Men's Basketball | 11/23/2021
Matadors win fourth straight, beating Community Christian 85-60
|Community Christian College||60|
|Arizona Western College||85|
YUMA, AZ - The Arizona Western Matadors (7-2) won their fourth consecutive game, beating Community Christian (0-7) 85-60 on Tuesday night.
Yaxel Lendeborg and Nate Duda each had a double-double, combining for 26 points and 21 rebounds. Lendeborg recorded his fourth double-double, leading the team with 16 points while grabbing 10 rebounds while Duda scored 10 points and grabbed 11 rebounds in the win.
The Matadors jumped out to a 10-points lead before the Saints cut the Matadors' advantage to three at 26-23 before the Matadors finished the half on a 16-8 run, taking a 42-31 lead.
Najeeb Muhammad ended the night with 14 points, grabbing four rebounds and two steals. Marquis Hargrove added 12 points off the bench on 4-of-7 shooting.
The Matadors outscored 43-29 in the second half and outrebounded the Saints 55-22 for the game.
Arizona Western hosts North Idaho on Friday, November 26 at 7:30 pm as part of the Thanksgiving Classic.