The MSJC men's basketball team will be holding their annual intra-squad game on Saturday November 2nd at 9 am on the San Jacinto Campus.
The Eagles are coming off a season that saw them top the 20 win mark once again as they advanced to the Southern California Regional Semi-Finals. MSJC has five returning players this year led by 2013 All Foothill Conference performer 6'6 Dwayne Benjamin. Dajuan Smith 6'3 also returns after playing in every game last season for the Eagles as well as forward Mark Ware 6'5 and point guard Carlos McCormick 5'11. Also returning for his second season is shooting guard/small forward Danny Hopkins 6'4 who was a member of the Eagles team during the 2011-12 season.
MSJC will also feature nine freshmen and a sophomore transfer. Among the newcomers set to make a contribution this year are three players in the post, 6'8 transfer Cameron Johnson, 6'9 freshman Austin Klug, and 6'10 freshman Isaiah Jones. The Eagles also have size on the wing with 6'8 freshman Sam Williams and 6'4 freshman Patric Bowens. The guard court will be complimented by a number of freshmen including; 6'3 Tre Hunter, 5'9 Traonte Jones, 6'3 Amonte Dees, and 6'3 Blake O'Donnell. For a complete roster follow the link. http://www.msjc.edu/Athletics/MensBasketball/Pages/2013-14-Roster.aspx
The Eagles officially start their season on Thursday November 7th when they travel to the Ventura Tournament where they will open up against former Foothill Conference rival Antelope Valley. MSJC will then compete in the San Diego City Tournament November 15-17th before hosting College of the Desert in their first home game of the year on Wednesday November 27th. For a complete 2013-14 schedule follow the link. http://www.msjc.edu/Athletics/MensBasketball/Pages/2013-14-Schedule.aspx
Admission to Saturday's game is free and concessions will be available. The MSJC football team will be playing their final home game of the season that same day at 1 pm at Carl Quandt Stadium, come out and enjoy both teams this Saturday November 2nd.
Carlos McCormick is one of five returning players for the MSCJ men's basketball team this year. The Eagles will hold their annual intra-squad game this Saturday November 2nd at 10 am prior to the Eagle football team's game with Southwestern.