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Men’s Basketball Wins OT Thriller

February 22nd, 2009 » filed under: Men's Basketball News

The Roughrider basketball team got some late game heroics from Andrew Fulbright Saturday afternoon in the Storm Center to pull out a 91-90 overtime thriller over Pima Community College. With 4.9 seconds remaining in the extra period, Fulbright hit a three-pointer to steal the victory. YC is now 7-21 overall and 4-16 in the ACCAC standings.

Matt Coakley was the high scorer for the Roughriders with 28 points. He also added eight assists and five rebounds. Fulbright scored 20 points and had 9 rebounds. Mike Martinez added 18 points and seven rebounds. Daniel Duran chipped in 16 points and five rebounds.

The home finale will be on Tuesday, February 24th against Mesa Community College. YC fell to the Thunderbirds earlier in the season, 75-67. The sophomores will be honored before the game. Tip-off will be at 7:30 PM.