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British Columbia Thunderbirds - 2010-11 Season

Head Coach:Kevin Hanson (11th season)
Other staff: Vern Knopp (Assistant Coach), Dahman Boudraa (Assistant Coach), Jamie Oei (Assistant Coach), Jayne Blank (Trainer), Sinead Beynon (Trainer)
League:Canada West

Summary of team record for the season

Conference RecordCIS RecordOverall Record
22-20.9172276-172994.8 - 72.031-30.9123237-251495.2 - 73.934-70.8293770-306292.0 - 74.7

Player roster

NoPlayerPosHtWtEligHometownHigh School (Prior Team)
4Josh Whyte Guard6-31905Calgary, ABLester B. Pearson High
5Melvyn Mayott Guard6-42004Burnaby, BCSt. George's School
6Jaspreet Gill Guard6-21701Oliver, BCSouth Okanagan Secondary (UBC)
7Alex Murphy Guard6-11955Richmond, BCSt. George's School
8Nathan Yu Guard6-21904Prince George, BC(Vancouver College)
9Brent Malish Forward6-62105Langley, BCBrookswood Secondary
10Doug Plumb Guard6-42104Pitt Meadows, BCHastings High (Fraser Valley)
11Geoff Pippus Guard6-61901Colorado Springs, COCheyenne Mountain High (UBC)
12Balraj Bains Centre6-92154North Delta, BCNorth Delta Secondary
13Graham Bath Forward6-52304Langley, BCBrookswood Secondary
14Michael Lewandowski Forward6-72251Pitt Meadows, BCPitt Meadows
15Kamar Burke Guard6-52204Mississauga, ONNorth Albion Collegiate
16Nigel (Tommy) Nixon Forward6-62151Vancouver, BCKitsilano Secondary
RSAkeem Pierre Guard5-1119099Richmond, BCRC Palmer Secondary (UBC)
RSChad Posthumus Centre6-1026599Winnipeg, MBRiver East Collegiate

Awards presented

Kevin Hanson Canada West Coach of the Year
Alex Murphy Canada West Second Team All-Star
Josh Whyte Canada West First Team All-Star, First Team All-Canadian

Game results for the season

--- Non-Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Thu Aug 12, 2010Richmond, BCSan DiegoLoss83-91OTSan Diego Visit
Thu Sep 2, 2010Vancouver, BCMinnesotaLoss62-80 Minnesota Golden Gophers Visit
Fri Oct 8, 2010Waterloo, ONWilfrid LaurierWin88-75  
Sun Oct 10, 2010Guelph, ONGuelphWin79-76  
Fri Oct 15, 2010Vancouver, BCLaurentianWin108-55  
Fri Dec 3, 2010Fairbanks, AKAlaska-FairbanksWin98-85 Glacier Classic
Sat Dec 4, 2010Fairbanks, AKAlaska-AnchorageLoss53-71 Glacier Classic
Tue Dec 28, 2010Costa Mesa, CAVanguardWin78-69  
Wed Dec 29, 2010Santa Barbara, CAValley City StateWin75-65 Tom Byron Classic
Thu Dec 30, 2010Santa Barbara, CAWestmontLoss84-87 Tom Byron Classic
--- Regular Season Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Oct 22, 2010Vancouver, BCSaskatchewanWin91-60  
Sat Oct 23, 2010Vancouver, BCSaskatchewanLoss96-97  
Fri Oct 29, 2010Langley, BCTrinity WesternWin91-69  
Sat Oct 30, 2010Langley, BCTrinity WesternWin90-77  
Fri Nov 5, 2010Edmonton, ABAlbertaWin81-76  
Sat Nov 6, 2010Edmonton, ABAlbertaLoss86-88  
Fri Nov 12, 2010Vancouver, BCWinnipegWin98-81  
Sat Nov 13, 2010Vancouver, BCWinnipegWin114-86  
Fri Nov 19, 2010Vancouver, BCFraser ValleyWin84-68  
Sat Nov 20, 2010Vancouver, BCFraser ValleyWin96-82  
Thu Nov 25, 2010Vancouver, BCLethbridgeWin94-58  
Fri Nov 26, 2010Vancouver, BCLethbridgeWin98-54  
Fri Jan 7, 2011Winnipeg, MBManitobaWin106-91  
Sat Jan 8, 2011Winnipeg, MBManitobaWin87-72  
Fri Jan 14, 2011Vancouver, BCCalgaryWin74-63  
Sat Jan 15, 2011Vancouver, BCCalgaryWin91-82  
Fri Jan 21, 2011Brandon, MBBrandonWin101-42  
Sat Jan 22, 2011Brandon, MBBrandonWin106-62  
Fri Feb 4, 2011Regina, SKReginaWin111-67  
Sat Feb 5, 2011Regina, SKReginaWin95-59  
Fri Feb 11, 2011Vancouver, BCThompson RiversWin101-63  
Sat Feb 12, 2011Vancouver, BCThompson RiversWin96-83  
Fri Feb 18, 2011Victoria, BCVictoriaWin103-75  
Sat Feb 19, 2011Victoria, BCVictoriaWin86-74  
--- Playoff Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Feb 25, 2011Vancouver, BCManitobaWin106-75StatsCanada West Quarterfinal
Sat Feb 26, 2011Vancouver, BCManitobaWin103-85StatsCanada West Quarterfinal
Fri Mar 4, 2011Vancouver, BCAlbertaWin91-73StatsCanada West Semifinal
Sat Mar 5, 2011Vancouver, BCSaskatchewanWin107-100StatsCanada West Championship
Fri Mar 11, 2011Halifax, NSAcadiaWin96-77StatsCIS Quarterfinal
Sat Mar 12, 2011Halifax, NSTrinity WesternLoss72-74StatsCIS Semifinal
Sun Mar 13, 2011Halifax, NSSaskatchewanWin111-95StatsCIS Bronze Medal Game

Season scoring summary for league games only

PlayerGPMinsMpg3 PtField GoalsFree ThrowsReboundsRPGPFAToBlStPtsPPG
Josh Whyte2466327.645-9845.9152-27854.786-10879.630-721024.245873514443518.1
Nathan Yu2451021.244-10641.5115-24546.937-4975.515-39542.249462843231113.0
Brent Malish2453922.533-8538.8108-22248.659-8172.839-1031425.9552233171530812.8
Doug Plumb2246321.06-2722.286-17748.657-7477.036-661024.646414533023510.7
Alex Murphy2468728.622-6136.176-15947.882-9982.815-50652.7361215013825610.7
Melvyn Mayott2237216.928-6145.965-12352.833-4180.521-43642.9391830491918.7
Kamar Burke2455923.311-3531.467-15343.840-6561.540-1391797.551633814281857.7
Graham Bath2439716.51-333.368-11957.124-3961.525-38632.65117285191616.7
Nigel (Tommy) Nixon2428011.710-3033.346-9349.522-2588.013-45582.43922265181245.2
Balraj Bains2225111.40-00.019-3455.911-2445.827-27542.5513101716492.2
Geoff Pippus5255.00-20.03-742.93-475.02-351.01060091.8
Jaspreet Gill14574.11-616.74-2119.03-560.03-9120.9912903120.9
* Team Totals244803200.1201-51439.1809-163149.6457-61474.4266-63490037.547245233871252227694.8

Season individual bests vs U SPORTS teams for all players

PlayerMost pointsMost reboundsMost assists
Alex Murphy36 on Mar 13, 2011 vs Saskatchewan6 on Mar 13, 2011 vs Saskatchewan8 on Mar 5, 2011 vs Saskatchewan
Josh Whyte29 on Feb 25, 2011 vs Manitoba11 on Mar 4, 2011 vs Alberta6 on Mar 11, 2011 vs Acadia
Doug Plumb20 on Mar 11, 2011 vs Acadia7 on Feb 26, 2011 vs Manitoba6 on Feb 26, 2011 vs Manitoba
Nathan Yu19 on Feb 26, 2011 vs Manitoba5 on Feb 26, 2011 vs Manitoba4 on Mar 5, 2011 vs Saskatchewan
Brent Malish17 on Mar 4, 2011 vs Alberta10 on Feb 26, 2011 vs Manitoba4 on Mar 13, 2011 vs Saskatchewan
Melvyn Mayott17 on Feb 26, 2011 vs Manitoba5 on Feb 26, 2011 vs Manitoba2 on Feb 26, 2011 vs Manitoba
Kamar Burke15 on Mar 13, 2011 vs Saskatchewan15 on Mar 12, 2011 vs Trinity Western8 on Mar 13, 2011 vs Saskatchewan
Nigel (Tommy) Nixon8 on Feb 26, 2011 vs Manitoba4 on Feb 26, 2011 vs Manitoba2 on Feb 25, 2011 vs Manitoba
Balraj Bains6 on Mar 13, 2011 vs Saskatchewan4 on Feb 25, 2011 vs Manitoba1 on Feb 26, 2011 vs Manitoba
Graham Bath6 on Mar 11, 2011 vs Acadia4 on Feb 25, 2011 vs Manitoba2 on Mar 13, 2011 vs Saskatchewan
Jaspreet Gill3 on Feb 25, 2011 vs Manitoba1 on Feb 25, 2011 vs Manitoba1 on Mar 4, 2011 vs Alberta

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