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UBC Thunderbirds - 2017-18 Season

Head Coach:Kevin Hanson (18th season)
Other staff: Spencer McKay (Assistant Coach), Vern Knopp (Assistant Coach), Dahman Boudraa (Assistant Coach), Andy Hung (Trainer), Myles Sy (Trainer), Rachel Cherniwchan (Trainer), Kevin Valcke (Physiotherapist), Dr. Derek Swain (Registered Psychologist)
League:Canada West
Website:Team website link

Summary of team record for the season

Conference RecordU Sports RecordOverall Record
17-30.8501884-148094.2 - 74.024-50.8282727-221594.0 - 76.426-90.7433169-270490.5 - 77.3

Player roster

NoPlayerPosHtWtEligHometownHigh School (Prior Team)
 Charles Dai Guard5-101681Weifang, ChinaWeifang No 1 School
1Isaiah Familia Guard6-12002Windsor, ONHoly Names High
2Jauquin Bennett-Boire Guard6-2210 Saskatoon, SKYale Secondary (Saskatchewan)
3Cameron Morris Guard6-61901Coquitlam, BCSt. Thomas More Collegiate
4Izaiah Ugoalah Guard/Forward6-51952Vancouver, BCSir Winston Churchill Secondary (UBC)
5Taylor Browne Guard6-21803Surrey, BCHoly Cross Regional
6Anthony McNish Guard6-32151Toronto, ONFather Henry Carr Secondary
7Phil Jalalpoor Guard6-22005Shifferstadt, GermanyPaul-Von-Denis (Olds College)
8Parker Simson Guard6-22001Kelowna, BCKelowna Secondary
9Conor Morgan Guard/Forward6-92255Victoria, BCMount Douglas Secondary
10Grant Shephard Forward6-102251Kelowna, BCKelowna Secondary, Monteverde Academy
11Patrick Simon Forward6-82404Port Coquitlam, BCArchbishop Carney Regional Secondary (Simon Fraser)
12Grant Audu Guard/Forward6-42101Toronto, ONThornlea Secondary
13Mason Bourcier Guard6-42001Kelowna, BCKelowna Secondary
14Roger Milne Forward6-82453Winnipeg, MBOak Park High
15Luka Zaharijevic Forward6-82605Vancouver, BCKitsilano Secondary
RSBrian Wallack Guard6-4 White Rock, BCSemiahmoo Secondary

Awards presented

Mason Bourcier Canada West All Rookie Team
Phil Jalalpoor Canada West Second Team All-Star
Conor Morgan Canada West First Team All-Star, Canada West Player of the Year, First Team All-Canadian
Grant Shephard Canada West All Rookie Team, Canada West Rookie of the Year, CIS All-Rookie Team

Game results for the season

--- Non-Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Aug 18, 2017Costa RicaUTEPLoss73-78 Costa Rica Tour
Sat Aug 19, 2017Costa RicaNevada RenoLoss58-77 Costa Rica Tour
Sun Aug 20, 2017Costa RicaNevada RenoLoss57-107 Costa Rica Tour
Fri Oct 6, 2017Vancouver, BCBishopsWin99-92StatsUBC Invitational
Sat Oct 7, 2017Vancouver, BCWaterlooWin105-73StatsUBC Invitational
Thu Oct 12, 2017Saskatoon, SKWesternWin89-85StatsGraham Shootout
Fri Oct 13, 2017Saskatoon, SKSaskatchewanWin92-72StatsGraham Shootout
Sat Oct 14, 2017Saskatoon, SKMount RoyalWin100-82StatsGraham Shootout
Sat Oct 21, 2017Vancouver, BCSeattle MountaineersWin107-77  
Wed Dec 20, 2017Las Vegas, NVArizona ChristianLoss67-75StatsLas Vegas Hoopla Tournament
Thu Dec 21, 2017Las Vegas, NVMorningside CollegeWin80-75StatsLas Vegas Hoopla Tournament
--- Regular Season Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Oct 27, 2017Vancouver, BCFraser ValleyWin111-78Stats 
Sat Oct 28, 2017Vancouver, BCFraser ValleyWin105-64Stats 
Fri Nov 3, 2017Calgary, ABCalgaryLoss76-100Stats 
Sat Nov 4, 2017Calgary, ABCalgaryLoss74-92Stats 
Fri Nov 10, 2017Prince George, BCUNBCWin100-85Stats 
Sat Nov 11, 2017Prince George, BCUNBCWin104-72Stats 
Fri Nov 17, 2017Vancouver, BCTrinity WesternWin118-65Stats 
Sat Nov 18, 2017Vancouver, BCTrinity WesternWin84-76Stats 
Fri Nov 24, 2017Winnipeg, MBWinnipegWin83-67Stats 
Sat Nov 25, 2017Winnipeg, MBWinnipegWin100-54Stats 
Fri Dec 1, 2017Vancouver, BCReginaWin96-73Stats 
Sat Dec 2, 2017Vancouver, BCReginaWin98-92OT, Stats 
Fri Jan 12, 2018Lethbridge, ABLethbridgeWin84-71Stats 
Sat Jan 13, 2018Lethbridge, ABLethbridgeLoss101-106OT, Stats 
Fri Jan 19, 2018Vancouver, BCMacEwanWin96-72Stats 
Sat Jan 20, 2018Vancouver, BCMacEwanWin93-66Stats 
Fri Jan 26, 2018Kelowna, BCUBC OkanaganWin73-47Stats 
Sat Jan 27, 2018Kelowna, BCUBC OkanaganWin84-63Stats 
Thu Feb 1, 2018Victoria, BCVictoriaWin95-69Stats 
Fri Feb 2, 2018Vancouver, BCVictoriaWin109-68Stats 
--- Playoff Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Thu Feb 15, 2018Vancouver, BCManitobaWin106-74StatsCanada West Quarterfinal (best of 3)
Fri Feb 16, 2018Vancouver, BCManitobaWin97-72StatsCanada West Quarterfinal (best of 3 final)
Thu Feb 22, 2018Calgary, ABCalgaryLoss71-98StatsCanada West Semifinal (best of 3)
Fri Feb 23, 2018Calgary, ABCalgaryLoss84-87StatsCanada West Semifinal (best of 3 final)

Season scoring summary for league games only

PlayerGPMinsMpg3 PtField GoalsFree ThrowsReboundsRPGPFAToBlStPtsPPG
Conor Morgan1850227.932-9832.7155-29852.088-11675.939-1351749.7316562272343023.9
Phil Jalalpoor2058829.449-13436.6129-27147.647-7463.526-72984.944764523735417.7
Luka Zaharijevic2033116.60-00.088-14461.122-4252.463-551185.92219202151989.9
Grant Shephard2030915.43-650.063-11057.346-6373.032-56884.43915363131758.8
Taylor Browne2033216.638-9340.957-12246.712-2548.09-55643.24223253141648.2
Patrick Simon1625415.913-3438.239-7949.411-1668.822-62845.22910111101026.4
Grant Audu2028514.24-1921.140-9940.420-4445.521-37582.9181419381045.2
Mason Bourcier2051025.512-4228.638-9241.313-2161.914-43572.94879434331015.0
Anthony McNish2029814.98-2729.638-8345.817-2470.817-24412.03723174161015.0
Isaiah Familia2035817.913-4330.232-8040.07-977.814-40542.7354811219844.2
Charles Dai122.00-10.01-250.00-00.00-000.01000022.0
Izaiah Ugoalah171066.23-1421.48-2532.05-1338.56-13191.1610726241.4
Roger Milne12665.50-00.06-1540.02-2100.03-13161.354101141.2
Parker Simson4256.20-20.01-425.00-20.02-571.83311120.5
* Team Totals203966198.3175-51334.1695-142448.8290-45164.3268-61087843.936038929854196185592.8

Season individual bests vs U SPORTS teams for all players

PlayerMost pointsMost reboundsMost assists
Phil Jalalpoor41 on Oct 13, 2017 vs Saskatchewan9 on Oct 13, 2017 vs Saskatchewan8 on Nov 17, 2017 vs Trinity Western
Conor Morgan36 on Dec 1, 2017 vs Regina20 on Dec 2, 2017 vs Regina9 on Oct 6, 2017 vs Bishops
Luka Zaharijevic26 on Oct 14, 2017 vs Mount Royal13 on Oct 13, 2017 vs Saskatchewan5 on Nov 25, 2017 vs Winnipeg
Taylor Browne23 on Feb 16, 2018 vs Manitoba7 on Feb 1, 2018 vs Victoria4 on Feb 2, 2018 vs Victoria
Grant Shephard20 on Oct 7, 2017 vs Waterloo10 on Oct 28, 2017 vs Fraser Valley4 on Jan 27, 2018 vs UBC Okanagan
Anthony McNish19 on Feb 22, 2018 vs Calgary7 on Jan 12, 2018 vs Lethbridge3 on Feb 23, 2018 vs Calgary
Grant Audu14 on Dec 1, 2017 vs Regina9 on Jan 13, 2018 vs Lethbridge3 on Oct 7, 2017 vs Waterloo
Isaiah Familia14 on Nov 10, 2017 vs UNBC8 on Feb 23, 2018 vs Calgary7 on Oct 13, 2017 vs Saskatchewan
Jauquin Bennett-Boire13 on Oct 12, 2017 vs Western10 on Oct 14, 2017 vs Mount Royal9 on Oct 7, 2017 vs Waterloo
Mason Bourcier13 on Jan 13, 2018 vs Lethbridge10 on Jan 19, 2018 vs MacEwan8 on Feb 2, 2018 vs Victoria
Patrick Simon12 on Jan 12, 2018 vs Lethbridge9 on Nov 4, 2017 vs Calgary2 on Feb 23, 2018 vs Calgary
Roger Milne10 on Oct 6, 2017 vs Bishops5 on Nov 25, 2017 vs Winnipeg1 on Oct 6, 2017 vs Bishops
Izaiah Ugoalah5 on Oct 14, 2017 vs Mount Royal4 on Nov 17, 2017 vs Trinity Western2 on Oct 27, 2017 vs Fraser Valley
Charles Dai2 on Oct 27, 2017 vs Fraser Valley  
Parker Simson2 on Jan 27, 2018 vs UBC Okanagan3 on Feb 1, 2018 vs Victoria1 on Jan 26, 2018 vs UBC Okanagan
Cameron Morris   

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