U of W hoops coach joins Sea Bears3 minute read Wednesday, Apr. 26, 2023
The Winnipeg Sea Bears didn’t have to look far to find a key addition the team’s coaching staff.
Mike Raimbault has been added as assistant coach to the staff of Mike Taylor, head coach and general manager, for the Sea Bears’ inaugural season in the Canadian Elite Basketball League.
Raimbault, a Brandon product, has led the University of Winnipeg Wesmen men’s team since 2010.
“It’s a really great opportunity for me to learn and to be around some other really great coaches and get a chance to see the league up close and personal and follow how the team progresses,” Raimbault said Wednesday. “And, hopefully, I can do my best to help out in whatever way I’m asked to.”
Allen paces Sea Bears past Shooting Stars2 minute read Preview Friday, Jun. 2, 2023
Teddy Allen exploded for 42 points, 11 rebounds and five assists to lead the visiting Winnipeg Sea Bears to a 98-93 triumph over the Scarborough Shooting Stars in Canadian Elite Basketball League action at the Pan Am Sports Centre.
Allen’s heroics overshadowed a big comeback by the Stars, who outscored the Sea Bears 19-4 from the start of the Elam Ending to tie the game at 93-93.
But a three-pointer by A.J. Hess and a two-point bucket by Allen capped the win for the visitors. Winnipeg was leading 89-74 when the clock was shut off with 3:28 left in the fourth quarter and a target score of 98 was established.
Allen, who played seven games for the Shooting Stars in 2022, came back to haunt his former team with 25 points on nine-for-10 shooting with seven rebounds and two assists to help the visitors to a 53-35 lead at the intermission. He finished the game with a 14-for-20 shooting night including three-for-seven from three-point range.
Elam Ending 101: explaining unique finish to CEBL games6 minute read Preview Thursday, Jun. 1, 2023
The Canadian Elite Basketball League’s Winnipeg Sea Bears have signed American forward E.J. Anosike for the 2023 season.
The 24-year-old from East Orange, N.J., product made his professional debut this year after leading the Cal State Fullerton Titans to a Big West championship.
Anosike split time between the Korean Basketball League and NBA G League in 2022-23. With the Suwon KT Sonicboom of the KBL, he averaged 13.7 points and 5.7 rebounds through 21 games. He went on to appear in a total of eight games in the NBA G League with the Salt Lake City Stars and Texas Legends, averaging 5.4 points and 3.9 rebounds.
He is eighth player to be signed by the Sea Bears in free agency and the third and final American added to Winnipeg’s roster. He joins Teddy Allen and A.J. Hess to meet the CEBL limit of three Americans permitted on the team’s 10-man active roster.
Sea Bears add high-scoring hoopster Teddy Buckets to roster4 minute read Preview Friday, May. 5, 2023
Winnipeg Sea Bears sign Okafor1 minute read Preview Saturday, Mar. 25, 2023
The expansion Winnipeg Sea Bears have signed guard Michael Okafor in preparation for the 2023 Canadian Elite Basketball League season.
Sharp-shooting Vikes beat Wesmen to claim 17th Canada West crown2 minute read Preview Friday, Mar. 3, 2023
Forward Dominick Oliveri scored 14 points and pulled down 22 rebounds to lead the University of Victoria Vikes to a resounding 95-80 triumph over the visiting Winnipeg Wesmen in the Canada West men’s basketball final before a sold-out crowd at CARSA Performance Gym.