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Men's Basketball: Central Arizona College @ Phoenix
February 15, 2014
Saturday @ 4:00pm
Phoenix, AZ
North Gym


PC Score: 
Opponent Score: 


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

                                                                                                1              2              Final

Central Arizona                                                                      28            46               74

Phoenix                                                                                  40            36               76


High Scorers:

PHX:               Brandon Brown 21, Derreck Brooks 19, Brendon Pineda-Morales 18

CAC:              Lanerryl Johnson 15, Deshawn Jones/Brandon Rosser/Jaylen Benton 14



PHX:               20-8 Overall, 14-6 ACCAC

CAC:             11-17 Overall, 7-13 ACCAC


Coach’s Quote:

Matt Gordon:  Having a close game is good test for us for the playoffs, but we shouldn’t have put ourselves in that position-especially since we were up 10 points with 3 minutes to go.  We just have to keep improving to get ready for the playoffs.”


PHX’s Next Game: 

Men:                    at Cochise Saturday 7:30PM (Douglas)

Women:             at Cochise Saturday 5:30PM (Douglas)


Game Notes:

-Bears never trailed; largest lead was 17 (51-34)

-Bears broke out to 19-7 lead and maintained lead between 8 & 15 points rest of 1st half

-CAC used 23-8 run midway through 2nd half to cut deficit to 2 (57-59)

-Bears led, 74-64, with 1:56 left; CAC went on 10-0 run; Johnson’s 3-ptr tied game with :22 left

-Brown’s 14-foot jumper with :01.2 left in regulation was game-winner

-Rebounds:  PHX 29 (Brooks 9), CAC 28 (Jones 9)

-3-ptrs:  PHX 2-for-9 (Brooks/Pineda-Morales 1), CAC 7-for-12

-FT Shooting:  PHX 6-for-8, CAC 17-for-25 (Jones 6-for-8)

-FG Shooting:  PHX 54% (34-for-63), CAC 48% (25-for-52)

-Bears’ 5th straight win (equals longest of season)

-Bears’ 4th straight season of 20 wins or more (7th time in Matt Gordon Era)