Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Newspaper reports on hard-fought loss for Chap Basketball

JC BASKETBALL: Chaps fall in OT to New Mexico JC

By Oscar LeRoy, Sports Writer
Midland Reporter Telegram

MIDLAND, TEXAS - Maurice O’Field is motivated to try to help the Midland College men’s basketball team make the postseason, and it certainly showed on Monday night.

O’Field had a game-high 31 points to go with eight rebounds, but it wasn’t enough as New Mexico Junior College made key plays in overtime for a 74-71 victory at Chaparral Center. With the loss, MC fell to 17-11, and 7-7 in the Western Junior College Athletic Conference, a half game back of New Mexico Military Institute, which knocked off South Plains College 74-71.

The Chaps now must head to Odessa College and South Plains to close the season and attempt qualify for the regional tournament with some key road wins. It won’t be easy, but the Chaps remain confident ...

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The Chaps are on the road for their next match when they take on Odessa College at 7:45 p.m. Thursday, February 19, in Odessa, Texas.

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