KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics has announced the Division I Men's Basketball All-America Teams and Vanguard own Jaamon Echols (SR/Seattle, WA) was honored as an Honorable Mention recipient to go along with his All-Conference selection.
FULLERTON, Calif. – In the GSAC Semifinal, Vanguard (18-11) was knocked out of contention by Hope International who holds a 26-5 record on the season. The Royals won by a 73-53 score, but the Lions gave every drip of emotion and energy they had. This season was unlike any other for the Pride due to the various blows they had with depth and injuries.
FULLERTON, Calif. - For the third time this season, the Lions and #24 William Jessup (18-10) squared off. After the previous two contests ended in three point defeats for Vanguard (19-10), they exacted revenge with a 87-79 victory on the back of their intense defense. Brandon Brothers (FR/Pasadena, CA) led the Blue and Gold with 23 points including 6-9 from downtown.
GSAC BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT- Beginning this Friday, March 4th the Golden State Athletic Conference will host its annual Conference Tournament with this year's events being hosted by Hope International University. Both the men's and women's teams have reached the postseason for 2015-2016. Come up to Fullerton to witness all four of the Lions All-GSAC Players in action!
COSTA MESA, Calif. - The Golden State Athletic Conference released the All-Conference Awards presented by Under Armour for the 2015-2016 Men's Basketball season and two members of the Blue and Gold were recognized for their accomplishments. Zach Allmon (JR/San Luis Obispo, CA) and Jaamon Echols (SR/Seattle, WA) were selected for a pair of spots on the All-GSAC team.
COSTA MESA, Calif. – Effort has never been a question with the Vanguard Lions (18-10, 7-9) as they continue to give some of the top teams in the country all they can handle. Tonight, they pushed #15 Arizona Christian the distance before ended with a 84-70 loss. Echols led all scorers with 29 points as he continues to seal his position as the leading scorer in the conference. Additionally, he added three assists and five boards. Malachi Hoosein (SO/Norwalk, CA) was the sidekick tonight tallying 18 points, eight boards, and three dimes.