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Basketball (M)

Men’s Hoops Host Manitoba Bisons

Sep 23 | Basketball (M)

The men’s basketball team begin their non-conference schedule in the Thunderdome this weekend versus the Manitoba Bisons. Game times are Friday and Saturday at 8:00pm. Lakehead will field a large group of newcomers, with 10 rookies on their expanded pre-season roster. Fourth year veterans Alex Robichaud, Mor Menashe and Bacarius Dinkins will…

Lakehead Basketball Coaches Sign Multi-Year Contracts

Lakehead Athletics Director Tom Warden announced today that Lakehead Basketball is on solid footing for the immediate future and years to come.   Jon Kreiner, head coach of the women’s program, has been signed to a 5-year contract, while Manny Furtado, who just completed 12 months at the helm of the men’s program,…

Nick Burke Added to Basketball Roster

Jul 15 | Basketball (M), News

The men’s basketball program added a significant player to their line-up for the upcoming season, transfer guard Nick Burke (U of Toronto). Burke, a 6’0″ guard originally from Hamilton, has four years remaining. “We are very fortunate to be adding an experienced student athlete to our program today,” says coach Manny Furtado. Burke (photo left)…

Shooting Guard Brandon Persad Commits to T-Wolves

Jun 12 | Basketball (M), News

The men’s basketball team has announced another recruiting commitment for the 2015-16 season: 6’4″ shooting guard Brandon Persad, of Thornhill, Ontario. Persad will complete his studies at Thornlea Secondary School in a few weeks. “We are very pleased in having Brandon commit to Lakehead,” says head coach Manny Furtado. “We are getting…

OUA Unveils 2015-16 Basketball Schedule

The OUA unveiled the schedule for the 2015-16 basketball season today. OUA Release The Thunderwolves, slotted in the Central division with McMaster, Brock, and Guelph, will have some chances at their divisional foes early in the schedule, on top of playing their first six regular season games in the Thunderdome. In their…

Men’s Hoops Add Another Kelowna Recruit

Jun 3 | Basketball (M), News

Coach Manny Furtado of the men’s basketball team has been successful in landing another recruit from Kelowna, B.C.’s Mt Boucherie HS.   Kache Kopec, of Kelowna, B.C., will be a Thunderwolf next season, joining his high school teammate, Quincy Johnson.   Says Coach Furtado, “We are very pleased that Kache will be a member…

T-Wolves Welcome Quincy Johnson

Apr 15 | Basketball (M)

The men’s basketball team has announced their first recruiting commitment of the offseason: Quincy Johnson, of Kelowna, B.C. The 6’5 forward, who played his high school career for the Mount Boucherie Secondary School Bears, averaged 19 points, 9 rebounds, 5 assists, 4 blocks and 4 steals in his senior year. Quincy has…

Harvey, Doornick Honoured by OUA

Apr 8 | Basketball (M)

Author: Hugh Mullally The OUA announced their men’s basketball major award winners today. A full list of award winners follows below. Lakehead’s Dwayne Harvey of Hamilton, Ontario was named to the OUA second all-star team. Harvey concluded an illustrious career this season, having played out his final three years of eligibility with the…


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