(1/6 – 1/12) The CMS men’s basketball team went 2-0 during the week with conference wins at La Verne (55-38) on Jan. 8 and at Occidental (68-50) on Saturday, Jan. 11. Senior guard Tyler Gaffaney (CMC) averaged 24.5 points during the week with 24 points, seven rebounds and four assists against La Verne on 9-of-13 shooting and 25 points, five rebounds and three assists on 11-of-15 shooting against Occidental. Gaffaney leads the team this season in scoring (18 ppg.), rebounds (5.8 rpg.), steals (1.5 spg) and assists (3.5 apg.). His 18 points per game are also tied for first in the conference.
CMS is now in sole possession of first place in the conference with a 9-4 overall record, 4-0 in SCIAC. Next up for the Stags are home games vs. Cal Lutheran (1/15) and Caltech (1/18).