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    January 1, 2016

    17U Male - 2016 Provincial Team Player Profiles

    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.

    Note: Both Daniel Sackey and Emmanuel Akot were away with Team Canada at the time the Manitoba photos were taken. 


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    Manitoba Provincial Team



    Full Name: Tiago Oliveira
    Team Position: Guard
    Hometown: Winkler, MB
    Present Grade: Grade 10
    Years in Basketball: 8 years.
    School: Garden Valley Collegiate
    Basketball Club: Junior Bisons
    Favourite Player & Team: Russell Westbrook - Toronto Raptors
    Summer Goals: Work hard every day, improve jump shots and offense.
    Fondest Memory in Basketball:  Going to varsity provincials.
    Biggest Basketball Influence: Former Winkler players (Travis Krahn)
    After High School: Go to college/University.

    Basketball Aspirations: Play college/University level.
    When Basketball Career is Over: Train/coach basketball.



    Full Name: Wyatt Tait
    Team Position: Forward
    Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
    Present Grade: Grade 11
    Years in Basketball: 7 years.
    School: Oak Park High School
    Basketball Club: Winnipeg Wolves
    Favourite Player & Team: Kevin Durant - Oklahoma City Thunder
    Summer Goals: To get better and win a gold medal at home.
    Fondest Memory in Basketball:  Winning the Manitoba Provincial Final with Oak Park Raiders.
    Biggest Basketball Influence: My coaches and my dad.
    After High School: Attend University and play ball.
    Basketball Aspirations: To play University basketball.

    When Basketball Career is Over: Stay involved in the game.


    Full Name: Daniel Sackey
    Team Position: Guard
    Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
    Present Grade: Grade 11
    Years in Basketball: 12 years.
    School: St. Louis Christian - U.S.
    Basketball Club: Canada Elite
    Favourite Player & Team: LeBron James - Cleveland Cavaliers
    Summer Goals: Play higher level basketball.
    Fondest Memory in Basketball: Winning city championships in grade 9.
    Biggest Basketball Influence: Isaiah Thomas, from the NBA.
    After High School: Play college basketball.
    Basketball Aspirations: To play with one of the best colleges for basketball in America.
    When Basketball Career is Over: Be an Athletic Therapist and Trainer.



     







    Full Name: Andrei Sansano
    Team Position: Guard
    Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
    Present Grade: Grade 11
    Years in Basketball: 10 years.
    School: Sisler High School
    Basketball Club: Winnipeg Blizzards
    Favourite Player & Team: LeBron James - Cleveland Cavaliers
    Summer Goals: To win Gold at the National Championships.
    Fondest Memory in Basketball: Winning and many provincial championships.
    Biggest Basketball Influence: LeBron James.
    After High School: To play College/University basketball.
    Basketball Aspirations: To play College/University basketball.
    When Basketball Career is Over: Coach a pro basketball team.

    Full Name: Don Dayrit
    Team Position: Guard
    Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
    Present Grade: Grade 11
    Years in Basketball: 11 years.
    School: Sisler High School
    Basketball Club: N/A
    Favourite Player & Team: Damian Lillard & San Antonio Spurs
    Summer Goals: To win a Gold medal.
    Fondest Memory in Basketball: Scoring 44 points in the WIT finals and earning MVP.
    Biggest Basketball Influence: My mother and current and past coaches.
    After High School: Go to University and get a degree.
    Basketball Aspirations: Play CIS basketball and possibly play PBA.
    When Basketball Career is Over: Give back to the youth in the community and share my experience.

    Full Name: Justin Omaga
    Team Position: Guard
    Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
    Present Grade: Grade 10
    Years in Basketball: 9 years.
    School: Garden City Collegiate
    Basketball Club: Junior Alliance
    Favourite Player & Team: Kyrie Irving - Toronto Raptors
    Summer Goals: Make the provincial 17U roster team and consistently dunk, also have my intelligence and overall performance improve.
    Fondest Memory in Basketball:  Winning provincial finals two years ago and receiving a championship ring.
    Biggest Basketball Influence: Allen Iverson.
    After High School: Open a business or something along the lines.

    Basketball Aspirations: Have a chance in playing D1 basketball. Right now I want a scholarship before I graduate to play college. 
    When Basketball Career is Over: Be able to look back on my whole career and say, "I was good."



    Full Name: Redeemed Kabashiki
    Team Position: Forward
    Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
    Present Grade: Grade 11
    Years in Basketball: 11 years.
    School: Dakota Collegiate
    Basketball Club: Winnipeg Wolves
    Favourite Player & Team: Chris Paul - LA Clippers
    Summer Goals: Win gold & get better.
    Fondest Memory in Basketball:  First ever dunk.
    Biggest Basketball Influence: Club & High School coaches.
    After High School: Play University ball.
    Basketball Aspirations: Play ball after high school.
    When Basketball Career is Over: Coach basketball.




     
    Full Name: Anoush Sephri
    Team Position: Guard
    Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
    Present Grade: Grade 11
    Years in Basketball: 6 years.
    School: St. John’s Ravenscourt
    Basketball Club: Winnipeg Wolves
    Favourite Player & Team: Russell Westbrook - Oklahoma City Thunder
    Summer Goals: Win gold at Nationals.
    Fondest Memory in Basketball: Winning the SCAC Championship.
    Biggest Basketball Influence: Brother.
    After High School: Play CIS Basketball.
    Basketball Aspirations: Play CIS basketball.
    When Basketball Career is Over: Coach a basketball team.

    Full Name: Keishawn Mitchell
    Team Position: Guard
    Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
    Present Grade: Grade 11
    Years in Basketball: 3 years.
    School: Daniel McIntyre Collegiate
    Basketball Club: Northstar
    Favourite Player & Team: Kobe Bryant - LA Lakers
    Summer Goals: To improve over the summer for my next school year.
    Fondest Memory in Basketball:  First Dunk.
    Biggest Basketball Influence: Kobe Bryant.
    After High School: Play University basketball.
    Basketball Aspirations: To play pro.
    When Basketball Career is Over: Get a well paying job and be successful.




    Full Name: Rodney Mutaasa
    Team Position: Guard
    Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
    Present Grade: Grade 11
    Years in Basketball: 11 years.
    School: Fort Richmond Collegiate
    Basketball Club: Winnipeg Wolves
    Favourite Player & Team: Kobe Bryant - LA Lakers
    Summer Goals: Win a gold medal.
    Fondest Memory in Basketball:  Dropping 50.
    Biggest Basketball Influence: Kobe Bryant.
    After High School: Play more basketball.
    Basketball Aspirations: To play pro.When Basketball Career is Over: Work little kids at the YMCA.







    Full Name: Matt Fedak
    Team Position: Forward
    Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
    Present Grade: Grade 10
    Years in Basketball: 5 years.
    School: Sturgeon Heights Collegiate
    Basketball Club: Junior Bisons
    Favourite Player & Team: Russell Westbrook - Toronto Raptors
    Summer Goals: To perform at my best, and to win a medal at Nationals.
    Fondest Memory in Basketball:  Winning the AAAA JV Provincial Championship.
    Biggest Basketball Influence: My parents.
    After High School: Play basketball at the highest level possible, while continuing my education.
    Basketball Aspirations: To play University/College ball.
    When Basketball Career is Over: I hope to continue to be involved in basketball in some form while working on my career goals.



    Full Name: Greg Wint
    Team Position: Forward
    Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
    Present Grade: Grade 11
    Years in Basketball: 5 years.
    School: Murdoch Mackay Collegiate
    Basketball Club: Winnipeg Wolves
    Favourite Player & Team: Damian Lillard
    Summer Goals: Gold medal.
    Fondest Memory in Basketball: First practice.
    Biggest Basketball Influence: Mike Page.
    After High School: Continue playing basketball.
    Basketball Aspirations: Mike Page.
    When Basketball Career is Over: Coach kids.




    Full Name: Zeke Plischke
    Team Position: Forward
    Hometown: Selkirk, MB
    Present sacGrade: Grade 10
    Years in Basketball: 6 years.
    School: Lord Selkirk Comprehensive
    Basketball Club: Junior Bison
    Favourite Player & Team: Oklahoma City Thunder
    Summer Goals: Do the best I possibly can and be able to notice a difference in my game.
    Fondest Memory in Basketball:  First dunk in a game.
    Biggest Basketball Influence: Cole Newkirk.
    After High School: Architect.
    Basketball Aspirations: University basketball.
    When Basketball Career is Over: Go to school and receive a high education.




    Full Name: Deng Geu
    Team Position: Forward
    Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
    Present Grade: Grade 11
    Years in Basketball: 6 years.
    School: Kelvin High School
    Basketball Club: Northstar
    Favourite Player & Team: Deng Guluak - L.A. Clippers
    Summer Goals: To get better.
    Fondest Memory in Basketball: Winning City finals in Junior Varsity.
    Biggest Basketball Influence: Me.
    After High School: Go to University.
    Basketball Aspirations: Get a scholarship.
    When Basketball Career is Over: Coach.




    Full Name: Emmanuel Akot
    Team: 17U Male
    Position: Guard
    Hometown: Winnipeg Manitoba 
    Present Grade: Grade 11
    School: Wasatch Academy, Mount Pleasant, Utah
    Summer Goals: To win a gold medal 
    Years in Basketball: 7 years
    Basketball Aspirations: To play D1 basketball and to hopefully be a pro
    Fondest Memory in Basketball: Playing in the Jayhawk Invitational 
    Biggest Basketball Influence: Medu Bera 
    After High School: Play D1 basketball 
    When Basketball Career is Over: Id like to coach










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