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    January 1, 2018

    15U Male - 2018 Provincial Team 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.










    TEAM 15U Male
    NAME Alex Ang
    POSITION Guard
    HEIGHT 5'6"
    PRESENT AGE 15
    CITY/TOWN Winnipeg
    PRESENT GRADE Grade 9
    YEARS IN BASKETBALL 6 years
    SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING Henry G. Izatt Middle School
    SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL Vincent Massey Collegiate
    BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Jr. Bisons
    FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Allen Iverson / Golden State Warriors
    SUMMER GOALS 100% Free Throw & Mid-Range Shooter
    BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS Play University or D1 Basketball
    FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Making a half court shot buzzer beater.
    BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE All my basketball coaches
    AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Go to university & graduate.
    WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Work in the field of my study.



    TEAM 15U Male
    NAME Joshua Nwachukwu
    POSITION Forward
    HEIGHT 6'2
    PRESENT AGE 15
    CITY/TOWN Winnipeg
    PRESENT GRADE Grade 9
    YEARS IN BASKETBALL 2 years
    SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING Acadia School
    SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL Dakota
    FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Kevin Durant. Golden State Warriors
    SUMMER GOALS Improve on my shooting and handles
    BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS I aspire to be like Kevin Durant
    FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Winning the provincial championship in grade 8
    BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE My school coach
    AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Play college ball
    WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Be a doctor



    TEAM 15U Male
    NAME James Rae
    POSITION Guard
    HEIGHT 6'3"
    PRESENT AGE 15
    CITY/TOWN Winnipeg
    PRESENT GRADE Grade 9
    YEARS IN BASKETBALL 5 years
    SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING Oak Park High School
    SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL Oak Park High School
    BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Junior Bisons
    FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Dwyane Wade & Miami Heat
    SUMMER GOALS Improve on my skills as a guard and to improve my leadership skills.
    BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS To go on to play college basketball and to obtain a scholarship.
    FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Playing Varsity at Oak Park as well as traveling to Edmonton.
    BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE My family & Jon Lundgren
    AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Go to college and play basketball.
    WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Obtain a degree in Kinesiology.



    TEAM 15U Male
    NAME Elijah Grant
    POSITION Guard
    HEIGHT 5'10"
    PRESENT AGE 14
    CITY/TOWN Winnipeg
    PRESENT GRADE Grade 9
    YEARS IN BASKETBALL 4 years
    SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING Vincent Massey Collegiate
    SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL Vincent Massey Collegiate
    BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Junior Bison
    FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Russell Westbrook / OKC Thunder
    SUMMER GOALS Continue to sharpen my skills and develop into an elite guard
    BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS To play basketball for a Division 1 college
    FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL So far it has been making the provincial team
    BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE My dad
    AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Go to college/university to study Kinesiology
    WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Get involved in coaching the sport



    TEAM 15U Male
    NAME Mekhi Lisan
    POSITION Guard
    HEIGHT 5'8"
    PRESENT AGE 14
    CITY/TOWN Winnipeg
    PRESENT GRADE Grade 8
    YEARS IN BASKETBALL 12 years
    SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING Amber Trails Community School
    SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL Undecided
    BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Jr. Bison/ Cia Bounce
    FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Kobe Bryant &
    Los Angeles Lakers
    SUMMER GOALS To get better and win Nationals
    BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS To be the best player I can be and more...
    FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Winning the Jr. High Provincials with my school and going 26-0 in the season
    BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE My parents, my brothers and my trainer Kofi Mensah
    AFTER HIGH SCHOOL To play D1 NCAA basketball
    WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER To be a coach and give back to the community



    TEAM 15U Male
    NAME  Aka Ebubechukwu
    POSITION Forward
    HEIGHT 6'1"
    PRESENT AGE 15
    CITY/TOWN Winnipeg
    PRESENT GRADE Grade 9
    YEARS IN BASKETBALL 4 years
    SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING Glenlawn Collegiate
    SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL Glenlawn Collegiate
    BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Winnipeg Wolves
    FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Kevin Durant
    SUMMER GOALS Become a two way player and improve my IQ
    BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS Play CIS
    FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Making the Provincial team
    BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE Coaches and teammates
    AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Go to University
    WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Get a job based on what I took in university



    TEAM 15U Male
    NAME Joshua Shyllon
    POSITION Guard
    HEIGHT 5’10”
    PRESENT AGE 15
    CITY/TOWN Winnipeg
    PRESENT GRADE Grade 9
    YEARS IN BASKETBALL 5 years
    SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING Kelvin High School
    SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL Kelvin High School
    BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Triumph 204
    FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Kyrie Irving Boston Celtics
    SUMMER GOALS My Goal is to Win Nationals
    BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS I aspire to one day play professional basketball
    FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL My fondest memory is from grade 8 when my team one the tier 2 championship because at my old school we didn’t really have a lot of banners like others schools so me and my teammates wanted put ourselves as the first Boys team to win a championship
    BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE Kyrie Irving
    AFTER HIGH SCHOOL I would like to go to university and play ball
    WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER I would like to start my own business



    TEAM 15U Male
    NAME Brayden Longstreet
    POSITION Forward
    HEIGHT 6'2"
    PRESENT AGE 15
    CITY/TOWN Winnipeg
    PRESENT GRADE Grade 9
    YEARS IN BASKETBALL 2 years
    SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING College Beliveau
    SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL Ecole Kelvin High School
    BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Jr. Bisons White
    FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Giannis Antetokounmpo & Philadelphia 76ers
    SUMMER GOALS I would like to get stronger, achieve more consistent shots, become more confident with ball
    BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS Would love to be able to play college ball - D1 level
    FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Dropping 36 points against St. Paul's in a tournament Game
    BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE Lebron James
    AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Play D1 ball
    WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER I'd like to start a family and teach my son/daughter how to play the game of basketball



    TEAM 15U Male
    NAME Tako Suliman
    POSITION Forward
    HEIGHT 6'0"
    PRESENT AGE 14
    CITY/TOWN Winnipeg
    PRESENT GRADE Grade 8
    YEARS IN BASKETBALL 2 years
    SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING St. Maurice School
    SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL St. Maurice
    BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Ignite
    FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Celtics kyrie Irving SUMMER GOALS Better shooter
    BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS Being the best
    FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Kyrie Irving BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE Coach Charles Mom and Dad
    AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Pro ball player
    WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Engineer



     TEAM 15U Male
    NAME Nathaniel Bangura
    POSITION Forward
    HEIGHT 6'1"
    PRESENT AGE 15
    CITY/TOWN Winnipeg
    PRESENT GRADE Grade 9
    YEARS IN BASKETBALL 3 years
    SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING John Taylor Collegiate
    SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL John Taylor Collegiate
    FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Kevin Durant and OKC
    SUMMER GOALS Win Nationals
    BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS Play CIS
    FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL First in-game dunk
    BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE My older brother
    AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Go to U of M
    WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Coach



     TEAM 15U Male
    NAME Logan  Kraus
    POSITION Guard
    HEIGHT 6'0
    PRESENT AGE 14
    CITY/TOWN Winnipeg
    PRESENT GRADE Grade 9
    YEARS IN BASKETBALL 7 years
    SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING Sturgeon Heights Collegiate
    SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL Sturgeon Heights
    BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Jr Bisons
    FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM John Wall and The Washington Wizards
    SUMMER GOALS My Summer goal is to WIN the National Championship!
    BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS To play College or University ball after I graduate.
    FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Going 25 - 0 with my Sturgeon Huskies team and winning the JV Championship.
    BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE AI
    AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Go to College or University
    WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Become an accountant and continue with basketball by coaching. 


    TEAM 15U Male
    NAME Brendan Amoyaw
    POSITION Forward
    HEIGHT 5'11"
    PRESENT AGE 14
    CITY/TOWN Winnipeg
    PRESENT GRADE Grade 8
    YEARS IN BASKETBALL 4 years
    SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING Grant Park High School
    SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL Grant Park High School
    BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Ignite Canada
    FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Kevin Durant and the Golden State Warriors.
    SUMMER GOALS To continue to develop my basketball IQ, improve my shot range and be able to shoot 3 pointers better, use it as a learning experience for future years, and soak in, embrace and take advantage of this experience.
    BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS To play in college or university basketball, Div 1.
    FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Winning the Regina Hornets tournament in 2017, as well as being part of the CP program and making the U15 provincial team this year.
    BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE Charles Carlos, Dan Becker and my dad.

    AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Go to university to study medicine or biology.
    WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Pursue my career as doctor or scientist, and coach basketball part-time for a club or community team.




    TEAM 15U Male
    NAME D'ontea Cameron
    POSITION Guard
    HEIGHT 6'
    PRESENT AGE 15
    CITY/TOWN Winnipeg
    PRESENT GRADE Grade 9
    YEARS IN BASKETBALL 3 years
    SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING Miles Macdonell Collegiate
    SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL Miles Macdonell Collegiate
    BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Bison Black
    FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Lebron James
    SUMMER GOALS To improve on game
    BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS To improve my game to get a scholarship
    FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Getting invited to play in the Adidas top 40 camp
    BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE Watching Lebron James
    AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Get a scholarship and maybe play Division 1 Basketball
    WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Sport Therapist



    TEAM 15U Male
    NAME Simon Hildebrandt
    POSITION Guard
    HEIGHT 6'6"
    PRESENT AGE 15
    CITY/TOWN Winnipeg
    PRESENT GRADE Grade 9
    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 Win Nationals
    BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS To play professionally
    FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Winning grade 9 provincials
    BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE Erwin Hildebrandt
    AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Enter the business world
    WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Travel




    TEAM 15U Male
    NAME Lota Offor
    POSITION Forward
    HEIGHT 6'6"
    PRESENT AGE 15
    CITY/TOWN Winnipeg
    PRESENT GRADE Grade 9
    YEARS IN BASKETBALL 4 years
    SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING Vincent Massey Collegiate
    SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL Vincent Massey Collegiate
    BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Bison
    FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM Lebron James & Celtics
    SUMMER GOALS National Championship and few travels
    BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS Play at the highest level of the game
    FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL Winnipeg Provincials & Toba 2017
    BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE Dan Becker
    AFTER HIGH SCHOOL Attend College
    WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER Practice with my college degree

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