Aztecs men’s basketball will open NJCAA Tournament vs. Waubansee (IL)

Pima Aztec basketball players #23 Jacob Anastasi and #4 Isaiah Murphy. Photo / PCC Athletics

By Raymond Suarez / PCC Sports

The Pima Community College men’s basketball team will open play in the NJCAA Division II National Tournament on Tuesday, Mar. 21.

The Aztecs (21-11) will be the No. 8 seed and will play Waubansee Community College (IL) on Tuesday, Mar. 21 at 9:00 a.m. (CDT). The winner of the game could potentially faceoff with No. 1 seeded Southwestern Community College (IA) in the next round.

The Aztecs defeated Phoenix College 102-99 on Saturday to win the Region I, Division II/District A title. It was the program’s first championship since 2010.

The Chiefs were the Region 4B, District IV champions and are 25-8 overall. They have won eight of their last nine games.

The games will be live streamed on NJCAATV. For complete information on the NJCAA Division II tournament, visit the Danville Area Community College website:

http://www.dacc.edu/njcaa

The Aztecs will hold a net-cutting ceremony at the West Campus gym on Friday that will be open to the public. Details are TBA.

 

 

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