The Manitoba Bisons have recruited a John Taylor Collegiate forward for the men’s basketball squad next season.
James Wagner recently graduated and will suit up with the Brown and Gold for the 2016-17 season. Until then, he will be accompanying head coach Kirby Schepp to Chile for the 2016 U18 men’s basketball national team July 19-23.
The University of Winnipeg Wesmen men’s basketball team has added a 6’3″ guard to their roster for the 2016-17 Canada West season.
Narcisse Ambanza comes from Eastern Commerce High School in Toronto, where he averaged 20.4 points, 4.7 assists, 7.8 rebounds per game in his final season (2014-2015).
“His combination of size, strength, and athleticism should provide an immediate impact on our team. We are excited about his ability to play multiple guard positions within our system and look forward to having him as a Wesmen,” head coach Mike Raimbault said of Ambanza.
A traditional blessing and smudging ceremony from an aboriginal elder will kick start the first ever University of Winnipeg Wesmen Indigenous Day this afternoon.
The Wesmen, along with the Aboriginal Student Council, will celebrate the day to coincide with their basketball games against the Brandon University Bobcats.
“As part of the University of Winnipeg, we wish to welcome and embrace the indigenous members of the university family and the indigenous community as a whole,” said Wesmen’s interim athletic director Dave Crook.
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