Bears' Men's Basketball Recap at Pima 1-11-17

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(at Clements Center, Pima CC Campus, Tucson, AZ)

                                                                   1         2       Final

(8) Phoenix                                                  45       51       96

(19) Pima                                                     41       48       89

High Scorers:

PHX:               Johnathan Matthews 25, Rees Plummer 16, Lavette Parker 13

PIMA:             Deion James 25, Emilio Acedo 24, Zach Evans 20


PHX:               13-3 Overall, 6-2 ACCAC

PIMA:             11-5 Overall, 5-3 ACCAC

Coach’s Quote:

Matt Gordon:  “I was pleased by the way we played together, and stayed together tonight.  It’s always nice to win on the road, and especially an important game like this.”

PHX’s Next Game: 

Men:                    vs. Glendale Saturday 4PM (“The Bears’ Den”-PC Campus)

Women:             vs. Glendale Saturday 2PM (“The Bears’ Den”-PC Campus)

Game Notes:

-4 Bears in double figures (Quinton Johnson 12)

-12 ties, 13 lead changes (last one at 86-84)

-neither team led by more than 5 pts in 1st half

-PHX outscored PIMA during last 4 minutes of game, 13-5

-Largest leads:  PHX 9 (93-84 & 95-86), PIMA 10 (65-55)

-Rebounds:  PHX 30 (Reilly Goulet 7), PIMA 36 (James 17)

-Assists:  PHX 24 (James Pupillo/Avonte Nelms 5), PIMA 19 (Acedo/Jake Anastasi 5)

-3-ptrs:  PHX 15-for-31 (Matthews 4), PIMA 13-for-31 (Acedo 6)

-FG Shooting:  PHX 53% (37-for-70), PIMA 46% (31-for-67)

-FT Shooting:  PHX 7-for-16, PIMA 14-for-21 (James 6-for-7)

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.