Eagles Win Third Straight in Men's Hoops

The MSJC men's basketball team picked up their third straight Foothill Conference wimontrealforweb.jpgn on Saturday afternoon as they defeated Rio Hondo 68-50 in Whittier.

The Eagles slowly built an eight point halftime advantage 35-27, before pulling away in the second half for the victory.  Ten different Eagles scored in the game led by Dwayne Benjamin who had a game high 17 points.  Benjamin also pulled in a game high 10 rebounds.  Montreal Harris also reached double figures for MSJC with 12 points while Dajuan Smith came off the bench to add 8 points, 5 rebounds, and 4 assists.

The win improved the Eagles record on the season to 17-8 overall and 5-5 in the Foothill Conference.  MSJC will play their final two home games of the regular season this week.  Wednesday the Eagles will play Barstow College at 7 pm and on Saturday MSJC will host San Bernardino Valley in a 3 pm contest. 

 

Montreal Harris had 12 points Saturday to help the MSJC men's basketball team win their 3rd straight game as they defeated Rio Hondo 68-50.