No. 6 MEN'S BASKETBALL FACE TOUGH TEST SATURDAY

Game Info 6 Humber vs. 10 Redeemer
Date Saturday, Nov. 11
Tip-off 4 p.m.
Venue North Campus
Watch Live HSN 2
Talent Mohammad Khosroshahi
  Gibson Eduful
Series Record Humber leads, 20-0
Last Meeting W 87-61 (1/11/17)
Streak W6

The Storyline
After sweeping Sault during its weekend home opener, the No. 6 Humber men's basketball team (5-0, 1st West) will face its toughest test of the season Saturday afternoon when the No. 10 Redeemer Royals (4-0, 2nd West) visit the North Campus Gym. Tipoff is set for 4 p.m.

Last Time Out
Behind Byron Trench's 16-point, 12-rebound double-double, the Hawks cruised to a 123-52 win over the Sault Cougars (0-4, 11th West). Kenny Ejim scored a game-high 23 points, while Fowzi Mohamoud finished with a career-high 15 points on 6-of-9 shooting from the floor.

Scouting Redeemer
The Royals are led by two-time All-Canadian Rayvon Higdon, who is currently leading the West Division in scoring, averaging 24.3 points per game. The 2016 scoring champion is shooting 56.1 percent (32-of-57) from the floor, including 57.1 percent (8-of-14) from beyond the arc. Four other Royals are averaging double-digit scoring, including Elijah Lostracco 15.0 points per game.

Redeemer is fresh off a 105-89 win over Conestoga Wednesday night, as Foster Brown finished with a 21-point 10-rebound double-double. The Condors had three players score 20-plus points in the game and only received 21 points from its other eight players.

Last Meeting
Opening the second-half of the 2016-17 season, Humber defeated the Royals 87-61 at the North Campus Gym.  Four players finished with double-digit scoring, including Tyrone Dickson, who finished with a 12-point, 15-rebound double-double.

Rayvon Higdon finished with a game-high 21 points, while Spencer Kerssies finished with nine points and nine rebounds for Redeemer in the loss.

Scouting Humber

  • Humber is the top scoring offence in the province, averaging 109.6 points per game.
  • From deep, the Hawks are shooting 42.6 percent (46-of-108), the highest percentage in the OCAA.
  • Through five games, Kenny Ejim sits sixth in the association in scoring, averaging 22.0 points per game.

Polling
When the first CCAA rankings were revealed on Oct. 31, Humber came in at number six, two spots behind the defending provincial champion Sheridan Bruins.

Century Mark
For the first time in program history, the Hawks have scored 100-plus points in five straight games to begin the season, surpassing its previous high of three, established during the 1994-95 season.

The 123 points scored against Sault was the second most in program history, falling 11 points shy of the record set during the 1990-91 season in a 134-73 win against George Brown. During that same season, Humber set the program record with seven 100-plus point games.

Home Sweet Home
All-time, Humber owns a 273-69 (.798) record at the North Campus Gym.

What's Next
Humber will conclude its four-game homestand Thursday, Nov. 16 against Mohawk (1-3, 8th West). Tipoff is set for 8 p.m.