Bears' Men's Basketball Recap at Arizona Western 2-11-17


(at ‘The House’, AWC Campus, Yuma, AZ)

                                                              1         2      OT    Final

(8) Phoenix                                            36       39       11       86

(25) Arizona Western                              36       39        6        81      

High Scorers:

PHX:               Johnathan Matthews 25, Rashaad Goolsby 15

AWC:             Daryl Adams 22, Dajuan Beard 15, Andre Jones 14


PHX:               20-5 Overall, 13-4 ACCAC

AWC:             20-5 Overall, 13-4 ACCAC

Coach’s Quote:

Matt Gordon:  “Our guys battled for 45 minutes and fought hard, and we came out on the good side.  It was a good bounceback win on the heels of Wednesday’s loss.”

PHX’s Next Game: 

Men:                    vs. Scottsdale Wednesday 7:30PM (“The Bears’ Den”-PC Campus)

Women:             vs. Scottsdale Wednesday 5:30PM (“The Bears’ Den”-PC Campus)

Game Notes:

-17 ties, 19 lead changes; neither team led by more than 7 points during entire game

-PHX never trailed in OT; held AWC without a FG for first 4:30 of OT

-Largest leads:  PHX 7 (84-77), AWC 6 (34-28)

-3-ptrs:  PHX 12-for-24 (Matthews/Parker/Rees Plummer 3), AWC 11-for-26 (Adams 6)

-Rebounds:  PHX 30 (Rees Plummer 5), AWC 37 (Andre Jones 8)

-Assists:  PHX 15 (Matthews 7), AWC 15 (Brandon McGhee 5)

-FT Shooting:  PHX 14-for-20 (Matthews 6-for-7), AWC 20-for-23 (Andre Jones 10-for-10)

-FG Shooting:  PHX 50% (30-for-60), AWC 37% (25-for-68)

-Bears move back into 3-way tie for 1st place in ACCAC (with Arizona Western & Cochise)

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.