The Roughrider basketball team fell to the Phoenix College Bears on Saturday afternoon in Phoenix, 92-79. YC falls to 11-17 overall and 8-12 in ACCAC play. Despite the loss, the Riders stay in contention for the fourth and final playoff spot with Mesa Community College falling to Cochise College on Saturday, 73-57.
JuWan Buchanan led the Riders with 21 points. Desmond Floyd came off the bench to add 15 points and 8 rebounds. Dominique Brooks scored 13 points and Jon Hawkins chipped in 10 points. As a team, YC shot an atrocious 50% from to the free thrown line that contributed to the loss.
Yavapai plays their final regular season road game on Tuesday, February 22nd at Central Arizona College. In January, YC beat the Vaqueros 90-76. Tip-off will be at 7:30 PM.