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2014-15 Season

PC tips off on Nov. 6; home opener is Nov. 20

SAN MARCOS (10-24-2014) -- Coach John O'Neill's 2014-15 Palomar men's basketball team, which will seek its second conference championship in three years this season, will tip off its 2014-15 schedule on Thursday, Nov. 6, when the Comets play Santa Barbara City College at 1 p.m. in the Ventura College We Play Hard Tournament.

The tournament runs through Saturday, Nov. 7, and Palomar then will tip off its home season on Thursday, Nov. 20, against Orange Coast at 5 p.m. at The Dome. The Comets also will host the 10th Palomar Thanksgiving Tournament Nov. 28-30 and will play in the Hemet Valley Kiwanis Hoops and Crops Tournament at Mt. San Jacinto, the Vaquero Classic at Glendale College and the 48th Chabot College Classic before beginning its conference season.

Palomar's Pacific Coast Athletic Conference Northern Division opener will be at San Diego Miramar on Wednesday night, Jan. 7.

Escondido High School product Jeremy Franklin (above), a second-team All-PCAC North selection a year ago, returns to lead the Comets into the 2014-15 season.

Palomar product Chris Gorman (No. 3) celebrates after he led Vanguard University to a 70-65 win over Emmanual College of Franklin Springs, Georgia in last season's NAIA national championship game in Kansas City. -- Courtesy photo

PC alum Gorman back at NAIA champ Vanguard

SAN MARCOS  (10-24-2014) -- Former Palomar standout  Chris Gorman, the star of the Lions' 70-65 victory over Emmanuel College of Franklin Springs, Georgia in last season's NAIA national championship game at Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, returns as a senior for the Lions.

Gorman had 18 points and five rebounds in the national championship game and was selected to the all-tournament team.

Gorman averaged 15.6 points last season as Vanguard's second-leading scorer, 3.4 rebounds and 3.9 assists as the Lions went 32-6.

Player Previous Teams 4-YEAR TEAM
Joe Vaz Rancho Buena Vista HS, Palomar College of Idaho
Calvin Smith Glendora HS, Palomar Sonoma State University
Chris Gorman El Camino HS, Palomar Vanguard University
Aaron Roedl Great Oak HS, Palomar Point Loma Nazarene University


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