(Glendora, CA) Mt. San Antonio College opened its 2023-24 campaign with a 65-60 non-conference victory at Citrus College (0-1) on Thursday, Nov. 2.
Trailing 17-11 with 11:53 to play in the first half, the Mounties battled back to take the lead, 22-20, on a three-pointer by Mikah Gardner at the 9:19 mark and took a 41-31 advantage into halftime.
The Owls opened the second half on a 14-0 run to take a 45-41 lead with 16:24 to play, then a back-and-forth battle ensued until Mt. SAC took the lead for good, 53-52, at 10:28 on a layup by Michael Ejumeta.
Next up, the Mounties will face Glendale College (0-1) in the opening round of the Mt. SAC Tournament on Thursday, Nov. 9. Tip-off time has yet to be determined.
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