The Master's College men's basketball team struggled with Westmont College's post play for 38 minutes on Saturday night.
But for the final two minutes of regulation, the Mustangs found the seam they needed to cut into a deficit, nearly two halves in the making.
The bid for The Master's College women's basketball team to improve on last year's sixth-place finish in the Golden State Athletic Conference took a big step forward with a 76-54 win over Westmont College on Saturday at Bross Gym.
An up-and-down season just took another dip for the College of the Canyons men's basketball team, as it fell below .500 in Western State Conference play with an 80-73 loss to Los Angeles Valley College on Wednesday.
With College of the Canyons clicking on offense Wednesday, the Cougars could have beaten Los Angeles Valley College any way they liked.
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.
NEW YORK (AP) - Jameis Winston left voters no choice but to give him the Heisman Trophy. And like every other Florida State victory this season, it was a blowout.
The Master's College men's basketball team kept its hot start to the 2013 season rolling, downing visiting Bethesda University of Anaheim 71-60 on Saturday night at Bross Gym.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - If the UCLA Bruins were looking for a team on which to take out their aggression after losing their first game of the season last week, they found it.
The Master's College women's basketball head coach Dan Waldeck isn't shy about his team's lofty goals this season.
It's put up or shut up for The Master's College Mustangs men's basketball team this season.