|Oct. 26, 2016|
|Life Pacific||Indv. Leaders||Embry-Riddle Aeronautical|
|#30 Ramez MICHAIL - 19||Points||#10 Sean WOOD - 13|
|2 Players (#21,#30) - 6||Rebounds||#4 Logan SKURDAL - 7|
|#2 Mark EDEN - 8||Assists||#24 Gilbert IBARRA - 5|
|Life Pacific||Team Statistics||Embry-Riddle Aeronautical|
|44.4% (28 - 63)||Field Goals %||47.9% (23 - 48)|
|43.8% (14 - 32)||3 Point Field Goals %||35.7% (5 - 14)|
|57.1% (12 - 21)||Free Throws||75.8% (25 - 33)|
|6||2nd Chance Pts||4|
LPC Warriors conquer the Embry-Riddle Eagles in their first game of the season.
10/26/2016 11:20:00 PM | MBB
Prescott - The Life Pacific men's basketball team won their first game of the season to Embry-Riddle 82-76.
The Eagles struggled to score early which allowed the Warriors to jump to a 12-2. The Warriors continued to build the lead with a big performance behind the arc scoring 14 of 32 for 43.8%, with 8 three's coming in the first half. The Eagles could not keep up with performance by the Warriors, The Eagles also only connected for 8 out of 21 times in the first half. With the Eagles shooting woes and the Warriors dominating the outside, the score was 41-29 Warriors going into halftime.
"It was a great road when I thought we played really good defense in the first half and we really shot the ball well we stayed the course offensively and defensively and I told them at half time this wasn't going to be easy at all the road is very difficult and we just grind it out made some mistakes in the second half and weathered the storm and got out here with a win" - Coach Cook
The Warriors came out firing again, scoring the first eight points of the second half. The Eagles began to settle down as the half progressed and began to chip away at the lead. The Eagles improved from 38% shooting in the first half to 55% in the second half and were strong from the line throughout the game shooting 25 of 33 for 75.8% compared to the Warriors 57.1%. Leaders for The Warriors were Ramez MICHAIL scoring 19 points on the night going 6-13 from the field and 6-9 at the line. Blake TERRY pulled down 6 rebounds and Mark EDEN had 8 assists.
The Warriors will stay in Phoenix, CA tonight; they will face Benedictine on Friday at 7pm.