Former Roughrider basketball player Larry Owens (2001-03) is currently playing for the New Jersey Nets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). In a loss to the Chicago Bulls Monday night, Owens, Yavapai’s all-time leading scorer, played 29 minutes, scored 7 points, grabbed 6 rebounds and
The Roughrider basketball team had their playoff hopes dashed Friday night in the Storm Center as YC lost to Eastern Arizona College, 90-81. Yavapai concludes the season with an 11-19 overall record and an 8-14 conference mark.
Despite the loss, the Roughriders had one last hope for a playoff
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
The Roughrider men’s basketball team fell Wednesday night to the Artichokes from Scottsdale Community College at Walraven Gym, 84-79. YC falls to 11-16 overall and 8-11 in conference play. Scottsdale improves to 13-12 overall and 11-8 in ACCAC action.
Dominique Brooks led the Riders with
The Roughrider basketball team got a huge win Saturday night in the Storm Center over Arizona Western College, 82-73. Yavapai improves to 11-15 overall and 8-10 in the ACCAC standings.
Dominique Brooks led the Riders with 15 points. Jon Hawkins had 14 points and JuWan Buchanan added 13 points.
On the heels of the program being cut, the Roughrider basketball team eclipsed the century mark in a 105-86 victory over the visiting Gauchos from Glendale Community College (15-9, 9-7) Wednesday night. YC is now 10-15 overall and 7-10 in ACCAC action.
David Hall had the hot hand on the night
The Roughrider basketball team snapped a 5-game losing streak Saturday evening against Pima Community College, 80-75. Yavapai is now 9-15 overall and 6-10 in ACCAC play. YC entertains Glendale Community College on Wednesday, February 9th. YC fell to the Gauchos in their first meeting 94-90. The contest
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
The Roughrider basketball team fell to Eastern Arizona College Wednesday night in Thatcher, 89-66. YC falls to 8-11 overall and 5-6 in ACCAC action.
JuWan Buchanan had 18 points and 6 rebounds. Jordan Weir hit four three-pointers en route to 13 points and Jon Hawkins added 10 points, 5 rebounds
Former Roughrider basketball player, Larry Owens, has signed a 10-day NBA contract with the San Antonio Spurs. Owens was playing with the Tulsa 66ers of the NBA Development League where he was averaging 12.7 points per game, 5.5 rebounds per game and 3.2 assists per game.
The Mesa native played
The Roughrider basketball team evened their league record to 5-5 with a 90-76 victory Saturday night at Walraven Gym over the visiting Vaqueros from Central Arizona College (4-11, 2-8). Yavapai improves to 8-10 overall.
The Roughriders had a balanced scoring attack with five players scoring
The Roughrider basketball team fell to fellow conference foe, Phoenix College Wednesday night, 79-73. Yavapai falls to 7-10 overall and 4-5 in the ACCAC. Phoenix College improves to 11-7 and 5-4.
YC had four players in double figures led by JuWan Buchanan with 19 points. Dionte Goodlett added
The Roughrider basketball team snapped a three-game losing streak with an 86-73 victory over Scottsdale Community College Saturday afternoon in Scottsdale. Yavapai improves their record to 7-9 overall and 4-4 in ACCAC action.
YC was led by Dionte Goodlett with 20 points, 14 rebounds, 4 assists
The Roughrider baskeball team fell for the second straight day with a 67-55 loss to the Northwest Community College, WY Trappers. Yavapai falls to 6-8 on the season and face ACCAC leader, Arizona Western College (11-3, 6-0) Wednesday night in Yuma.
The Roughrider basketball team fell in the opening game of the Wells Fargo Classic in Yuma Monday afternoon to College of Eastern Utah, 92-60. YC falls to 6-7 overall.
Jarrett Green was the lone bright spot for the hoopsters scoring 10 points. Yavapai plays Northwest College, WY Tuesday afternoon.
For the second time this season, the Roughrider basketball team defeated Arizona College Prep, 107-102. In both games, YC surpassed the century mark in points (104 in previous game). Yavapai improves to 6-6 overall.
Dionte Goodlett led the way with 20 points. Dominique Carr had 17. Dominique
The Roughrider men’s basketball team dropped their third conference game Saturday afternoon to Glendale Community College, 94-90. YC falls to 5-6 overall and 3-3 in the ACCAC.
Dominique Carr led the Riders with 19 points and 5 rebounds. JuWan Buchanan scored 15 points and grabbed 6 caroms.
The Roughrider men’s basketball team needed overtime to get their third conference victory of the season over Pima Community College, 103-95. Yavapai improves to 5-5 overall and 3-2 in ACCAC action.
YC found themselves down 6 with a minute to go only to tie the game in regulation and send
The NJCAA Division II #3 ranked South Mountain Community College (9-0, 4-0) upended the Roughriders Saturday afternoon in Phoenix, 79-72. Yavapai falls to 4-5 overall and 2-2 in ACCAC action.
YC gave the nationally ranked opponent all they could handle led by Jordan Weir with 21 points. Dionte
The Roughrider basketball team won their second consecutive conference game Wednesday over Chandler/Gilbert Community College 88-80. Yavapai improves their overall record to 4-4 and 2-1 in ACCAC play.
Yavapai led at halftime 44-36. YC shot 52% on the night and committed only 9 turnovers while
The Roughrider men’s basketball team whipped the Eagles from Luke Air Force Base Saturday evening in the Storm Center, 115-50, to improve their record to 3-4. YC returns to league action on Wednesday, December 1st at Chandler/Gilbert Community College with tip-off slated for 7:30 PM.
The Roughrider basketball team upset the #19 ranked Cochise College Apaches Saturday night at the Storm Center, 90-87 to get the first conference win of the year. Yavapai improves to 2-4 overall and 1-1 in league play. Cochise falls to 4-2 overall and 1-1 in conference action.
YC was led by
Friday night the Roughrider basketball team got their first win of the season, 104-100 over the visiting Arizona College Prep in the opening game of the Tip-Off Classic. Dominique Brooks led the squad with 19 points, 4 rebounds and 8 assists. Dionte Goodlett had 15 points, 9 rebounds, 3 assists and
The Roughrider basketball team could not overcome a 19-point halftime deficit en route to their second straight loss Saturday evening at Snow College, 90-86. YC falls to 0-2 on the young season and the Badgers improve to 2-0.
YC shot a dismal 23% in the first half en route to a 60-41 halftime
The Roughrider men’s basketball team squandered a 7-point lead in the first half to begin the season with a 104-89 loss in Utah against Salt Lake City Community College Friday night. YC falls to 0-1 and SLCC improves to 2-0.
The Bruins led at halftime 58-41 but with three minutes remaining,
Former Roughrider Larry Owens has been named to the All-NBA D-League Third Team today. In his first season with the Tulsa 66er’s, Owens averaged 15.8 points, 5.5 rebound, 3.4 assists, and 1.5 steals. He helped lead hi team to the D-League Finals where they were beaten by the Rio Grande Valley
After an extensive two- month nationwide search, Yavapai College has selected its next head coach for Men’s Basketball, Eric Fundalewicz. Fundalewicz takes over the helm of the Roughriders after serving as the assistant coach at Yavapai College for three years.
Prior to returning to Yavapai,
by: Mychal Martinez
Yavapai Men’s Basketball Forward
At the beginning of
Freshman Colin Borchert was named to the Honorable Mention All-ACCAC Team Saturday afternoon for his efforts on the season. The Phoenix native led the team in scoring (16.8), rebounding (6.2), free throw percentage (71.2%) and blocked shots (2.1).
The Roughriders dropped their season finale
The Pima Community College basketball teams took two from the Roughrider basketball teams Saturday afternoon in Tucson.The women lost 76-52 and the men fell 110-97. The lady hoopsters fall to 17-10 overall and 15-5 in the ACCAC standings and the men are 4-24 overall and 4-16 in the conference
The Roughrider men’s basketball team dropped their fourth straight ballgame in Thatcher on Wednesday night at the hands of Eastern Arizona College 94-90. YC is now 4-23 on the season with three games remaining in the regular season.
Colin Borchert led the Roughriders with a double-double
The Roughrider men’s basketball team lost in Phoenix Saturday afternoon to South Mountain Community College, 70-65. YC falls to 4-20 overall and 4-12 in the ACCAC and South Mountain improves to 12-13 overall and a 6-10 conference mark.
Yavapai was led by Dionte Goodlett with 18 points including
In the career debut of recently named interim head coach Eric Fundalewicz, the Roughrider men’s basketball upended Scottsdale Community College (13-9, 7-8) Wednesday night, 88-77. YC improves to 4-19 overall and 4-11 in the ACCAC.
Colin Borchert had a monster night with 34 points on 12
Through careful and prolonged deliberations, the Yavapai College Athletic Department announces a change in its coaching staff. This change is made with the intention of looking to the future to improve the quality and success of the Yavapai College Men’s Basketball Program.
The Roughrider basketball team lost to Glendale Community College (11-11, 6-8) Saturday afternoon in Glendale, 67-58. YC falls to 3-19 overall and 3-11 in the ACCAC.
Yavapai was led by Colin Borchert and DJ Barmore with 19 points a piece. As a team, YC was a dismal 1-12 from the 3-point line
The Yavapai College men’s basketball team dropped their 10th conference game of the season in Phoenix Wednesday night to Phoenix College (12-10, 5-8), 78-74. Dismal free throw shooting spelled doom for the Roughriders in their attempt to win two consecutive games for the first time all year.
Not much has gone right for the Roughrider men’s basketball team this season, but Saturday night all things fell into place. YC beat the #22 ranked team in the nation, Arizona Western College, 89-80 to improve to 3-17 overall and 3-8 in conference play. The Matadors fall to 15-4 overall and
The men’s and women’s basketball teams were swept by the host team Central Arizona College on Wednesday night in Coolidge. The women fell 70-51 and the men lost 91-70. Both teams return to action on Saturday in The Storm Center hosting Arizona Western College. The women will tip-off at
The Roughrider men’s basketball team missed a shot at the buzzer for a chance at an upset of the second place Mesa Community College Thunderbirds Saturday evening in Mesa losing 61-59. YC falls to 2-16 overall and 2-8 in ACCAC action. Mesa improves to 12-5 and 8-2 in conference play.
The Roughrider men’s basketball team dropped their 9th consecutive game Wednesday night to the visiting Aztecs from Pima Community College (9-7, 4-5), 116-67. Yavapai falls to 2-15 overall and 2-7 in the ACCAC.
DJ Barmore led the Riders with 16 points. Dionte Goodlett had 15 points and
Tuesday afternoon, the Roughrider men’s basketball team fell to Frank Phillips College (14-2) 64-58 in the final game of the Wells Fargo Classic in Yuma. Yavapai falls to 2-12 overall.
YC was down 35-29 at halftime but 28 turnovers and 39% shooting doomed the Roughriders after intermission.
Playing without two of their three top scorers, the Roughrider basketball team fell to Northeastern Oklahoma A & M College, 89-51 at the Wells Fargo Classic in Yuma. YC falls to 2-11 and Northeastern improves to 10-4.
Dionte Goodlett led YC with 13 points, 5 rebounds and 2 steals. Danny
For the second straight game, the Roughrider men’s basketball team committed 20 turnovers to contribute to a 112-80 loss to Westwind Preparatory in Phoenix Tuesday afternoon. Yavapai falls to 2-9 overall.
Breen Weeks and Danny Duran led the Roughriders in scoring with 14 points. Duran
The Roughrider men’s basketball team was rusty after a 17-day layoff Monday afternoon losing to non-conference opponent Madison Area Technical College, 83-73 in Phoenix. Yavapai falls to 2-8 on the season and Madison Area improves to 7-3.
On the day, YC committed 24 turnovers and only
After upsetting the #15 nationally ranked team on Wednesday, the men’s basketball team stumbled on Friday night falling to Chandler/Gilbert Community College 73-55. YC falls to 2-7 overall and 2-4 in ACCAC action while the Coyotes improve to 2-6 and 1-5.
Yavapai takes a 17-day hiatus
The Roughrider basketball team beat the #15 ranked South Mountain Community College Cougars Wednesday night in the Storm Center, 81-72. YC improves their overall record to 2-6 and 2-3 in league play. South Mountain falls to 8-3 overall and 3-2 in the ACCAC.
Coming fresh off being named the
For his efforts this past week, Roughrider freshman basketball player Colin Borchert was named the ACCAC Division 1 Player of the Week. The 6’9″ Phoenix native, scored 21 points and pulled down 14 rebounds in Yavapai’s 96-94 win over Glendale Community College and followed that
The Roughrider men’s basketball team gave up 23 offensive rebounds that resulted in 23 second chance points Saturday night in a 92-88 loss to Scottsdale Community College. YC falls to to 1-6 overall and 1-3 in the ACCAC.
The Roughriders were led by Colin Borchert with 28 points, 11 rebounds,
The Roughrider men’s basketball team won their first game of the season Wednesday night over Glendale Community College, 96-94. Yavapai is now 1-5 overall and 1-2 in the ACCAC.
The Roughriders had six players in double figures led by freshman Colin Borchert with 20 points. Daniel Duran
The Roughrider basketball team dropped their home opener Saturday afternoon at the hands of Phoenix College, 83-75. YC falls to 0-5 overall and 0-2 in the ACCAC standings.
Yavapai was led by Ali Sabra with 23 points. Playing in his first game as a Roughrider, DJ Barmore scored 12 points and
The Roughrider basketball team dropped their fourth straight game Wednesday night in Yuma, 81-60 to fall to 0-4 overall and 0-1 in ACCAC action.
Yavapai held a 19-14 lead midway through the 1st half but AWC went on a 14-2 run to take the lead and go into intermission with a 39-32 lead. With
Playing their third game in three days, the Roughrider basketball team ran out of gas Saturday evening against host team Odessa College, 77-55. YC falls to 0-3 on the season and opens up conference play on November 18th against Arizona Western College.
The Roughriders struggled from the field
The Roughrider basketball team fell in overtime Friday evening to Western Texas Junior College, 89-82 in the Odessa College Tournament. YC is now 0-2 on the young season with one more game remaining on this road trip.
YC shot a dismal 26% from the field in the first half to go into halftime
The Roughrider men’s basketball team gave a scare to the #3 ranked Midland College Chaparralls Thursday night in the Odessa College Tournament in Odessa, TX. With one minute remaining in the game, Yavapai was down by 2 points only to fall 72-66 in the waning moments of the contest The game provided
Former Roughrider basketball player Larry Owens has signed a training camp contract with the New Orleans Hornets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). It is the second summer that Owens has spent in the Hornets’ training camp. The Mesa native played for YC from 2001-2003. In his sophomore
Seven sign with Roughriders
Matt Coakley, 5’11 Guard from Scottsdale, AZ, has signed a Letter of Intent to play at St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa. St. Ambrose was 12-19 this past season and suffered a loss at William Penn in the Midwest Collegiate Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament quarterfinal game to
The Roughrider basketball team fell to Mesa Community College Tuesday evening in the Storm Center 74-49 to fall to 7-22 and 4-17 in conference action.
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
The Roughrider men’s basketball team lost to Eastern Arizona College Wednesday night in the Storm Center, 99-76. Yavapai is now 6-21 overall and 3-16 in conference play. Eastern Arizona improves to 18-9 and 12-7.
The Roughrider men’s basketball team fell to the Apaches from Cochise College Saturday night in Douglas, 82-58. YC is now 6-20 overall and 3-15 in conference play.
The Roughrider basketball team had their meager two-game winning streak snapped at the hands of #17 ranked Chandler/Gilbert Community College, 77-65. YC is now 6-19 overall and 3-14 in ACCAC play.
The Roughrider men’s basketball team got their second win in a row Friday afternoon with an 83-42 drubbing of South Mountain Community College. YC is now 6-18 overall and 3-13 in ACCAC action.
The streak has been broken! The Roughrider basketball team snapped an eleven game losing skid Wednesday night against Scottsdale Community College, 70-66. Yavapai improves their overall record to 5-18 and 2-13 in ACCAC play. Scottsdale falls to 9-14 and 4-11.
The Roughrider baseball team dropped their first game of the season at the hands of Luna Community College, NM this afternoon 5-4. However, Yavapai (5-1) bounced back in the nightcap to win 13-5. The Roughriders return to the home diamond on Thursday February 5th to host College of Eastern Utah in
The Roughrider basketball team dropped their 11th consecutive game Saturday afternoon at the hands of Glendale Community College, 85-76. Yavapai falls to 4-18 overall and 1-13 in the ACCAC.
The Roughrider basketball team continued their skid with a 91-78 loss to Phoenix College tonight in the Storm Center. YC falls to 4-17 overall and 1-12 in the ACCAC standings. PC improves to 13-8 and 8-5.
The Roughrider basketball team lost to #18 Arizona Western College Saturday night in Yuma 82-61 to drop their record to 4-16 overall and 1-11 in ACCAC action.
The Aztecs from Pima Community College swept the Roughrider basketball teams Wednesday night in Tucson. The Lady Riders fell 62-49 to drop to 10-7 overall and 6-3 in ACCAC action. The men hoopsters lost 112-71 which puts them at 4-13 overall and 1-8 in conference play.
The Roughrider men’s basketball played the best game of their season only to come up short to the Apaches from Cochise College (13-2, 7-0) Wednesday night, 107-99. Yavapai falls to 5-11 overall and 1-6 in ACCAC action.
Adam Arciniega led the Roughriders in scoring tallying 34 points and grabbing
The Roughrider men’s basketball team fell to #10 ranked Bismarck State College last night in the Storm Center, 103-85. YC falls to 4-9 overall and remain at 1-5 in ACCAC action
The men and women’s basketball teams fell tonight in the final games of the 2009 Wells Fargo Classic in the Storm Center. The Lady Riders lost to North Idaho College 72-51 to conclude the tournament 1-1 and the men hoopsters dropped their second game of the event to #4 ranked Montgomery College,
The Roughrider basketball team fell to the #6 ranked Chandler/Gilbert Community College Coyotes this afternoon 92-67. Yavapai falls to 4-8 overall and 1-5 in ACCAC play.
The Yavapai College men’s basketball team won their first conference game of the year in Phoenix over South Mountain Community College, 65-62. YC came from behind to gain their fourth victory of the year against seven losses.
The Roughrider basketball teams were swept by Scottsdale Community College on Saturday night in the Storm Center. The YC women dropped the fourth game of the season 71-66 and the men fell for the sixth consecutive time 86-63.
The Roughrider men’s hoops team fell to the Gauchos from Glendale Community College Wednesday night, 96-88 to drop their record to 3-6 overall and 0-3 in ACCAC action.
The Roughrider basketball team falls to a 3-4 overall mark after dropping two games in the Snow College Invitation in Ephraim, UT Friday and Saturday night. Yavapai returns to conference play on Tuesday, November 25th at Phoenix College.
The Roughrider basketball team dropped their conference opener to #15 ranked Arizona Western College in the Storm Center tonight, 83-65. YC falls to 3-2 overall and 0-1 in conference play.
The Roughrider basketball team cruised to a victory in the opening game of the Mid-November Madness Classic Friday against Luke AFB, 85-65.
The Roughrider men’s basketball team shot 48% from the field tonight to get their third victory of the year 79-70 over Southwest Academy in the final game of the Mid-November Madness Classic at the Storm Center.
The Yavapai College men’s basketball team began the ‘08-‘09 season with a 20-point victory in the Bill Fain Tip-off Classic over Tierra del Sol in the Storm Center tonight, 81-61.
The Roughrider basketball team opens their 2008-09 season this weekend playing host to the Bill Fain Tip-Off Classic. Participating in the round-robin affair will be Tierra del Sol, AZ; Odessa College, TX; and Glendale Community College, AZ.
Last season, Yavapai finished the year with a 12-18
Coach Howard Brown would like to announce the commitments of Colin Borchert and Matt Brown to the Roughrider men’s basketball team for the 2009-10 season. Borchert an Brown are seniors at Mountain Ridge High School in Phoenix, AZ and play for Coach Mike O`Guinn and the Arizona Rebel’s AAU club
The Roughrider basketball team was featured in the local media recently.
The Roughrider Men’s basketball team would like to announce the signing of Roger Sharp for the 08-09 basketball season.
Former Roughrider Keith Wilson, a 6’2 Guard from Chino, CA, has signed a Letter of Intent to play at CSU Monterey Bay in Monterey Bay, California.
First game is Friday against Memphis Grizzlies in Las Vegas
Three Yavapai College Men’s basketball players will continue their basketball and academic career’s at 4-year Universities for the 2008-09 basketball season.
Louis Barraza, 6’5 Guard from Phoenix, AZ, has signed a Letter of Intent to play at University of Albany in Albany, New York.
Two Yavapai College Men’s basketball players have signed National Letter’s of Intent to play at 4-year Universites for the 2008-09 basketball season.
Includes transfer from University of Nebraska-Kearny
Freshman Louis Barraza was named ACCAC Freshman of the Year as voted on by the conference coaches. In addition, the high scoring Phoenix native, was named to the Second Team All-ACCAC Team.
The Roughrider men’s basketball team’s hopes of a playoff spot took a hit last night as the Vaqueros from Central Arizona College won 106-104 in the Storm Center.
Roughrider basketball fell to the #11 ranked South Mountain Community College Cougars this afternoon in Phoenix, 92-85. YC loses ground in the playoff hunt and with four games left every game is important. Yavapai is now 12-14 overall and 8-10 in the league standings.
In a crucial way, the Roughrider basketball team needed a win over Pima Community College tonight to keep pace with the ACCAC playoff contenders.
With six games left in the regular season, the Roughrider basketball team is running out of time to secure a spot in the NJCAA Region I Playoff picture.
Four Roughriders in double figures
The Roughrider basketball team dropped their second consecutive conference game tonight at Glendale Community College, 86-71.
The Bears from Phoenix College snapped the Roughrider’s 3 game winning streak on Saturday evening, 76-70.
Last night in Douglas, the Yavapai College basketball team beat Cochise College (12-7, 5-6) in double overtime, 117-111.
The victory breaks a tie for sixth place with the Apaches in the hunt for the final playoff spot. Yavapai improves to 10-9 overall and 6-5 in ACCAC action.