A free-throw shooting clinic it was not, as the College of the Canyons women's basketball team missed 22 shots from the charity stripe Saturday night.
Now that we have the negative out of the way, the Cougars were positively dominant in just about every other phase of the game in a 93-50 victory over Bakersfield College at COC.
The College of the Canyons men's basketball team lost to Bakersfield College 82-75 on Saturday, missing its chance to take second place in the Western State Conference, South Division.
In a fast-paced and physical game, Bakersfield got the better of the Cougars, using fullcourt pressure to cause 32 turnovers by COC.
As soon as a football player comes to College of the Canyons, he has a goal that involves playing somewhere else.
Since early December, College of the Canyons has had one of the best women's basketball teams around.
Now it's getting the victories when they count the most.
After an up-and-down week on the road, The Master's College men's basketball team was happy to be home on Saturday.
The Mustangs took control of Point Loma Nazarene early but ended up having to hang on for a 74-71 win at Bross Gym.
College of the Canyons women's basketball is no stranger to high-scoring, fast-paced games.
The College of the Canyons men's basketball team took on Santa Monica College Wednesday, a squad that had a big height advantage on the Cougars.
Things haven't changed.
SEATTLE (AP) - Pete Carroll is gone from USC and back in the NFL, taking over as coach of the Seattle Seahawks after getting an offer he could not refuse.
After days of talks, the Seahawks hired the charismatic coach away from Southern California on Monday.
PASADENA - Not this time, Texas.
NEWPORT BEACH (AP) - Here's the strangest part of the fallout from the Texas offensive line giving up nine sacks in the Big 12 title game: There wasn't any.
A pair of College of the Canyons football standouts could be headed to the NCAA Division I ranks.
Offensive lineman Louiszell Alexander has made a "soft verbal" commitment to Syracuse, according to Rivals.com, on which he is listed as a two-star recruit.
PASADENA - Oregon wanted Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor to throw the ball.
While J.J. Arrington would go on to play on football's biggest stage, he had some work to do when he showed up to play for College of the Canyons in the summer of 2000.
It's arguably the most remarkable tale of nothing-to-something in the history of Santa Clarita Valley sports.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - For all of Arizona's decorated basketball history, the 2013-14 Wildcats have done something none of their predecessors accomplished.
Men's and women's basketball continued to take the spotlight at The Master's College last week as both squads tuned up for Golden State Athletic Conference play with non-conference games that extended a winning streak for one and brought an end to another.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Nick Johnson scored 22 points and No. 1 Arizona withstood UCLA's late 15-1 run to beat the Bruins 79-75 Thursday night, equaling the best start in school history at 16-0.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - Jameis Winston threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Kelvin Benjamin with 13 seconds left and No. 1 Florida State beat No. 2 Auburn 34-31 to win the last BCS national championship game on Monday night.
The men's and women's basketball teams from The Master's College were back in action this past week, closing out 2013 and welcoming in a new year by extended winning streaks.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Henry Josey ran for 92 yards and three touchdowns, the last a 16-yarder with 3:08 left, and No. 9 Missouri beat No. 13 Oklahoma State 41-31 in the Cotton Bowl on Friday night.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) - For the second time in three years, Clemson fell apart at the Orange Bowl. Only this time, the Tigers found a way to recover.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Hello, Trevor. Farewell, AJ.
PASADENA – At this point, Stanford has taken a residency in the Bowl Championship Series with four straight trips and a Rose Bowl Game victory in 2013. By comparison, Michigan State had never been to a BCS game until this year's 100th Rose Bowl Game.
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Brett Hundley threw two touchdown passes and ran for two more scores to help No. 17 UCLA rout Virginia Tech 42-12 on Tuesday in the Sun Bowl.
2013 proved to be another exciting year for The Master's College Athletic Department. Across the board, the student-athletes of TMC produced some of the most memorable moments in school history.
Ilya Ilyayev went off for 33 points to lead an efficient offensive effort by College of the Canyons men's basketball on Saturday night in the Cougar Holiday Classic semifinals.
HOUSTON (AP) - Minnesota coach Jerry Kill wanted to do something to spark his team in the second half of the Texas Bowl against Syracuse on Friday night.
At this point in the season when things hit a lull, College of the Canyons men's basketball will take any kind of win it can get.
A final note on College of the Canyons' 2013 football season shows just how good the year was for the Cougars.