Basketball Teams Sweep Rio Hondo

The MSJC men's and women's basketball teams both picked up victories Wednesday night as they hosted Rio Hondo College.

The men's team won 91-73 behind 21 points from Melvin Goins and 14 from Mark Williams. Jeffrey West posted a double double with 11 points and 11 rebounds. The win moved MSJC to 13-7 overall and 2-0 in Foothill Conference play.

In the women's game the Lady Eagles had to battle back from an eight point halftime deficit to defeat the Roadrunners 83-74. Danielle Smith had 33 points and 9 rebounds in the win, while Brandie McCann added 19. Nicole Villalobos had a double double with 12 points and 11 rebounds. The victory improved the Lady Eagles record to 14-5 overall and 1-1 in conference play.

Both teams are back in action Saturday when they travel to Chaffey for a doubleheader. The women's game tips-off at 1 pm with the men's game to follow at 3 pm. Both games can be heard on the Eagle Radio Network at AM 1620 or across the internet at msjc.edu.