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    May 12, 2014

    ROSTERS ANNOUNCED: Hoops From the Heart Basketball Fundraiser Returns May 12 to Duckworth Centre

    ROSTERS ANNOUNCED:  The 6th Annual Hoops From The Heart Basketball games at the University of Winnipeg's Duckworth Centre come again this year on Monday evening May 12th. This year a combined University of Manitoba and University of Winnipeg men’s team take on an All Star team of the best players we can find in Manitoba! This exciting game is followed by a traditional University of Manitoba women’s team facing off against the University of Winnipeg women’s team. Both teams will have their latest recruits together with their star veterans for the first time in a preview of 2014/15 basketball season!


    In the process, over 150 inner city kids will be there to watch the games, receive a free meal, get their own 2014 Hoops From The Heart T shirt and take a basketball home signed by one of the players! The University coaches are confirmed, the volunteers are excited and all we need is YOU! This year we have managed to snag an autographed official DeMar DeRozan Toronto Raptors jersey that will be given to one lucky fan at the game in support of our event. We’ll also have a basketball autographed by Los Angeles Lakers guard and future Hall of Famer Steve Nash.

    Help us help inner city kids!
    Help us fight heart disease, the #1 cause of death in Manitoba today!
    Help us showcase the present and future stars of Manitoban basketball!

    Come on out to the University of Winnipeg’s Duckworth Centre on Monday May 12th. It’s all for a great cause!

    6:15 pm: Men’s game - Universities of Manitoba/Winnipeg versus Manitoban All Stars
    7:30 pm: Women’s game - University of Manitoba vs University of Winnipeg

    Have the NBA playoffs got you excited again to watch basketball?? Well watching it live is so much better! Come on down to the Duckworth Centre at the University of Winnipeg and watch Manitoba’s best basketball players (past, present and future stars!) play at the 6th annual Hoops From The Heart games this coming Monday May 12th starting at 6:15 pm.  And get your Raptor fix satisfied with an official DeMar DeRozen autographed Toronto Raptors jersey up for grabs at the game! Help support inner city kids and heart research at St Boniface Hospital! Thanks to our sponsors and your support through attending the game, 150 inner city kids at the game will receive a free meal, a free Hoops T shirt at the game, and take home a free basketball autographed by one of the players - all while enjoying watching the exciting men’s and women’s games. COME ON OUT and join us to support kids who deserve a chance in life!

    Monday May 12th Duckworth Centre, University of Winnipeg

    Men’s Game 6:15 pm

    U of Winnipeg/U of Manitoba Team Roster                      Manitoba Legends All Star Team
    Coaches: Mike Raimbault and Kirby Schepp                         Coach: Jeff Laping
    Tim Ireland                                                                              Isaac Ansah- University of Manitoba
    Jamar Farley                                                                          Nick Lother- University of Winnipeg
    Kuet Kuet                                                                                Jonar Huertas- Univ of Manitoba
    Denzel Soliven                                                                        Peter Lamuro- University of Sask
    Kristjan Lamont                                                                       Josh Stolar- University of Winnipeg
    Khas Tokar                                                                             Keith Omoerah- U of Manitoba
    Malik Irwin                                                                               Ogo Okwumabua- U of Manitoba
    Amir Ali                                                                                   Matthew Pierce- Thompson Rivers
    Justus Alleyn                                                                           Mike Page- Brandon University
    Boris Zimbakov                                                                       Nick Loewen- Mount Royal Univ
    Wyatt Anders                                                                          Jarred Ogungbemi-Jackson - UofC
                                                                                                     Tyson Jones- U of Alberta

    Women’s Game 7:30 pm
    University of Winnipeg                                                       University of Manitoba
    Coach: Tanya McKay                                                           Coach: Michele Hynes
    Emma Arnott                                                                          Rebecca Potter
    Stephanie Kleysen                                                                  Montana Kinzel
    Alyssa Grant                                                                           Vanessa DeVries
    Shawn Pallister                                                                       Allison Balasko
    Payton Gomes                                                                        Jenilyn Monton
    Jasmine Ibrahim                                                                     Robyn Eyer 
    Danielle Baril                                                                           Caitlin Ticzon
    Skylar Boulanger                                                                    Stephanie Gill
    Katie Hastings Van                                                                 Claire Harvey
    Paige Hastings Van                                                                Samantha Pyke
    Kerri Kuzbyt                                                                            Sheree Carmona-Galdamez
    Megan Noonan                                                                      


    Thanks to all of our sponsors!!
    Royal Bank of Canada
    Safeway                                              University of Winnipeg                        Univ of Manitoba
    Star Building Materials                        Larry Vickar Chevrolet                       Home Run Sports      
    Basketball Manitoba                           Meyers Norris Penny                          Tim Hortons
    Randy Viray Financial Services         Effectus Athlete Development           Marigold Restaurant
    City of Winnipeg                                 Philippine Basketball Association       Club St B
    Los Chicos Restaurante y Cantina     Manitoba Association of Basketball Officials             

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