Our final look at the championship winners brings us to 2018/2019 season Division 1 champions – Hawks.
The Hawks looked dominant all season finishing atop the Division 1 ladder with 27 wins and only 7 losses.
15 players suited up for the Hawks this season, with six of those being fill-ins. During the post season, the Hawks utilised nine players.
The Hawks were very efficient when it came to scoring, tallying an impressive 1,938 points during the regular season and 244 points in the post season. This came off 149 3-pointers and 615 field goals made in the regular season, and 24 3-pointers and 65 field goals made in the post season. 1,938 points brought the Hawks the fourth highest scoring total in the CPL for the 2018/2019 season.
The Hawks big men managed to dominate the boards for another season, bringing in a total of 1,132 rebounds during the regular season and 105 in the post season. This amount of rebounds had them in the top half of all CPL teams for rebounds made.
The Hawks were also in the top half of most fouls committed with 372 during the regular season and 54 fouls in the post season.
The defensive efforts displayed by the Hawks was impressive with 277 steals and 78 blocks during the regular season. The Hawks also amassed 31 steals, and 14 blocks during the post season.
There was no doubt the Hawks were good at sharing the ball, with 541 assists during the regular season, ranking third in all CPL teams. During the post season, the hawks dished out 55 assists.
Here is the spread of Hawks stats for the 2018/2019 season:
Most points by a Hawks player – 351
Most rebounds by a Hawks player – 202
Most assists by a Hawks player – 88
Most steals by a Hawks player – 50
Most blocks by a Hawks player – 26
Most fouls by a Hawks player – 66
Most 3-pointers by a Hawks player – 50
Shout out to the Hawks for taking out their second championship in Division 1. We look forward to seeing the numbers they will put up next season.