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    May 10, 2017

    Sisler's Don Dayrit Commits to Wesmen Basketball for 2017-18 Season

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    The University of Winnipeg Wesmen and Men's Basketball head coach Mike Raimbault have announced the commitment of Don Dayrit (Winnipeg, Manitoba) to the Men's Basketball program for the start of the 2017-2018 Canada West season this September.

    Dayrit a 6'0" guard recently completed his final season as a member of the Sisler Spartans. During the season he averaged 27.9 points and four rebounds per game while connecting on 48% from the field and 84% from the free throw line. He was chosen as the 3rd best player in the province in the Winnipeg Sun's annual coach's poll.

    The Spartans co-captain was named the Most Valuable Player at the 50th Wesmen Classic leading the Spartans with a game high 28 points in a 74-61 victory over Dakota in the Championship Final. Dayrit was named the Luther Invitational Tournament (Regina) MVP and was named to the All-Star team at the Winnipeg Invitational Tournament. Following the season he was named to the All-Manitoba All-Star Team.

    "We are excited to welcome Don to the program.  He had a stellar high school career, was well coached, and has an exciting future ahead", said Wesmen Men's Basketball head coach Mike Raimbault.

    Don suited up for Team Manitoba in the summer of 2016
    2016 Manitoba Provincial Team Profile

    Full Name: Don Dayrit
    Team Position: Guard
    Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
    Present Grade: Grade 12
    Years in Basketball: 12 years.
    School: Sisler High School
    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.

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