Men’s basketball escapes with road playoff win

By Dan Gudino The round-two playoff win, 79-77, at Mount San Jacinto College puts men’s basketball into the sweet 16 of the state tournament and into the semifinal of Southern California Playoff Regional. ELAC began the first half with an 18 point lead, but let Mt. San Jacinto comeback, causing them to fight their way for the win. With a 77-77 tie and 11 seconds to go, ELAC head coach…

March 1, 2017
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Huskies’ men’s basketball earns first conference win

By Andrew Ruiz It was all smiles as the East Los Angeles College men’s basketball team defeated El Camino Compton College Center, 85-72, Jan. 14 earning its first South Coast Conference North Division win. After a tough one-point loss in overtime Jan. 9 at home to Pasadena City College, ELAC defended its home court and gave Compton its first loss in conference play, snapping the Tartars’ seven-game winning streak. “It…

January 15, 2015
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Huskies upset in double overtime

By Carlos Alvarez Men’s basketball forward Aaron Cheatum could only sit and watch as Citrus forward Chris Reyes grabbed the final rebound and began the celebration for Citrus College. “It hurts to lose man. It hurts to lose at home. It was a good run, I wish I could’ve done more,” South Coast Conference North Division Player-of-the-Year, Cheatum said. Citrus College, the No. 11-seed, defeated East Los Angeles College, the…

March 5, 2014
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ELAC men’s basketball stuns Mt. SAC again

By: Anthony Merjanoff In a thrilling and adrenaline filled game, the East Los Angeles College Huskies defeated Mt. San Antonio College, 74-66. Husky forward Jaree Crawford was in foul trouble in the first half, but was able to bounce back in a big way for the Huskies in the second half. Crawford scored 18 of his game high 21 points in the second half. “I just made sure I could…

February 21, 2013
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