Aztec Basketball

Aztecs to face Glendale in playoff game.

March 2, 2017

 By CASEY MUSE JR. The Pima Community College men’s basketball team will be the No. 2 seed in the upcoming Region I, Division II tournament. PCC will host No. 3 seed Glendale Com munity College on March 8. During their final five games of the sea son, Pima won two games and lost three. Feb. 15: PCC 110, Cochise 102 […]

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WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Aztecs push ahead after dominating November schedule

December 8, 2016

By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO The Pima Community College women’s basketball team (8-2, 3-1 in ACCAC) lost just one game in November, and hopes to continue that momentum. “The month of November was about as good as it could go, outside of the game against New Mexico Junior College,” head women’s basketball coach Todd Holthaus said. “I […]

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Gershman drops 45 to end losing streak

February 12, 2015

By CALEB FOSTER The Pima Community College men’s basketball team (17-8, 9-8 in ACCAC conference) snapped their four game losing streak behind a huge performance from Sophomore Murphy Gershman. Gershman was named ACCAC player of the week for the third time adding to his resume as the top player for the Aztecs this season. Pima […]

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MEN’S BASKETBALL: Peabody changes team culture

March 13, 2014

By JAIME HERNANDEZ When Brian Peabody took the head coaching job for the men’s basketball team at Pima Community College, he knew he needed to change the team’s culture. The Aztecs had gone 77-196 since 2004, with four head coaching changes and one playoff appearance. That all changed during Peabody’s first year. He led the […]

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WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Team prepares for March 4 playoff push

February 27, 2014

By BETO HOYOS Pima Community College’s women’s basketball team is looking ahead to the playoffs following a loss in the regular-season finale. The No. 2 seeded Aztecs will host No. 3 Chandler-Gilbert Community College on March 4 for the first round of the Division II regional tournament. The playoffs will run from March 4-6. Pima […]

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Pima to host tournament over winter break

December 12, 2013

By JAIME HERNANDEZ The Pima Community College men’s basketball team couldn’t hold on to a halftime lead Dec. 7 and lost 97-80 to Mesa Community College. The Aztecs’ record fell to 3-7 overall and 3-4 in conference. Pima was led by freshman Murphy Gershman’s 21 points and 10 rebounds. Freshman Matt O’Boyle had his second […]

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Freshman center back on court at age 24

November 26, 2013

By JAIME HERNANDEZ  It’s been more than six years since Pima Community College freshman forward Ben “Murphy” Gershman played competitive basketball. At age 24, he’s back on the court. The Tucson High School graduate started playing basketball at age 7. When he graduated from high school, no colleges made any scholarship offers. He attended PCC, […]

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