3 Narcisse Ambanza
3 Narcisse Ambanza
Height: 6-2
Year: 2
Hometown: Toronto, ON
High School: Eastern Commerce
Position: Guard
Major: Business & Administration
gp 20
pts/g 15.7
fg % 41.1
3pt % 26.9
ft % 63.1
reb/g 6.2
a/g 3.7

2017-18 (Sophomore)

Appeared in and started 20 games Canada West conference games ... Led team in scoring for first time in career ... Led team in minutes per game (32.4) ... Was second on team in assists per game (3.7), second on team in steals per game (1.8) and third on team in rebounds per game (6.2) ... Scored in double digits in 18 of 20 conference games and all five non-conference games he appeared in ... Topped 30 points on two occasions (Oct. 28, 2017 at Mount Royal (30); Jan. 5, 2018 at Brandon) ... Scored a career-high 36 points Jan. 5, 2018 at Brandon, a 105-103 win, the fourth-highest scoring output in Canada West play that season ... Hit buzzer-beater half-court shot at end of regulation to force overtime at Brandon, Jan. 5 ... Also made a career-high 13 FGs in that game ... Shot a season-high 75 per cent from the field on 9-for-12 shooting in 93-83 win vs MacEwan on Dec. 1, 2017 ... Scored at least 20 points in seven games ... Matched a career-high four steals in 88-66 loss at Mount Royal, Oct. 27, 2017 ... Recorded two double-doubles in conference play and three overall ... The 10 rebounds in those three games were career-highs ... Named all-Canada West third-team ... Named Wesmen men's basketball's player of the year.

2016-17 (Freshman)

Appeared in 20 games and started 13 as a true freshman ... Averaged 13.1 points, 3.5 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game ... Made his Wesmen debut in 76-60 non-conference win at Lakehead, Sept. 30, 2016 ... Made his Canada West debut in 74-59 win vs UNBC, Nov. 4, 2016, playing 15 minutes off the bench ... Made his first Canada West start in 93-83 win vs Brandon, Nov. 24, 2016 ... After scoring two points in his first two games, broke out for 23 points and shot a career-high 78.6 per cent from the field on 11-for-14 shooting in 19 minutes off the bench in 76-68 loss at Saskatchewan, Nov. 11, 2016 ... Closed the season with a stretch of six straight games making at least one three-pointer ... Registered a career-high nine assists in 91-86 loss at Thompson Rivers, Jan. 14, 2017 ... Scored double digits in 14 games ... Topped 20 points in three games ... Named to Canada West all-rookie team ... Named Wesmen men's basketball rookie of the year.

Before Winnipeg

Attended powerhouse Eastern Commerce Collegiate Institute and was a member of the final basketball team to compete at the Toronto school, which closed in 2015 ... Appeared in the documentary "Eastern", which aired on TSN, about the final season of Eastern Commerce basketball ... Averaged 20.4 points, 4.7 assists and 7.8 rebounds per game in his senior year of high school ... Was ranked No. 28 in Class of 2015 rankings by North Pole Hoops.

Recent Games
Jan 19 at Manitoba W, 94-67
Jan 20 Manitoba W, 89-83
Jan 26 at Regina W, 92-89
Jan 27 at Regina L, 80-78
Feb 2 UBC Okanagan W, 67-54
Feb 3 UBC Okanagan W, 65-53
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 20 19
Games started 20 19
Minutes 647 615
Minutes per game 32.4 32.4
FG 124-302 122-292
FG Pct 41.1 41.8
3PT 25-93 25-90
3PT Pct 26.9 27.8
FT 41-65 41-65
FT Pct 63.1 63.1
Off rebounds 31 31
Def rebounds 92 88
Total rebounds 123 119
Rebounds per game 6.2 6.3
Personal fouls 22 19
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 74 67
Turnovers 66 64
Assist to turnover ratio 1.1 1.0
Steals 35 32
Blocks 7 7
Points 314 310
Points per game 15.7 16.3
Points per 40 min 19.4 20.2
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Sep 28 at Lakehead L, 90-83 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 at Lakehead L, 99-84 - 28 9-18 50.0 2-6 33.3 5-8 62.5 25
Oct 6 Laurentian L, 87-81 1 35 6-16 37.5 0-5 0.0 3-4 75.0 15
Oct 7 Algoma W, 90-69 1 23 4-9 44.4 2-3 66.7 3-4 75.0 13
Oct 20 Lakehead W, 79-78 1 34 7-16 43.8 1-4 25.0 0-1 0.0 15
Oct 21 Brandon W, 87-72 1 24 4-13 30.8 2-6 33.3 1-4 25.0 11
Oct 27 at Mount Royal L, 88-66 1 31 5-18 27.8 0-3 0.0 2-6 33.3 12
Oct 28 at Mount Royal W, 90-78 1 35 11-23 47.8 4-7 57.1 4-8 50.0 30
Nov 3 Alberta L, 90-79 1 32 4-12 33.3 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 10
Nov 4 Alberta L, 83-59 1 30 7-13 53.8 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 15
Nov 11 at Calgary L, 80-74 1 36 9-20 45.0 3-8 37.5 3-5 60.0 24
Nov 12 at Calgary L, 103-89 1 21 6-15 40.0 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 13
Nov 17 at UFV W, 90-88 1 36 4-14 28.6 1-6 16.7 0-0 - 9
Nov 18 at UFV L, 67-59 1 30 6-18 33.3 0-3 0.0 4-6 66.7 16
Nov 24 UBC L, 83-67 1 34 5-10 50.0 1-3 33.3 2-2 100.0 13
Nov 25 UBC L, 100-54 1 26 5-14 35.7 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 11
Dec 1 MacEwan W, 93-83 1 35 9-12 75.0 2-2 100.0 2-3 66.7 22
Dec 2 MacEwan L, 88-66 1 33 8-15 53.3 1-5 20.0 3-5 60.0 20
Dec 30 at North Dakota State College of Science L, 75-61 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 5 at Brandon W, 105-103 1 37 13-27 48.1 4-10 40.0 6-7 85.7 36
Jan 6 Brandon W, 71-66 1 33 3-13 23.1 0-3 0.0 1-2 50.0 7
Jan 19 at Manitoba W, 94-67 1 35 6-16 37.5 1-5 20.0 4-6 66.7 17
Jan 20 Manitoba W, 89-83 1 32 2-10 20.0 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 4
Jan 26 at Regina W, 92-89 1 36 6-11 54.5 1-4 25.0 7-11 63.6 20
Jan 27 at Regina L, 80-78 1 35 6-20 30.0 1-5 20.0 1-2 50.0 14
Feb 2 UBC Okanagan W, 67-54 1 33 4-10 40.0 0-3 0.0 2-2 100.0 10
Feb 3 UBC Okanagan W, 65-53 1 27 5-11 45.5 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 11
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Sep 28 at Lakehead L, 90-83 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 at Lakehead L, 99-84 - 28 1 6 7 0 4 0.0 0 0 3 0
Oct 6 Laurentian L, 87-81 1 35 0 4 4 6 4 1.5 0 0 3 -
Oct 7 Algoma W, 90-69 1 23 0 3 3 2 2 1.0 2 0 1 -
Oct 20 Lakehead W, 79-78 1 34 3 7 10 6 2 3.0 3 0 1 0
Oct 21 Brandon W, 87-72 1 24 1 4 5 5 0 - 1 0 0 0
Oct 27 at Mount Royal L, 88-66 1 31 0 6 6 4 3 1.3 4 0 0 0
Oct 28 at Mount Royal W, 90-78 1 35 3 7 10 4 5 0.8 2 0 2 0
Nov 3 Alberta L, 90-79 1 32 1 5 6 2 2 1.0 2 0 0 -
Nov 4 Alberta L, 83-59 1 30 0 4 4 5 4 1.3 0 0 2 -
Nov 11 at Calgary L, 80-74 1 36 1 5 6 2 7 0.3 1 0 1 0
Nov 12 at Calgary L, 103-89 1 21 4 3 7 2 2 1.0 2 0 0 0
Nov 17 at UFV W, 90-88 1 36 2 3 5 1 1 1.0 1 1 2 0
Nov 18 at UFV L, 67-59 1 30 3 2 5 4 3 1.3 2 0 2 0
Nov 24 UBC L, 83-67 1 34 1 5 6 4 6 0.7 2 1 0 -
Nov 25 UBC L, 100-54 1 26 0 3 3 2 4 0.5 1 0 0 0
Dec 1 MacEwan W, 93-83 1 35 0 4 4 2 2 1.0 1 1 0 0
Dec 2 MacEwan L, 88-66 1 33 2 8 10 6 1 6.0 1 1 0 0
Dec 30 at North Dakota State College of Science L, 75-61 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 5 at Brandon W, 105-103 1 37 2 7 9 5 6 0.8 3 1 1 0
Jan 6 Brandon W, 71-66 1 33 2 4 6 7 3 2.3 3 0 3 0
Jan 19 at Manitoba W, 94-67 1 35 2 6 8 3 2 1.5 0 0 0 0
Jan 20 Manitoba W, 89-83 1 32 0 4 4 7 2 3.5 3 0 3 0
Jan 26 at Regina W, 92-89 1 36 3 4 7 4 3 1.3 2 1 1 0
Jan 27 at Regina L, 80-78 1 35 4 2 6 3 8 0.4 2 0 2 0
Feb 2 UBC Okanagan W, 67-54 1 33 1 3 4 3 1 3.0 2 1 2 0
Feb 3 UBC Okanagan W, 65-53 1 27 0 7 7 4 1 4.0 1 0 1 0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 20 20 32.4 6.2-15.1 41.1 1.2-4.7 26.9 2.0-3.2 63.1 15.7
Conference 19 19 32.4 6.4-15.4 41.8 1.3-4.7 27.8 2.2-3.4 63.1 16.3
Exhibition 5 4 28.8 6.0-14.4 41.7 1.4-4.8 29.2 2.4-4.2 57.1 15.8
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Home 10 10 31.5 5.2-12.0 43.3 0.9-3.9 23.1 1.0-1.4 71.4 12.3
Away 10 10 33.2 7.2-18.2 39.6 1.6-5.4 29.6 3.1-5.1 60.8 19.1
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 10 10 33.9 6.3-14.7 42.9 1.4-4.8 29.2 2.6-3.9 66.7 16.6
Losses 10 10 30.8 6.1-15.5 39.4 1.1-4.5 24.4 1.5-2.6 57.7 14.8
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October 2 2 33.0 8.0-20.5 39.0 2.0-5.0 40.0 3.0-7.0 42.9 21.0
November 8 8 30.6 5.8-14.5 39.7 1.2-4.8 26.3 1.1-1.6 69.2 13.9
December 2 2 34.0 8.5-13.5 63.0 1.5-3.5 42.9 2.5-4.0 62.5 21.0
January 6 6 34.7 6.0-16.2 37.1 1.2-5.0 23.3 3.2-4.7 67.9 16.3
February 2 2 30.0 4.5-10.5 42.9 0.5-4.0 12.5 1.0-1.0 100.0 10.5
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 20 20 647 124-302 41.1 25-93 26.9 41-65 63.1 314
Conference 19 19 615 122-292 41.8 25-90 27.8 41-65 63.1 310
Exhibition 5 4 144 30-72 41.7 7-24 29.2 12-21 57.1 79
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Home 10 10 315 52-120 43.3 9-39 23.1 10-14 71.4 123
Away 10 10 332 72-182 39.6 16-54 29.6 31-51 60.8 191
Neutral - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Wins 10 10 339 63-147 42.9 14-48 29.2 26-39 66.7 166
Losses 10 10 308 61-155 39.4 11-45 24.4 15-26 57.7 148
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October 2 2 66 16-41 39.0 4-10 40.0 6-14 42.9 42
November 8 8 245 46-116 39.7 10-38 26.3 9-13 69.2 111
December 2 2 68 17-27 63.0 3-7 42.9 5-8 62.5 42
January 6 6 208 36-97 37.1 7-30 23.3 19-28 67.9 98
February 2 2 60 9-21 42.9 1-8 12.5 2-2 100.0 21
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 20 20 32.4 7.7-18.7 41.1 1.5-5.7 26.9 2.5-4.0 63.1 19.4
Conference 19 19 32.4 7.9-19.0 41.8 1.6-5.9 27.8 2.7-4.2 63.1 20.2
Exhibition 5 4 28.8 8.3-20.0 41.7 1.9-6.7 29.2 3.3-5.8 57.1 21.9
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Home 10 10 31.5 6.6-15.2 43.3 1.1-5.0 23.1 1.3-1.8 71.4 15.6
Away 10 10 33.2 8.7-21.9 39.6 1.9-6.5 29.6 3.7-6.1 60.8 23.0
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 10 10 33.9 7.4-17.3 42.9 1.7-5.7 29.2 3.1-4.6 66.7 19.6
Losses 10 10 30.8 7.9-20.1 39.4 1.4-5.8 24.4 1.9-3.4 57.7 19.2
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October 2 2 33.0 9.7-24.8 39.0 2.4-6.1 40.0 3.6-8.5 42.9 25.5
November 8 8 30.6 7.5-18.9 39.7 1.6-6.2 26.3 1.5-2.1 69.2 18.1
December 2 2 34.0 10.0-15.9 63.0 1.8-4.1 42.9 2.9-4.7 62.5 24.7
January 6 6 34.7 6.9-18.7 37.1 1.3-5.8 23.3 3.7-5.4 67.9 18.8
February 2 2 30.0 6.0-14.0 42.9 0.7-5.3 12.5 1.3-1.3 100.0 14.0
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 20 20 32.4 1.6 4.6 6.2 1.1 0.0 3.7 3.3 1.1 1.8 0.3
Conference 19 19 32.4 1.6 4.6 6.3 1.0 0.0 3.5 3.4 1.0 1.7 0.4
Exhibition 5 4 28.8 1.0 4.8 5.8 1.6 0.0 3.8 2.4 1.6 1.2 0.0
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Home 10 10 31.5 0.7 4.7 5.4 1.1 0.0 4.2 2.6 1.6 1.6 0.4
Away 10 10 33.2 2.4 4.5 6.9 1.1 0.0 3.2 4.0 0.8 1.9 0.3
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 10 10 33.9 1.5 4.9 6.4 1.5 0.0 4.0 2.6 1.5 1.8 0.5
Losses 10 10 30.8 1.6 4.3 5.9 0.7 0.0 3.4 4.0 0.8 1.7 0.2
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October 2 2 33.0 1.5 6.5 8.0 1.0 0.0 4.0 4.0 1.0 3.0 0.0
November 8 8 30.6 1.5 3.8 5.3 0.9 0.0 2.8 3.6 0.8 1.4 0.3
December 2 2 34.0 1.0 6.0 7.0 0.0 0.0 4.0 1.5 2.7 1.0 1.0
January 6 6 34.7 2.2 4.5 6.7 1.7 0.0 4.8 4.0 1.2 2.2 0.3
February 2 2 30.0 0.5 5.0 5.5 1.5 0.0 3.5 1.0 3.5 1.5 0.5
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 20 20 647 31 92 123 22 0 74 66 1.1 35 7
Conference 19 19 615 31 88 119 19 0 67 64 1.0 32 7
Exhibition 5 4 144 5 24 29 8 0 19 12 1.6 6 0
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Home 10 10 315 7 47 54 11 0 42 26 1.6 16 4
Away 10 10 332 24 45 69 11 0 32 40 0.8 19 3
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 10 10 339 15 49 64 15 0 40 26 1.5 18 5
Losses 10 10 308 16 43 59 7 0 34 40 0.8 17 2
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October 2 2 66 3 13 16 2 0 8 8 1.0 6 0
November 8 8 245 12 30 42 7 0 22 29 0.8 11 2
December 2 2 68 2 12 14 0 0 8 3 2.7 2 2
January 6 6 208 13 27 40 10 0 29 24 1.2 13 2
February 2 2 60 1 10 11 3 0 7 2 3.5 3 1
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 20 20 32.4 1.9 5.7 7.6 1.4 0.0 4.6 4.1 1.1 2.2 0.4
Conference 19 19 32.4 2.0 5.7 7.7 1.2 0.0 4.4 4.2 1.0 2.1 0.5
Exhibition 5 4 28.8 1.4 6.7 8.1 2.2 0.0 5.3 3.3 1.6 1.7 0.0
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Home 10 10 31.5 0.9 6.0 6.9 1.4 0.0 5.3 3.3 1.6 2.0 0.5
Away 10 10 33.2 2.9 5.4 8.3 1.3 0.0 3.9 4.8 0.8 2.3 0.4
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 10 10 33.9 1.8 5.8 7.6 1.8 0.0 4.7 3.1 1.5 2.1 0.6
Losses 10 10 30.8 2.1 5.6 7.7 0.9 0.0 4.4 5.2 0.8 2.2 0.3
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October 2 2 33.0 1.8 7.9 9.7 1.2 0.0 4.8 4.8 1.0 3.6 0.0
November 8 8 30.6 2.0 4.9 6.9 1.1 0.0 3.6 4.7 0.8 1.8 0.3
December 2 2 34.0 1.2 7.1 8.2 0.0 0.0 4.7 1.8 2.7 1.2 1.2
January 6 6 34.7 2.5 5.2 7.7 1.9 0.0 5.6 4.6 1.2 2.5 0.4
February 2 2 30.0 0.7 6.7 7.3 2.0 0.0 4.7 1.3 3.5 2.0 0.7