Ivanoff comes alive in the 1st half to help Cypress stay unbeaten

November 22, 2019
Gage Ivanoff basketball

Gage Ivanoff

Gage Ivanoff of Unalakleet went off in the first half to help the Cypress College men’s basketball team stay undefeated in the California Community College Athletic Association.

The 6-foot-4 sophomore pumped in 10 points in 12 minutes as Cypress carried a one-point lead into halftime en route to a 59-57 win over Santa Barbara.

He finished with 10 points, three rebounds, two assists and two blocked shots for Cypress, which improved to 4-0.

Ivanoff, of Unalakleet High fame, is averaging 16.5 minutes on a team that has 10 players logging double-figure minutes.

Even on a crowded roster, he has stood out.

Ivanoff leads the team with a .529 shooting percentage and four blocked shots.