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No. 2 MEN'S BASKETBALL TAKE WIN STREAK TO SAULT

No. 2 MEN'S BASKETBALL TAKE WIN STREAK TO SAULT
Game Info 2 Humber at Sault
Date Feb. 2 | Feb. 3
Tip-off 8 p.m. | 3 p.m.
Venue Sault College
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Live Stats Gm. 1 | Gm. 2
Social Stream HawksGameday
Series Record Humber leads, 24-1
Last Meeting W, 123-52 (11/5/17)
Streak W15

The Storyline
No. 2 Humber men's basketball (14-0, 1st West) will head to northwest Ontario for a back-to-back with Sault College (0-13, 11th West) Feb. 2-3.

Last Time Out

The Matchup
The Hawks are heading to the Sault for the first time since 2016. Humber is 12-1 all-time at Sault College, with their only loss occurring during the 1973-74 season. Since the Hawks have won 24 straight contests against the Cougars.

Scouting Sault

  • The Cougars are currently on a 49-game losing streak. Their last regular season win came against Cambrian on Feb. 6, 2016.
  • Offensively, Sault features three players averaging ten-plus points this season.  Jimmy Thai leads the team with 131 points through 13 games.
  • The Cougars are averaging a league-low 56.5 PPG.

Previous Meeting
The Hawks cruised to a 123-52 win over Sault on Nov. 5, 2017, at the North Campus Gym. Fowzi Mohamoud finished with 15 points, while Jerome Gayle grabbed ten rebounds.

Rankings
After holding down the third spot in the country since Nov. 27, the Hawks moved into number two in the CCAA rankings after top-ranked SAIT fell to Olds College, 81-80.

From Downtown
The Hawks are leading the division with 156 three-pointers made. Fowzi Mohamoud is leading the team with 36 triples this season, the fifth-most in program history.

Count It
The Hawks are leading the division in scoring efficiency, shooting 45.2 per cent from the floor. Fourth-year forward Jaylan Morgan is converting at a 59.3 per cent clip, the best mark for any player averaging five-plus shot attempts per game.

Options
As the top-ranked program in the province, Humber does not feature one player in the top-15 for scoring. The Hawks feature five players averaging double-digit scoring this season.

Moving On Up
Playing in his 84th career OCAA regular season game, senior Curwin Elvis moved into 13th place on Humber's career scoring list. With six 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. Curwin Elvis 84 643
14. Akeem Sween 45 639
15. C.J. Bennett 54 633


What's Next?
No. 2 Humber returns to the North Campus Gym Feb. 7 to conclude its regular season series with Niagara (11-4, 3rd West). Tipoff is set for 8 p.m. and will be streamed live on the Hawks Sports Network.