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No. 3 MEN'S BASKETBALL CONCLUDES HOMESTAND THURSDAY

Game Info 3 Humber vs Conestoga
Date Thurs. Jan. 24
Tip-off 8 p.m.
Venue North Campus Gym
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Series Record Humber leads, 30-3
Last Meeting W, 85-69 (11/14/18)
Streak W14

The Storyline
No. 3 Humber men's basketball (13-0, 1st West) will conclude its three-game homestand Thursday when Conestoga (0-13, 11th West) visits the North Campus Gym.

The game will be streamed live on the Hawks Sports Network at 8 p.m. with Matt Hamel and Kyle Dalton on the call.

Last Time Out

 

The Matchup
Humber will conclude its season series with Conestoga Thursday. All-time, Humber basketball owns a 13-3 record against the Condors at home, including ten straight victories. Conestoga's last victory at the North Campus Gym came during the 1982-83 season.

Scouting Conestoga

  • After rejoining the OCAA last season, Conestoga has experienced the expected growing pains of a new program, accumulating a 4-29 (.121) record since 2017.
  • 2018 All-Rookie Shequell Gilgeneous-Glasgow returns for his second season and is averaging 23.1 PPG.
  • Five of Conestoga's 13 losses have been by ten points or less this season.
  • The Condors offence is averaging more points-per-game this season than six east division teams.
  • Former Humber recruit Cham Ujullu has joined Conestoga for the second half and is averaging 8.0 PPG through two games this season.

Last Meeting
Freshman Khalid Ismail recorded a career-high 15 points – 13 in the fourth quarter – to lead Humber to a road win at Conestoga on Nov. 14, 85-69. Jaylan Morgan added 14 points, while Fowzi Mohamoud rounded out Humber's double-digit scorers with 12 points.

Despite the 16-point victory, the Condors were playing without Gilgeneous-Glasgow, who is currently sixth in the league in scoring.

Count It
The Hawks are leading the division in scoring efficiency, shooting 45.0 per cent from the floor. Fourth-year forward Jaylan Morgan is converting at a 61.2 per cent clip, the best mark for any player averaging five-plus shot attempts per game.

Moving On Up
Playing in his 83rd career OCAA regular season game, senior Curwin Elvis dropped a career-high 26 points, moving into a tie for 14th place with C.J. Bennett on Humber's career scoring list. With seven games remaining, Elvis has a chance to become the first player in program history to play in 90 regular season games.

HUMBER ALL-TIME SCORING LIST
Player GP PTS
1. Patrick Rhodd 69 1164
2. George McNeil 75 1148
3. Tyrone Dickson 72 847
4. Gibson Eduful 88 823
5. Clyde Walters 88 763
6. Henry Frazer 66 757
7. Locksley Turner 55 729
8. Jason Daley 51 698
9. Steve McGregor 38 665
10. Fitzroy Lightbody 50 664
11. Doug Lawrie 57 659
12. Wayne Ambrose 51 659
13. Akeem Sween 45 639
14.C.J. Bennett 54 633
     Curwin Elvis 83 633


Best Things in Life Are Free
In Sunday's win over Fanshawe, Humber hit a program record 31 free throws.

Bright Lights
The Hawks have won 13 games to start the season, the best start to a season under a first-year head coach. Under the guidance of head coach Samson Downey, Humber is on pace to average the second-highest scoring average in team history.

Home Is Where the Heart Is
Since the beginning of the 1990 season, the Hawks are 207-24 (.896) at the North Campus Gym.

What's Next?
No. 3 Humber will head on the road for a two-game weekend series with Sault (0-11, 10th West), Feb. 2-3.