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Men's Basketball: Arizona Western College @ Phoenix
December 12, 2013
Thursday @ 7:30pm
Location: 
Phoenix, AZ

Results

PC Score: 
96
Opponent Score: 
92
Overtime: 
Yes
Results: 
Win

ACCAC MEN’S BASKETBALL FINAL

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

                                                                                                1              2              OT          Final

(22) Arizona Western                                                             33            51               8            92

(14) Phoenix                                                                           39            45             12            96

 

High Scorers:

PHX:               Brandon Brown 28, Derreck Brooks 21, Jake Cipolletti 12

AWC:             Anthony Alston 30, Ali Faruqbey 29, Brandon Lovings 12

 

Records:

PHX:               9-3 Overall, 5-2 ACCAC

AWC:              12-3 Overall, 6-1 ACCAC

         

Coach’s Quote:

Matt Gordon:  “This was a great holiday gift for us, and it was a great show of teamwork for us.  We showed our toughness by coming back from 10 points down against the top team in our conference.  I’m really proud of our guys tonight.”

 

PHX’s Next Game: 

Men:                    vs. Mohawk (Canada Saturday 12/28 6PM

(Maricopa County Holiday Classic-“The Bears’ Den”-PC Campus)

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

 

Game Notes:

-4 Bears in double figures (Ronald Tademy 10)
-3 ties, 8 lead changes in 1st half

-AWC opened 2nd half on 12-3 run

-AWC took 78-68 lead with 3:33 left in regulation; Brown’s 2 FT with :01.1 left sent game to OT

-AWC’s only lead in OT was 91-90; Faruqbey scored all 8 AWC points in OT

-PHX scored 6 of game’s final 7 points

-Largest leads:  PHX 8 (31-23 & 39-31), AWC 10 (78-68)

-Rebounds:  PHX 36 (Brooks 9), AWC 57 (Darrious Hamilton/Temjae Singleton 9)

-3-ptrs:  PHX 10-for-22 (Cipolletti 4), AWC 5-for-15 (Faruqbey 4)

-FT Shooting:  PHX 22-for-28 (Brown 6-for-7), AWC 27-for-37 (Alston 16-for-18)

-FG Shooting:  PHX 49% (32-for-65), AWC 38% (30-for-79)

-Bears’ first win over AWC since 1/21/06 (snaps 14-game losing streak)