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British Columbia Thunderbirds - 2011-12 Season

Head Coach:Kevin Hanson (12th season)
Other staff: Casey Archibald (Assistant Coach), Vern Knopp (Assistant Coach), Dahman Boudraa (Assistant Coach), Jamie Oei (Assistant Coach), Sinead Beynon (Trainer)
League:CanWest Pacific

Summary of team record for the season

Conference RecordCIS RecordOverall Record
13-50.7221502-126683.4 - 70.319-80.7042213-197082.0 - 73.021-130.6182745-253780.7 - 74.6

Player roster

NoPlayerPosHtWtEligHometownHigh School (Prior Team)
4Mamadou Sakho Guard6-21901Toronto, ONPine Ridge Secondary
5Glenn Gravegard Guard6-11854Burnaby, BC(Capilano University)
6Jermaine Cherry Guard5-101803Calgary, AB 
8Nathan Yu Guard6-21905Prince George, BC(Vancouver College)
9Nakai Luyken Guard6-22051Abbotsford, BCYale Secondary (UBC)
10Doug Plumb Guard6-42105Pitt Meadows, BCHastings High (Fraser Valley)
11Malcolm Williams Guard6-31951Maple Ridge, BCPitt Meadows (BC Basketball)
12Balraj Bains Centre6-92155North Delta, BCNorth Delta Secondary
13Graham Bath Forward6-52305Langley, BCBrookswood Secondary
14Michael Lewandowski Forward6-72251Pitt Meadows, BCPitt Meadows
15Kamar Burke Guard6-52205Mississauga, ONNorth Albion Collegiate
16Nigel (Tommy) Nixon Forward6-62152Vancouver, BCKitsilano Secondary
22David Wagner Forward6-92451Kamloops, BCSouth Kamloops Secondary
23Geoff Pippus Guard6-61901Colorado Springs, COCheyenne Mountain High (UBC)

Awards presented

Nathan Yu Canada West First Team All-Star

Game results for the season

--- Non-Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Aug 19, 2011Vancouver, BCTexas ArlingtonLoss60-108  
Thu Aug 25, 2011Vancouver, BCWhitman CollegeLoss72-82  
Thu Sep 8, 2011Vancouver, BCSanta ClaraWin98-85OT 
Sat Sep 10, 2011Vancouver, BCSanta ClaraLoss63-68  
Fri Oct 14, 2011Waterloo, ONRyersonWin85-84 Naismith Classic
Sat Oct 15, 2011Waterloo, ONWaterlooWin81-77StatsNaismith Classic
Sun Oct 16, 2011Waterloo, ONQueensWin66-61 Naismith Classic
Fri Oct 21, 2011Vancouver, BCWilfrid LaurierLoss65-83 Thunderbird Classic
Sat Oct 22, 2011Vancouver, BCConcordiaWin74-71 Thunderbird Classic
Sun Oct 23, 2011Vancouver, BCMemorialWin101-82 Thunderbird Classic
Thu Oct 27, 2011Vancouver, BCGuelphWin102-76  
Fri Nov 4, 2011Vancouver, BCSeattle MountaineersLoss63-76  
Thu Dec 29, 2011Santa Barbara, CAUC MercedLoss79-88 Tom Byron Classic
Fri Dec 30, 2011Santa Barbara, CATrinity InternationalWin97-60 Tom Byron Classic
--- Regular Season Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Nov 11, 2011Vancouver, BCBrandonWin91-55  
Sat Nov 12, 2011Vancouver, BCReginaWin100-71  
Thu Nov 17, 2011Vancouver, BCTrinity WesternWin104-75  
Sat Nov 19, 2011Vancouver, BCTrinity WesternWin103-70  
Fri Nov 25, 2011Lethbridge, ABLethbridgeLoss80-90  
Sat Nov 26, 2011Calgary, ABCalgaryLoss85-92  
Fri Jan 6, 2012Vancouver, BCAlbertaWin81-72OT 
Sat Jan 7, 2012Vancouver, BCSaskatchewanWin69-60  
Fri Jan 13, 2012Kamloops, BCThompson RiversWin83-66  
Sat Jan 14, 2012Kamloops, BCThompson RiversWin78-54  
Fri Jan 20, 2012Winnipeg, MBManitobaWin93-84OT 
Sat Jan 21, 2012Winnipeg, MBWinnipegWin74-73  
Fri Jan 27, 2012Vancouver, BCUBC OkanaganWin77-43  
Sat Jan 28, 2012Vancouver, BCUBC OkanaganWin78-48  
Fri Feb 3, 2012Abbotsford, BCFraser ValleyLoss72-77  
Sat Feb 4, 2012Abbotsford, BCFraser ValleyLoss83-94  
Fri Feb 10, 2012Vancouver, BCVictoriaWin68-52  
Fri Feb 17, 2012Victoria, BCVictoriaLoss83-90  
--- Playoff Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Feb 24, 2012Edmonton, ABAlbertaLoss69-79StatsCW 3-Pacific vs 2-Prairie
Sat Feb 25, 2012Edmonton, ABAlbertaLoss68-91StatsCW 3-Pacific vs 2-Prairie

Season scoring summary for league games only

PlayerGPMinsMpg3 PtField GoalsFree ThrowsReboundsRPGPFAToBlStPtsPPG
Nathan Yu1857932.246-12237.7111-26342.274-9379.66-44502.843805854334219.0
Doug Plumb1643827.413-3043.381-14356.646-6373.012-65774.849365822522113.8
Kamar Burke1850027.82-1612.581-16250.049-8160.554-13919310.7463949103021311.8
Nigel (Tommy) Nixon1847426.320-6232.362-14144.064-8080.040-55955.348274082520811.6
Malcolm Williams1838321.323-6137.752-11545.223-3467.611-38492.74926283151508.3
Graham Bath1831517.50-20.043-9644.831-3881.620-39593.33720284161176.5
Balraj Bains1830917.20-00.036-5565.513-2748.130-41713.94312162917854.7
Nakai Luyken1626416.54-1822.222-5540.011-2544.05-24291.8433928214593.7
Jermaine Cherry5193.80-00.06-875.00-00.01-340.822300122.4
Michael Lewandowski181357.51-1100.014-3145.29-1464.35-21261.42811313382.1
Geoff Pippus12907.55-1827.89-2832.11-250.01-780.786830242.0
David Wagner151147.60-10.06-2425.011-1384.68-18261.71631027231.5
Glenn Gravegard4215.20-20.01-333.32-633.32-241.00210041.0
* Team Totals183641202.3114-33334.2524-112446.6334-47670.2195-49669138.441229334069195149683.1

Season individual bests vs U SPORTS teams for all players

PlayerMost pointsMost reboundsMost assists
Nathan Yu23 on Feb 25, 2012 vs Alberta1 on Feb 24, 2012 vs Alberta3 on Feb 25, 2012 vs Alberta
Kamar Burke17 on Feb 24, 2012 vs Alberta9 on Feb 24, 2012 vs Alberta5 on Feb 25, 2012 vs Alberta
Doug Plumb15 on Feb 24, 2012 vs Alberta5 on Feb 24, 2012 vs Alberta2 on Feb 24, 2012 vs Alberta
Nigel (Tommy) Nixon10 on Feb 24, 2012 vs Alberta5 on Feb 24, 2012 vs Alberta1 on Feb 24, 2012 vs Alberta
Graham Bath9 on Feb 24, 2012 vs Alberta3 on Feb 24, 2012 vs Alberta2 on Feb 24, 2012 vs Alberta
Malcolm Williams5 on Feb 25, 2012 vs Alberta4 on Feb 24, 2012 vs Alberta 
Balraj Bains4 on Feb 25, 2012 vs Alberta4 on Feb 25, 2012 vs Alberta 
Geoff Pippus3 on Feb 24, 2012 vs Alberta4 on Feb 25, 2012 vs Alberta1 on Feb 24, 2012 vs Alberta
Nakai Luyken2 on Feb 24, 2012 vs Alberta1 on Feb 25, 2012 vs Alberta1 on Feb 25, 2012 vs Alberta
David Wagner2 on Feb 24, 2012 vs Alberta1 on Feb 24, 2012 vs Alberta 
Glenn Gravegard   
Michael Lewandowski   

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