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Kenny Morgan tied for the game high with 14 points (Photo by Matt Heirakuji)
Kenny Morgan tied for the game high with 14 points (Photo by Matt Heirakuji)
Men's Basketball - Sun, Feb. 8, 2015

Phoenix, AZ- With just 10 days separately the time they faced off, Hope International and Arizona Christian repeated the same script- visiting team gets up big and then home mounts big comeback for ten point win.  On Saturday, Hope International played the visiting role and lost 65-55.  Senior Kenny Morgan and Junior Garrett Neilan each scored 14 points.

 
Tuff Barnes hit 6-7 shots to help Coach Czech earn win 100 (Photo by Liza Rosales)
Tuff Barnes hit 6-7 shots to help Coach Czech earn win 100 (Photo by Liza Rosales)
Men's Basketball - Wed, Feb. 4, 2015

Fullerton, CA- Hope International turned a slow start around and rebounded for a 63-53 win over San Diego Christian giving Head Coach Bill Czech career win number 100.  Needing 21 wins as the season began for Coach Czech to reach 100 wins, the Royals accomplished the feat in just 22 games.  On Tuesday, Senior Kenny Morgan topped with 16 points but Junior Tuff Barnes was right behind with 15 points.

 
Raphael Banal was 2-3 hitting threes including the shot to secure the HIU lead (Photo- LIza Rosales)
Raphael Banal was 2-3 hitting threes including the shot to secure the HIU lead (Photo- LIza Rosales)
Men's Basketball - Sun, Feb. 1, 2015

Fullerton, CA- Hope International became the first GSAC team in basketball to reach 20 wins on the season as they beat William Jessup 80-55 on Saturday.  Senior Matt Green poured in 21 points including six three pointers to established a new personal high of made threes in a season.   Senior Kenny Morgan added 18 points.

 
Liam Hunt (L/ 9 boards), Tuff Barnes (7 boards) led the rebounding charge coming off the bench (Photo- Liza Rosales)
Liam Hunt (L/ 9 boards), Tuff Barnes (7 boards) led the rebounding charge coming off the bench (Photo- Liza Rosales)
Men's Basketball - Wed, Jan. 28, 2015

Fullerton, CA- After trailing nearly the entire first half and by as many as 12 points, #3 Hope International used a 53 point second half scoring outburst to beat #10 Arizona Christian 84-74 on Tuesday night.  Both teams were lead by a player scoring 19 points- Junior Garrett Neilan for the Royals and Senior Brandon Newman for the Firestorm.

 
Kenny Morgan showed off his defense and acrobatics on Saturday (Photo by Liza Rosales)
Kenny Morgan showed off his defense and acrobatics on Saturday (Photo by Liza Rosales)
Men's Basketball - Sun, Jan. 25, 2015

Fullerton, CA- Down by as many 16 points, Hope International pulled off the comeback in the Darling Pavilion as they beat Westmont 72-68 on Saturday.  Westmont's Daniel Carlin was the first half star as 16 of his 18 points came in the first 20 minutes while Senior Kenny Morgan was the second half star pouring in 15 of his 23 points after the break.

 
Kenny Morgan scored a game high 21 points on Tuesday (Photo by Matt Heirakuji)
Kenny Morgan scored a game high 21 points on Tuesday (Photo by Matt Heirakuji)
Men's Basketball - Wed, Jan. 21, 2015

Fullerton, CA- Hope International pulled away in the end from the hot shooting Mustangs as the Royals won 81-74 on Tuesday.  The Master's College shot 52% from the field for the game- a season opponent high against the Royals.  Senior Kenny Morgan and Junior Garrett Neilan played big down the stretch as they finished the game with 21 and 13 points respectively.

 
Tuff Barnes hit 6-10 shots from the field for 12 points off the bench (Photo by Liza Rosales)
Tuff Barnes hit 6-10 shots from the field for 12 points off the bench (Photo by Liza Rosales)
Men's Basketball - Sun, Jan. 18, 2015

Irvine, CA- For the first time this season, #2 Hope International experienced the agony of defeat as a slow start played a big role in their 71-66 loss at #15 Concordia in the NAIA Division I Men's Basketball Game of the Week on Saturday.  Senior Matt Green topped all Royals with 17 points while Senior Carlton Hayes pulled down 10 rebounds.

 
 
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Overall GSAC Streak
25-2 (.926) 13-2 (.867) Won 4