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.







Manitoba Provincial Team


TEAM 15U Male
NAME Samuel Jensen
POSITION Guard
HEIGHT 6' 2"
PRESENT GRADE Grade 9
PRESENT AGE 14
HOMETOWN Headingley
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 7 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
Sturgeon Heights Collegiate
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
Sturgeon Heights Collegiate
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Junior Bisons
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM
Larry Bird and Boston Celtics
SUMMER GOALS Improve my skills and do well in Nationals.
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS To play College basketball and Professionally.
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Winning the Minnesota Fury Tournament back to back years
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE My Family
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL I would like to play College basketball.
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Be a Forensic Investigator.
TEAM 15U Male
NAME Hubert Sindikubwabo
POSITION Guard
HEIGHT 5' 9"
PRESENT GRADE Grade 9
PRESENT AGE 15
HOMETOWN Winnipeg
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 5 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
St. Pauls High School
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
St. Pauls High School
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Junior Bisons
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM
Trevon Duval & Los Angeles Clippers
SUMMER GOALS To get as much exposure and to soak in all the new elements I've learned
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS To play College ball (CIS) hopefully, DIV1-DIV2
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL When I hit a 24 foot step back at the buzzers to win a must needed game in a 3 on 3 tournament. Shoutout to Mega Blasters of Doom
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE Club & High School coaches
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL I would like to take a year of to travel and work then in the fall attend University to major in Business Admin.
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER I would definitely like to coach basketball part time at the community or club level while I start off my career in Real Estate.
TEAM 15U Male
NAME Dorien Peiluck
POSITION Guard
HEIGHT 5' 10"
PRESENT GRADE Grade 9
PRESENT AGE 14
HOMETOWN Winnipeg
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 7 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
Sisler High School
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
Sisler High School
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Junior Bisons
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Isaiah Thomas - Boston Celtics
SUMMER GOALS To communicate (verbally and non-verbally) with my teammates and coaches five times (minimum) per basketball session; To hit 80% of my in-game three point shots and free throws by the end of the season
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS To receive a basketball scholarship to an American University and be drafted into the NBA
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Winning the 2017 Provincial Basketball Championships with the Sisler Spartans
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE My dad - Kirk Smith
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Attend university and play basketball in the USA
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Retire in the USA and continue to be involved in basketball by coaching children
TEAM 15U Male
NAME Kyshawn Ramnauth
POSITION Guard
HEIGHT 5' 11"
PRESENT GRADE Grade 9
PRESENT AGE 14
HOMETOWN Winnipeg
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 7 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
John Taylor Collegiate
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
John Taylor Collegiate
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Junior Bisons
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Russell Westbrook
SUMMER GOALS To become a better all around player.
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS To play CIS basketball at a high level.
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Making the provincial team.
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE My father
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Become a lawyer and play for college basketball.
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Coach basketball
TEAM 15U Male
NAME Mason  Kraus
POSITION Guard
HEIGHT 6' 0"
PRESENT GRADE Grade 9
PRESENT AGE 15
HOMETOWN Niverville
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 4 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
Sturgeon Heights Collegiate
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
Sturgeon Heights Collegiate
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Junior Bisons
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM
James Harden and The Houston Rockets
SUMMER GOALS I want to become a better Point Guard and work on my ball handling and leadership skills.
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS I want to play for a D1 college.
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Being part of the CP program and being selected as an All Star for the adidas Top 40.
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE My Dad Marlin Kraus and Allen Iverson
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Go to a D1 college and Play Basketball
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER I would like to become an architect
TEAM 15U Male
NAME Simon Hildebrandt
POSITION Guard
HEIGHT 6' 4"
PRESENT GRADE Grade 8
PRESENT AGE 14
HOMETOWN Winnipeg
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 5 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING Mennonite Brethren Collegiate Institute
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL Mennonite Brethren Collegiate Institute
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Junior Bisons
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Gordon Hayward,   Charlotte Hornets
SUMMER GOALS To improve defensively.
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS To play basketball professionally overseas.
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Making the Provincial U15 team
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE My dad.
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Go to university and play basketball
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Go into the business world.
TEAM 15U Male
NAME David Mutabazi
POSITION Guard
HEIGHT 6' 2"
PRESENT GRADE Grade 9
PRESENT AGE 15
HOMETOWN Winnipeg
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 2 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING Acadia Junior High
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL Fort Richmond Collegiate
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Kobe Bryant & LA lakers
SUMMER GOALS To become better and notice a difference in my game
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS To play D1
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL The time when I first dunked
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE Kobe
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Play college ball
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Coach
TEAM 15U Male
NAME Darren Watts
POSITION Forward
HEIGHT 6' 2"
PRESENT GRADE Grade 8
PRESENT AGE 14
HOMETOWN Winnipeg
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 3 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING Munroe Junior High
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL Miles Macdonell Collegiate
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Academy
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM LeBron James and Cleveland Cavaliers
SUMMER GOALS I want to improve as an individual player and team mate on the Manitoba Provincial Team.
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS Go pro.
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL My fondest memories in basketball are travelling with my team mates.
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE My coaches
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Play basketball on a college/university team
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Sports Medicine Physician
TEAM 15U Male
NAME Ose Izokun
POSITION Forward
HEIGHT 6' 6"
PRESENT GRADE Grade 10
PRESENT AGE 15
HOMETOWN Winnipeg
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 3 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING Vincent  Massey Collegiate
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL Vincent  Massey Collegiate
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Winnipeg Wolves
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Jabari Parker, Toronto Raptors
SUMMER GOALS Take whatever all the coaches have to offer
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS To take my game wherever it can go
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Coming back from down 20 in the 4th quarter in our first round provincial game
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE Not sure
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Go to university
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Maybe coach
TEAM 15U Male
NAME Emmanuel Ugbah
POSITION Guard
HEIGHT 6' 3"
PRESENT GRADE Grade 9
PRESENT AGE 14
HOMETOWN Winnipeg
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 2 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING Elmwood High School
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL Elmwood High School
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Triumph
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Demar Derozan. Toronto Raptors
SUMMER GOALS I want to become a better team leader, i want to gain more experience and i want to improve my skills as a basketball player
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS I want to be the best I can be, I want to go as far as I can with basketball and repay all of the people who helped me along the way.
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL My first in-game dunk.
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE My family.
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL I want to play for a Division 1 school and get drafted to the NBA.
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER I'd love to be a coach and also I would love to help create more ways for basketball players to get exposure in Winnipeg.  
TEAM 15U Male
NAME Lotachukwu Offor
POSITION Forward
HEIGHT 6' 6"
PRESENT GRADE Grade 8
PRESENT AGE 14
HOMETOWN Winnipeg
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 5 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING Γ‰cole George-McDowell
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL St. John High School
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Junior Bisons
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Lebron James - Cavaliers
SUMMER GOALS Spend some time to train more
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS Play for a College and Pro team
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Winning the provincial tournament
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE Dan Becker, Jon Giesbrecht, Basil karahalios
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Go to college
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Practice my profession from college
TEAM 15U Male
NAME Jonam  Kazadi
POSITION Forward
HEIGHT 6' 6"
PRESENT GRADE Grade 9
PRESENT AGE 14
HOMETOWN Winnipeg
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 7 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY St. Paul's High School
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL St. Paul's High School
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Gladiators
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Kawhi leonard and San Antonio spurs
SUMMER GOALS Improve every aspect of my game BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS Play at the highest level I can.
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL My first in-game dunk
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE My brother
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Play college ball
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Coach basketball
TEAM 15U Male
NAME Colin Salzen
POSITION Forward
HEIGHT 6' 8"
PRESENT GRADE Grade 9
PRESENT AGE 15
HOMETOWN Winnipeg
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 3 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING Henry G. Izatt School
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL Vincent  Massey Collegiate
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Junior Bisons
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Golden State Warrior, Giannis Antetokounmpo
SUMMER GOALS To improve post moves and shooting.
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS To play college basketball.
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Playing bump on my driveway.
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE Marlin Kraus
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Play college basketball.
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Coach younger kids.
TEAM 15U Male
NAME James Rae
POSITION Guard
HEIGHT 6' 1"
PRESENT GRADE Grade 8
PRESENT AGE 14
HOMETOWN Winnipeg
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 6 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING Γ‰cole George-McDowell
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL Oak Park High School
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Junior Bisons
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Dwayne Wade & Miami Heat
SUMMER GOALS To become a smarter player all around.
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS Being able to play at the University level and then onto Pro.
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL When our Junior Bison team went down to Vegas this year.
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE My Parents.
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Attend Division 1 or CIS college and play basketball.
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Go into Sport Therapy.

TEAM 15U Male
NAME Matthew Foreman
POSITION Forward
HEIGHT 6' 5"
PRESENT GRADE Grade 8
PRESENT AGE 14
HOMETOWN East Selkirk
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 5 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING East Selkirk Middle School
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL Dakota Collegiate
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Winnipeg Wolves
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Lebron James
SUMMER GOALS Get better
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS Play on National Team
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Meeting Steve Nash
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE My Parents
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Play University Basketball and get a degree
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Unsure right now
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