Rustlers post second win in tournament

 

Miles City, MT (December 3) – The Central Wyoming College men’s basketball team had six student athletes in double figures and 23 assists to help them defeat the University of Montana-Western by the score of 95 to 31.  This was their second victory in the Miles City Classic.  Defensively the Rustlers held the Bulldogs to just 26% shooting for the game, creating 25 turnovers and outrebounding them by 18.

 

Shooting guards Preston Eaton of Springville, UT and Ali Sabra led the Rustlers with 14 points each.  Forward Armani Flannigan of Rockford, IL had a double/double with 12 points and 11 rebounds, while center James “Deuce” Johnson of North Hills, CA had 12 points on 6 of 7 shooting for the night.  Washington native son Malachi Roberts had 11 points on 5 of 7 shooting and Payson, UT native Braden Wright had 10 points off the bench for the Rustlers.  Point Guard Davion Pearson had eight assists in less than 20 minutes of play.

 
“We played a very good team game tonight.  Both offensively and defensively, we were able to move the ball and take good shots.  23 assists is a very good outing for us and defensively creating 25 turnovers is also very good for us.  We are going to have to continue to keep moving in the right direction if we want to compete in our conference., said Coach Curtis Condie.


The Rustlers host Northwest College Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m.  This will be the first conference game of the season.  The games can be heard live on FM 88.1 or seen live over the internet at www.cwc.edu or locally on Channel 5.

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