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Men's Basketball Announce Commitments

Head Coach Mike Raimbault Announced The Additions Of Nolan Gooding, Kelvin Smith To The MBB Roster For The 2010-2011 Season..


University of Winnipeg Men’s Basketball Head Coach Mike Raimbault is pleased to announce the commitments of Nolan Gooding and Kelvin Smith. Both players will be joining the men’s basketball program in time for the 2010-2011 season in September.

Nolan Gooding, 6’0 guard, is an Ontario College transfer who joins the Wesmen after attending Humber College and St.Clair College in Ontario. During his time at Humber College, Gooding helped lead his team to an OCAA Championship and a berth in the National Championships. At St.Clair College, he averaged 14 points, five rebounds, three assists and two steals per game.

“Nolan brings toughness and a great desire to win to our program. He is a competitor who will bring a great deal of intensity to the floor each and every day. His experience and leadership will be big assets for our program”, said Men’s Basketball Head Coach Mike Raimbault.

Kelvin Smith, 6’6” graduated this past June from Price High School in Los Angeles, California. During his senior year, Smith averaged 19 points, nine rebounds, three blocks and two steals per game. Aside from being a top athlete, Kelvin was also a top academic achiever graduating from Price High School with a 3.5 grade point average and was named to the school’s honour roll.

“I am very excited about adding Kelvin to our program this season. He is a talented first year player who will bring athleticism, scoring and versatility to the team while playing multiple positions”, added Raimbault.



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Sheldon Appelle
Sports Information Coordinator
University of Winnipeg
(204) 786-9823
s.appelle@uwinnipeg.ca
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