3 Narcisse Ambanza
3 - Narcisse Ambanza
Height: 6-2
Year: 3
Hometown: Toronto, ON
High School: Eastern Commerce
Position: Guard
Major: Business and Administration
gp 20
pts/g 18.8
fg % 44.0
3pt % 29.2
ft % 63.0
reb/g 6.1
a/g 6.2

2018-19 (Junior) 

Appeared in and started all 20 Canada West conference games for the second time in three seasons ... Averaged career-highs for points (18.8), minutes (33.6) and assists (6.2) per game ... Ranked seventh in Canada West in minutes per game ... Ranked second in Canada West in field goals made (148) ... Ranked second in Canada West in assists (124) and assists per game ... Led team in scoring for second straight year ... Scored in double digits in 26 games overall, scored at least 20 points in 12 games overall and topped 30 points on two occasions ... Scored a playoff career-high 36 points in 92-77 first-round victory over Manitoba, Feb. 7, 2019 ... Registered double-digit assists in two conference games including career-high 16 vs Manitoba Jan. 31, 2019 ... Had double-digit rebounds in three Canada West games, including career-high 12 in 113-75 win at Macewan Nov. 9, 2018 ... Was selected in first U Sports round of the inaugural Canada Elite Basketball League draft ... Named Wesmen Athletics male athlete of the year for the first time and men's basketball MVP ... Named all-Canada West second-team, the third straight year he's earned a conference all-star. 

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 11 Thompson Rivers W, 100-94
Jan 12 Thompson Rivers L, 85-77
Jan 25 Regina L, 96-87
Jan 26 Regina W, 91-89
Jan 31 Manitoba W, 97-75
Feb 2 at Manitoba L, 81-78
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 20 20
Games started 20 20
Minutes 673 673
Minutes per game 33.6 33.6
FG 148-336 148-336
FG Pct 44.0 44.0
3PT 21-72 21-72
3PT Pct 29.2 29.2
FT 58-92 58-92
FT Pct 63.0 63.0
Off rebounds 29 29
Def rebounds 93 93
Total rebounds 122 122
Rebounds per game 6.1 6.1
Personal fouls 41 41
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 124 124
Turnovers 81 81
Assist to turnover ratio 1.5 1.5
Steals 28 28
Blocks 11 11
Points 375 375
Points per game 18.8 18.8
Points per 40 min 22.3 22.3
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Sep 28 at Lakehead L, 80-67 1 34 5-14 35.7 1-1 100.0 1-2 50.0 12
Sep 29 at Lakehead L, 75-61 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 vs. Lethbridge L, 103-99 1 32 11-14 78.6 3-4 75.0 0-1 0.0 25
Oct 6 vs. York L, 71-70 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 12 at Brandon L, 88-85 1 31 5-14 35.7 0-2 0.0 1-2 50.0 11
Oct 19 Dakota College W, 106-63 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 Mayville State W, 77-67 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Victoria W, 93-84 1 23 2-15 13.3 1-6 16.7 2-4 50.0 7
Oct 27 Victoria L, 75-72 1 31 6-18 33.3 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 14
Nov 2 at UNBC L, 84-82 1 32 9-18 50.0 1-3 33.3 4-5 80.0 23
Nov 3 at UNBC W, 96-81 1 28 10-18 55.6 0-2 0.0 7-11 63.6 27
Nov 9 at MacEwan W, 113-75 1 26 5-11 45.5 0-0 - 2-5 40.0 12
Nov 10 at MacEwan W, 85-78 1 35 12-30 40.0 2-6 33.3 5-10 50.0 31
Nov 16 Saskatchewan L, 111-104 1 38 9-17 52.9 0-4 0.0 4-4 100.0 22
Nov 17 Saskatchewan W, 90-81 1 35 7-19 36.8 1-1 100.0 2-2 100.0 17
Nov 23 at Lethbridge W, 88-83 1 32 6-10 60.0 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 13
Nov 24 at Lethbridge W, 86-83 1 34 4-10 40.0 0-1 0.0 6-8 75.0 14
Nov 30 at Brandon L, 109-107 1 45 11-23 47.8 1-6 16.7 6-11 54.5 29
Dec 1 Brandon W, 101-81 1 31 12-25 48.0 2-4 50.0 3-5 60.0 29
Dec 29 at North Dakota State College of Science L, 87-86 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 30 at Mayville State L, 79-70 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 4 at Trinity Western W, 105-97 1 34 8-12 66.7 2-3 66.7 3-6 50.0 21
Jan 5 at Trinity Western W, 83-54 1 31 4-11 36.4 0-3 0.0 2-3 66.7 10
Jan 11 Thompson Rivers W, 100-94 1 43 9-20 45.0 3-8 37.5 1-2 50.0 22
Jan 12 Thompson Rivers L, 85-77 1 33 4-11 36.4 0-2 0.0 4-4 100.0 12
Jan 25 Regina L, 96-87 1 35 10-17 58.8 3-6 50.0 0-0 - 23
Jan 26 Regina W, 91-89 1 35 9-20 45.0 2-5 40.0 4-4 100.0 24
Jan 31 Manitoba W, 97-75 1 34 5-12 41.7 0-3 0.0 2-4 50.0 12
Feb 2 at Manitoba L, 81-78 1 38 6-19 31.6 0-4 0.0 1-4 25.0 13
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Sep 28 at Lakehead L, 80-67 1 34 0 6 6 7 5 1.4 0 0 2 0
Sep 29 at Lakehead L, 75-61 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 vs. Lethbridge L, 103-99 1 32 0 8 8 5 5 1.0 6 1 0 -
Oct 6 vs. York L, 71-70 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 12 at Brandon L, 88-85 1 31 0 4 4 6 3 2.0 2 1 3 0
Oct 19 Dakota College W, 106-63 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 Mayville State W, 77-67 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Victoria W, 93-84 1 23 0 2 2 5 1 5.0 2 1 4 0
Oct 27 Victoria L, 75-72 1 31 0 4 4 6 5 1.2 0 0 0 0
Nov 2 at UNBC L, 84-82 1 32 0 2 2 1 2 0.5 0 0 3 0
Nov 3 at UNBC W, 96-81 1 28 2 5 7 3 3 1.0 2 1 3 0
Nov 9 at MacEwan W, 113-75 1 26 2 10 12 7 2 3.5 3 1 3 -
Nov 10 at MacEwan W, 85-78 1 35 8 3 11 3 3 1.0 2 0 1 -
Nov 16 Saskatchewan L, 111-104 1 38 4 3 7 7 5 1.4 2 0 2 0
Nov 17 Saskatchewan W, 90-81 1 35 3 4 7 14 9 1.6 2 1 0 0
Nov 23 at Lethbridge W, 88-83 1 32 1 4 5 7 8 0.9 1 0 3 0
Nov 24 at Lethbridge W, 86-83 1 34 0 5 5 3 5 0.6 2 0 3 0
Nov 30 at Brandon L, 109-107 1 45 0 6 6 6 4 1.5 1 2 4 0
Dec 1 Brandon W, 101-81 1 31 2 4 6 8 2 4.0 2 0 0 0
Dec 29 at North Dakota State College of Science L, 87-86 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 30 at Mayville State L, 79-70 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 4 at Trinity Western W, 105-97 1 34 1 3 4 8 4 2.0 1 0 4 -
Jan 5 at Trinity Western W, 83-54 1 31 1 8 9 3 6 0.5 0 0 0 -
Jan 11 Thompson Rivers W, 100-94 1 43 0 4 4 7 3 2.3 1 0 0 -
Jan 12 Thompson Rivers L, 85-77 1 33 1 4 5 1 3 0.3 1 1 4 -
Jan 25 Regina L, 96-87 1 35 0 2 2 6 3 2.0 1 1 1 -
Jan 26 Regina W, 91-89 1 35 0 11 11 7 4 1.8 2 2 2 -
Jan 31 Manitoba W, 97-75 1 34 2 4 6 16 3 5.3 2 1 2 -
Feb 2 at Manitoba L, 81-78 1 38 2 5 7 6 6 1.0 1 0 2 0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 20 20 33.6 7.4-16.8 44.0 1.1-3.6 29.2 2.9-4.6 63.0 18.8
Conference 20 20 33.6 7.4-16.8 44.0 1.1-3.6 29.2 2.9-4.6 63.0 18.8
Exhibition 3 3 32.3 7.0-14.0 50.0 1.3-2.3 57.1 0.7-1.7 40.0 16.0
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Home 10 10 33.8 7.3-17.4 42.0 1.4-4.2 33.3 2.2-2.9 75.9 18.2
Away 10 10 33.5 7.5-16.2 46.3 0.7-3.0 23.3 3.6-6.3 57.1 19.3
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 13 13 32.4 7.2-16.4 43.7 1.1-3.4 31.8 3.0-4.9 60.9 18.4
Losses 7 7 36.0 7.9-17.6 44.7 1.0-4.0 25.0 2.7-4.0 67.9 19.4
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October 2 2 27.0 4.0-16.5 24.2 1.5-4.5 33.3 1.0-2.0 50.0 10.5
November 9 9 33.9 8.1-17.3 46.8 0.7-2.8 24.0 4.0-6.2 64.3 20.9
December 1 1 31.0 12.0-25.0 48.0 2.0-4.0 50.0 3.0-5.0 60.0 29.0
January 7 7 35.0 7.0-14.7 47.6 1.4-4.3 33.3 2.3-3.3 69.6 17.7
February 1 1 38.0 6.0-19.0 31.6 0.0-4.0 0.0 1.0-4.0 25.0 13.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 20 20 673 148-336 44.0 21-72 29.2 58-92 63.0 375
Conference 20 20 673 148-336 44.0 21-72 29.2 58-92 63.0 375
Exhibition 3 3 97 21-42 50.0 4-7 57.1 2-5 40.0 48
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Home 10 10 338 73-174 42.0 14-42 33.3 22-29 75.9 182
Away 10 10 335 75-162 46.3 7-30 23.3 36-63 57.1 193
Neutral - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Wins 13 13 421 93-213 43.7 14-44 31.8 39-64 60.9 239
Losses 7 7 252 55-123 44.7 7-28 25.0 19-28 67.9 136
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October 2 2 54 8-33 24.2 3-9 33.3 2-4 50.0 21
November 9 9 305 73-156 46.8 6-25 24.0 36-56 64.3 188
December 1 1 31 12-25 48.0 2-4 50.0 3-5 60.0 29
January 7 7 245 49-103 47.6 10-30 33.3 16-23 69.6 124
February 1 1 38 6-19 31.6 0-4 0.0 1-4 25.0 13
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 20 20 33.6 8.8-20.0 44.0 1.2-4.3 29.2 3.4-5.5 63.0 22.3
Conference 20 20 33.6 8.8-20.0 44.0 1.2-4.3 29.2 3.4-5.5 63.0 22.3
Exhibition 3 3 32.3 8.7-17.3 50.0 1.6-2.9 57.1 0.8-2.1 40.0 19.8
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Home 10 10 33.8 8.6-20.6 42.0 1.7-5.0 33.3 2.6-3.4 75.9 21.5
Away 10 10 33.5 9.0-19.3 46.3 0.8-3.6 23.3 4.3-7.5 57.1 23.0
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 13 13 32.4 8.8-20.2 43.7 1.3-4.2 31.8 3.7-6.1 60.9 22.7
Losses 7 7 36.0 8.7-19.5 44.7 1.1-4.4 25.0 3.0-4.4 67.9 21.6
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October 2 2 27.0 5.9-24.4 24.2 2.2-6.7 33.3 1.5-3.0 50.0 15.6
November 9 9 33.9 9.6-20.5 46.8 0.8-3.3 24.0 4.7-7.3 64.3 24.7
December 1 1 31.0 15.5-32.3 48.0 2.6-5.2 50.0 3.9-6.5 60.0 37.4
January 7 7 35.0 8.0-16.8 47.6 1.6-4.9 33.3 2.6-3.8 69.6 20.2
February 1 1 38.0 6.3-20.0 31.6 0.0-4.2 0.0 1.1-4.2 25.0 13.7
  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 33.6 1.4 4.7 6.1 2.0 0.0 6.2 4.0 1.5 1.4 0.6
Conference 20 20 33.6 1.4 4.7 6.1 2.0 0.0 6.2 4.0 1.5 1.4 0.6
Exhibition 3 3 32.3 0.0 6.0 6.0 1.7 0.0 6.0 4.3 1.4 2.7 0.7
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Home 10 10 33.8 1.2 4.2 5.4 1.5 0.0 7.7 3.8 2.0 1.5 0.7
Away 10 10 33.5 1.7 5.1 6.8 2.6 0.0 4.7 4.3 1.1 1.3 0.4
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 13 13 32.4 1.7 5.2 6.8 1.9 0.0 7.0 4.1 1.7 1.7 0.5
Losses 7 7 36.0 1.0 3.7 4.7 2.3 0.0 4.7 4.0 1.2 0.9 0.6
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October 2 2 27.0 0.0 3.0 3.0 2.0 0.0 5.5 3.0 1.8 1.0 0.5
November 9 9 33.9 2.2 4.7 6.9 2.4 0.0 5.7 4.6 1.2 1.7 0.6
December 1 1 31.0 2.0 4.0 6.0 0.0 0.0 8.0 2.0 4.0 2.0 0.0
January 7 7 35.0 0.7 5.1 5.9 1.9 - 6.9 3.7 1.8 1.1 0.7
February 1 1 38.0 2.0 5.0 7.0 2.0 0.0 6.0 6.0 1.0 1.0 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 20 20 673 29 93 122 41 0 124 81 1.5 28 11
Conference 20 20 673 29 93 122 41 0 124 81 1.5 28 11
Exhibition 3 3 97 0 18 18 5 0 18 13 1.4 8 2
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Home 10 10 338 12 42 54 15 0 77 38 2.0 15 7
Away 10 10 335 17 51 68 26 0 47 43 1.1 13 4
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 13 13 421 22 67 89 25 0 91 53 1.7 22 7
Losses 7 7 252 7 26 33 16 0 33 28 1.2 6 4
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October 2 2 54 0 6 6 4 0 11 6 1.8 2 1
November 9 9 305 20 42 62 22 0 51 41 1.2 15 5
December 1 1 31 2 4 6 0 0 8 2 4.0 2 0
January 7 7 245 5 36 41 13 - 48 26 1.8 8 5
February 1 1 38 2 5 7 2 0 6 6 1.0 1 0
  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 33.6 1.7 5.5 7.3 2.4 0.0 7.4 4.8 1.5 1.7 0.7
Conference 20 20 33.6 1.7 5.5 7.3 2.4 0.0 7.4 4.8 1.5 1.7 0.7
Exhibition 3 3 32.3 0.0 7.4 7.4 2.1 0.0 7.4 5.4 1.4 3.3 0.8
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Home 10 10 33.8 1.4 5.0 6.4 1.8 0.0 9.1 4.5 2.0 1.8 0.8
Away 10 10 33.5 2.0 6.1 8.1 3.1 0.0 5.6 5.1 1.1 1.6 0.5
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 13 13 32.4 2.1 6.4 8.5 2.4 0.0 8.6 5.0 1.7 2.1 0.7
Losses 7 7 36.0 1.1 4.1 5.2 2.5 0.0 5.2 4.4 1.2 1.0 0.6
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October 2 2 27.0 0.0 4.4 4.4 3.0 0.0 8.1 4.4 1.8 1.5 0.7
November 9 9 33.9 2.6 5.5 8.1 2.9 0.0 6.7 5.4 1.2 2.0 0.7
December 1 1 31.0 2.6 5.2 7.7 0.0 0.0 10.3 2.6 4.0 2.6 0.0
January 7 7 35.0 0.8 5.9 6.7 2.1 0.0 7.8 4.2 1.8 1.3 0.8
February 1 1 38.0 2.1 5.3 7.4 2.1 0.0 6.3 6.3 1.0 1.1 0.0