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No. 1 HUMBER EXTENDS WIN STREAK WITH 98-31 WIN AT UTM

No. 1 HUMBER EXTENDS WIN STREAK WITH 98-31 WIN AT UTM

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Top-ranked Humber women's basketball (17-0, 1st West) posted a 98-31 win on the road at UTM (5-12, 8th West) Wednesday evening. Senior Aleena Domingo paced the Hawks with 14 points and six rebounds, on 7-of-11 shooting (63.6 percent) from the floor.

Jahnae Gyles added a team-high 14 points as well, while Miea Campbell-Johnson rounded out Humber's double-digit scorers with 12 points. Felicia Velasquez finished with a season-high nine assists, and Ceejay Nofuente ended with seven steals and three blocked shots.

Head coach Ajay Sharma earned his 133rd career win at Humber, tying Hall of Famer Jim Henderson as the all-time leader in program wins.

Nofuente opened the scoring for Humber, stealing her league-leading 126th pass that led to an easy layup. The Hawks scored the games first 27 points before UTM was able to get on the board with less than a minute remaining in the opening frame.

Humber's top-ranked defence continued to press in the second quarter, forcing the Eagles in 14 turnovers in the first half. After 20 minutes of play, the Hawks led 47-14 21-of-45), shooting 46.7 percent from the floor.

Humber held UTM to 17 total points in the second half, extending its lead with another 20-0 run to end the third quarter.

Humber Highlights

  • Humber finished with 36 total assists, a new season-high.
  • The Hawks had their most efficient game of the season, shooting 53.0 percent (44-of-83) from the floor.
  • Aleena Domingo has scored double-digit points in all 17 games this season.
  • Ceejay Nofuente continues to be one of the top shot blockers in the league and has recorded seven blocks in her last two games.

Games Notes

  • Humber improves to 2-0 in the all-time series with UTM.
  • The Hawks extend their OCAA win streak to 75 consecutive games.
  • In his seventh season at the helm, head coach Ajay Sharma is tied with Jim Henderson for the most wins in program history.

What's Next
No. 1 Humber will conclude its two-game road trip with No. 15 Fanshawe (14-2, 2nd West) on Feb. 10. Tipoff is set for 6 p.m.

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