Bears' Men's Basketball Recap vs. Arizona Western 1-4-17

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(at “The Bears’ Den”-PC Campus-Phoenix, AZ)

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Arizona Western                                       44       34       78      

(7) Phoenix                                              25       50       75

High Scorers:

PHX:               Johnathan Matthews 16, Lavette Parker 13, Kaveon Moore 12

AWC:             Andre Jones 18, Torin Webb 15, Dajuan Beard 13


PHX:               11-3 Overall, 4-2 ACCAC

AWC:             12-2 Overall, 5-1 ACCAC

Coach’s Quote:

Matt Gordon:  NONE

PHX’s Next Game: 

Men:                    at Scottsdale Saturday 5PM (Scottsdale)

Women:             at Scottsdale Saturday 7PM (Scottsdale)

Game Notes:

-AWC never trailed; scored first 11 points of game; largest lead was 23 points (41-18)

-AWC led, 63-47, with 8:30 left; PHX used 28-14 run to close deficit to 77-75 with :15.8 left

-Matthews’ potential game-tying layup attempt blocked with :08 left; Avonte Nelms missed potential game-tying 3-ptr at buzzer

-3-ptrs:  PHX 8-for-23 (3 players with 2), AWC 9-for-22 (3 players with 2)

-Rebounds:  PHX 33 (Quinton Johnson 7), AWC 31 (Chris Famous 7)

-Assists:  PHX 19 (Matthews/James Pupillo 6), AWC 13 (Jones 5)

-FT Shooting:  PHX 19-for-25 (Matthews 8-for-8), AWC 11-for-22 (Beard 4-for-6)

-FG Shooting:  PHX 44% (24-for-55), AWC 47% (29-for-62)

-snaps Bears’ 6-game winning streak (longest since 10-game winning streak from 12/9/15-1/20/16)

About Phoenix College

Phoenix College is one of the 10 colleges in the Maricopa County Community College District, one of the largest community college districts in the nation. Phoenix College offers academic courses leading to associate degrees, university transfer, certificates and short-term job training to more than 11,000 students annually.