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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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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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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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 falls short against PCC

January 10, 2015

By Jesus Figueroa The East Los Angeles College men’s basketball team played hard against Pasadena City College, but fell short losing its South Coast Conference North Division home opener on Jan. 9 in Monterey Park, California. ELAC lost to PCC 82-81 in overtime and the Huskies struggled and failed to score easy shots. The game play seemed fast and chaotic as ELAC tried to take quick shots. This was ELAC’s…

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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,”…

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