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    January 4, 2019

    16U Male - 2019 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
    16U Male
    POSITION
    Forward
    FIRST NAME
    Aka
    LAST NAME
    Ebubechukwu
    PRESENT AGE
    16
    CITY/TOWN
    Winnipeg
    PRESENT GRADE
    Grade 10
    YEARS IN BASKETBALL
    4 years
    SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
    Glenlawn Collegiate
    SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
    Glenlawn Collegiate
    BASKETBALL CLUB NAME
    Wolves
    FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM
    Kevin Durant
    SUMMER GOALS
    Improve my guard skills
    BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS
    Get better
    FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL
    Going undefeated and winning provincials this year
    BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE
    Coaches and teammates
    AFTER HIGH SCHOOL
    Go to university
    WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER
    Be a doctor


    TEAM
    16U Male
    POSITION
    Guard
    FIRST NAME
    Alex
    LAST NAME
    Ang
    PRESENT AGE
    16
    CITY/TOWN
    Winnipeg
    PRESENT GRADE
    Grade 10
    YEARS IN BASKETBALL
    11 years
    SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
    Vincent Massey Collegiate
    SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
    Vincent Massey Collegiate
    BASKETBALL CLUB NAME
    Junior Bisons
    FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM
    Allen Iverson / Golden State Warriors
    SUMMER GOALS
    100% Free Throw & Mid-Range Shooter. Improve my 3-Point Shooting Percentage.
    BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS
    Play University or D1 College Basketball
    FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL
    Named All-Star in MHSAA 2019 "AAAA" JV Provincial Championship
    BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE
    My basketball coaches and my family.
    AFTER HIGH SCHOOL
    Go to University - Play Basketball - Graduate with a Degree
    WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER
    Be Successful in my Career Goals



    TEAM
    16U Male
    POSITION
    Forward
    FIRST NAME
    Ashton
    LAST NAME
    Klysh
    PRESENT AGE
    15
    CITY/TOWN
    Winnipeg
    PRESENT GRADE
    Grade 10
    YEARS IN BASKETBALL
    4 years
    SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
    John Taylor Collegiate
    SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
    John Taylor Collegiate
    BASKETBALL CLUB NAME
    Triumph
    FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM
    Kobe Bryant and Toronto Raptors
    SUMMER GOALS
    Winning.  Continue increasing my strength, bulk and athleticism while improving my playmaking, scoring and defensive game.
    BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS
    Contribute to the success and championships of teams at the high school, D1, U Sports and/or pro levels.
    FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL
    Hitting the winning 3 pointers with less than a minute left in a high school varsity playoff game. Scoring 41 points in a JV playoff game.
    BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE
    Coach Kavadas from John Taylor and my dad for encouraging me and giving me lots of opportunities to work on my game
    AFTER HIGH SCHOOL
    Attend a university or college that will provide the best opportunity for me to be on a successful team, develop my basketball skills and get a valuable education
    WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER
    Own and operate my own business


    TEAM
    16U Male
    POSITION
    Guard
    FIRST NAME
    Brody
    LAST NAME
    Janzen
    PRESENT AGE
    16
    CITY/TOWN
    Winkler
    PRESENT GRADE
    Grade 10
    YEARS IN BASKETBALL
    5 years
    SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
    Garden Valley Collegiate
    SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
    Garden Valley Collegiate
    BASKETBALL CLUB NAME
    Winkler Basketball Club
    FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM
    Tre Jones / Toronto Raptors
    SUMMER GOALS
    Practice dribbling skills
    BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS
    Play at a College level
    FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL
    When I almost lost the game for my team, but got a buzzer-beater 3 and won the game!
    BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE
    Klay Thompson
    AFTER HIGH SCHOOL
    Continue playing ball and attend school for film
    WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER
    Have a job in film and editing.



    TEAM
    16U Male
    POSITION
    Forward
    FIRST NAME
    Charles
    LAST NAME
    Goossen
    PRESENT AGE
    16
    CITY/TOWN
    Winnipeg
    PRESENT GRADE
    Grade 10
    YEARS IN BASKETBALL
    3 years
    SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
    River East Collegiate
    SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
    River East Collegiate
    BASKETBALL CLUB NAME
    Jr Bisons
    FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM
    Paul George
    SUMMER GOALS
    To work out almost every day if not every second day
    BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS
    To be able to play basketball after high school
    FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL
    Winning a school tournament in grade 9
    BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE
    The people who don’t believe in me and think I can’t make my goals
    AFTER HIGH SCHOOL
    Play on a college or university team
    WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER
    Start a business or become a lawyer


    TEAM
    16U Male
    POSITION
    Guard
    FIRST NAME
    D’ontea
    LAST NAME
    Cameron
    PRESENT AGE
    16
    CITY/TOWN
    Winnipeg
    PRESENT GRADE
    Grade 10
    YEARS IN BASKETBALL
    7 years
    SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
    Miles Mac Collegiate
    SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
    Miles Mac Collegiate
    BASKETBALL CLUB NAME
    Jr Bisons
    FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM
    Lebron, Cleveland
    SUMMER GOALS
    Become a better all-around player
    BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS
    Go to D1
    FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL
    Winning provincials for club basketball
    BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE
    My dad
    AFTER HIGH SCHOOL
    Continue basketball
    WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER
    Be an engineer or sports psychologist


    TEAM
    16U Male
    POSITION
    Guard
    FIRST NAME
    Elijah
    LAST NAME
    Grant
    PRESENT AGE
    15
    CITY/TOWN
    Winnipeg
    PRESENT GRADE
    Grade 10
    YEARS IN BASKETBALL
    5 years
    SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
    Vincent Massey Collegiate
    SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
    Vincent Massey Collegiate
    BASKETBALL CLUB NAME
    Junior Bisons
    FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM
    Russell Westbrook/ OKC Thunder
    SUMMER GOALS
    Become an elite guard
    BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS
    D1 University
    FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL
    Making team Manitoba
    BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE
    My Dad
    AFTER HIGH SCHOOL
    Attend university and study kinesiology
    WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER
    Coach basketball


    TEAM
    16U Male
    POSITION
    Guard
    FIRST NAME
    Elliot
    LAST NAME
    Caron
    PRESENT AGE
    16
    CITY/TOWN
    Winnipeg
    PRESENT GRADE
    Grade 10
    YEARS IN BASKETBALL
    6 years
    SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
    Daniel Mcintyre Collegiate
    SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
    Daniel Mcintyre Collegiate
    BASKETBALL CLUB NAME
    Attack Academy
    FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM
    Jason Williams and the Wizards
    SUMMER GOALS
    Get better
    BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS
    Go as far as the game takes me
    FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL
    Travelling with my club and winning peg city
    BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE
    Family and coaches
    AFTER HIGH SCHOOL
    Attend university or college, get a degree and play basketball in the process
    WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER
    Give back and coach community teams or school


    TEAM
    16U Male
    POSITION
    Forward
    FIRST NAME
    Kenyi
    LAST NAME
    Kubari
    PRESENT AGE
    16
    CITY/TOWN
    Brandon
    PRESENT GRADE
    Grade 10
    YEARS IN BASKETBALL
    7 years
    SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
    Vincent Massey High School
    SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
    Vincent Massey High School
    BASKETBALL CLUB NAME
    WYBA
    FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM
    Damian Lillard and Kyrie Irving Portland Trail  Blazers and Boston Celtics
    SUMMER GOALS
    To improve and win some games.
    BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS
    Playing D1 basketball and playing in March Madness.
    FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL
    Play my first high school provincial game against FRC.
    BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE
     Jerry Ouellette and Coach Carter
    AFTER HIGH SCHOOL
    Play D1
    WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER
    An aerospace engineer.


    TEAM
    16U Male
    POSITION
    Forward
    FIRST NAME
    Kevin
    LAST NAME
    Ofime
    PRESENT AGE
    15
    CITY/TOWN
    Winnipeg
    PRESENT GRADE
    Grade 10
    YEARS IN BASKETBALL
    5 years
    SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
    The Kings School
    SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
    The Kings School
    BASKETBALL CLUB NAME
    WSSC
    FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM
    My favourite player is Jason Tatum and my favourite team is the trailblazers.
    SUMMER GOALS
    My goals for this summer are to improve in basketball drastically and to increase my confidence levels.
    BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS
    My aspirations for basketball are to play for a school in the states and go as far with basketball as I possibly can. Also to learn things from new people and coaches and players that are more skilled than I am.
    FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL
    Winning 1st place in a tournament in the states with only 6 players.
    BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE
    My biggest basketball influences are my parents. Even though they don't really know much about the sport, they are my drive and motivation to not give up and to always pursue greatness. They also made my dream of playing basketball in the first place possible so I'm grateful for them.
    AFTER HIGH SCHOOL
    Go to a college or university in the USA.
    WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER
    Own a brand/company. Or I would like to do something with film or photography.


    TEAM
    16U Male
    POSITION
    Guard
    FIRST NAME
    Logan
    LAST NAME
    Kraus
    PRESENT AGE
    15
    CITY/TOWN
    Winnipeg
    PRESENT GRADE
    Grade 10
    YEARS IN BASKETBALL
    7 years
    SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
    Sturgeon Heights Collegiate
    SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
    Sturgeon Heights Collegiate
    BASKETBALL CLUB NAME
    Jr Bisons
    FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM
    John Wall -The Wizards
    SUMMER GOALS
    To Win Gold this Summer
    BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS
    Continue to play at the highest level possible.
    FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL
    Going 25 - 0 with my JV team at Sturgeon and winning the Championship.
    BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE
    My Dad
    AFTER HIGH SCHOOL
    Continue my education and play basketball at the college  level
    WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER
    Coach basketball


    TEAM
    16U Male
    POSITION
    Guard
    FIRST NAME
    Michael
    LAST NAME
    Lawal
    PRESENT AGE
    16
    CITY/TOWN
    Winnipeg
    PRESENT GRADE
    Grade 10
    YEARS IN BASKETBALL
    6 years
    SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
    Dakota Collegiate
    SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
    Dakota collegiate
    FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM
    Kevin Garnett and Boston Celtics
    SUMMER GOALS
    To win gold
    BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS
    become an overall elite player
    FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL
    Playing my first championship game in middle school and winning
    BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE
    Family
    AFTER HIGH SCHOOL
    Go to college/ university
    WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER
    Teach basketball to younger generations


    TEAM
    16U Male
    POSITION
    Guard
    FIRST NAME
    Sam
    LAST NAME
    Elendu
    PRESENT AGE
    16
    CITY/TOWN
    Winnipeg
    PRESENT GRADE
    Grade 10
    YEARS IN BASKETBALL
    4 years
    SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
    Glenlawn Collegiate
    SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
    Glenlawn Collegiate
    BASKETBALL CLUB NAME
    Winnipeg Wolves
    FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM
    Jamal Murray and Toronto Raptors
    SUMMER GOALS
    To win gold
    BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS
    To play college/university basketball
    FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL
    Winning provincial championships
    BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE
    Westbrook
    AFTER HIGH SCHOOL
    Play at a higher level
    WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER
    Be an engineer


    TEAM
    16U Male
    POSITION
    Forward
    FIRST NAME
    Tendo
    LAST NAME
    Kasule
    PRESENT AGE
    16
    CITY/TOWN
    Winnipeg
    PRESENT GRADE
    Grade 10
    YEARS IN BASKETBALL
    6 years
    SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
    Vincent Massey Collegiate
    SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
    Vincent Massey Collegiate
    BASKETBALL CLUB NAME
    Junior Bisons
    FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM
    My favourite player is D’Angelo Russel, and my favourite team is the Toronto Raptors
    SUMMER GOALS
    This summer I want to become an elite shooter and consistent dunker
    BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS
    I aspire to play college basketball
    FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL
    Winning the Wesmen Classic
    BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE
    Kobe Bryant
    AFTER HIGH SCHOOL
    After high school, I want to go to university
    WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER
    When my basketball career is over, I’d like to be an architect


    TEAM
    16U Male
    POSITION
    Guard
    FIRST NAME
    Ty
    LAST NAME
    Bryant
    PRESENT AGE
    16
    CITY/TOWN
    Winnipeg
    PRESENT GRADE
    Grade 10
    YEARS IN BASKETBALL
    2 years
    SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
    Oak Park High School
    SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
    Oak Park High School
    BASKETBALL CLUB NAME
    Junior Bisons
    FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM
    Magic Johnson & Los Angeles Lakers
    SUMMER GOALS
    Win gold at the Western Canada Games
    BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS
    Get a full ride scholarship to play basketball for a CIS school
    FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL
    Playing on my school varsity team as a grade 10
    BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE
    Jon Lundgren and Jayden Lam
    AFTER HIGH SCHOOL
    Play CIS basketball
    WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER
    Go in to medical school to pursue being a surgeon

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