Basketball player to transfer to division-1 university

May 15, 2015

By George Maldonado East Los Angeles College sophomore guard Marcus Romain signed his letter of intent to continue his collegiate basketball career at Mississippi Valley State University. “I think it’s prestigious to go to an Historical Black University,” ELAC Head Coach John Mosley said. Romain said  a balance of recruiters watched his game tape and learned about him through other recruiters. Loyola Marymount University, California State Universities, Fullerton, Bakersfield, Tennessee Tech…

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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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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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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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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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Huskies rout Beavers

By Andrew Ruiz Los Angeles Trade Technical College sought to get revenge against the East Los Angeles College men’s basketball team only to come up short, 86-80, on Jan. 16. The Huskies defeated Trade Tech 104-77 on Dec. 12 in the 43rd Annual Riverside Holiday Tournament in Riverside, California. With Trade Tech on its home court itching for its first South Coast Conference North Division win, ELAC was the perfect…

January 17, 2015
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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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Men’s basketball opens SCC with lackluster effort

January 9, 2015

By Carlos Alvarez The East Los Angeles College men’s basketball team led 7-4 five minutes into the game. From that point on, the State’s No. 1-ranked team Mt. San Antonio College dominated with a 87-67 victory Jan. 7. Riding a three-game losing the streak, ELAC was out rebounded, out hustled and out worked during the teams’ South Coast Conference North Division opener. “We just (have to) forget about this game…

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