February 1, 1990 |
With a small but concerned group of outsiders among 200 spectators in the Golden West College gym Wednesday, Cypress defeated the Rustlers, 80-57, in an Orange Empire Conference men's basketball game. The group--the Rancho Santiago team and coaching staff--was looking for some help from Golden West in the conference race. Cypress had defeated Rancho Santiago, 75-60, last Wednesday to take a one-game lead over the Dons.
December 2, 1990 |
Loyola Marymount found the winning combination Saturday, getting 48 points from Terrell Lowery and pushing the pace to beat Idaho State, 114-110, in the consolation game of the Freedom Bowl Classic at UC Irvine. Lowery's point total set a tournament and Bren Center record, but the Lions got big plays from several players down the stretch to improve to 2-3 after Idaho State (1-3) erased a 13-point second-half deficit and took a two-point lead with 4:27 to play.
December 29, 1989
Gene Altamirano had 22 points to lead Rancho Santiago College to a 72-61 victory over Mt. San Antonio Thursday in a championship semifinal-round game of the Rancho Santiago Holiday basketball tournament. Altamirano, a sophomore forward, made six of six three-pointers and four of four free throws. He scored eight consecutive points to help Rancho Santiago overcome Mt. San Antonio in the second half. The Mounties led at the half, 29-28.