April 19, 2013

Former Titans Solid at Portsmouth Invitational Tournament

FULLERTON, Calif. -- Former Cal State Fullerton men's basketball players D.J. Seeley and Kwame Vaughn put up solid showings for their respective teams at the prestigious Portsmouth Invitational Tournament in Virginia earlier this month.

Seeley averaged 8.7 points per game and shot better than 47 percent from the field for the K&D Round's Landscaping squad, which claimed the tournament championship. Seeley came off the bench to score 15 points on 6-of-10 from the field in the team's opener while adding a balanced seven points, five rebounds, and three assists in 20 minutes in his second game.

Vaughn, whose Sales Systems, Ltd., team fell in the consolation championship, averaged just under 11 points, 6.0 rebounds per game, and 5.3 assists per contest for the tournament, reaching double figures in points in all three games, two games of seven rebounds, and six assists in his team's opener. He shot 50 percent from the floor, ranked tied for 15th in the tournament in field goal percentage, 20th in rebounding (6.0), and seventh in assists.

For the last 60 years, the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament has invited 64 of the top college seniors from across the nation to participate in the four-day, 12-game event that draws representatives from every NBA team. Box Scores, statistics, and results from this year's event are available on the tournament's website at http://www.portsmouthinvitational.com.