EUGENE — Tate Hoffman shot 10-of-14 with career-highs of 24 points and 10 rebounds to propel Southern Oregon to a 95-63 win against New Hope Christian in a nonleague matchup Tuesday night at Luceiro Court.
Hoffman, a sophomore forward from West Linn, downed three of the Raiders' 10 3-pointers and helped them shoot 61 percent from the field (39-of-64). The win made them 17-9 overall going into their final regular-season home games,Saturday and Sunday against Corban and Northwest Christian.
Jordan Hunt had 17 points and seven rebounds, Ben DeSaulnier scored 16 with five assists, and both shot 7-of-11 from the field. Aaron Borich went 3-of-5 from downtown for 11 points and Kenny Meyer recorded eight assists.
SOU assisted 31 of its 39 makes, marking the team's highest assist total since Jan. 9, 2015.
Jebari Robinson's 20 points led the Deacons (4-23), who trailed 46-26 by halftime.