|Game Info||14 Humber vs Conestoga|
|Date||Saturday, Jan. 13|
|Watch Live||HSN 1|
|Live Stats||Click Here|
|Series Record||Humber leads, 26-3|
|Last Meeting||W, 108-60 (10/22/17)|
No. 14 Humber men's basketball (8-3, 3rd West) resume OCAA conference play Saturday afternoon when they host Conestoga (3-8, 9th West) at the Humber North Campus Gym. The game will be streamed live on the Hawks Sports Network at 3 p.m. with Mohammad Khosroshahi and Matt Hammel on the call, and Danielle Dupuis reporting from the sidelines.
The Hawks went to Montreal over the holiday break, leaving Quebec with a 1-1 record. After an 89-62 win over Champlain (RSEQ), the Hawks fell to No. 3 Vanier (RSEQ), despite a game-high 31 points from C.J. Bennett. Humber falls to 1-3 against ranked opponents this season.
Last Time Out
Undermanned to conclude the 2017 portion of its schedule, Humber fell to Niagara 102-97 at the Welland Campus Athletic Centre on Dec. 9. Down 13 points with less than six minutes remaining, the Hawks went on a 20-8 run to cut Niagara's lead to one. Unfortunately, the Knights were able to hit their free-throws down the stretch, securing the five-point win.
Humber continues to hit more 3-pointers than any West division team while leading the conference in 3-point percentage (37.5 percent). Kenny Ejim has hit 33 triples this season, the most in the CCAA.
Better than Average
Through 11 games, Humber is averaging 97.1 points-per-game, its highest total since the 1994-95 season (99.6 ppg). That year, the Hawks finished 17-1 and captured the programs fourth national title in five years.
The Conestoga Condors return to OCAA action after a 25-year hiatus and currently sit ninth in the OCAA West Division. After sweeping the series against Sault (0-10, 10th West), the Condors have lost six of their last seven games.
Shequell Gilgenous-Glasgow is Conestoga's top-scoring threat, sitting 21st in the league at 17.4 points per game.
Third-year forward Kenny Ejim dropped a game-high 29 points in Humber's 108-60 win at Conestoga. Byron Trench, Fowzi Mohamoud, and Curwin Elvis also contributed double-figures in the contest, posting 15, 11 and ten points respectively. The Hawks forced the Condors into 19 turnovers.
In a Row
Humber has won 19 consecutive games against Conestoga, dating back to the 1983-84 season. The Condors last win at the North Campus Gym came in the second half of the '82 OCAA season.
Dating back to 1978, the Humber basketball program has had 311 student-athletes don the blue and gold. Needing only four points, C.J. Bennett has the chance to become only the 29th player to score 500 career points.
Creating a Winning Culture
Humber has posted a 173-24 (.878) regular season record since the start of the 2006-07 season, the highest win percentage in the province over the last 12-plus seasons.
The Hawks have posted a 90-9 (.909) record at the North Campus Gym during that span, which also represents the highest win percentage in the province.
No. 14 Humber will continue its three-game homestand Jan. 19 against Lambton (6-4, 5th West). Tipoff is scheduled for 8 p.m., and the game will be streamed live on the Hawks Sports Network.