|San Diego Christian 3-5||32||30||62|
|Dec. 2, 2016|
|San Diego Christian||Indv. Leaders||Claremont-M-S|
|#05 NOVSEK, Derek - 20||Points||#44 Michael Scarlett - 19|
|#12 KLEKAS, Nathan - 6||Rebounds||#44 Michael Scarlett - 7|
|#15 SALGADO, Luis - 4||Assists||#22 Riley Hall - 5|
|San Diego Christian||Team Statistics||Claremont-M-S|
|41.3% (19 - 46)||Field Goals %||55.7% (34 - 61)|
|45% (9 - 20)||3 Point Field Goals %||53.8% (14 - 26)|
|68.2% (15 - 22)||Free Throws||80% (8 - 10)|
|0||2nd Chance Pts||10|
CLAREMONT, Calif. – Looking to give the Stags their first loss of the year, the Hawks were unfortunately unsuccessful as Claremont-Mudd defeated SDC 90-62.
The Hawk's first basket of the game didn't come until Isaiah Milan hit a jumper with 17:01 left to go. A trey from Derek Novsek pulled the Hawks within two before the Stags went on a nice little run of themselves. A 20-5 run gave CMS a 15 point lead with six minutes remaining. But the Hawks came back and hit the break down six after a slew of points in the closing minute.
A Novsek 3-pointer 10 seconds into the second half brought their deficit down to s half-low of three points.
But the Stags were able to pull away big in the last 20 minutes outscoring SDC 52-30 in the half. In the loss, the Hawks fall to 3-5 with the Stags earning their fifth win of the season.
Novsek led the team with 20 points. Caleb Singleton added 17 points off the bench and Milan was the last Hawks in double figures with 13 points and two steals.
SDC shot 41 percent from the floor on 19-of-46 shooting. The Stags were much better at 55.7 percent and 54 percent from beyond the arc and dominant on the boards outrebounding SDC 36-18.
The Hawks will travel their next time out as they take on Vanguard on Tuesday for a 7:30 p.m. game time.