NCAA: Bastian shy of double double, Hunter scores nine

As of Wednesday, December 7, 2022


#Tribune Sports Reporter

#SEVERAL Bahamian players had season best performances with their respective teams in NCAA Division I basketball.

#The Cal State Fullerton Titans continue to struggle through a three-game losing streak but Lathaniel Bastian posted in a near double double in his latest appearance.

#He finished with eight points on 4-5 shooting from the field and grabbed eight rebounds in the Titans’ 69-62 loss to Seatlle University.

#His layup with 2:38 to go again brought Fullerton within three (60-57) but that was as close as the Titans would get in the second half.

#The Titans will play their fourth straight game on the road tomorrow night against USC.

#In his first year with the programme, the sophomore transfer is averaging 4.8 points and 3.3 rebounds in just over 11 minutes per game.

#In the Mid American Conference, Sammy Hunter had his second consecutive nine-point game for the Akron Zips.

#Hunter finished with nine points and four rebounds in Sunday night’s 80-33 win over Muskingham. In their previous outing, he also finished with nine points and six rebounds in a 68-57 loss to Marshall.

#Last month, he scored a season high 13 points and made three three-point field goals in a 73-58 loss to LSU at the Cayman Islands Classic.

#In the Atlantic Sun Conference, Franco Miller Jr has played sparingly for the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles thus far this season.

#He finished with seven points and five rebounds – both season highs – in the Eagles’ 74-65 win over the FIU Panthers on Sunday night.

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