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Murphy brings overseas talent to a promising season

Murphy brings overseas talent to a promising season

by ARMANDO HARMON With the 2017-2018 men’s basketball season already on its way, the Aztecs are in good shape to redeem their loss last season in the National Junior College Athletic Association Tourney quarterfinals. Isaiah Murphy is a returning guard, already averaging 24 points a game with a field goal percentage of 72. Murphy is looking […]

Men's Basketball: Pima continues hot start to its season

Men’s Basketball: Pima continues hot start to its season

By CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN It has been a great start to the year for the Pima Community College men’s basketball team as the Aztecs have opened their 2017-2018 season 6-1 in their first seven games and already have picked up a win against a Top 10 team, when they beat Odessa College on Nov. 17. Pima […]

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

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

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 […]

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Aztecs catching fire at right time

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Aztecs catching fire at right time

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 […]

Lethal offense gets Pima back on track

Lethal offense gets Pima back on track

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, […]

Pima enjoys three-game win streak

Pima enjoys three-game win streak

By STEVEN FOWLER The Pima Community College men’s basketball team (17-12, 12-9 in ACCAC) has found itself on a three-game win streak and has hit the ground running as the 2015-16 regular season play winds down. Pima was victorious in a back-and-fourth game Feb. 20 against South Mountain Community College. The Aztecs won 111-108 in […]

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Playoffs end early in semifinals play

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Playoffs end early in semifinals play

By CALEB FOSTER The Pima Community College men’s basketball team ended its season with an 80-71 loss against Tohono O’Odham in Sells on March 4. The Aztecs struggled all season against Tohono O’Odham, dropping both of their regular season matchups. The Aztecs came out slow in the semifinal game, being outscored 39-24 in the first […]

Aztecs go 4-0 in Holiday Ball-Out Tournament

Aztecs go 4-0 in Holiday Ball-Out Tournament

By CALEB FOSTER The Pima Community College men’s basketball team (15-5, 7-6 in ACCAC) has gone 3-3 so far in the new year. The Aztecs found themselves in four tight games recently, with all the contests being decided by just a few points one way or the other. The Aztecs came up short against No. […]

Aztecs go 4-0 in Holiday Ball-Out Tournament

Aztecs go 4-0 in Holiday Ball-Out Tournament

By CALEB FOSTER The Pima Community College men’s basketball team (15-5, 7-6 in ACCAC) has gone 3-3 so far in the new year. The Aztecs found themselves in four tight games recently, with all the contests being decided by just a few points one way or the other. The Aztecs came up short against No. […]

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Pima dominates Eastern Arizona

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Pima dominates Eastern Arizona

By CALEB FOSTER The Pima Community College men’s basketball team jumped to a 7-2 overall record and 3-2 conference record with a win Dec. 6. The Aztecs were scheduled to play at Cochise College on Dec. 10. The game took place after Aztec Press went to the printer. Sophomore center Murphy Gershman has led the […]

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Aztecs defeat No. 1 Phoenix College

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Aztecs defeat No. 1 Phoenix College

By CALEB FOSTER The Pima Community College men’s basketball team pulled an upset win against No. 1 Phoenix College on Nov. 22 to put them at 1-1 in conference play. The 89-76 victory brought the team’s overall record to 5-1. The Aztecs won the first half 43-30 and were able to keep a lead throughout […]

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Aztecs lose in first round of playoffs

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Aztecs lose in first round of playoffs

By JAIME HERNANDEZ Pima Community College’s men’s basketball team lost an overtime thriller in the opening round of the playoffs, ending their season. The team fell to No. 1 seed Phoenix College 108-104 in the first round of the Region I, Division II tournament on Feb. 26. The Aztecs finished their season with a 13-18 record, […]

Pima crushes Midland College

Pima crushes Midland College

By JAIME HERNANDEZ The Pima Community College’s men’s basketball team improved its record to 7-7 with a dominating 119-98 win over Midland College in the Pima Men’s Basketball Invitational on Dec. 30. The Aztecs finished the tournament 3-0 and have already matched last season’s win total. Pima was led to victory by the powerful duo of […]