YUMA, Ariz. - The 2019 Matador men's basketball team has clinched the Region 1 title for the third time in a row, earning themselves a trip to the District Finals.
Arizona Western College (AWC) held off Eastern Arizona 85-81 in overtime Monday night at AWC's gymnasium termed "The House".
Alfonso Plummer led the Mats with 23 points on the night, earning the game's MVP accolade.
The Mats will host Snow College at "The House" at Arizona Western College at 7:30 pm on Saturday, March 9.
Head Coach for the Matadors, Charles Harral, sends out a special message to the fans:
"I just wanted to reach out to all of our great fans in Yuma and La Paz counties, along with El Centro, Calif. We had great support at our game this past Monday night and would like everyone who attended to invite someone else to attend the game with them. We have the best attendance in Junior College Men’s Basketball and we would like to break the gym’s attendance record this Saturday."
Mats are currently 22-8 in the season.