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 players move on

By Dan Gudino and Bryce Ronquillo    Men’s basketball had great success the past two seasons and it continued in the off-season with sophomores Richard Bivens and Arinze Anakwenze committing to NCAA Division I programs on May 22. Bivens is committing to Florida International University in Miami. He was part of the 2014-15 season that reached the state championship and finished as a runner-up. His decision to go east, away…

May 25, 2016
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Men’s basketball shoots for history

  By Dan Gudino Published: Sunday, Feb. 15, 2016 at 9:06 p.m. Last Modified: Thursday, Feb, 17, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.    The men’s basketball team tied the 22 wins of last year against Pasadena City College Feb. 12, at home 75-71. ELAC Head Coach John Mosley did not show emotion after the game. It was old news for Mosley. The Huskies matched the wins of last season and the…

February 15, 2016
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Men’s basketball record win streak ends

  By Dan Gudino Published: Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016 at 10:24 p.m. Last Modified: Thursday, Feb, 17, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.  In a South Coast Conference matchup at Mount San Antonio College, the East Los Angeles College Men’s basketball team snapped its 12-game win streak Feb. 10, 77-73. The last time the Huskies lost was Dec. 19 at Chaffey College, a 84-80 overtime loss. Huskies Assistant Coach Kenneth Hunter said…

February 14, 2016
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Former Husky coaches superstars

by Bryce Ronquillo   Seizing opportunities and making the most of them is what former East Los Angeles College Basketball player and coach Rex Kalamian has done to build a successful career in the NBA. Kalamian has worked 23 years in the NBA, two as a scout and 21 as an assistant coach. He currently is the assistant coach for the Toronto Raptors out of the Eastern Conference under Dwane…

December 9, 2015
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News Briefs March 18, 2015

Correction The men’s basketball team made history going to the state championship finals, not the playoffs in “men’s basketball.”   Baker 2 Vegas A fundraiser for the Baker 2 Vegas Run will be held by the H9 building today starting at 11 a.m. For more information visit bakervegas.com.   Recital The Music Department will hold a Classical Guitar Recital featuring David Jesus Ybarra March 23 at noon in the S2…

March 21, 2015
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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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Men’s Basketball Makes History

March 12, 2015

By Andrew Ruiz For the first time in East Los Angeles College history, the men’s basketball team has made it to the California Community College Athletic Association playoffs. 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 Regional in the State Championships Friday March 13 at 5 p.m. at…

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