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 17U Male
NAME Emmanuel Thomas
POSITION Forward
HEIGHT 6' 5"
PRESENT GRADE Grade 11
PRESENT AGE 16
HOMETOWN Winnipeg
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 7 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING Glenlawn Collegiate
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL Glenlawn Collegiate
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Winnipeg Wolves
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Kwame Brown and the Spurs are my favorite team
SUMMER GOALS Get playing time
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS Be the greatest men's league player
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Dunking on my coach
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE Family
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Play for the Winnipeg Goldeyes
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Run own business
TEAM 17U Male
NAME Emmanuel Adesida
POSITION Forward
HEIGHT 6' 4"
PRESENT GRADE Grade 11
PRESENT AGE 16
HOMETOWN Winnipeg
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 4 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING Fort Richmond Collegiate
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL Fort Richmond Collegiate
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Winnipeg Blizzards
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Lebron James & Cavaliers.
SUMMER GOALS Develop and fine tune my game to get ready for the next level.
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS Push myself to be be the best player I can be and see where the game I love will take me.
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Connecting and making new bonds with teammates, as well as having fun with the game.
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE Lebron James
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL I'd like to earn a scholarship to a top post secondary basketball program to help pay for my education in medicine.
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Give back to my community in whatever way I can, by mentoring the young athletes in their skill development and helping them become the future leaders of tomorrow.
TEAM 17U Male
NAME Ivan  Mugisha
POSITION Guard
HEIGHT 5' 10"
PRESENT GRADE Grade 11
PRESENT AGE 16
HOMETOWN Winnipeg
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 12 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING Oak Park High School
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL Oak Park High School
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Grizzlies
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Ivan Mugisha, OKC
SUMMER GOALS To get a Gold medal
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS Working hard
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Winning provincials
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE Jon Lundgren, Dallas Bosco
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Play CIS
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Start a family and have basketball team of my own
TEAM 17U Male
NAME Shawn Maranan
POSITION Guard
HEIGHT 5' 9"
PRESENT GRADE Grade 11
PRESENT AGE 17
HOMETOWN Winnipeg
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 12 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING Sisler High School
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL Sisler High School
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Winnipeg Blizzards
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Toronto Raptors
SUMMER GOALS Win Gold
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS Pro basketball
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Experiencing Nationals in Halifax
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE Family
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Continue to play basketball
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Coach
TEAM 17U Male
NAME Didi Deng
POSITION Guard
HEIGHT 6' 1"
PRESENT GRADE Grade 10
PRESENT AGE 15
HOMETOWN Winnipeg
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 4 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING Kelvin High School
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL Kelvin High School
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME The Academy
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Russell Westbrook and the OKC thunder
SUMMER GOALS To win a gold medal
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS Go as far as I can with basketball as I can
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Winning provincials this year
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE My club coach
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Division 1
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Settle down with my family
TEAM 17U Male
NAME Malachi Alexander
POSITION Guard
HEIGHT 6' 1"
PRESENT GRADE Grade 10
PRESENT AGE 16
HOMETOWN Winnipeg
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 8 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING Sisler High School
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL Sisler
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM LeBron James and the Cavs
SUMMER GOALS Get better and win a medal
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS Make it to a good college and see what happens from there
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Being able to do left hand layups..
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE LeBron James
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Go D1
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Hopefully I become a commentator because I talk a lot
TEAM 17U Male
NAME Mark Tachie
POSITION Guard
HEIGHT 5' 11"
PRESENT GRADE Grade 11
PRESENT AGE 17
HOMETOWN Winnipeg
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 7 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING St. Paul's High School
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL St.Paul's High School
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Junior Bisons
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Russell Westbrook, Los Angeles Lakers
SUMMER GOALS Win gold at the Canada Games
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS Play college basketball.
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Scoring 38 points against FRC in the final four this year.
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE My little brother Kevin
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Enter either engineering or the Faculty of Sciences while also playing college basketball.
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Be either an engineer or a dentist and live in a big house with an indoor pool.
TEAM 17U Male
NAME Tyson Jensen
POSITION Guard
HEIGHT 6' 3"
PRESENT GRADE Grade 11
PRESENT AGE 16
HOMETOWN Headingley
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 8 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING Sturgeon Heights Collegiate
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL Sturgeon Heights Collegiate
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Junior Bisons
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Steve Nash and whatever team Lebron is on
SUMMER GOALS Soak in the experience, improve my athleticism, hit a lot of threes at the Canada Games
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS Play uni/college ball
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Winning provincial championship for school ball and being named MVP
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE My Gigi
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Pursue my education at Asper School of Business
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER To have a nice family and have a great job that I love and makes me a lot of money and to stay involved in basketball through my kids by coaching
TEAM 17U Male
NAME Matthew Fedak
POSITION Forward
HEIGHT 6' 7"
PRESENT GRADE Grade 11
PRESENT AGE 17
HOMETOWN Winnipeg
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 5 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING Sturgeon Heights Collegiate
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL Sturgeon Heights Collegiate
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Junior Bisons
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Toronto Raptors
SUMMER GOALS Grow as a basketball player and help my team win a gold medal.
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS Win gold at Canada games, and win varsity provincial championships.
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Winning JV provincial championships.
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE My parents.
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Go to university and continue playing basketball.
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Have a job that pays a lot of money and be involved with basketball still.
TEAM 17U Male
NAME Noah Dornn
POSITION Forward
HEIGHT 6' 4"
PRESENT GRADE Grade 11
PRESENT AGE 17
HOMETOWN Winnipeg
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 9 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING St. Paul's High School
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL St. Paul's High School
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Junior Bisons
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Lebron James - Cleveland Cavaliers
SUMMER GOALS Get better and win a medal at the Canada Games
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS Play university basketball
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Playing in the provincial finals
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE Brother and current and past coaches
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Play university basketball
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Stay involved in the game in some form
TEAM 17U Male
NAME Kyler Filewich
POSITION Forward
HEIGHT 6' 8"
PRESENT GRADE Grade 10
PRESENT AGE 15
HOMETOWN Winnipeg
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 6 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING Vincent Massey Collegiate
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL Vincent Massey Collegiate
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Canada Elite
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM LeBron James / Los Angeles Lakers
SUMMER GOALS Win gold at Canada Games
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS Play D1
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Winning Junior High provincials or playing in the Under Armour Association.
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE My parents
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Continue to play basketball in university
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Coach basketball, and go into medicine
TEAM 17U Male
NAME Marcus  Foreman
POSITION Forward
HEIGHT 6' 8"
PRESENT GRADE Grade 10
PRESENT AGE 16
HOMETOWN East Selkirk
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 5 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING Dakota Collegiate
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL Dakota Collegiate
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Winnipeg Wolves
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Kevin Love
SUMMER GOALS Win a gold for Manitoba
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS Play on Canadian 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 Become a Police Officer
TEAM 17U Male
NAME Donald Stewart
POSITION Forward
HEIGHT 6' 7"
PRESENT GRADE Grade 10
PRESENT AGE 16
HOMETOWN Winnipeg
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 8 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING Vincent Massey Collegiate
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL Vincent Massey Collegiate
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Junior Bisons
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Kawhi Leonard and the San Antonio Spurs
SUMMER GOALS Work on my post game.
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS Play in University.
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Nationals last year
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE All of my coaches
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Attend University and get a degree.
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Give back to all the programs and teams that helped me in my career.
TEAM 17U Male
NAME Lamont Everd
POSITION Guard
HEIGHT 5' 10"
PRESENT GRADE Grade 10
PRESENT AGE 16
HOMETOWN Winnipeg
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 9 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING Kelvin High School
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL Kelvin High School
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Academy Basketball
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM De'Aaron Fox, Lakers
SUMMER GOALS To get Manitoba a gold medal
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS Work hard
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Winning back two back provincial basketball championships
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE Big brother
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Play NCAA
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Have my own brand
TEAM 17U Male
NAME Terrel Jordan
POSITION Guard
HEIGHT 6' 1"
PRESENT GRADE Grade 10
PRESENT AGE 15
HOMETOWN Winnipeg
YEARS IN BASKETBALL 4 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING Vincent Massey Collegiate
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL Vincent Massey Collegiate
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Winnipeg Wolves
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Luke Klusa - VMC Trojans
SUMMER GOALS To improve and grow as a player
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS Play University Basketball
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL 2016 Canadian Basketball Nationals
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE Parents
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Play University Basketball
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Coach High School Basketball

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