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MEN'S BASKETBALL FALL TO LAMBTON IN OVERTIME, 103-97

MEN'S BASKETBALL FALL TO LAMBTON IN OVERTIME, 103-97

ETOBICOKE, Ont – Forward Kenny Ejim had 24 points, and freshman Fowzi Mohamoud added a career-high 18 points, but the Humber men's basketball team (9-4, 4th West) fell to Lambton (8-5, 5th West), 103-97, in overtime at the North Campus Gym.

The Hawks rallied from a seven-point deficit in the fourth quarter to force overtime, but Humber was unable to overcome the Lions in the extra frame.

Trailing 74-67 with less than eight minutes to go in the fourth quarter, Humber made it a one-possession game with 0:06 remaining. Kenny Ejim took an inbound pass from DeQuon Cascart to hit a contested three to tie the game at 88-88 and force overtime.

Lambton began the extra frame with an 8-1 run before freshman Jordon Francis converted a corner three to bring the Hawks within four points.

Unfortunately for Humber, that was the only field goal they could make in the extra frame, finishing 1-of-9 (20 percent) from the floor. Lambton outscored Humber 15-9, winning the game 103-97. 

Humber Highlights

  • Kenny Ejim hit five more 3-pointers and now leads the OCAA with 38.
  • Fowzi Mohamoud established a new career-high in points (18) and rebounds (7).
  • 10 Humber student-athletes scored against Lambton.

Game Notes

  • With the loss, Humber is 26-2 all-time against Lambton.
  • The Lions pick up their first win in program history at Humber, improving to 1-13 all-time.
  • The Hawks continued to struggle from the free throw line, shooting under 59 percent for the third straight game and fifth time this season.
  • Humber shot 35.2 percent (32-of-91) from the floor, its lowest percentage this season.

What's Next?

Humber will conclude its three-game homestand Jan. 25 against No. 9 Sheridan (9-1, 2nd West). Tipoff is scheduled for 8 p.m., and the game will be streamed live on the Hawks Sports Network.