Men's Basketball | 11/23/2021

Matadors win fourth straight, beating Community Christian 85-60

Team Score
Community Christian College 60
Arizona Western College 85

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YUMA, AZ - The Arizona Western Matadors (7-2) won their fourth consecutive game, beating Community Christian (0-7) 85-60 on Tuesday night.

Yaxel Lendeborg and Nate Duda each had a double-double, combining for 26 points and 21 rebounds. Lendeborg recorded his fourth double-double, leading the team with 16 points while grabbing 10 rebounds while Duda scored 10 points and grabbed 11 rebounds in the win. 

The Matadors jumped out to a 10-points lead before the Saints cut the Matadors' advantage to three at 26-23 before the Matadors finished the half on a 16-8 run, taking a 42-31 lead. 

Najeeb Muhammad ended the night with 14 points, grabbing four rebounds and two steals. Marquis Hargrove added 12 points off the bench on 4-of-7 shooting. 

The Matadors outscored 43-29 in the second half and outrebounded the Saints 55-22 for the game.

Arizona Western hosts North Idaho on Friday, November 26 at 7:30 pm as part of the Thanksgiving Classic. 

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