December 28, 1989
Rancho Santiago College extended its season-opening victory streak to 16 games on Wednesday with a 94-58 victory over Los Angeles Trade Tech in the first round of the Rancho Santiago Holiday tournament. Corie Blount had 15 points and Matt Lien 14 for Rancho Santiago, the state's top-ranked team. Gene Altamirano added 13 points and seven rebounds and Mo Warner had 10 points and six rebounds for Rancho Santiago, which plays Mt. San Antonio at 7 tonight in a semifinal game.
February 4, 1990 |
Rancho Santiago College's Mike Hunter made four consecutive key plays late in the second half to help the Dons to an 83-75 victory over Saddleback Saturday in an Orange Empire Conference basketball game at Saddleback. Rancho Santiago led, 55-34, with 15:45 to play, but Saddleback rallied to pull within 68-66 on a reverse layup by Matt Thompson. Rancho Santiago moved ahead, 70-66, on two free throws by Matt Lein, then Hunter went to work.
December 28, 1987
Bill Brummel became the winningest men's basketball coach in Saddleback College history Sunday night when the Gauchos defeated the Tustin Marines, 90-62, in the opening round of the Rancho Santiago tournament. Brummel, who started coaching at Saddleback in 1980, improved his career record to 137-88, one victory more than Bill Mulligan, who had a 136-31 record from 1975 to 1980. Mulligan is now the head coach at UC Irvine.
February 1, 1990
In other Orange Empire Conference men's games: Fullerton 74, Orange Coast 64--Rashone Lewis had 27 points and 11 rebounds as host Fullerton broke a six-game losing streak. Roy Joseph added 18 for Fullerton (10-15, 1-6). Scott DeStefano scored 16 and Chip Hanlon 12 for OCC (13-10, 2-6). Riverside 105, Saddleback 80--Deon Robinson had 25 points and eight rebounds and Xavier Edison 22 points, seven assists and eight rebounds for Riverside (15-12, 4-4).
December 3, 1989
Terrell Malone made two free throws with no time remaining in overtime to give Saddleback College a 101-100 victory over Cerritos Saturday in a nonconference men's basketball game at Saddleback. Cerritos (8-2) took the lead, 100-99, with three seconds to go when Wayne Gipson made two free throws. After a length-of-the-court pass, Charles Lockard of Saddleback missed a 17-foot shot, which Malone rebounded. Before time ran out, Malone was fouled, and he made both shots of a one-and-one.