MSJC Men Clinch Conference Crown With Win

The MSJC men's basketball team clinched a share of the Foothill Conference championship on Wednesday night as they defeated visiting Rio Hondo College 83-61.alvsrio.jpg

The Eagles built a 20 point lead at halftime and cruised home for their 12th victory in 13 conference games.  MSJC can take the title out right with a win Saturday against Antelope Valley.  On Wednesday night it was Josh Gouch who led the Eagle offense with 18 points, he also pulled down 10 rebounds.  Montreal Harris also had a double double with 12 points and 10 rebounds.  Anthony Dees scored in double figures with 15 points on 5 three point baskets in the victory.

The Eagles who are currently ranked #2 in Southern California and #5 in the state improved their overall record to 23-4 to go along with their 12-1 conference mark.  Rio Hondo dropped to 5-20 and 3-10.  The Eagles final regular season game will be at home Saturday against Antelope Valley.  Tip off on Saturday is set for 3 pm.

 

 

(Feb. 15, 2012)

Alex Wilson drives to the basket for two of his 8 points Wednesday night as he helped MSJC clinch the Foothill Conference Championship with a 83-61 win over Rio Hond0.  (DeeAnn Bradley/MSJC)