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Ryan Jocson, August 2013 Graduate (Photo by Tim Gooszen)
Ryan Jocson, August 2013 Graduate (Photo by Tim Gooszen)
Men's Basketball - Tue, Jan. 26, 2016

FULLERTON, CA – Hope International is pleased to announce the creation of The Jocson Men's Basketball Scholarship on behalf of alumni and former MBB player, Ryan Jocson (Aug '13), a Trustee of the Jocson Family Foundation. The Royals would like to recognize the Jocson Family Foundation for their generous contribution to HIU Athletics and its future success.

 
Dominique Lanier exploded for 14 points with four made three-pointers (Photo by Liza Rosales)
Dominique Lanier exploded for 14 points with four made three-pointers (Photo by Liza Rosales)
Men's Basketball - Sat, Jan. 23, 2016

FULLERTON, CA- The #7 Royals hosted #10 Biola in a one vs. two matchup for the top seed in the GSAC on Saturday, Jan. 23. HIU turned a slim lead at the halfway mark into a 12-point win at the final buzzer, and Dominique Lanier (SR/Lakewood, CA) bounced back after a poor shooting night against Arizona Christian with 14 points while shooting five of nine from the floor.

 
Jordan Pellum provided 16 points off the bench for HIU in their first GSAC loss (Photo by Liza Rosales)
Jordan Pellum provided 16 points off the bench for HIU in their first GSAC loss (Photo by Liza Rosales)
Men's Basketball - Tue, Jan. 19, 2016

PHOENIX, AZ- The Royals finished their two-game road trip with a stop in Phoenix to face the #10 Firestorm of Arizona Christian. Hope International suffered its first GSAC loss as they fell 73-59. Jordan Pellum (JR/Palm Springs, CA) led with 16 points on 6-13 shooting in 22 minutes off the bench.

 
Barnes shot 8-11 from the field and finished with 19 points (Photo by Liza Rosales)
Barnes shot 8-11 from the field and finished with 19 points (Photo by Liza Rosales)
Men's Basketball - Sat, Jan. 16, 2016

COSTA MESA, CA- The #9 Royals travelled to Costa Mesa on Saturday night looking to extend their perfect streak in conference play against the Vanguard Lions. HIU finished the night shooting almost 60% from the field as the Royals claimed their fifth GSAC win of the 2015-16 season.

 
Tuff Barnes led with a career-best 19 points against TMC (Photo by Liza Rosales)
Tuff Barnes led with a career-best 19 points against TMC (Photo by Liza Rosales)
Men's Basketball - Thu, Jan. 14, 2016

FULLERTON, CA- Hope International improved to #9 in the NAIA National rankings with a pair of wins last week against San Diego Christian and William Jessup. The Royals hosted The Master's on Thursday and defended their new rank with a 99-57 win over the Mustangs.

 
Hunt, Mejia, and Neilan combined for 59 points against the Hawks (Photos by Liza Rosales)
Hunt, Mejia, and Neilan combined for 59 points against the Hawks (Photos by Liza Rosales)
Men's Basketball - Sat, Jan. 9, 2016

EL CAJON, CA- The #11 Hope International University took on the San Diego Christian Hawks on Saturday, Jan. 9 in the second GSAC game of the New Year. Garrett Neilan (SR/Downey, CA) led the Royals to victory over the Hawks with 21 points on 8-12 shooting and was 4-6 from downtown.

 
Ramon Mejia was 9-10 from the free throw line with 18 points against WJU (Photo by Liza Rosales)
Ramon Mejia was 9-10 from the free throw line with 18 points against WJU (Photo by Liza Rosales)
Men's Basketball - Thu, Jan. 7, 2016

FULLERTON, CA- The #11 Royals returned to GSAC play on Thursday, Jan. 7 with game against William Jessup. After having a nine-game winning streak snapped by British Columbia (CAN), the Royals rebounded back to their winning ways in a gritty game against the Warriors with a 73-62 final tally.

 
 
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Overall GSAC Streak
21-4 (.840) 9-2 (.818) Won 3