Trevor Baker of Redlands wins weekly SCIAC honor

Sophomore guard Trevor Baker of the University of Redlands has been named Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Men’s Basketball Athlete of the Week for Jan. 24-28.

Baker went off for 76 points in three games for 25.3 points per game, as the Bulldogs defeated Occidental (77-74) and Caltech (89-64) while narrowly losing to Cal Lutheran (82-85).

Against the Kingsmen, Baker singlehandedly put Redlands back in the game after it faced a 25-point deficit. He scored 31 of his game-high 33 points in the second half.

Against Occidental, the Bulldogs trailed by 10 with seven minutes to go, before Baker scored six critical, late-game points. Finally, Baker added a 31-point performance, including six threes, in the team’s solid win over Caltech to close out an incredible week.

Overall, he shot 60 percent, highlighted by a 61.9 percent from long range.  He was also 15-for-17 from the free-throw line.

Baker also added 19 rebounds, three assists, and four steals.


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