Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Chargers fell at 5th-ranked Riverside 72-55

Riverside, CA - The Chargers traveled to Riverside, known as a hostile environment for JC Basketball in the Southland. The Riverside faithfuls once again was the 6th man for the Tigers (12-5, 2-0) which defeated the Chargers (5-14, 0-3) in good old fashion 72-55.  The Tigers opened the game with a 17-3 lead but the Charger stormed back to cut the lead to 38-33 early in the second half and managed to stay within 10 points most of the way. The 5th ranked Tigers proved to be too much for the undersized Chargers.

Four Tiger players scored in double digit with Mason Biddle leading with 15 points and 6 assists. Daveon Thomas came off the bench to contribute 16 points while Point Guard Chris Kapono dished out 7 assists. The Chargers out-rebounded the Tigers 34-32 in the losing effort.

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