario / GPAC Challenge
Sat Nov 16, 1996Winnipeg, MBWaterlooLoss60-72StatsOntario / GPAC Challenge
Fri Nov 22, 1996Winnipeg, MBGuelphLoss78-81 Bison Invitational
Sat Nov 23, 1996Winnipeg, MBBrockWin84-77 Bison Invitational
Fri Nov 29, 1996Thunder Bay, ONLakeheadLoss55-69 Northern Challenge
Sat Nov 30, 1996Thunder Bay, ONLaurentianLoss58-73 Northern Challenge
Sat Dec 7, 1996UnknownMinot StateWin92-70  
Sat Dec 28, 1996Winnipeg, MBQueen'sWin82-47 Wesmen Classic
Sun Dec 29, 1996Winnipeg, MBManitobaWin65-58 Wesmen Classic
Mon Dec 30, 1996Winnipeg, MBAlbertaLoss63-64 Wesmen Classic
--- Regular Season Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Jan 10, 1997Winnipeg, MBReginaLoss75-95  
Sat Jan 11, 1997Winnipeg, MBReginaWin112-68  
Thu Jan 16, 1997Winnipeg, MBManitobaWin62-56  
Sun Jan 19, 1997Winnipeg, MBManitobaWin76-73  
Thu Jan 23, 1997Brandon, MBBrandonLoss55-77  
Fri Jan 24, 1997Brandon, MBBrandonLoss70-81  
Fri Jan 31, 1997Winnipeg, MBBrandonLoss55-68  
Fri Feb 7, 1997Regina, SKReginaLoss72-99  
Sat Feb 8, 1997Regina, SKReginaLoss71-76  
Thu Feb 13, 1997Winnipeg, MBManitobaWin67-52  
Sun Feb 16, 1997Winnipeg, MBManitobaLoss74-81  
Thu Feb 20, 1997Winnipeg, MBBrandonLoss73-82  
Fri Feb 21, 1997Winnipeg, MBBrandonLoss69-78  
Fri Feb 28, 1997Winnipeg, MBReginaWin99-92OT 
Sun Mar 2, 1997Winnipeg, MBManitobaWin70-69  
--- Playoff Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Mar 7, 1997Regina, SKReginaLoss91-94 Great Plains Semifinal (best of 3)
Sat Mar 8, 1997Regina, SKReginaLoss82-88 Great Plains Semifinal (best of 3)

Season scoring summary for league games only

PlayerGPMinsMpg3 PtField GoalsFree ThrowsReboundsRPGPFAToBlStPtsPPG
Murray Davidson15    69-10764.5          00.0
* Team Totals15    69-10764.5          00.0


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