Basketball

Sports Profile: Keven Biggs named All-American

May 3, 2018

By CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN Coming out of highschool, Keven Biggs didn’t even know if he wanted to play basketball anymore. Now, at Pima just three years later, he is a NJCAA All-American, a ACCAC regional finals MVP and is well on the way to playing Division I collegiate basketball. “I really wasn’t sure if I was […]

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Men’s Basketball: Aztecs finish as national runner up

April 3, 2018

By CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN The Pima Community College Men’s Basketball season came to an end on March, 24 when the Aztecs lost in the NJCAA Division II Men’s Basketball National Championship Game 89-85 to Triton College. Even though Pima didn’t come away with the national championship, it was still a record breaking year for the men’s […]

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Men’s Basketball: Best ever regular season comes to close

March 30, 2018

By CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN Despite losing the last game of their regular season, the Pima Community College Men’s Basketball team just enjoyed the program’s best regular season in school history. This year the Aztecs, who finished 26-4 overall and 18-4 in conference play, set school records in both conference and total wins for a single season, […]

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AZTEC CALENDAR Nov. 16-Dec. 6

November 16, 2017

CAMPUS EVENTS Nov. 16: Scholarships Recipients and International Students –  Student Art Gallery Exhibit, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. A-248, West Campus Nov. 16: STEM Club meeting –  All students welcome; no sign-up required. 3:30-5 p.m. 02-201 Conference Room, East Campus Nov. 16: “The Vocal Clarinet”- PCC Music presents Michael Thrasher and Judy Biondini, 7-8 p.m. West […]

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SPORTS BRIEFS

May 4, 2017

Compiled by Casey Muse Jr. and Nicholas Trujillo   James takes NJCAA Player of the Year During the Pima Community College men’s basketball season, one sophomore stood apart: Deion James. The sophomore forward was named the 2017 Spalding NJCAA Division II Player of the Year. The week before, James was also named to the NJCAA […]

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Sports briefs

April 20, 2017

Compiled by Nicholas Trujillo With the winter season ending and the spring seasons already well underway, Pima Community College has had many student-athletes earn awards for their efforts in the season. Others have accepted offers from universities.   Stallworth earns top rank for second time This year marks the second year in a row that […]

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ATHLETIC VOICE: Raise NBA age limit

April 20, 2017

By RENE ESCOBAR As the men’s college basketball season ends, work for the players is just beginning. The dreams for these athletes is starting to become a reality. The National Basketball Association has begun sending invitations to the nation’s top prospects to attend the combine where scouts, coaches, and general managers find their next franchise […]

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MEN’S BASKETBALL: Acedo sets sight on Division II

April 6, 2017

By ZACH SMITH Emilio Acedo’s lifelong dream of achieving college basketball success came to a halt two years after his high school graduation. Acedo left Salpointe Catholic High School in 2011 as the Southern Arizona Player of the Year. Following a standout senior year, he’d garnered interest from several Division II and a few Division […]

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MEN’S BASKETBALL: Aztecs earn win at nationals, wrap up great season

March 23, 2017

By CASEY MUSE JR. The Pima Community College men’s basketball team cruised into the NJCAA national tournament after a great season at the conference level. The Aztecs played each of their opponents close and did everything they could to make the Pima community proud. The team finished with a record of 22-13, and brought home […]

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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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ATHLETIC VOICE: Madness launches March 14

March 2, 2017

By CASEY MUSE JR. Ah, March. This the month in which the weather warms, the plants grow and the nation’s most intense single-elimination sports tournament occurs. The NCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament will take place March 14-April 3, with games occurring in venues all across the country. The tournament is an opportunity for 68 […]

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WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Pima riding wave to postseason

February 16, 2017

By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO The Pima Community College women’s basketball team is currently averaging 83.2 points per game, an improvement from the previous seasons 72.6 points per game average. The Aztecs have also improved their three-point accuracy, hitting 30.7 percent as opposed to 21.9 percent last season. Their overall field goal percentage has also seen a […]

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MEN’S BASKETBALL: Aztecs catching fire at right time

February 16, 2017

By CASEY MUSE JR The Pima Community College men’s basketball team has won five of their last six games and is finding consistency on both ends of the court as they inch closer to postseason play. The team is all about staying together and filling their roles.  Feb. 4: PCC 111, Eastern Arizona 100 The Aztecs […]

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Lethal offense gets Pima back on track

February 2, 2017

By CASEY MUSE JR The Pima Community College men’s basketball team rode a six-game winning streak during winter break. The team suffered its first loss during a road contest with Cochise College on Jan. 7, and then dropped three straight games from there. The Aztecs’ second-half performances were their downfall. With school back in session, […]

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UA men’s basketball in need of spark

December 8, 2016

By FRANCISCO ZAPATA The University of Arizona men’s basketball team stands as one of Tucson’s top sport programs. It’s often a topic of discussion in Tucson, including at Pima Community College. UA constantly provides top-ranked teams drawn from talented recruiting classes. However, the beginning of the 2016-17 season has been hard for the Wildcats. The […]

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