Fast start propels Pima men's basketball to another 20-win season
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Fast start propels Pima men's basketball to another 20-win season

The Pima Community College men’s basketball team (20-5, 13-4 in ACCAC) secured another 20-win for the fourth time in five years on Saturday.

The No. 11-ranked Aztecs defeated Tohono O’odham Community College 102-72.

The Aztecs scored the first 15 points of the game and held the Jegos (2-23, 1-16) scoreless for the first seven minutes. The Aztecs took a 51-33 lead at halftime as four Aztecs had already scored in double figures.

The Aztecs outscored the Jegos 51-39 in the second half.

Sophomore Abram Carrasco (Cholla HS) scored a team-high 23 points to go along with six assists. He passed Isaiah Murphy (Cienega HS, 1,109 points) on the all-time scoring list. He sits at 1,118 points and now looks to catch Murphy Gershman (Tucson HS), who has 1,210 points.

Sophomore Kennedy Koehler finished with his 15th double-double of 20 points and 12 rebounds. He shot 8 for 12 from the field. Fellow sophomore Robert Wilson (Salpointe Catholic HS) followed suit with his 12th double-double. He had 13 points and 10 rebounds along with five assists.

Sophomore Davonte Eason (Tucson HS) finished with 18 points, five rebounds and four assists off the bench. He went 8 for 9 from the field.

The Aztecs will step away from ACCAC Division II play as they travel to Mesa Community College (Division I) on Wednesday. Tipoff is at 7:30 p.m.

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Stephanie Van Latum

Sophomore Davonte Eason (Tucson HS) scored 18 points on 8 for 9 shooting as the No. 11 ranked Aztecs men's basketball team beat Tohono O'odham Community College 102-72. The Aztecs improved to 20-5 overall and 13-4 in ACCAC conference play.

(11) Pima CC Aztecs 102, Tohono O'odham CC Jegos 72