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Liam Hunt recorded 4 blocks while grabbing a game high 8 rebounds (Photo by Matt Heirakuji)
Liam Hunt recorded 4 blocks while grabbing a game high 8 rebounds (Photo by Matt Heirakuji)
Men's Basketball - Tue, Nov. 25, 2014

Fullerton, CA- Hope International knocked down 57% of their shots (including 65% in the second half) on Monday as the Royals beat Bellevue 70-52 on Monday.  Senior Matt Green dropped in 24 points as the game's leading scorer.

 
Garrett Neilan hitting a floater in the lane (Photo by Matt Heirakuji)
Garrett Neilan hitting a floater in the lane (Photo by Matt Heirakuji)
Men's Basketball - Fri, Nov. 21, 2014

Riverside, CA- On Thursday, Hope International lead beginning-to-end on the road at La Sierra as HIU won 70-49.  Defensively, the Royals held the Golden Eagles to just over 24 percent shooting from the field.  Offensively, Senior Matt Green topped all scorers with 16 points.  Junior Garrett Neilan followed with 15 points.

 
Ketema Czech passed away on Wednesday after a tough fight with cancer
Ketema Czech passed away on Wednesday after a tough fight with cancer
Men's Basketball - Thu, Nov. 20, 2014

Fullerton, CA- After a brave fight with three bouts of cancer, Ketema Czech- wife of Hope International Men's Basketball Coach Bill Czech- passed away on Wednesday afternoon.  The HIU Men's basketball team has started to wear a black patch with a pink "K" on their shooter shirts in honor and now in memory of Ketema.

 
After a slow start, Coach Czech has the HIU MBB program on the upswing in a big way (Photo by CIPhotography.com)
After a slow start, Coach Czech has the HIU MBB program on the upswing in a big way (Photo by CIPhotography.com)
Men's Basketball - Sat, Nov. 15, 2014

Fullerton, CA- After posting a 30-63 record the first three years of the Bill Czech era, Hope International Men's Basketball stormed back to .500 under Czech in just two years and three games with a record of 52-19.  On Saturday, the Royals evened Coach Czech's record by defeating Hannibal-LaGrange 67-43.  Senior Kenny Morgan delivered a team high 16 points with fellow Seniors Carlton Hayes and Matt Green each adding 13 points.

 
Matt Green fires a deep three against Southern Oregon on Friday (Photo by Matt Heirakuji)
Matt Green fires a deep three against Southern Oregon on Friday (Photo by Matt Heirakuji)
Men's Basketball - Sat, Nov. 15, 2014

Fullerton, CA- With all other factors fairly even, Hope International pulled out a 70-55 win over Southern Oregon on Friday thanks to outshooting them 45% to 40% from the field.  Senior Matt Green poured in 14 of his 21 points in the second half.

 
Tuff Barnes poured in a career high 19 points on Saturday (Photo by Liza Rosales)
Tuff Barnes poured in a career high 19 points on Saturday (Photo by Liza Rosales)
Men's Basketball - Sun, Nov. 2, 2014

Fullerton, CA- Hope International Men's Basketball breezed through their season opener against UC Merced by winning 105-67 on Saturday.  Junior Tuff Barnes dropped in a career high 19 points for the Royals.

 
Jeremy Kilgore- a three time All-American (Photo by Liza Rosales)
Jeremy Kilgore- a three time All-American (Photo by Liza Rosales)
Men's Basketball - Thu, Mar. 27, 2014

Fullerton, CA- For the third time in his career, Senior Jeremy Kilgore was named an NCCAA All-American as announced today by the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) National Office.  Kilgore averaged 13.6 points in his final collegiate campaign to earn NCCAA Second Team All-America status.

 
 
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Overall GSAC Streak
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