Men’s basketball season ends

March 9, 2017

By Dan Gudino Men’s basketball ended its season today with a 90-76 loss to Feather River College in the California Community College Athletic Association state playoffs, held at Las Positas College. East Los Angeles College sophomore forward Roderick Williams played his last game as a Husky scoring 20 points and had seven rebounds. Williams will now transfer to the University of Texas at El Paso. ELAC was too small at…

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Men’s basketball upsets No. 2 Compton

March 8, 2017

By Hector Gomez Men’s basketball advanced to the elite eight playoffs in the state after an 83-80 road win Saturday against number-two ranked El Camino College Compton Center. East Los Angeles College continued its great play in a thriller back and forth as it earned its trip to state. With a packed audience on the road, ELAC managed to thrive in a tough atmosphere and turn the game around in…

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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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Men’s basketball wins tournament in convincing fashion

By Diego Linares East Los Angeles College basketball won the 8th Annual Clash at Canyons by defeating Cuyamaca Community College 84-73 on Friday and Oxnard College 90-72 on Saturday. The Huskies went into the Cougar Cage ranked No. 16 by the California Community College Athletics Association in a statewide preseason poll. ELAC was a game away from being state champions last season and Oxnard Head Coach Ron McClurkin was well…

November 18, 2015
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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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Gomez leads Huskies to finals

By Bryce Ronquillo The East Los Angeles men’s basketball team will advance to the CCCAA State Championship after beating Merritt College, 94-83. This is the first time the ELAC men’s basketball team will play in a state championship game. The Huskies face Saddleback College at Cerritos College at 1 p.m. The Gauchos defeated Cañada College, 75-68, in overtime. Sophomore forward Primitivo Gomez led the way for the Huskies as he…

March 13, 2015
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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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Mosley’s message gives men’s basketball boost into playoffs

By Andrew Ruiz East Los Angeles College men’s basketball Head Coach John Mosley’s pregame speech to the team was clear and concise before the Huskies hosted Los Angeles Trade Technical College on Feb. 18. “If we want to extend our season, we have to win,” he said. The Huskies acknowledged the message and accepted the challenge by defeating Trade Tech, 84-77, in the final game of South Coast Conference North…

February 24, 2015
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