Thurs., Nov. 11, 2010 [Box Score][Season Box]
El Cajon, Calif. -- San Diego Christian (1-2, 0-0 GSAC) men's basketball hosted the Holy Names University (1-3, 0-0 CALPAC) Hawks in their first home game and opening game of the 2010 Hawks Classic on Thursday. SDC, who tallied their first win last Saturday against Rocky Mountain College, fell 77-69 the final minutes.
Junior Aaron Felix was 6-19 from the field, finishing with 21 points to lead SDC. He also had 2 assists, making 6 of 9 free throws. Junior Keenan Patterson led the Hawks in the first half with 7 points, collecting 6 assists and 2 steals by games end. Junior Benji Arvizu pulled down 6 boards for SDC as a part of the Hawks 32 total rebounds.
Five minutes in, the lead had changed three times, with San Diego Christian establishing a five point lead starting with a Patterson three-pointer. HNU recaptured the lead at 21-19 sustaining it though the end of the first, taking a 30-28 lead to the locker room.
SDC shot 45.8% from the field in the first to HNU's 39.4%.
Tables turned in the second half in favor of Holy Names as they sunk 15-25 shots scoring 47 points in the second. Obie Woods hit a timely three with 7 minutes left putting HNU up by 1. Senior Jason Starr responded with a three of his own, but Woods hit his second three of the night propelling the Hawks into a momentum that SDC tried to slow with fouls. Those 7 fouls in the last three minutes ended up getting the best of SDC, giving HNU 8 free points from the line and the 77-69 win.
HNU's David Scott posted 19 points in the second half, finishing with 27 points and 9 rebounds, shooting 13-18 from the field.
The Hawks next match up is their last contest in the Hawks Classic. They'll take on Southwestern College out of Phoenix, Arizona on Saturday, starting at 3:30pm.
For a schedule of other games being played in the Classic, click here