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Darling Pavilion - Home of the 2015-16 GSAC Championship Tournament
Darling Pavilion - Home of the 2015-16 GSAC Championship Tournament
Winter Sports - Wed, Mar. 2, 2016

The Golden State Athletic Conference Men's and Women's Basketball Tournament seeding took until the final week of the regular season to be determined. Biola defeated Hope International on the final night of the regular season to win the GSAC Men's Basketball Championship and the No. 1 seed in the tournament.  Westmont earned the women's championship and is the top-seeded team in the women's bracket.

 
Barnes and Neilan combine for 659 points and 325 rebounds this season (Photos by Liza Rosales)
Barnes and Neilan combine for 659 points and 325 rebounds this season (Photos by Liza Rosales)
Men's Basketball - Mon, Feb. 29, 2016

IRVINE, CA – The GSAC Men's Basketball All-Conference Team presented by Under Armour consists of 11 players and is led by GSAC Player of the Year, Dakari Archer from Biola. Garrett Neilan (SR/Downey, CA) from Hope International, is the Defensive Player of the Year. Dave Holmquist of Biola, who led the Eagles to the GSAC Championship with a record of 14-2, is the GSAC Coach of the Year.

 
Ramon Mejia was one the Royals' leading scorers against the Eagles (Photo by Liza Rosales)
Ramon Mejia was one the Royals' leading scorers against the Eagles (Photo by Liza Rosales)
Men's Basketball - Sat, Feb. 27, 2016

LA MIRADA, CA- The #5 Royals' regular season ended on the road in Chase Gymnasium on Saturday, Feb. 27 as the Biola Eagles celebrated Senior Night. The Royals fell to the #8 Eagles in the NAIA Game of the Week and will have to settle for the second seed in the GSAC Tournament.

 
Dominique Lanier capped his career in the Darling Pavilion with 27 points & four made three-pointers (Photo by Liza Rosales)
Dominique Lanier capped his career in the Darling Pavilion with 27 points & four made three-pointers (Photo by Liza Rosales)
Men's Basketball - Thu, Feb. 25, 2016

FULLERTON, CA- #5 Hope International hosted #15 Arizona Christian on Senior Night in their final home game of the regular season. Dominique Lanier (SR/Lakewood, CA) provided a career-best 27 points against the Firestorm and the Royals split the season series with a nail-biter finish and a last-second win.

 
Barnes and Hunt combined for 40 points and 60% shooting from the field (Photo by Liza Rosales)
Barnes and Hunt combined for 40 points and 60% shooting from the field (Photo by Liza Rosales)
Men's Basketball - Sat, Feb. 20, 2016

FULLERTON, CA- Hope International hosted Vanguard University on Saturday in the early game as part of the Play 4 Kay event sponsored league-wide by the GSAC. The Royals were led by Liam Hunt (SO/San Anselmo, CA) and Tuff Barnes (SR/Scottsdale, AZ) who scored a combined 40 points in the win over the Lions.

 
Mejia was one of to Royals to score 17 against the Oaks (Photo by Liza Rosales)
Mejia was one of to Royals to score 17 against the Oaks (Photo by Liza Rosales)
Men's Basketball - Thu, Feb. 18, 2016

FULLERTON, CA- No. 6 Hope International felled the Oaks of Menlo College for the second time in the 2015-16 season with dual 17-point outputs from Tuff Barnes (SR/Scottsdale, AZ) and Ramon Mejia (SR/Salina, CA). Liam Hunt (SO/San Anselmo, CA) also turned in an impressive performance with his seventh double-double of the season, tallying 10 points and 11 rebounds.

 
Tuff Barnes scored 22 points and grabbed eight boards against TMC (Photo by Liza Rosales)
Tuff Barnes scored 22 points and grabbed eight boards against TMC (Photo by Liza Rosales)
Men's Basketball - Sat, Feb. 13, 2016

SANTA CLARITA, CA- For the second time in the 2015-16 season, Hope International has come away victorious after a matchup with the Mustangs from The Master's College. Hope International was led by Tuff Barnes (SR/Scottsdale, AZ) with 22 points, eight boards, and two blocks in the win.

 
 
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Overall GSAC Streak
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