Meet Ryan Kaneshiro - Occidental Basketball

Meet Ryan Kaneshiro - Occidental Basketball

Name: Ryan Kaneshiro
College: Occidental
Year: Senior
Hometown: Santa Clarita, Calif.
High School: Hart
Major: Economics

Ryan Kaneshiro is a four-year starter and three-year team captain for the Occidental men's basketball team. Ryan has become Mr. Assist at Oxy as he works towards the program's assist record of 163. He's currently averaging a SCIAC-best 6.8 assists per game with an assist to turnover ratio of 3.6 assists to every turnover, and in 2018-19, he set the Tigers' single-season assist record while also leading all of NCAA Division III in assist to turnover ratio. 
 
He has also become known as one of the best on-ball defenders in all of NCAA Division III. Kaneshiro led the Tigers to back-to-back SCIAC Postseason appearances in each of the past two seasons and currently has the team positioned third at 6-3.
 
The Santa Clarita, Calif. native is an economics major who plans to potentially go to law school when he graduates in May.
 
-- Courtesy of Occidental Sports Information --
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