Men’s basketball places second at Neil Edwards Classic

December 3, 2014

By Lucero Rodriguez  The men’s basketball team placed second in the Neil Edwards Classic after a tough 64-61 loss against Cuesta College in the championship game. East Los Angeles College defeated Orange Coast College on Friday 94-75 and battled with Moorpark College before taking the 72-67 victory to earn a spot in the championship game. “We can’t take teams for granted and as a team we have to execute better,”…


Basketball standout makes big move

By William Hernandez Originally from Brooklyn, New York, guard Marcus Romain of the men’s basketball team arrived just in time to help push East Los Angeles College to its first conference title in 42 years. Before he committed to ELAC in 2013, Romain was offered a full-ride scholarship to play for the nation’s most successful junior college, Odessa College, National Junior College Athletic Association   champion. “Odessa is a good…

March 13, 2014

Huskies move on to basketball tournament finals

by Tadzio Garcia The state’s No. 16-ranked East Los Angeles College men’s basketball team beat No. 12 San Bernardino Valley College, 82-76, in the semifinals of the Riverside City College Holiday Tournament yesterday. “It was a huge win. We beat them two weeks ago and knew it would be harder this time around. The team was not nervous and adjusted to their play by maneuvering around them,” ELAC’s forward Aaron…

December 14, 2013