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HAWKS HEAD ON THE ROAD TO FACE REDEEMER

HAWKS HEAD ON THE ROAD TO FACE REDEEMER

ANCASTER, Ont – After beating St. Clair (4-5, 6th West) at home over the weekend, Humber men's basketball (5-2, 3rd West) will be heading to Ancaster for their last regular season road game of the fall semester.  Awaiting the Hawks will be the Redeemer Royals (2-3, 7th West), fresh off their win at Mohawk College (4-4, 5th West).

Last Time Out
Behind a season-high 20 points from fifth-year forward Ancil Martin (Scarborough), the Hawks defeated St. Clair, 102-96, Sunday afternoon at the Humber Athletic Centre.  C.J. Bennett (Brampton) finished with a season-high 20 points as well in the win.

Trending

  • Sunday's win was Humber's first 100-point game of the season, their first 100-point game since November 2, 2014.
  • The Hawks have ten-plus steals in six consecutive games.
  • Humber has shot 50 percent or higher from the floor in two games this season.
  • Defensively, Humber has held their opponents to an OCAA low 66.6 points-per-game.
  • The Hawks own a 10.1 rebound margin against their opponents – best in the province. They have also limited their opponents to a league low 10.1 assists-per-game.
  • Baljyot Judge (Brampton) owns the best assist-to-turnover ratio in the Association (8.0).
  • Tyrone Dickson (Scarborough) has a team-best four double-doubles, including his last two games.

Scouting Redeemer

  • The Royals pulled off a 96-86 win at Mohawk Tuesday evening, picking up their first win over the Mountaineers in over six years.
  • Last season the Royals finished with a 6-12 record, finishing two points out of a playoff spot.
  • In their home opener against Fanshawe, the Royals set a new program record after scoring 108 points.
  • Redeemer is currently leading the province in three-point shooting at 42.6 percent (43-101).
  • Rochester native Rayvon Higdon is leading the Association in scoring and is averaging 29 points-per-game this season.
  • Six-foot-ten forward Spencer Kerssies is averaging a double-double this season, averaging 10 points and 10.8 rebounds-per-game.
  • Over the last five seasons, the Hawks are 10-0 against Redeemer. In their last meeting, Humber came away with an 82-77 win behind C.J. Bennett's team-high 14 points.  Rayvon Higdon scored a game-high 29 points in the loss.

Hawks History Watch

Humber's four game winning streak is the longest streak under head coach Patrick Au.

Earlier in the season, Tyrone Dickson and Gibson Eduful (Toronto) joined Humber's 700-point club.
Updated rankings:

Rnk Player Years GP PTS PPG
1 Patrick Rhodd 1989-93 69 1164 16.9
2 George McNeil 1984-87 75 1148 15.3
3 Clyde Walters 1978-83 88 763 8.7
4 Henry Frazer 1983-87 66 757 11.5
5 Tyrone Dickson 2012 - 63 735 11.7
6 Locksley Turner 1980-83 55 729 13.3
7 Gibson Eduful 2012 - 79 720 9.1

 

Live Stream
Saturday's game will be live streamed courtesy of the Redeemer Royals department of athletics and recreation.  Tip-off is set for 3pm and the live stream can be found here.

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