Bears' Men's Basketball Recap vs. South Mountain 1-18-17

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

                                                                 1        2       Final

South Mountain                                         49       33       82

(5) Phoenix                                               51       45       96

High Scorers:

PHX:               Lavette Parker 25, Johnathan Matthews 17, Quinton Johnson 14

SM:                 Ferron Flavors 18, Bryan Battle/James Sosinski 14


PHX:               15-3 Overall, 8-2 ACCAC

SM:                 9-9 Overall, 1-9 ACCAC

Coach’s Quote:

Matt Gordon:  “We defended extremely well during the first 15 minutes of the 2nd half, which allowed us to make a big run and put the game away.”

PHX’s Next Game: 

Men:                    at Mesa Saturday 4PM (Mesa)        

Women:             at Mesa Saturday 2PM (Mesa)

Game Notes:

-4 Bears in double figures (Kaveon Moore 11)

-1st half:  9 ties, 9 lead changes; PHX scored last 5 pts of half to take lead for good

-2nd half:  PHX never trailed; opened half on 22-6 run

-SM held to 6 FG in 2nd half

-Largest leads:  PHX 24 (81-57 & 83-59), SM 4 (4-0)

-Rebounds:  PHX 33 (Parker/Johnson 6), SM 31 (Desmond Johnson 8)

-Assists:  PHX 27 (Parker 5), SM 17 (Desmond Johnson 12)

-3-ptrs:  PHX 14-for-32 (Parker 5), SM 6-for-17 (Flavors 2)

-FG Shooting:  PHX 51% (33-for-65), SM 38% (25-for-66)

-FT Shooting:  PHX 16-for-24 (Parker 6-for-7), SM 26-for-31 (Flavors 6-for-7)

-Bears now tied for 1st place in ACCAC with Arizona Western

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.