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Men's Basketball Opens Home Schedule Wednesday Against Fanshawe

Men's Basketball Opens Home Schedule Wednesday Against Fanshawe
Game Info Humber vs Fanshawe
Date Wed. Nov. 6
Tip-off 8 p.m.
Venue North Campus Gym
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Social Stream HawksGameday
Series Record Humber leads, 56-24
Last Meeting W, 82-70 (1/20/19)
Streak L3

The Storyline
Humber men's basketball (0-3, 10th West) returns to the North Campus Gym Nov. 6 for its 2019 home opener against No. 5 Fanshawe (2-2, 6th West). Tip-off is set for 8 p.m. and will be streamed live on the Hawks Sports Network.

The Matchup
Meeting for the first time this season, Humber enters the matchup with on a 10-game win streak against the Falcons, dating back to Jan. 9, 2015.

Scouting Fanshawe

  • The Falcons went 13-7 last season before going two-and-out at the provincial tournament at Georgian College.
  • Fanshawe features the third highest-scoring offence in the province, averaging 91.3 ppg through four games.
  • Sharpshooter Marko Maletic is leading the team in scoring, averaging 22.8 ppg.

Home Debut
Justus Salmon, Khalid Adam, Keith Laryea, Noel Bailey, Trey Wilson, and Shevon Noel will be making their North Campus regular-season debuts in the game.

Humber has begun the year 0-3 for the first time since 2012.

Nothing is Free
Through three games, Humber has been to the free-throw line 49 times – the second-lowest total in the OCAA.

At the Helm
Samson Downey returns to the sidelines for his second season with Humber basketball after leading the program to a CCAA bronze and OCAA silver in his first season. Downey owns a 24-7 career record.

The Hawks are 0-2 this season against nationally-ranked opponents.

Home Sweet Home
The Hawks are 297-85 (.777) all-time in the regular season when playing at home. Under head coach Samson Downey, Humber is 9-0 (1.00) at the North Campus Gym.

What's Next?
Humber will head back on the road to face the Niagara Knights (1-3, 8th West) on Nov. 14. Game time is set for 8 p.m.