|San Diego Christian 4-1||43||44||87|
|Nov. 28, 2015|
|Costa Mesa, Calif.|
|TIU||Indv. Leaders||San Diego Christian|
|#32 Corsi, Grant - 22||Points||3 Players - 17|
|#33 Kirschbaum, Zach - 7||Rebounds||2 Players (#05,#12) - 8|
|#04 Mead, Luke - 7||Assists||2 Players (#02,#21) - 5|
|TIU||Team Statistics||San Diego Christian|
|42.9% (27 - 63)||Field Goals %||49.2% (30 - 61)|
|33.3% (8 - 24)||3 Point Field Goals %||33.3% (6 - 18)|
|73.9% (17 - 23)||Free Throws||77.8% (21 - 27)|
|11||2nd Chance Pts||15|
COSTA MESA, Calif. – Four different Hawk players were in double figures as the SDC men's basketball team defeated Trinity International 87-79 in game two of the Thanksgiving Classic hosted by Vanguard. Trevor English, Dalante Dunklin, and Michael Lambert all tied with a game-high 17 points.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Final: San Diego Christian 87 | Trinity International 79
Records: Hawks 4-1| Trojans 7-3
INSIDE THE GAME:
• Both teams held early leads in the first half as a Dunklin layup with 15:52 remaining gave the Hawks an 8-7 lead. SDC would lead for the rest of the game.
• Hawks went on a 20-8 run to give them their biggest lead of the game, 18, as Antonio Austin's layup gave SDC a 38-20 advantage.
• Dunklin led the charge with 10 first half points, including 6-of-8 from the free throw line as the Hawks led 43-35 at the break.
• SDC came out strong in the second half with a 10-2 run to get the lead back into double digits, 53-37.
• But the Trojans didn't give up going on a 15-3 run bringing the deficit back down to four, 56-52 in favor of the Hawks.
• A 3-pointer by TIU's Grant Corsi brought SDC's lead to its lowest of the half at two with 11:13 left in the game.
• The Hawks was a perfect 4-for-4 down the stretch in free throws to seal the win.
• SDC shot 49.2 percent from the floor, including 21-of-27 from the charity stripe.
• The Trojans shot 43 percent from the floor.
• SDC outrebounded TIU 41-33 and forced 17 Trojan turnovers.
• Antonio Austin was also in double figures with 10 points and five assists.
STAT OF THE GAME:
• The Hawks held their lead for the last 35:52 in the game.
OUTSIDE THE BOX SCORE:
• The 4-1 record is the best start to a season since the 2006-07 season.
• SDC will travel to Claremont to take on Claremont-Mudd on Dec. 2 with tipoff at 7 p.m.