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SCOREBOARD - March 2, 2015

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Basketball Manitoba Awards Selection Committee Volunteers Needed

All-Manitoba Nominations AcceptedBasketball Manitoba is seeking volunteers to serve on the Basketball Manitoba Awards Selection Committee to help determine the players and coaches being honoured this year.  The Graduating All-Star Games for the A, AA, AAA and AAAA high school basketball levels along with an awards banquet will occur on Saturday April 18 at St. Paul's High School and the Victoria Inn Hotel.  The day will recognize the achievements of players and coaches including the naming of the All-Manitoba Teams, Player of the Year and Coaches of the Year from the current basketball season.   For us to properly recognize those deserving, we will require a representative from each of the below levels to offer their input and communication on the outcomes of the voting....
  1. A Girls
  2. A Boys
  3. AA Girls
  4. AA Boys
  5. AAA Girls
  6. AAA Boys
  7. AAAA Girls
  8. AAAA Boys
If you are interested and available to serve on the selection committee, please contact Adam Wedlake at awards@basketballmanitoba.ca indicating your interest, level and contact information by Friday March 13, 2015.  The selection meeting will occur on the evening of Tuesday March 24.  

MORE ON THE BASKETBALL MANITOBA AWARDS...

Manitoba March Madness In Like a Lion

http://frankinsight.files.wordpress.com/2010/03/marchmadness_logo_normal.gifMarch is the time of year a basketball junkie lives for!  From the highest levels down to the minors, March Madness in Manitoba features hundreds of basketball games with playoffs and championships going full out.  Follow all the results on the Basketball Manitoba Scoreboard and check out the collection of playoff and championship games happening in the month of March in Manitoba...

Join Basketball Manitoba's March Madness Pool; Deadline to Enter March 19

Welcome to the ninth annual Basketball Manitoba NCAA March Madness Pool!  We invite ALL basketball fans to submit their picks into our pool for a chance to win some great prizes!  Deadline to enter is Thursday March 19 at 10:00 am Manitoba time.  There is NO cost to enter the pool.

Rady JCC Seeking Nominations for Jewish Athlete of the Year Award

The Rady JCC Sports Dinner Committee is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Max & Indy Nusgart Memorial Jewish Athlete of the Year award, presented annually to an athlete competing at the high school, provincial, national or international level.

Please include with the nominating letter, a short summary of the athlete’s sports accomplishments over the past 12-18 months, with their name, and all contact information. Nominations can be submitted by the athlete, their parents and/or coach or their sports organization.

Please send all nominations to the attention of Maegan Piltzmaker, Sports Dinner Jewish Athlete of the Year Selection Committee, c/o the Rady Jewish Community Centre, 123 Doncaster Street, Winnipeg, MB R3N 2B3. Nominations can also be emailed to mpiltzmaker@radyjcc.com

SCOREBOARD - Feb. 28, 2015

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Winnipeg's Ben Miller Named Atlantic University Conference Rookie of the Year

Congratulations go out to Winnipeg's Ben Miller of Acadia University who has been named the 2014-15 Atlantic University Conference Rookie of the Year!  Miller averaged 9 points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists in his 20 conference AUS games this season. He will be next preparing to represent Canada this summer at the FIBA World Junior Championships.

Read the Rookie of the Year announcement at

REMINDER: Junior Bison Boys Basketball Tournament Set for April 24-26, 2015 for Ages 12-18

REMINDER - SPACES FILLING UP FAST: The Junior Bison Boys Basketball Club has announced details on their upcoming club basketball tournament set for April 24-26, 2015 in Winnipeg.  The tournament will run out of St. Paul's, St. James and Gray Academy Schools and is open to boys basketball teams at the 12-18 age range.  Cost to enter is $315 a team with a deadline of April 15 or when a division fills up at 8 teams.  All teams will be guaranteed 4 scheduled games with 4 teams minimum entered per division and no team registered until payment received.

SCOREBOARD - Feb. 27, 2015

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SCOREBOARD - Feb. 26, 2015

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WMBA Playoffs Announced to Run Feb 28 - March 15

WMBAThe WMBA has released details on it upcoming playoffs scheduled to run Feb 28 to March 15 inclusive.  All WMBA teams that keep score will participate in the playoffs (Saturday teams will continue with Saturday games and Sunday teams will continue on Sundays). Teams that don't keep score will have regular games played as already scheduled.  For details...

SCOREBOARD - Feb. 25, 2015

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DEADLINE EXTENDED: Basketball Manitoba Call for All-Manitoba Nominations; Due Friday Feb 27

DEADLINE FRIDAY:  Basketball Manitoba is asking all basketball coaches at the Varsity Boys and Varsity Girls levels (A to AAAA) to submit names to be considered for this year's 'All-Manitoba' team.  These submissions must be in by Friday February 27, 2015. The Basketball Manitoba Awards (BMA's), formerly called the MBCA Awards, annually recognizes athletes and coaches from around Manitoba for their outstanding achievements over the course of the basketball season.  The winners will be announced at the Basketball Manitoba Awards banquet which is scheduled for Saturday April 18, 2015.

Stonewall Collegiate to Host 3on3 'Hoops for Hope' Basketball Tournament April 17-18 for CancerCare

Stonewall Collegiate has announced that it will be hosting its third annual cancer awareness fundraiser, April 17-18, 2015.  The event features a 3 on 3 basketball tournament called 'Hoops for Hope'.  Several staff members at the school in the last few years have battled the disease and there are a number of students in the area whose parents are also dealing with cancer.  Since its inception in 2013, the event has raised over $28,000 for Cancer Care in Manitoba!  The tournament is open to teams of 6 in grades 2-4, grades 5-6, grades 7-8, high school students and adults age 18+.  The organizers are looking for teams and donations for the silent auction or simply a monetary donations to the cause. Registration fee is $25 a person and all team members receive a shirt with their entry fee.  There are pledge sheets available online at cancer care as well for anyone who would like to donate directly.   Deadline to register a team is April 10, 2015

BioSteel All Canadian Basketball Game Set for April 14 in Toronto toFeature Nation's Top Players

TORONTO, ON – Canada Basketball announced today its supporting partnership for the inaugural BioSteel All Canadian Basketball Game (ACBG), a high school all-star game taking place on April 14, 2015 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto.  Basketball Manitoba's Dan Becker is part of the national all-star selection committee.

“We’re excited to support the BioSteel All Canadian event. It’s a great opportunity to foster alignment within our national structure and bring the Canadian basketball community together,” said Michele O’Keefe, Executive Director, Canada Basketball.

Wesmen Kleysen and Noonan Honoured as Canada West All-Stars

The University of Winnipeg Wesmen along with the Canada West Universities Athletics Association announced today that fifth year guard and team captain Stephanie Kleysen (pictured left) has been named the Canada West Women’s Basketball Conference Defensive Player of the Year and a Second Team All-Star. It was also announced that third year guard Megan Noonan (pictured right) was selected as a Third Team All-Star.

Kleysen finished among the league leaders in both offensive and defensive categories during the 2014-2015 Canada West regular season.  Her relentless play at both ends of the court played a huge role in helping the Wesmen finish with a 14-6 regular season record and a fourth place finish in the Pioneer Division. She averaged 2.8 steals per game (third in the conference), while anchoring the suffocating Wesmen defence that forced 23 turnovers per game, second-best in the league. Kleysen was also a force on offense, placing eighth in Canada West scoring averaging 16.3 ppg, second in three-point field goal percentage (45.3) in addition to grabbing 6.7 rebounds per game and dishing out 3.2 assists.

“We are very proud of Stephanie for her contributions and accomplishments this season. Being acknowledged as both Canada West Defensive Player of the Year and an All-Star caps a great university basketball career. She was a big part of our team’s success”, said Wesmen Women’s Basketball head coach Tanya McKay.

Kleysen moves forward as the Canada West nominee for the CIS Defensive Player of the Year Award.

Noonan finished in the top five in several Canada West Women’s Basketball statistical categories including, fifth in scoring averaging 17.2 points per game, second in three pointers made (55), second in free throw percentage (83.9%) and third in steals (53). She also led the Canada West Conference in minutes played averaging 33.9 minutes per game during the regular season. A starter in all 20 regular season games, Noonan scored a season high 28 points against Regina (February 13, 2015) and recorded 20 plus points on six occasions during regular season play.

“Megan is very deserving for being recognized as a Canada West All-Star. Her hard work showed in her consistent performance all season”, added McKay.

Wesmen's Jelane Pryce Named To Canada West All-Star Team

The University of Winnipeg Wesmen and the Canada West Universites Athletic Association have announced that men's basketball player Jelane Pryce has been selected as a Second Team Canada West Men's Basketball All-Star.

Pryce, a 6-7 forward from Innisfil, Ontario recently completed his fourth year of eligibility. He placed 14th in conference scoring averaging 16.1  points per game and placed 5th in blocks with 23. He was tied for the team lead in rebounds with 6.2 boards per game. Jelane scored a season high 32 points in a 77-67 victory over UBC (November 22, 2014) and grabbed a season high 14 rebounds against Saskatchewan (November 14, 2014). Pryce recorded five double-doubles during the 2014-2015 season.

“We are happy to see Jelane recognized for his production this season.  He had some strong performances and was an integral part of the season our team had this year.”said Wesmen Men's Basketball head coach Mike Raimbault.

SCOREBOARD - Feb. 24, 2015

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Harlem Globetrotter Special Team Pricing Offer for April 23 Game at MTS Centre

True North Sports & Entertainment are proud to offer a special group discount to all Basketball Manitoba teams! This offer will be great for team windups, get-togethers and team building! We welcome all teams down to the MTS Centre to enjoy the Harlem Globetrotters on April 23rd, at 7:00pm!



Basketball Manitoba Offer: $25.00 ea (taxes included):

  • Ticket to Harlem Globetrotters
  • Box of popcorn
  • 24oz Drink
  • Teams will be seated together

**Offer available to group orders of 10 people or more people

For more information, or to place your group order; please call...

Jeff Ranick
204.926.5538
Jranick@truenorth.mb.ca

MHSAA Top 10 Released for Week of Feb 24

The latest MHSAA Top 10 rankings are now out.  See them all at...

Manitoba Provincial Team Tryouts Set for May 22-24, 2015

Basketball Manitoba is pleased to announced details on the Provincial Team Tryouts for the upcoming summer. The tryouts for the program will occur May 22-24, 2015 at the University of Winnipeg Duckworth Centre.  The summer of 2015 will see a total of 6 Provincial Teams formed at the male and female 17U, 16U and 15U.  All 3 female teams will compete in a Saskatchewan Series in Brandon, MB, the Nike National Invitational in Chicago, Illinois (NCAA certified event), and the 17U and 15U to the Canadian National Championships in Edmonton in late July.  The 16U Female team will compete at the Western Canada Summer Games in Fort McMurray, AB in August.  All 3 male teams will compete in a Saskatchewan Series in Brandon, MB, the D1 Summer Classic in Minneapolis, MN (NCAA certified event), and the 17U and 15U to the Canadian National Championships in Halifax, NS.  The 16U Male team will compete at the Western Canada Summer Games in Fort McMurray, AB in August.  All dates can be found in our website calendar in July & August.

CAMPS FILLING UP: Basketball Manitoba High Performance Spring Break Basketball Camps Set for March 30-April 2; Register Now

CAMPS FILLING UP: Basketball Manitoba is pleased to announce details of it's upcoming Spring Break High Performance Camps for boys and girls ages 10-16 to run Monday, March 30 to Thursday, April 2.  A cap of 24 participants per camp is in place so register now!  Deadline is Thursday March 26 at 5:00 pm or when the camp sells out!


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