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Dunklin hits floater in finals seconds to lift Hawks

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Special to EastCountySports.com

SANTEE – Dalante Dunklinscored 22 points but none were as crucial as his floater with three seconds left as his shot secured the comeback win for the Hawks on Saturday night against Benedictine Mesa 70-68.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:

Final: San Diego Christian 70 | Benedictine Mesa 68

Records: Hawks 2-0 | Red Hawks 0-3

Follow Your Hawks: @sdcchawks | sdc_hawks | SDC Hawks

INSIDE THE GAME:

• Dunklin’s 22 points were a game high.

• Hawks shot 54 percent from the floor, including 43 percent from beyond the arc.

• SDC was 14-20 from the charity stripe

• Trevor English and Nathan Klekas were also in double figures with 16 and 13 respectively.

• The Hawks’ largest lead was seven points, which they led at the break, 37-30.

• SDC forced 18 turnovers while only turning the ball over 11 times.

• SDC’s bench outscored Red Hawk’s bench 15-6.

STAT OF THE GAME:

• Eight different Hawks players recorded an assist.

BEYOND THE BOX SCORE:

• With the win, the Hawks have now gone 2-0 in the past two seasons.

UP NEXT: 

• SDC will play their first of five exhibitions against NCAA Div. I opponents as they travel to Cal State Bakersfield.

 

MEN’S BASKETBALL – SAT, NOV. 7, 2015 AT 10:55 PM 
Final 1 2 F
San Diego Christian 2-0 37 33  70
Benedictine – Mesa (Ariz.) 0-3 30 38  68
Nov. 7, 2015
Pioneer Event Center Lancaster, AZ
Attendance: 47
San Diego Christian Indv. Leaders Benedictine – Mesa (Ariz.)
#05 DUNKLIN, Dalante – 22 Points #30 Conley, Troy – 20
#25 KLEKAS, Nathan – 5 Rebounds #05 Lenz, Casey – 7
#13 TRAVERS, Shayne – 2 Assists 3 Players – 2
San Diego Christian Team Statistics Benedictine – Mesa (Ariz.)
54.3% (25 – 46) Field Goals % 54.8% (23 – 42)
42.9% (6 – 14) 3 Point Field Goals % 50% (8 – 16)
70% (14 – 20) Free Throws 53.8% (14 – 26)
25 Rebounds 27
9 Assists 7
11 Turnovers 18
0 2nd Chance Pts 0

 

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SDC outlasts UAV in opener behind English’s five three-pointers

By Elias Totah
Special to EastCountySports.com

Lancaster – The Hawks put up 52 points in the first half and goes 9-of-12 from the three-point line to beat University of Antelope Valley 93-70 in the season opener.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:

Final: San Diego Christian 93 | Antelope Valley 67

Records: Hawks 1-0 | Pioneers 0-1

INSIDE THE GAME:

• SDC’s Trevor English scored 17 points on 5-of-11 from the field and 5-of-5 from the three point line.

• Five Hawks players were in double figures.

• SDC shoots 75 percent from the three-point line.

• The Hawks shoot an impressive 60 percent from the field, while the Pioneers shoot a promising 53 percent.

• SDC forced 15 turnovers against the Pioneers while only giving the ball up eight times.

• The Hawks held a slight rebounding advantage at 28-27.

• Eighteen points for the Hawks came off of Pioneer turnovers.

STAT OF THE GAME:

• Trevor English steals the show going 5-5 from downtown.

BEYOND THE BOX SCORE:

The Pioneers played their inaugural game against the Hawks. SDC has won the last three season openers.

COACH’S CORNER:

“Every win is big but it’s always good to start the season on the right foot,” Coach Edgar Mendez said. “Trevor scored 17 in the first half and helped us get a big lead. We shared the ball around as five guys were in double figures with others lurking at nine and eight points. Good overall win for our guys.”

MEN’S BASKETBALL – FRI, NOV. 6, 2015 AT 11:10 PM 
Final 1 2 F
San Diego Christian (Cali 52 41  93
UAV 33 37  70
Nov. 6, 2015
Lancaster
San Diego Christian (Cali Indv. Leaders UAV
#1 Trevor English – 17 Points #13 Bobby Johnson – 17
#5 Dalante Dunklin – 6 Rebounds #13 Bobby Johnson – 7
#4 Mark Eden – 3 Assists #15 Kadeem Minor – 5
San Diego Christian (Cali Team Statistics UAV
59.6% (31 – 52) Field Goals % 52.8% (28 – 53)
75% (9 – 12) 3 Point Field Goals % 28.6% (2 – 7)
75.9% (22 – 29) Free Throws 66.7% (12 – 18)
28 Rebounds 27
13 Assists 9
8 Turnovers 15
9 2nd Chance Pts 9
MEN’S BASKETBALL – SAT, NOV. 14, 2015 
Final 1 2 F
San Diego Christian Ex. for SDC 28 41 69
CSU Bakersfield 1-0 59 34 93
Nov. 14, 2015
Bakersfield, CA (Icardo Center)
Attendance: 901
San Diego Christian Indv. Leaders CSU Bakersfield
#01 ENGLISH, Trevor – 19 Points #23 Durham, Damiyne – 25
#05 DUNKLIN, Dalante – 10 Rebounds #10 Mays, Kevin – 10
#05 DUNKLIN, Dalante – 4 Assists 2 Players (#01,#05) – 8
San Diego Christian Team Statistics CSU Bakersfield
37% (20 – 54) Field Goals % 59.7% (40 – 67)
30.4% (7 – 23) 3 Point Field Goals % 33.3% (6 – 18)
75.9% (22 – 29) Free Throws 53.8% (7 – 13)
36 Rebounds 36
11 Assists 29
18 Turnovers 11
8 2nd Chance Pts 13

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. –Trevor Englishscored a team-high 19 points and Dalante Dunklin had 17 points and 10 rebounds as the SDC men’s basketball team fell to CSU Bakersfield in an exhibition game.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:

Final: San Diego Christian 69 | CSU Bakersfield 93

Records: Hawks 2-0* | Roadrunners 1-0

Follow Your Hawks: @sdcchawks sdc_hawks | SDC Hawks

INSIDE THE GAME:

• English (19 points), Dunklin (15), and Antonio Austin (11) were in double figures.

• Hawks outscored CSU Bakersfield 41-34 in the second half.

• SDC shot 37 percent from the floor (20-54) and 75.9 percent from the free-throw line (22-29).

• Hawks finished the game on a 25-5 run.

STAT OF THE GAME:

• Trevor English went 5-of-7 from beyond the arc and 4-4 from the charity stripe.

BEYOND THE BOX SCORE:

• This is the first of five NCAA Div. I exhibitions.

UP NEXT: 

• SDC travels to Malibu, CA to play Pepperdine University at 7 p.m.

MEN’S BASKETBALL – MON, NOV. 16, 2015 AT 9:25 PM 

MALIBU, Calif. – Pepperdine shot 58 percent from the floor and held the Hawks to 26 percent as the Wave defeated SDC 91-49 in an exhibition game Monday night.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:

Final: San Diego Christian 49 | Pepperdine 91

Records: Hawks 2-0* | Wave 1-1

Follow Your Hawks: @sdcchawks sdc_hawks | SDC Hawks

INSIDE THE GAME:

• Antonio Austin led the Hawks with 11 points and added three rebounds and two steals.

• Shayne Travers was the other in double figures with 10 points and an assist.

• Nine different players scored for the Hawks.

• Josh RichardsonDalante Dunklin, and Michael Lambert all tallied five rebounds apiece.

• SDC was 0-19 from beyond the arc and 17-27 from the free-throw line.

• The Hawks scored 29 points off the bench.

• Lamond Murray scored a game-high 23 points for Pepperdine.

STAT OF THE GAME:

• The Wave outrebounded the Hawks 51-35.

BEYOND THE BOX SCORE:

• This was just the second time these two teams met with the first time back in 2013 as the Wave defeated the Hawks 81-68.

UP NEXT: 

• SDC travels west to play against San Diego State on Wednesday. Tipoff scheduled for 7 p.m.

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