Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/14/12
The NAIA San Diego Christian Hawks, from the far-flung suburb of El Cajon, can handle the punishment they take when they play Division I opponents. Like Tuesday night, when they lost 91-57 to No. 25 San Diego State. Jamaal Franklin scored 19 of his 28 points in the first half and had 12 rebounds as the Aztecs bounced back from a 13-point loss to No. 8 Syracuse on Sunday. Chase Tapley scored 18 for SDSU (1-1). The game had been scheduled for Sunday night, but was pushed back when SDSU's season-opening game against Syracuse on the USS Midway aircraft carrier was postponed from Friday night to Sunday afternoon because of the threat of rain. Syracuse won 62-49. ''I like scheduling difficult because I think it exploits your weaknesses,'' Hawks coach Tim Cook said. ''I don't see the dejection or any loss of confidence in our locker room. All I see is guys who see that we have to develop our strengths and weaknesses to play at our level.'' The game counted as an exhibition for the Haw...
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