Pima basketball teams take No. 3 rankings in respected NJCAA polls

Pima basketball teams take No. 3 rankings in respected NJCAA polls

By Raymond Suarez / PCC Sports The Pima Community College men’s and women’s basketball teams are rolling and the NJCAA is taking notice as it released the NJCAA Division II rankings on Tuesday. The men’s basketball team earned their highest ranking in program history as they moved up three spots to No. 3. The Aztecs […]

Peabody named HoopDirt.com Coach of the Week

Peabody named HoopDirt.com Coach of the Week

By Raymond Suarez / PCC Sports Pima Community College men’s basketball coach Brian Peabody was named HoopDirt.com JUCO Coach of the Week for the week of Dec. 25-31. Peabody led the Aztecs to a 3-0 record at the Bruce Fleck Classic last week with wins over Division I Utah State University-Eastern 99-81, Division II Macomb […]

Aztecs Stallworth and James earn NJCAA All-American honors

Aztecs Stallworth and James earn NJCAA All-American honors

By Raymond Suarez / PCC Sports Pima Community College mainstay Sydni Stallworth’s (Palo Verde HS) junior college career came full circle on Friday. Stallworth, a sophomore guard, was named first-team NJCAA Division II All-American for the second straight year. She joined Tia Morrison (2009, 2010) and Abyee Maracigan (2009, 2010) as the only women’s basketball […]

Aztecs men’s basketball breakout season ends after loss to Parkland College

Aztecs men’s basketball breakout season ends after loss to Parkland College

By Raymond Suarez / PCC Sports The Pima Community College men’s basketball team’s season came to a halt last Friday in the consolation bracket of the NJCAA Division II Tournament. The No. 8 seeded Aztecs couldn’t find rhythm on either side of the basketball and lost to No. 4 seeded Parkland College 104-90. The Aztecs surrendered […]

Aztecs men’s basketball top Waubansee CC to open NJCAA Tournament

Aztecs men’s basketball top Waubansee CC to open NJCAA Tournament

By Raymond Suarez / PCC Sports Danville, IL– The Pima Community College men’s basketball team (22-11) advanced to the Elite 8 of the NJCAA Division II Tournament on Tuesday as the Aztecs led from start to finish against Waubansee Community College (IL). The Aztecs defeated the Chiefs (25-9) 93-84 in the first game of the […]

Aztecs men’s basketball slide in at No. 15 in NJCAA poll

Aztecs men’s basketball slide in at No. 15 in NJCAA poll

By Raymond Suarez / PCC Sports The Pima Community College men’s basketball cracked the the top 20 on Tuesday in the latest NJCAA Division II national poll. The Aztecs are ranked No. 15 as they headed into the winter break with a 9-3 overall record and 4-1 in ACCAC conference play. The Aztecs are on […]

Pima men’s basketball signs local players Trujillo and Murphy

Pima men’s basketball signs local players Trujillo and Murphy

By Raymond Suarez / PCC Sports The Pima Community College men’s basketball program signed two Southern Arizona standout players at the West Campus on Saturday. Parker Trujillo (Tucson Magnet HS) and Isaiah Murphy (Cienega HS) signed their letters of intent in front of their future coaches and teammates. Trujillo, a 5-10 guard, averaged 16.6 points, […]

Shehata signs Letter of Intent to Point Loma

Shehata signs Letter of Intent to Point Loma

By Raymond Suarez / PCC Sports Pima Community College men’s basketball player Yusuf Shehata (Amphitheater HS) signed his national letter of intent on Wednesday. Shehata, a sophomore guard, will continue his collegiate career at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, CA starting in the fall. Shehata helped lead the Aztecs to a 17-14 overall […]

Aztecs men’s basketball season ends at South Mountain

Aztecs men’s basketball season ends at South Mountain

By Raymond Suarez / PCC Sports The Pima Community College men’s basketball team’s (17-14) season came to end in the Region I, Division II semifinal game on Wednesday at South Mountain Community College (19-12). The No. 3 seeded Aztecs were outscored 23-6 in the final 4:50 of the game in their 96-81 loss against the […]

Aztecs men’s basketball win overtime thriller against South Mountain

Aztecs men’s basketball win overtime thriller against South Mountain

By Raymond Suarez / PCC Sports The Pima Community College men’s basketball team (17-12, 12-9 in ACCAC) were the ones standing tall after a wild game on Saturday against South Mountain Community College (17-12, 13-8). The Aztecs pulled within a game behind South Mountain for the No. 2 seed in the Region I, Division II […]