OCEANSIDE, Calif. – Down to the wire. No. 1 Vanguard knew Saturday's road test was going to be tough. Playing on the Cougars' home court at Mira Costa College, No. 3 ranked Cal State San Marcos escaped with a narrow 73-71 victory on its homecoming night.
LAS VEGAS – No. 1 Vanguard split its Vegas Tip-Off Classic (hosted by Concordia) games over the weekend, defeating No. 15 Westminster (Utah) 74-62, and falling to No. 22 Rocky Mountain (Mont.) 95-82. The Lions currently sit at 4-1 on the season.
COSTA MESA, Calif. – NAIA No. 1 Vanguard tallied its third win of the preseason on Tuesday, taking down West Coast Baptist in dominant fashion, 102-52. DeAngelo Jones (SR/Cheney, WA) scored a game-high 19 points in the affair, in just 19 minutes of action, while collecting 6 rebounds and 2 assists.
COSTA MESA, Calif. - The No. 1 Vanguard Lions (2-0) picked up a preseason victory behind a strong offensive attack and disruptive ball pressure on Saturday. DeAngelo Jones (SR/Cheney, WA) was the high-point man, posting 21 points in the blowout win.
COSTA MESA, Calif. – No. 1 Vanguard opened the 2014-15 men's basketball season with a 17-point (68-51) win over Chapman in The Pit. Freshman Malachi Hoosein (FR/Norwalk, CA) put on a great show in front of a packed house, scoring a game-high 16 points in his first collegiate performance.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Defending national champion Vanguard (Calif.) claims the No. 1 ranking in the 2014 - 15 NAIA Division I Men's Basketball Coaches' Preseason Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Tuesday. The Lions earned their first-ever NAIA National Championship after a school-record 31-6 mark a season ago. The unanimous No. 1 selection with nine first-place votes and 219 points, Vanguard triumphed over Emmanuel (Ga.), 70-65, on March 25.
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