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.
- 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.
- 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.
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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.