THATCHER, Ariz--A big second half run against the Arizona Western Matadors (16-13 overall, 10-11 ACCAC) cost them in a 68-49 loss to the Eastern Arizona Gila Monsters (24-5 overall, 16-15 ACCAC) Saturday night at the Guitteau Gymnasium.
Arizona Western went ice cold from three-point territory as the Gila Monsters rode a big night from Jaylen Brown, who hit three 3's and finished with 18 points.
Its the third straight loss for Arizona Western who clinched their 22nd consecutive playoff appearance earlier this week with Central Arizona's loss.
The Matadors wrap up the regular season against Scottsdale Tuesday night at The House at Yuma. It will be Sophomore Night for the Matadors and the Men's game starts at 7:30pm, immediately following the women's game.
Arizona Western College is one of the top community colleges in Arizona. The college boasts partnerships with all three state universities that include face-to-face classes in Yuma.