Eagle Men End Regular Season With Home Win

The MSJC men's basketball team finished the regular season on Thursday night with a 102-82 win over College of the Desert to secure a second place finish in the PCAC North.SophsMbb2019-cod.jpg

The Eagles led by 8 at the half 49-41 and didn't relinquish the lead in the final 20 minutes on their way to victory.  David Thompson, once again had a tremendous game for the Eagles, as he scored a game high 26 points while grabbing 5 rebounds and dishing out 5 assists.  Deshawn Millington was efficient as he went 6 for 10 from the field and 6 for 6 from the free throw line on his way to an 18 point performance, he also pulled down 7 rebounds and had 5 assists.

Terrell Gray came off the bench to add 17 in the win for the Eagles while C.J. Hyder added 14 points.  Lenzell Simmons had a double double with 13 points and a game high 13 rebounds and Luka Filipovic contributed with 9 points, 6 rebounds, and 3 blocked shots.

The win wraps up the regular season for the Eagles with a record of 22-5, they end conference play at 7-3.  Desert finished their season at 14-14 and 5-5.

The Eagles will find out their play-off seeding later on this afternoon (Monday).

​The MSJC men's basketball team celebrated Sophomore Night on Thursday with a 102-82 win over College of the Desert.  From left to right; Mike Walker, CJ Hyder, Terell Gray, Israel Farrington, David Thompson, and Deshawn Millington were honored before the start of their final regular season game.  (DeeAnn Bradley/MSJC)