Apaches first loss to sub .500 team
The Cochise College Men’s Basketball team lost for the first time all season to a team that does not have a winning record last night on the campus of Eastern Arizona College.
The Gila Monsters shot over 50 percent from the floor in overtaking the Apaches and winning by seven. Eastern Arizona led 39-37 at halftime and was able to outscore the Apaches in the
Cochise was led by Sophomores Byran Urrutia who had 24 points and Chaz Mack who had another double-double with 21 points and 16 rebounds.
The loss dropped Cochise to 17-5 overall and 10-4 in ACCAC play.
Cochise returns home on Saturday, February to take on ACCAC and Region I rival Arizona Western College. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.