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Roughriders Lose Ground

January 22nd, 2011 » filed under: Men's Basketball News, Top Story

The Roughrider basketball team dropped their second consecutive game Saturday night to the visiting Thunderbirds from Mesa Community College, 78-70. Yavapai falls to 8-12 overall and 5-7 in ACCAC action.

Yavapai led at halftime 39-31 only to see that lead shrink in the second half. YC was led by Jordan Weir with 14 points, all in the first half. Jon Hawkins was stellar recording his first double-double on the year with 14 points, 8 rebounds and 10 assists. Jarrett Green added 12 points and 4 assists and Dionte Goodlett chipped in 12 points, 8 rebounds and 4 steals.

Yavapai travels to Cochise College on Wednesday, January 26th. Earlier in the season, YC beat the Apaches in Prescott, 90-87. Tip-off will be at 7:30 PM.