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British Columbia Thunderbirds - 2007-08 Season

Head Coach:Kevin Hanson (8th season)
Other staff: Vern Knopp (Assistant Coach)
League:CanWest West

Summary of team record for the season

Conference RecordCIS RecordOverall Record
18-50.7831950-172284.8 - 74.926-70.7882754-247183.5 - 74.927-90.7502989-273583.0 - 76.0

Player roster

NoPlayerPosHtWtEligHometownHigh School (Prior Team)
10Brett Leversage   
11Kyle Watson Forward6-6200 Richmond, BCRobert Alexander McMath Secondary
14Matt Rachar   
15Nathan Yu Guard6-2190 Prince George, BC(Vancouver College)
20Chris Dyck   
21Brent Malish Forward6-6210 Langley, BCBrookswood Secondary
22Graham Bath Forward6-5230 Langley, BCBrookswood Secondary
23Balraj Bains Centre6-9215 North Delta, BCNorth Delta Secondary
24Blain LaBranche Guard6-4185 Edmonton, ABJasper Place High
30Bryson Kool  Pitt Meadows, BCPitt Meadows Secondary
35Alex Murphy Guard6-1195 Richmond, BCSt. George's School
50Sean Maxwell Forward  

Awards presented

Chris Dyck Canada West Second Team All-Star

Game results for the season

--- Non-Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Sat Sep 1, 2007Vancouver, BCOklahomaLoss62-81 Oklahoma Tour
Sun Sep 2, 2007Vancouver, BCAir Force AcademyLoss67-97 Air Force Tour
Mon Sep 3, 2007Vancouver, BCBoise StateWin106-86 Boise State Tour
Fri Oct 19, 2007Vancouver, BCTorontoWin85-74  
--- Regular Season Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Thu Oct 25, 2007Vancouver, BCTrinity WesternWin104-77  
Sat Oct 27, 2007Burnaby, BCSimon FraserWin92-55  
Fri Nov 2, 2007Lethbridge, ABLethbridgeWin90-79  
Sat Nov 3, 2007Calgary, ABCalgaryLoss68-73  
Fri Nov 9, 2007Vancouver, BCFraser ValleyWin91-81  
Sat Nov 10, 2007Vancouver, BCFraser ValleyWin84-63  
Fri Nov 16, 2007Winnipeg, MBWinnipegWin78-64  
Sat Nov 17, 2007Winnipeg, MBManitobaWin86-71  
Fri Nov 23, 2007Vancouver, BCThompson RiversWin101-81  
Sat Nov 24, 2007Vancouver, BCThompson RiversWin110-72  
Fri Nov 30, 2007Vancouver, BCVictoriaLoss76-92  
Sat Dec 1, 2007Vancouver, BCVictoriaWin64-61  
Tue Jan 8, 2008Burnaby, BCSimon FraserWin86-84  
Fri Jan 11, 2008Vancouver, BCBrandonLoss78-92  
Sat Jan 12, 2008Vancouver, BCReginaWin78-65  
Tue Jan 15, 2008Vancouver, BCSimon FraserLoss73-88  
Fri Jan 18, 2008Victoria, BCVictoriaWin79-76  
Fri Jan 25, 2008Langley, BCTrinity WesternWin99-90  
Sat Jan 26, 2008Langley, BCTrinity WesternWin81-58  
Fri Feb 1, 2008Vancouver, BCAlbertaLoss70-75  
Sat Feb 2, 2008Vancouver, BCSaskatchewanWin90-78  
Fri Feb 8, 2008Kamloops, BCThompson RiversWin91-85  
Sat Feb 9, 2008Abbotsford, BCFraser ValleyWin81-62  
--- Playoff Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Feb 15, 2008Vancouver, BCFraser ValleyWin82-63 Canada West Playoff
Sat Feb 16, 2008Vancouver, BCFraser ValleyWin72-66 Canada West Playoff
Fri Feb 22, 2008Vancouver, BCVictoriaWin70-67 Canada West Playoff
Sat Feb 23, 2008Vancouver, BCVictoriaWin86-77 Canada West Playoff
Fri Feb 29, 2008Calgary, ABCalgaryWin77-69 Canada West Semifinal
Sat Mar 1, 2008Calgary, ABAlbertaWin92-90 Canada West Championship
Fri Mar 14, 2008Ottawa, ONBrockLoss78-83 CIS Quarterfinal
Sat Mar 15, 2008Ottawa, ONSaint MarysWin78-74 CIS Consolation Semifinal
Sun Mar 16, 2008Ottawa, ONLavalLoss84-86 CIS Consolation Final

Season scoring summary for league games only

PlayerGPMinsMpg3 PtField GoalsFree ThrowsReboundsRPGPFAToBlStPtsPPG
Chris Dyck2159828.542-11237.5135-29845.374-9478.712-66783.741635562338618.4
Brent Malish2356924.728-6046.793-18051.735-6355.646-1141607.0601739151424910.8
Matt Rachar2349421.53-837.589-16254.957-8567.149-741235.3693646132623810.3
Kyle Watson2342918.711-3928.279-17245.959-9264.144-51954.15329461192289.9
Bryson Kool2339617.20-00.074-15547.759-9164.850-831335.84920341352079.0
Blain LaBranche2040420.233-8937.153-15733.834-5068.010-36462.33338354181738.7
Brett Leversage2349221.48-2138.161-11652.624-4158.520-54743.25171513451546.7
Alex Murphy2355524.18-2927.641-9344.144-6963.82-52542.34487542331345.8
Graham Bath1926614.01-1100.031-6051.715-2462.523-29522.7481034414784.1
Nathan Yu1617711.13-1520.014-3737.87-1163.63-9120.8252124220382.4
Balraj Bains221778.00-10.022-3073.38-2236.427-31582.639714226522.4
Sean Maxwell17935.52-922.23-1717.65-683.32-16181.1154514130.8
* Team Totals234650202.2139-38436.2695-147747.1421-64865.0288-61590339.352740343786227195084.8