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Fond Du Lac Tribal and Community College in Cloquet, MN

Men’s Basketball

Welcome to Thunder Men’s Basketball!

Thunder Basketball Head Coach Brian Burtnyk enters his third season leading the men’s program during 2019-2020. Coach Burtnyk’s years of collegiate playing and coaching experience brings valuable knowledge to the Thunder Basketball team.

Please feel free to contact Coach Brian Burtnyk on his campus office phone at 218-879-0869 or via email to brian.burtnyk@fdltcc.edu.  If you are interested in playing for the Thunder, please be sure to contact Coach Burtnyk as soon as possible.

Check out the action from Thunder games and practices in our photo galleries on the official Facebook page of Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College. We also have a pair of great videos featuring our 2015-2016 and 2014-2015 seasons!

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Schedule
Roster
Coaching Staff
Athlete Honors
Team Statistics
Individual Records

 

2019-2020 Season Schedule (subject to change)
Date Opponent Site Time
Friday, November 9 Salo’s Showcase Scrimmage Home
Monday, November 11 Crown College Away W, 61-55
Wednesday, November 13 Lake Superior College Home L, 75-64
Saturday, November 16 Riverland Community College Home L, 117-53
Friday, December 6 Gogebic Community College Away L, 78-58
Friday, December 13 St. Cloud Technical College Home L, 93-63
Saturday, December 14 Minnesota State-Fergus Falls Home L, 95-78
Friday, December 20 Itasca Community College Home L, 95-59
Saturday, December 21 Hibbing Community College Away L, 2-0
Semester & Holiday Break
Wednesday, January 8 Rainy River Community College Home L, 2-0
Saturday, January 11 Vermilion Community College Home L, 2-0
Wednesday, January 15 Lake Superior College (at CSS) Away L, 90-69
Friday, January 17 Central Lakes College Away L, 123-48
Monday, January 20 Mesabi Range Technical and Community College Home L, 86-61
Saturday, January 25 Northland Technical & Community College Away L, 110-51
Wednesday, January 29 Rainy River Community College Away L, 103-59
 Saturday, February 1 Itasca Community College Away L, 2-0
 Wednesday, February 5 Vermilion Community College Away L, 107-75
 Friday, February 7 Northland Technical & Community College Home L, 99-67
 Saturday, February 8 Lake Superior College Home L, 88-52
 Saturday, February 15 Hibbing Community College Home L, 2-0
 Wednesday, February 19 Central Lakes College Home L, 124-64
 Saturday, February 22 Mesabi Range Technical and Community College Away L, 2-0

 

2019-2020 Thunder Basketball Roster
# blank Player Position Hometown High School Year
33 Dion Bearstail F Hinckley, MN Hinckley High School 1
22 Kenel Beaubrun G Miami, FL Royal Palm Beach High School 1
2 Camden Berger G Esko, MN Lincoln High School 1
32 Justice Bice F Bonifay, FL Holmes County High School 1
0 Collin Grimes F Dallas, TX H. Grady Spruce High School 1
40 Jaylon Johnson G Brooklyn Center, MN Park Center High School 1
1 Mason Klinger G Georgetown, TX Eastview High School 1
55 Cedric Little F Cleveland Heights, OH Cleveland Heights High School 1
13 Tiquan McMiller F Dallas, TX H. Grady Spruce High School 1
3 Antonio Morrell G Pensacola, FL Pensacola High School 2
44 Rayshaad Roddy F Cincinnati, OH Mt. Healthy High School 2
23 Deaveayon Smith G Chaska, MN Minneapolis Edison High School 1
15 Brent Sullivan G Indianapolis, IN IMSA North 2
22 Lamarr Williams G Chicago, IL M.J. Bridgescape High School 2

 

 

Thunder men’s Basketball Coaching Staff
Coach Coaching Position Years with Team Hometown Experience
 Coach Brian Burtnyk Brian Burtnyk Head Coach Third Year 10+ years of coaching experience; collegiate playing experience
Marc Ross Assistant Coach Second Year
Thunder Support Staff
Athletic Trainer Charlene Heule

Charlene Heule

Charlene Heule Athletic Trainer Tenth Year Cloquet, MN MS, ATC, ATR

 

Thunder Basketball Student-Athlete Honors
Season Player Hometown Honor/Award
2018-2019 Kevin Bryant Auburndale, FL MCAC All-State Team
2018-2018 Kevin Bryant Auburndale, FL MCAC All-Northern Division Team
2017-2018 Saivon Parker St. Paul, MN MCAC All-Northern Division Team
2016-2017 Darius Williams Detroit, MI MCAC All-Northern Division Team
2015-2016 Donald Gordon Red Cliff, WI MCAC All-Northern Division Team
2015-2016 DaQuan Braxton Jacksonville, FL MCAC All-Academic Team
2013-2014 Danny Alston Jacksonville, FL MCAC All-Northern Division Team
2012-2013 Kello Brown Cloquet, MN Northern Division, Player of the Week
2011-2012 Keandre Ghoram Baton Rouge, LA MCAC State Academic Team Award
2010-2011 Alton Dixon Jacksonville, FL Northern Division, Player of the Week
2010-2011 Justin Roberts Tallahassee, FL Northern Division, Player of the Week
2010-2011 Keandre Ghoram Baton Rouge, LA MCAC State Academic Team Award
2010-2011 Justin Roberts Tallahassee, FL MCAC State Academic Team Award
2009-2010 Curtis Houle Barnum, MN Northern Division, Player of the Week
2009-2010 Steve Lyke Floodwood, MN Northern Division, Player of the Week
2008-2009 Broc Zins Bloomington, MN Northern Division, Player of the Week

 

Team Statistics
Season Record Team Honors
2018-2019 1-20 Ninth Place, MCAC Northern Division (1-15)
2017-2018 5-16 Sixth Place, MCAC Northern Division (3-11)
2016-2017 13-11 Fourth Place, MCAC Northern Division (9-5)
2015-2016 10-16 Fifth Place, MCAC Northern Division
2014-2015 5-19
2013-2014 7-19
2012-2013 5-22
2011-2012 3-21
2010-2011 3-17
2009-2010 5-18
2008-2009 4-19  First Team in school history

 

Individual Records (Full Season)
Category Statistic Player Season
Points (single game) 37 Broc Zins 2008-2009
Points (season) 509 Kevin Bryant 2018-2019
Points (average per game) 26.8 Kevin Bryant 2018-2019
Points (total career) 591 Carlos Holcey 2010-2012
Assists (single game) 14 LaDarius Frazier
Assists (season) 152 Justin Roberts 2010-2011
Assists (average per game) 8.4 Justin Roberts 2010-2011
Assists (career) 212 LaDarius Frazier
Rebounds (single game) 22 Steve Lyke 2009-2010
Rebounds (season) 264 Alton Dixon 2011-2012
Rebounds (average per game) 11.0 Alton Dixon 2011-2012
Rebounds (total career) 403 Alton Dixon 2009-2011

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