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McMaster Marauders - 1997-98 Season    <<Previous season    Next season>>

Head Coach:Joe Raso (6th season)
Other staff: Rod Bynum (Assistant Coach), Bill Malley (Assistant Coach), Chris Oliver (Assistant Coach), Andrew Sergi (Assistant Coach), Richard Wesolowski (Assistant Coach), Cesare Piccini (Assistant Coach)
League:OUA West

Summary of team record for the season

Conference RecordCIAU RecordOverall Record
13-10.9291222-105887.3 - 75.625-50.8332551-220885.0 - 73.630-100.7503336-300183.4 - 75.0

Player roster

NoPlayerPosHtWtEligHometownHigh School (Prior Team)
4Vojo Rusic Forward6-82203Hamilton, ONGlendale Secondary, Cathedral High
5Keegan Johnson Guard6-21905Hamilton, ONHillfield Strathallan College
25Anthony Nichols Forward6-41822Mississauga, ONLorne Park Secondary
31Doug Doyle Guard6-21802Toronto, ONNorth Toronto Collegiate
32Titus Channer Guard6-21905Hamilton, ONSherwood Secondary
33Rodney Baptiste Guard6-21751Oakville, ONSt. Thomas Aquinas Secondary
34Jay Egbo Forward6-61851Hamilton, ONBishop Ryan Secondary
35Mark Maga Guard6-31801Stoney Creek, ONCathedral High
43Patrick Greco Guard6-42051Ancaster, ONWestdale Secondary
44Steve Maga Guard5-101752Stoney Creek, ONCathedral High
45Patrick Sweeney Guard6-42052Milton, ONBishop Reding Secondary
52Daren Spithoff Forward6-72203Burlington, ONGuido de Bres High
53James Akrong Forward6-82303Hamilton, ONHill Park Secondary
54Jamie Loucks Centre6-82201Burlington, ONM.M. Robinson High
55Nicholas Rupcich Forward6-82442Oakville, ONSt. Ignatius of Loyola Secondary

Awards presented

Titus Channer U SPORTS / CIS Male Athlete of the Year, E.C. Lebel Plaque (OUA West MVP), OUA West First Team All-Star, Mike Moser Memorial Trophy (CIS Outstanding Player), First Team All-Canadian, CIS Tournament All-Star Team
Steve Maga OUA West Second Team All-Star, CIS Tournament All-Star Team

Game results for the season

--- Non-Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Oct 17, 1997Winnipeg, MBWinnipegWin102-96 Burger King Challenge
Sat Oct 18, 1997Winnipeg, MBManitobaWin89-62 Burger King Challenge
Fri Oct 24, 1997Hamilton, ONUBCWin94-70  
Sun Oct 26, 1997Hamilton, ONBishop'sLoss78-95  
Fri Oct 31, 1997Montreal, QCAlbertaLoss68-72 Redbird Classic
Sat Nov 1, 1997Montreal, QCUNBWin100-83 Redbird Classic
Sun Nov 2, 1997Montreal, QCMcGillWin86-51 Redbird Classic
Wed Nov 5, 1997UnknownCanisius CollegeLoss49-62  
Fri Nov 7, 1997Hamilton, ONQueen'sWin98-76 Pinky Lewis Classic
Sat Nov 8, 1997Hamilton, ONBrockWin69-58 Pinky Lewis Classic
Thu Nov 13, 1997UnknownNiagaraLoss60-67  
Fri Nov 14, 1997UnknownRochesterLoss82-90  
Sun Nov 16, 1997UnknownColgate UniversityLoss78-98  
Mon Nov 17, 1997UnknownHamilton CollegeLoss85-90  
Thu Nov 20, 1997UnknownRochester Institute TechnologyWin85-83  
Fri Nov 28, 1997Winnipeg, MBManitobaWin92-69  
Sat Nov 29, 1997Winnipeg, MBWinnipegWin78-64  
Sun Dec 28, 1997UnknownFlorida TechWin75-71  
Tue Dec 30, 1997UnknownNova SoutheasternWin102-82  
Sat Jan 3, 1998UnknownEckerdWin86-75  
Wed Jan 7, 1998Hamilton, ONMohawk CollegeWin83-75  
--- Regular Season Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Sat Jan 10, 1998Waterloo, ONWaterlooWin82-73Stats 
Wed Jan 14, 1998Hamilton, ONGuelphWin82-64  
Sat Jan 17, 1998Hamilton, ONWindsorWin99-98  
Wed Jan 21, 1998Hamilton, ONWesternLoss81-82  
Sat Jan 24, 1998Guelph, ONGuelphWin79-72OT 
Fri Jan 30, 1998Thunder Bay, ONLakeheadWin100-87  
Sat Jan 31, 1998Thunder Bay, ONLakeheadWin85-81  
Wed Feb 4, 1998Waterloo, ONLaurierWin87-80  
Sat Feb 7, 1998Hamilton, ONWaterlooWin95-63Stats 
Wed Feb 11, 1998St. Catharines, ONBrockWin83-68  
Sat Feb 14, 1998Hamilton, ONLaurierWin87-64  
Wed Feb 18, 1998Windsor, ONWindsorWin86-75  
Sat Feb 21, 1998London, ONWesternWin86-66  
Sat Feb 28, 1998Hamilton, ONBrockWin90-85  
--- Playoff Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Mar 6, 1998Waterloo, ONGuelphWin71-67 OUA West Semifinal
Sat Mar 7, 1998Waterloo, ONWaterlooLoss74-78StatsOUA West Final
Fri Mar 20, 1998Halifax, NSAcadiaWin77-67StatsCIAU Quarterfinal
Sat Mar 21, 1998Halifax, NSLaurentianWin82-68StatsCIAU Semifinal
Sun Mar 22, 1998Halifax, NSBishop'sLoss71-74StatsCIAU Championship

Season individual bests vs U SPORTS teams for all players

PlayerMost pointsMost reboundsMost assists
Titus Channer24 on Mar 21, 1998 vs Laurentian4 on Mar 20, 1998 vs Acadia10 on Mar 21, 1998 vs Laurentian
Vojo Rusic21 on Mar 22, 1998 vs Bishop's9 on Mar 21, 1998 vs Laurentian1 on Mar 20, 1998 vs Acadia
Steve Maga20 on Mar 20, 1998 vs Acadia5 on Mar 21, 1998 vs Laurentian13 on Mar 20, 1998 vs Acadia
Rodney Baptiste18 on Mar 21, 1998 vs Laurentian8 on Mar 21, 1998 vs Laurentian4 on Mar 21, 1998 vs Laurentian
Daren Spithoff12 on Mar 20, 1998 vs Acadia5 on Mar 20, 1998 vs Acadia1 on Mar 21, 1998 vs Laurentian
Doug Doyle8 on Mar 20, 1998 vs Acadia7 on Mar 22, 1998 vs Bishop's6 on Mar 22, 1998 vs Bishop's
Nicholas Rupcich6 on Mar 21, 1998 vs Laurentian5 on Mar 20, 1998 vs Acadia1 on Mar 22, 1998 vs Bishop's
James Akrong3 on Mar 20, 1998 vs Acadia9 on Mar 21, 1998 vs Laurentian1 on Mar 22, 1998 vs Bishop's
Mark Maga3 on Mar 20, 1998 vs Acadia1 on Mar 21, 1998 vs Laurentian 
Jay Egbo 1 on Mar 21, 1998 vs Laurentian1 on Mar 21, 1998 vs Laurentian
Anthony Nichols 1 on Mar 21, 1998 vs Laurentian 
Patrick Sweeney 1 on Mar 21, 1998 vs Laurentian 

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