Basketball Manitoba is proud to present the Manitoba Provincial Team program which identifies, trains and develops the top basketball players in the province.  Get to know the current team members below.  Click or tap on an image to view it in full size.  

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Manitoba Provincial Team


Full Name: Torrez Mckoy
Team: 17U Male
Position: Guard
Hometown: Winnipeg
Present Grade: Grade 11
School: MBCI
Basketball Club: Winnipeg Wolves 97s
Summer Goals: To develop as a player and leader, to get Gold at Nationals.
Years in Basketball: 8 years
Basketball Aspirations: Go to D1 or CIS
Favourite Player & Team: Kobe Bryant Raptors 
Fondest Memory in Basketball: 1st Team All-Star 15U Nationals, Ranked 6th in province in 2014
Biggest Basketball Influence: My Family
Biggest Influence in Life: Mom and Dad
After High School: Go to University or College and play basketball
When Basketball Career is Over: Coach Basketball and get my Bachelors degree in Kinesiology

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Full Name: Nikola Zorcic
Team: 17U Male
Position: Guard
Hometown: Winnipeg
Present Grade: Grade 11
School: Oak Park
Basketball Club: 
Summer Goals: Develop my game and win a medal
Years in Basketball: 9 years
Basketball Aspirations: Play after High School 
Favourite Player & Team: Charles Barkley / OKC
Fondest Memory in Basketball: Winning a provincial championship in grade 10
Biggest Basketball Influence: My family and coachs
Biggest Influence in Life: My family
After High School: Continue onto university basketball 
When Basketball Career is Over: Coach, and get a good job

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Full Name: Keiran Zziwa
Team: 17U Male
Position: Guard
Hometown: Winnipeg
Present Grade: Grade 11
School: Glenlawn
Basketball Club: Winnipeg wolves
Summer Goals: To become a better player and medal at nationals
Years in Basketball: 8 years
Basketball Aspirations: To play CIS or D1
Favourite Player & Team: Allen Iverson 
Fondest Memory in Basketball: Losing in the provincial final
Biggest Basketball Influence: My family 
Biggest Influence in Life: Mom and Dad
After High School: Play at a university or professionally in Europe
When Basketball Career is Over: travel the world or if possible become a coach.

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Full Name: Kieran McGrath
Team: 17U Male
Position: Guard
Hometown: Winnipeg
Present Grade: Grade 11
School: Glenlawn
Basketball Club: Winnipeg Wolves
Summer Goals: To get better as an individual and help my team become the best that we can be
Years in Basketball: 11 years
Basketball Aspirations: Have a successful university basketball career
Favourite Player & Team: Kevin Durant Toronto Raptors
Fondest Memory in Basketball: Winning The RSL championship for the fourth time in a row
Biggest Basketball Influence: My Brother
Biggest Influence in Life: Family
After High School: Play university basketball while earning a degree in science
When Basketball Career is Over: Coach basketball

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Full Name: Zach Giesbrecht
Team: 17U Male
Position: Guard
Hometown: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Present Grade: Grade 10
School: John Taylor
Basketball Club: MBA
Summer Goals: Winning Nationals and getting better at basketball.
Years in Basketball: 5 years
Basketball Aspirations: Play basketball in Europe.
Favourite Player & Team: Steve Nash
Fondest Memory in Basketball: Watching my boys winning the provincial championship.
Biggest Basketball Influence: My brother
Biggest Influence in Life: My brother
After High School: Go to University and get a degree
When Basketball Career is Over: When my basketball playing career is over, I'd like to be a lawyer.

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Full Name: James Wagner
Team: 17U Male
Position: Forward
Hometown: Winnipeg
Present Grade: Grade 10
School: John Taylor Collegiate
Basketball Club: 
Summer Goals: To medal at nationals
Years in Basketball: 7 years
Basketball Aspirations: To play university basketball
Favourite Player & Team: Chandler Parsons and Golden State Warriors
Fondest Memory in Basketball: Winnipeg J.V. provincials
Biggest Basketball Influence: My Dad and J.V. coach
Biggest Influence in Life: Parents
After High School: Play university basketball
When Basketball Career is Over: Engineer

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Full Name: David Smallwood
Team: 17U Male
Position: Guard
Hometown: Winnipeg
Present Grade: Grade 11
School: Dakota
Basketball Club: Winnipeg Wolves
Summer Goals: To improve as a basketball player, improve as an athlete, and win gold at Nationals. 
Years in Basketball: 12 years
Basketball Aspirations: To play basketball at the College/University level.
Favourite Player & Team: Player: Dwayne Wade Pro Team: Chicago Bulls
Fondest Memory in Basketball: Making the 14U and 15U Manitoba teams, and hitting game winning free throws in the club championship.
Biggest Basketball Influence: Dwayne Wade
Biggest Influence in Life: My Mom and Dad
After High School: I would like to play basketball at College/University.
When Basketball Career is Over: I don't know yet.

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Full Name: William Sesay
Team: 17U Male
Position: Guard
Hometown: Winnipeg Manitoba
Present Grade: Grade 11
School: Oak Park High School
Basketball Club: Winnipeg flight
Summer Goals: To get better and also get recruited.
Years in Basketball: 5 years
Basketball Aspirations: To go as far with basketball as I can.
Favourite Player & Team: Chris Paul, Lakers
Fondest Memory in Basketball: It is when I scored 42 points in a game and hit a game winner.
Biggest Basketball Influence: My brother
Biggest Influence in Life: My coach and brother
After High School: I would like to play university, division 1 or college.
When Basketball Career is Over: I would like to travel the world or become a coach.

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Full Name: Mason Foreman
Team: 17U Male
Position: Forward
Hometown: East Selkirk
Present Grade: Grade 10
School: Selkirk Composite 
Basketball Club: Winnipeg Wolves
Summer Goals: For this summer my goal is to win gold at Nationals. I also want to become a better basketball player.
Years in Basketball: 4 years
Basketball Aspirations: I wish to keep playing basketball after high school. I want to play university or college. I wish to go tryout for the national team. I would like to play overseas too.
Favourite Player & Team: Lebron James and Maimi Heat
Fondest Memory in Basketball: My fondest memory is making the 15U provincial team last year. The memory is winning bronze medal at nationals last year. Also being with the team was fun.
Biggest Basketball Influence: My Mom and Dad
Biggest Influence in Life: Mom and Dad
After High School: I would want to keep playing after high school. I would also like to go to school and play basketball for the university team.
When Basketball Career is Over: After my basketball career I would like to become a doctor. I would also like to still be coaching.

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Full Name: William Kohler
Team: 17U Male
Position: Forward
Hometown: Winnipeg
Present Grade: Grade 11
School: Oak Park High School
Basketball Club: Flight
Summer Goals: To improve my game and win nationals
Years in Basketball: 6 years
Basketball Aspirations: Go to University and get my education paid for
Favourite Player & Team: Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks
Fondest Memory in Basketball: Winning the Junior Varsity Championship
Biggest Basketball Influence: My Brother
Biggest Influence in Life: My Family
After High School: Go play at university 
When Basketball Career is Over: Join med school and become a doctor

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Full Name: Jacob Penner
Team: 17U Male
Position: Forward
Hometown: West St. Paul, MB.
Present Grade: Grade 11
School: Garden City Collegiate
Basketball Club: Wesmen
Summer Goals: To represent Manitoba on the Provincial team, learn and grow from coaching staff and team mates. Another goal I have for this summer is to get stronger.
Years in Basketball: 4 years
Basketball Aspirations: Play Varsity in grade 12 for Garden City Gophers and win AAAA Provincials.
Favourite Player & Team: Dirk Nowitzki for favourite player, and LA Clippers for favourite pro team.
Fondest Memory in Basketball: Experience at LIT tourney in Regina with Garden City Gophers.
Biggest Basketball Influence: There are a few I would like to mention: Phil Penner, Mike Peterson, Chris Pereira 
Biggest Influence in Life: My family
After High School: I plan to attend University and also hope to play basketball during my time there.
When Basketball Career is Over: I hope to become a Police Officer.

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Full Name: Roger Milne
Team: 17U Male
Position: Forward
Hometown: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Present Grade: Grade 11
School: Oak Park
Basketball Club: 
Summer Goals: My Goals are to try to become the best basketball player I can be and try to spark interest in colleges to forward my education
Years in Basketball: 6 years
Basketball Aspirations: To play basketball for as long as I can and to further my self physically and mentally through the sport
Favourite Player & Team: Dennis Rodman, Detroit Pistons (The bad boys)
Fondest Memory in Basketball: My fondest basketball memory was on the 15U provincial team. The whole experience was awful, terrible and I hated it all, but once it was over and I had a chance to look at the summer in a different perspective, I realized it made me grow mentally as not only a basketball player but as a human being in general.
Biggest Basketball Influence: John Lundgren
Biggest Influence in Life: Roberta Milne
After High School: Attend college and get a degree while playing the sport I love
When Basketball Career is Over: become a graphic designer and become a father that his children look up to

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Full Name: Francesco Tocci
Team: 17U Male
Position: Forward
Hometown: Winnipeg Manitoba
Present Grade: Grade 11
School: Maples High School
Basketball Club: 
Summer Goals: To get better at basketball 
Years in Basketball: 2 years
Basketball Aspirations: I don't think i have any
Favourite Player & Team: Kevin Durant and OKC
Fondest Memory in Basketball: My first game of the year I dunked on someone from Dakota a step off the free throw line 
Biggest Basketball Influence: Kevin Durant 
Biggest Influence in Life: He was my grandpa
After High School: I would like to go pro but if not I would like to become a physiotherapist 
When Basketball Career is Over: I would like to become a physiotherapist

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Full Name: Justice Lughas
Team: 17U Male
Position: Guard
Hometown: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Present Grade: Grade 11
School: St.Boniface Diocesan High School
Basketball Club: Winnipeg Flight
Summer Goals: To win gold at Nationals first off! I also want to improve on my game and become a better basketball player.
Years in Basketball: 3 years
Basketball Aspirations: I have always dreamed of playing for Kentucky
Favourite Player & Team: Lebron James, Miami Heat/Golden State Warriors
Fondest Memory in Basketball: Getting cut from the 15U basketball team because it inspired me to work on my game and try to become the best player I can be! Also hitting a 3 point game winner at the buzzer for my club team
Biggest Basketball Influence: Lebron James
Biggest Influence in Life: God/Family
After High School: After high school I want to get into a good University/College where I will balance my studies as well as try playing on the basketball team there.
When Basketball Career is Over: I have always wanted to become a nurse and work with the sick, mentally disabled, and injured.

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Full Name: Michael Ogoms
Team: 17U Male
Position: Forward
Hometown: Winnipeg 
Present Grade: Grade 11
School: St. Paul's High School
Basketball Club: 
Summer Goals: My goals for the summer are to continue to get better as a player practising and to be a better player then when I started at the beginning of the summer. 
Years in Basketball: 4 years
Basketball Aspirations: My aspirations in basketball are to use it as a tool and take advantage of the things it teaches. I would also like to continue to play on a university or collage team. 
Favourite Player & Team: Kevin Durant \ Oklahoma City Thunder
Fondest Memory in Basketball: Winning the provincial championship for school basketball 
Biggest Basketball Influence: My dad
Biggest Influence in Life: My Family 
After High School: Play on a collage or university team.
When Basketball Career is Over: Go into something like business or marketing.

Manitoba Provincial Team






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