3 Narcisse Ambanza
3 - Narcisse Ambanza
Height: 6-2
Year: 4
Hometown: Toronto, ON
High School: Eastern Commerce
Position: Guard
Major: Business and Administration
gp 20
pts/g 18.1
fg % 38.4
3pt % 32.2
ft % 53.8
reb/g 5.8
a/g 4.3

2019-20 (Senior)

Appeared in and started all 20 Canada West conference games for the second straight season and third time in four years ... Averaged 18.1 ppg, 5.8 rpg, 4.3 apg in career-high 33.9 mpg ... Ranked fifth in Canada West in minutes per game ... Led the team in scoring and was eighth in Canada West in ppg ... Scored at least 20 points in 10 conference games ... Scored season-high 28 in 97-85 loss at UBC, Feb. 6, 2020 ... Finished second in Canada West in steals with career-high 1.9 per game ... Posted career-high for steals in a conference game with five in 81-70 loss vs Calgary, Jan. 17, 2020 ... Grabbed season-high 11 rebounds in 72-71 loss at Regina, Nov. 15, 2019 ... Finished seventh in the conference in assists per game ... Handed out season-high nine assists in 96-91 loss at Manitoba, Nov. 21, 2019 ... Made season-high six 3FG in 77-75 win vs UFV, Nov. 1, 2019 ... Named Wesmen men's basketball MVP for third straight season ... Named Canada West second-team all-star, the fourth straight year he was named to a conference all-star team. 

 

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 ... Had career-high six steals in 103-99 non-conference loss vs Lethbridge, Oct. 5, 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 24 at UBC Okanagan W, 93-76
Jan 25 at UBC Okanagan W, 97-84
Jan 31 Mount Royal W, 77-72
Feb 1 Mount Royal W, 107-95
Feb 7 at UBC L, 97-85
Feb 8 at UBC L, 91-66
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 20 20
Games started 20 20
Minutes 677 677
Minutes per game 33.9 33.9
FG 136-354 136-354
FG Pct 38.4 38.4
3PT 47-146 47-146
3PT Pct 32.2 32.2
FT 42-78 42-78
FT Pct 53.8 53.8
Off rebounds 20 20
Def rebounds 95 95
Total rebounds 115 115
Rebounds per game 5.8 5.8
Personal fouls 35 35
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 87 87
Turnovers 68 68
Assist to turnover ratio 1.3 1.3
Steals 39 39
Blocks 12 12
Points 361 361
Points per game 18.1 18.1
Points per 40 min 21.3 21.3
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Oct 3 at Lakehead W, 88-63 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 4 at Lakehead L, 105-85 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 18 at Jamestown College W, 86-77 1 31 7-14 50.0 5-10 50.0 2-2 100.0 21
Oct 19 vs. Valley City State W, 73-66 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 25 Concordia College W, 70-49 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Brandon W, 94-81 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 UFV W, 77-75 1 34 9-20 45.0 6-14 42.9 1-6 16.7 25
Nov 2 UFV W, 92-82 1 36 7-19 36.8 5-9 55.6 3-3 100.0 22
Nov 8 at Alberta L, 84-72 1 37 7-20 35.0 3-10 30.0 2-5 40.0 19
Nov 9 at Alberta L, 68-65 1 37 8-23 34.8 2-11 18.2 5-7 71.4 23
Nov 15 at Regina L, 72-71 1 36 9-25 36.0 2-9 22.2 0-2 0.0 20
Nov 16 at Regina L, 86-78 1 34 3-10 30.0 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 7
Nov 21 at Manitoba L, 96-91 1 43 10-30 33.3 4-12 33.3 2-4 50.0 26
Nov 23 Manitoba L, 77-71 1 33 6-20 30.0 1-5 20.0 4-5 80.0 17
Nov 28 Brandon W, 68-62 1 34 6-13 46.2 2-7 28.6 1-4 25.0 15
Dec 2 at Brandon W, 80-72 1 37 10-21 47.6 3-8 37.5 2-3 66.7 25
Dec 30 at North Dakota State College of Science   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 31 at Mayville State   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 10 MacEwan W, 63-54 1 29 4-15 26.7 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 9
Jan 11 MacEwan W, 89-71 1 29 4-12 33.3 0-4 0.0 1-2 50.0 9
Jan 17 Calgary L, 81-70 1 38 8-23 34.8 4-10 40.0 3-4 75.0 23
Jan 18 Calgary L, 75-51 1 32 5-16 31.3 0-6 0.0 3-5 60.0 13
Jan 24 at UBC Okanagan W, 93-76 1 34 8-12 66.7 4-6 66.7 2-3 66.7 22
Jan 25 at UBC Okanagan W, 97-84 1 34 4-10 40.0 1-3 33.3 3-4 75.0 12
Jan 31 Mount Royal W, 77-72 1 26 2-14 14.3 2-7 28.6 3-8 37.5 9
Feb 1 Mount Royal W, 107-95 1 32 10-15 66.7 1-1 100.0 2-3 66.7 23
Feb 7 at UBC L, 97-85 1 32 10-21 47.6 3-8 37.5 5-10 50.0 28
Feb 8 at UBC L, 91-66 1 30 6-15 40.0 2-7 28.6 0-0 - 14
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Oct 3 at Lakehead W, 88-63 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 4 at Lakehead L, 105-85 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 18 at Jamestown College W, 86-77 1 31 0 6 6 6 5 1.2 3 0 3 -
Oct 19 vs. Valley City State W, 73-66 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 25 Concordia College W, 70-49 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Brandon W, 94-81 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 UFV W, 77-75 1 34 0 4 4 8 3 2.7 1 1 0 0
Nov 2 UFV W, 92-82 1 36 2 4 6 4 2 2.0 0 2 1 0
Nov 8 at Alberta L, 84-72 1 37 0 6 6 0 4 0.0 2 0 0 0
Nov 9 at Alberta L, 68-65 1 37 2 2 4 2 5 0.4 1 1 2 0
Nov 15 at Regina L, 72-71 1 36 1 10 11 3 3 1.0 3 0 0 0
Nov 16 at Regina L, 86-78 1 34 2 4 6 6 3 2.0 3 0 1 0
Nov 21 at Manitoba L, 96-91 1 43 1 5 6 9 6 1.5 2 1 2 0
Nov 23 Manitoba L, 77-71 1 33 1 6 7 1 4 0.3 3 0 3 0
Nov 28 Brandon W, 68-62 1 34 0 5 5 2 4 0.5 1 0 2 0
Dec 2 at Brandon W, 80-72 1 37 2 6 8 5 1 5.0 3 2 2 0
Dec 30 at North Dakota State College of Science   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 31 at Mayville State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 10 MacEwan W, 63-54 1 29 0 6 6 6 3 2.0 3 1 2 0
Jan 11 MacEwan W, 89-71 1 29 0 5 5 8 1 8.0 3 0 1 0
Jan 17 Calgary L, 81-70 1 38 1 4 5 3 5 0.6 5 0 3 0
Jan 18 Calgary L, 75-51 1 32 1 5 6 2 4 0.5 0 1 3 0
Jan 24 at UBC Okanagan W, 93-76 1 34 0 4 4 7 5 1.4 2 1 3 -
Jan 25 at UBC Okanagan W, 97-84 1 34 2 4 6 6 3 2.0 1 0 1 -
Jan 31 Mount Royal W, 77-72 1 26 1 2 3 3 2 1.5 0 0 3 0
Feb 1 Mount Royal W, 107-95 1 32 1 2 3 6 3 2.0 4 1 2 0
Feb 7 at UBC L, 97-85 1 32 3 5 8 5 4 1.3 0 1 2 -
Feb 8 at UBC L, 91-66 1 30 0 6 6 1 3 0.3 2 0 2 0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 20 20 33.9 6.8-17.7 38.4 2.4-7.3 32.2 2.1-3.9 53.8 18.1
Conference 20 20 33.9 6.8-17.7 38.4 2.4-7.3 32.2 2.1-3.9 53.8 18.1
Exhibition 1 1 31.0 7.0-14.0 50.0 5.0-10.0 50.0 2.0-2.0 100.0 21.0
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Home 10 10 32.3 6.1-16.7 36.5 2.2-6.8 32.4 2.1-4.0 52.5 16.5
Away 10 10 35.4 7.5-18.7 40.1 2.5-7.8 32.1 2.1-3.8 55.3 19.6
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 10 10 32.5 6.4-15.1 42.4 2.5-6.4 39.1 1.8-3.6 50.0 17.1
Losses 10 10 35.2 7.2-20.3 35.5 2.2-8.2 26.8 2.4-4.2 57.1 19.0
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November 9 9 36.0 7.2-20.0 36.1 2.9-9.0 32.1 2.0-4.0 50.0 19.3
December 1 1 37.0 10.0-21.0 47.6 3.0-8.0 37.5 2.0-3.0 66.7 25.0
January 7 7 31.7 5.0-14.6 34.3 1.7-5.9 29.3 2.1-3.7 57.7 13.9
February 3 3 31.3 8.7-17.0 51.0 2.0-5.3 37.5 2.3-4.3 53.8 21.7
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 20 20 677 136-354 38.4 47-146 32.2 42-78 53.8 361
Conference 20 20 677 136-354 38.4 47-146 32.2 42-78 53.8 361
Exhibition 1 1 31 7-14 50.0 5-10 50.0 2-2 100.0 21
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Home 10 10 323 61-167 36.5 22-68 32.4 21-40 52.5 165
Away 10 10 354 75-187 40.1 25-78 32.1 21-38 55.3 196
Neutral - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Wins 10 10 325 64-151 42.4 25-64 39.1 18-36 50.0 171
Losses 10 10 352 72-203 35.5 22-82 26.8 24-42 57.1 190
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November 9 9 324 65-180 36.1 26-81 32.1 18-36 50.0 174
December 1 1 37 10-21 47.6 3-8 37.5 2-3 66.7 25
January 7 7 222 35-102 34.3 12-41 29.3 15-26 57.7 97
February 3 3 94 26-51 51.0 6-16 37.5 7-13 53.8 65
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 20 20 33.9 8.0-20.9 38.4 2.8-8.6 32.2 2.5-4.6 53.8 21.3
Conference 20 20 33.9 8.0-20.9 38.4 2.8-8.6 32.2 2.5-4.6 53.8 21.3
Exhibition 1 1 31.0 9.0-18.1 50.0 6.5-12.9 50.0 2.6-2.6 100.0 27.1
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Home 10 10 32.3 7.6-20.7 36.5 2.7-8.4 32.4 2.6-5.0 52.5 20.4
Away 10 10 35.4 8.5-21.1 40.1 2.8-8.8 32.1 2.4-4.3 55.3 22.1
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 10 10 32.5 7.9-18.6 42.4 3.1-7.9 39.1 2.2-4.4 50.0 21.0
Losses 10 10 35.2 8.2-23.1 35.5 2.5-9.3 26.8 2.7-4.8 57.1 21.6
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November 9 9 36.0 8.0-22.2 36.1 3.2-10.0 32.1 2.2-4.4 50.0 21.5
December 1 1 37.0 10.8-22.7 47.6 3.2-8.6 37.5 2.2-3.2 66.7 27.0
January 7 7 31.7 6.3-18.4 34.3 2.2-7.4 29.3 2.7-4.7 57.7 17.5
February 3 3 31.3 11.1-21.7 51.0 2.6-6.8 37.5 3.0-5.5 53.8 27.7
  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 33.9 1.0 4.8 5.8 1.8 0.0 4.3 3.4 1.3 1.9 0.6
Conference 20 20 33.9 1.0 4.8 5.8 1.8 0.0 4.3 3.4 1.3 1.9 0.6
Exhibition 1 1 31.0 0.0 6.0 6.0 3.0 - 6.0 5.0 1.2 3.0 0.0
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Home 10 10 32.3 0.7 4.3 5.0 2.0 0.0 4.3 3.1 1.4 2.0 0.6
Away 10 10 35.4 1.3 5.2 6.5 1.5 0.0 4.4 3.7 1.2 1.9 0.6
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 10 10 32.5 0.8 4.2 5.0 1.7 0.0 5.5 2.7 2.0 1.8 0.8
Losses 10 10 35.2 1.2 5.3 6.5 1.8 0.0 3.2 4.1 0.8 2.1 0.4
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November 9 9 36.0 1.0 5.1 6.1 1.2 0.0 3.9 3.8 1.0 1.8 0.6
December 1 1 37.0 2.0 6.0 8.0 2.0 0.0 5.0 1.0 5.0 3.0 2.0
January 7 7 31.7 0.7 4.3 5.0 2.3 0.0 5.0 3.3 1.5 2.0 0.4
February 3 3 31.3 1.3 4.3 5.7 2.0 0.0 4.0 3.3 1.2 2.0 0.7
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 20 20 677 20 95 115 35 0 87 68 1.3 39 12
Conference 20 20 677 20 95 115 35 0 87 68 1.3 39 12
Exhibition 1 1 31 0 6 6 3 - 6 5 1.2 3 0
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Home 10 10 323 7 43 50 20 0 43 31 1.4 20 6
Away 10 10 354 13 52 65 15 0 44 37 1.2 19 6
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 10 10 325 8 42 50 17 0 55 27 2.0 18 8
Losses 10 10 352 12 53 65 18 0 32 41 0.8 21 4
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November 9 9 324 9 46 55 11 0 35 34 1.0 16 5
December 1 1 37 2 6 8 2 0 5 1 5.0 3 2
January 7 7 222 5 30 35 16 0 35 23 1.5 14 3
February 3 3 94 4 13 17 6 0 12 10 1.2 6 2
  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 33.9 1.2 5.6 6.8 2.1 0.0 5.1 4.0 1.3 2.3 0.7
Conference 20 20 33.9 1.2 5.6 6.8 2.1 0.0 5.1 4.0 1.3 2.3 0.7
Exhibition 1 1 31.0 0.0 7.7 7.7 3.9 0.0 7.7 6.5 1.2 3.9 0.0
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Home 10 10 32.3 0.9 5.3 6.2 2.5 0.0 5.3 3.8 1.4 2.5 0.7
Away 10 10 35.4 1.5 5.9 7.3 1.7 0.0 5.0 4.2 1.2 2.1 0.7
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 10 10 32.5 1.0 5.2 6.2 2.1 0.0 6.8 3.3 2.0 2.2 1.0
Losses 10 10 35.2 1.4 6.0 7.4 2.0 0.0 3.6 4.7 0.8 2.4 0.5
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November 9 9 36.0 1.1 5.7 6.8 1.4 0.0 4.3 4.2 1.0 2.0 0.6
December 1 1 37.0 2.2 6.5 8.6 2.2 0.0 5.4 1.1 5.0 3.2 2.2
January 7 7 31.7 0.9 5.4 6.3 2.9 0.0 6.3 4.1 1.5 2.5 0.5
February 3 3 31.3 1.7 5.5 7.2 2.6 0.0 5.1 4.3 1.2 2.6 0.9