Men’s Basketball Faced Championship Loss

March 21, 2015

By Andrew Ruiz The Huskies’ basketball team hopes of claiming its first California Community College Athletic Association State Championship trophy was shattered in a tough 50-47 loss to top-seeded Saddleback College on Sunday at Cerritos College. East Los Angeles College jumped out to an early 10-2 start and maintained the lead for the majority of the game, but gave up four points and the lead in the final minute. “(We had…

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East Los Angeles College Campus News talks with the men’s basketball team [Video]

By Jesus Figueroa East Los Angeles College Campus News talks with the men’s basketball team after the CCCAA championship game loss against Saddleback College on March 15 at Cerritos College. Reporters Andrew Ruiz and Jesus Figueroa talk with head coach John Mosley and guard Marcus Romain about the season the men’s basketball team had and the trouble the team encountered in the championship game and the 50-47 loss.

March 18, 2015
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Huskies fall short in state championship

By Andrew Ruiz The East Los Angeles College men’s basketball team fell to No. 1-seed Saddleback College, 50-47, in the California Community College Athletic Association State Championship at Cerritos College on March 15. No. 13-seed ELAC came out with the early 10-2 lead and led in majority of the contest before Saddleback sophomore guard Dusty Baker scored four consecutive points with less than three minutes gave the Gauchos a 48-45…

March 16, 2015
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Men’s Basketball Makes History

March 12, 2015

By Andrew Ruiz For the first time in East Los Angeles College history, the men’s basketball team has made it to the California Community College Athletic Association playoffs. A 92-73 win against Long Beach City College in the fourth round of the CCCAA Southern Regional playoffs on March 7. The Huskies will face Merritt College of the Northern Regional in the State Championships Friday March 13 at 5 p.m. at…

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Huskies off to state championships

By Andrew Ruiz For the first time in school history, the men’s basketball team is one of four teams remaining in the California Community College Athletic Association playoffs are looking to bring a state championship to Monterey Park, California. After a 92-73 win against Long Beach City College in the fourth round of the CCCAA Southern Regional playoffs on March 7, the Huskies will face Merritt College of the Northern…

March 11, 2015
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Primus, Salmon shine in playoff win

AIR PRIMUS—East Los Angeles sophomore guard Teshon Burton attempts a shot mid-air before coming in for a landing in an 96-91 playoff win against Victor Valley College. CN/TADZIO GARCIA   By Andrew Ruiz Freshman forward Marquis Salmon and sophomore guard Je’Ron Primus combined for 54 points as the East Los Angeles College men’s basketball team defeated Victor Valley College, 96-91, on Feb. 25 in the first round of the California…

February 27, 2015
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Huskies win at the line

By Andrew Ruiz Prior to Jan. 30’s South Coast Conference divisional crossover game between East Los Angeles and El Camino College, Huskies freshmen Richard Bivens and Miles Ford joked about possibly making game-winning free throws this season. But what originally started as humor between the two, quickly turned into reality for Bivens, a forward from Ridgeview HS in Bakersfield, California, as he split a pair of free throws to give…

February 5, 2015
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Huskies bounce back after tough loss

By Andrew Ruiz The East Los Angeles College men’s basketball team returned home after a three-game road trip and defeated Los Angeles Harbor College, 86-74, on Jan. 28. The Huskies, who had won three consecutive games before losing to Long Beach City College on Jan. 23, hope to continue another winning streak as they face El Camino College, whose overall record is 6-12. Sophomore point guard Marcus Romain may have…

January 29, 2015
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Huskies come up short at buzzer

January 24, 2015

By Andrew Ruiz After a tough first half, Marcus Romain answered in the second, but came up short as the East Los Angeles College men’s basketball team fell to Long Beach City College, 74-71, Jan. 23. The Huskies battled for 38 minutes and 58.4 seconds, but in the last 1.4 seconds, Romain’s heave from about 30 feet out to force overtime hit the side of the rim as the buzzer…

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Men’s basketball wins three in a row

By Andrew Ruiz The East Los Angeles College men’s basketball team continued to keep its winning streak alive after defeating Cerritos College, 81-67, in a nonconference matchup on Jan. 21. Four of five of the Huskies’ starters finished in double digits. Despite only playing 21 minutes, sophomore guard Marcus Romain led all scorers with 18 points. Shooting guard Michael Cardenas, sophomore, added 14 points, while guard  Je’Ron Primus, also sophomore, had…

January 22, 2015
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