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British Columbia Thunderbirds - 2002-03 Season

Head Coach:Kevin Hanson (3rd season)
Other staff: Vern Knopp (Assistant Coach)
League:CanWest Pacific

Summary of team record for the season

Conference RecordCIS RecordOverall Record
15-50.7501702-152585.1 - 76.226-90.7432936-263183.9 - 75.227-110.7113221-289884.8 - 76.3

Player roster

NoPlayerPosHtWtEligHometownHigh School (Prior Team)
10Brandon Ellis Guard6-21902Campbell River, BC 
11Casey Archibald Guard6-41851Salmon Arm, BC 
14Jama Mahlalela Guard6-31704Toronto, ONOakwood Collegiate
15Pete Hodson Guard6-01855White Rock, BC 
20Karlo Villanueva Guard5-21302Richmond, BC 
21Ryder McKeown Forward6-72051Vancouver, BC 
22Aaron Frampton Forward6-62205Pitt Meadows, BC 
30Greg Sandstrom Guard6-31705Langley, BC 
35Corey Ogilvie Guard6-22004Qualicum, BC 
40Kyle Russell Guard6-32105Richmond, BC 
45Pat McKay Forward6-62104Abbotsford, BC 
50Bryan Banks   
55Brian Host Forward6-102503Mackenzie, BC 
RSPatrick Sponaski Forward6-8220 North Vancouver, BC 

Awards presented

Casey Archibald Canada West All Rookie Team
Corey Ogilvie Canada West Second Team All-Star
Kyle Russell Canada West Player of the Year, Canada West First Team All-Star, Mike Moser Memorial Trophy (CIS Outstanding Player), First Team All-Canadian

Game results for the season

--- Non-Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Oct 4, 2002Kamloops, BCCariboo CollegeWin125-84  
Fri Oct 18, 2002Waterloo, ONWaterlooWin71-58StatsWLU Challenge
Sat Oct 19, 2002Waterloo, ONWilfrid LaurierWin87-66 WLU Challenge
Thu Oct 24, 2002St. Catharines, ONBrockLoss86-88  
Fri Oct 25, 2002Guelph, ONGuelphWin79-71  
Sat Oct 26, 2002Hamilton, ONMcMasterWin87-77  
Fri Dec 20, 2002Lewiston, IDLewis Clark StateLoss91-100  
Sat Dec 21, 2002Lewiston, IDLewis Clark StateLoss69-83  
Fri Dec 27, 2002Vancouver, BCWindsorWin92-70 Thunderbird Tournament
Sat Dec 28, 2002Vancouver, BCMemorialWin95-59 Thunderbird Tournament
Sun Dec 29, 2002Vancouver, BCConcordiaWin81-78 Thunderbird Tournament
--- Regular Season Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Nov 8, 2002Vancouver, BCAlbertaLoss83-87  
Sat Nov 9, 2002Vancouver, BCAlbertaWin82-81  
Fri Nov 15, 2002Vancouver, BCTrinity WesternWin89-61  
Sat Nov 16, 2002Vancouver, BCTrinity WesternWin99-63  
Fri Nov 22, 2002Burnaby, BCSimon FraserLoss74-79OT 
Sat Nov 23, 2002Burnaby, BCSimon FraserLoss102-114  
Fri Nov 29, 2002Victoria, BCVictoriaWin89-82  
Sat Nov 30, 2002Victoria, BCVictoriaWin81-77  
Fri Jan 3, 2003Vancouver, BCReginaWin102-78  
Sat Jan 4, 2003Vancouver, BCReginaWin91-76  
Fri Jan 10, 2003Langley, BCTrinity WesternWin77-74  
Sat Jan 11, 2003Langley, BCTrinity WesternLoss71-88  
Fri Jan 17, 2003Vancouver, BCSimon FraserWin87-60  
Sat Jan 18, 2003Vancouver, BCSimon FraserWin91-80  
Fri Jan 24, 2003Vancouver, BCVictoriaWin72-63  
Sat Jan 25, 2003Vancouver, BCVictoriaWin63-60  
Fri Jan 31, 2003Brandon, MBBrandonLoss62-78  
Sat Feb 1, 2003Brandon, MBBrandonWin89-68  
Fri Feb 7, 2003Saskatoon, SKSaskatchewanWin108-76  
Sat Feb 8, 2003Saskatoon, SKSaskatchewanWin90-80  
--- Playoff Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Thu Feb 20, 2003Vancouver, BCTrinity WesternLoss83-90OTCanada West Playoff
Fri Feb 21, 2003Vancouver, BCTrinity WesternWin92-66 Canada West Playoff
Sat Feb 22, 2003Vancouver, BCTrinity WesternWin69-67 Canada West Playoff
Fri Feb 28, 2003Vancouver, BCReginaWin80-69 Canada West Semifinal
Sat Mar 1, 2003Vancouver, BCAlbertaWin82-79 Canada West Championship
Fri Mar 14, 2003Halifax, NSGuelphLoss76-90StatsCIS Quarterfinal
Sat Mar 15, 2003Halifax, NSSaint MarysLoss74-78StatsCIS Consolation Semifinal

Season scoring summary for league games only

PlayerGPMinsMpg3 PtField GoalsFree ThrowsReboundsRPGPFAToBlStPtsPPG
Kyle Russell2069634.840-10936.7130-28745.3132-18172.923-1131366.849687252843221.6
Pat McKay2057628.820-5735.1121-23551.555-8167.945-801256.248114262331715.8
Corey Ogilvie2061830.918-7025.7111-22948.569-9374.227-66934.7467847103530915.4
Karlo Villanueva2059029.57-2231.855-13341.434-4281.018-42603.036119582361517.5
Casey Archibald2041220.627-5350.947-10345.629-3974.46-49552.84035321101507.5
Brandon Ellis1720712.29-2536.026-5745.622-3171.015-15301.825121317834.9
Ryder McKeown1925113.20-00.023-4353.536-4580.013-38512.74731639824.3
Aaron Frampton1926614.00-10.025-5446.324-3080.021-39603.24471528743.9
Jama Mahlalela9626.94-757.110-2050.00-10.02-460.7128510242.7
Pete Hodson161288.06-1931.615-3444.14-944.42-460.41010410402.5
Bryan Banks144.00-10.01-250.00-00.00-000.02020022.0
Brian Host1718510.90-00.012-3040.08-1747.113-27402.44352364321.9
Greg Sandstrom6274.50-20.03-650.00-00.03-471.21320161.0
* Team Totals204022201.1131-36635.8579-123347.0413-56972.6188-48166933.540335933138161170285.1

Season individual bests vs U SPORTS teams for all players

PlayerMost pointsMost reboundsMost assists
Karlo Villanueva  10 on Mar 15, 2003 vs Saint Marys

Statistical information maintained by Martin Timmerman. Please provide feedback to: MartinTimmerman@gmail.com