The San Diego City College women's basketball team hosted the Knights' Colbert Classic, an eight-team tournament, over the weekend in which the Knights earned third place after winning two of three games on their home court.
San Diego City College women's basketball players Alex Warren, Mia Torres, and Nyadoup Lam were named to the all-Pacific Coast Athletic Conference team, the league announced. Warren was chosen for the first team, while Torres and Lam were awarded honorable mention.
The SDCC women's basketball team finished the 2013-14 season on a 3-game win streak after routing MiraCosta, 70-38, at home on sophomore night. Alex Warren dominated both ends of the court and recorded her 18th double-double of the season with 21 points, 24 rebounds, and three blocks.
The Knights cruised to an 86-55 home win at home against Imperial Valley on Friday night to snap a two-game skid. Melanie San Nicolas caught fire from long range as she connected on 5-of-13 three-pointers en route to a game-high 23 points.
The Knights used a 13-0 run late in the second half to come from behind and defeat the PCAC-leading Southwestern Jaguars, 62-51, at Harry West Gym on Wednesday night. Alex Warren had another stellar performance, recording 17 points, 19 rebounds, and five blocks in the Knights' third straight win.
Freshman center Alex Warren had yet another double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds, but it wasn't enough on Friday as the Knights lost to Grossmont, 76-68, for the first time in nearly two years.
Alex Warren and Nyadoup Lam combined for 32 points and 29 rebounds, but it wasn't enough against visiting Mt. San Jacinto who defeated the Knights, 78-71, on Wednesday night. The loss dropped the Knights' overall record to 6-9 and PCAC record to 1-2.
San Diego City's women's basketball team held on for a 64-59 home win over San Diego Mesa in the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference season opener on Wednesday night. Darrian Castillo made 11-of-12 free throws and totaled a team-high 15 points. Mia Torres had an impressive 14 points and 13 rebounds off the bench for the Knights who have now won four of their last five games.
The SDCC women's basketball team won the Knights' Colbert Classic championship for a second consecutive year after holding off Glendale, 64-56, in the title game. Freshman center Alex Warren was named tournament MVP after leading the Knights with 28 points, 24 rebounds, and six blocks. Melanie San Nicolas added 17 points, including 4-of-6 from beyond the three-point line, and was selected to the All-Tournament team along with Warren.
After playing their first eight games on the road, the Knights finally played their home opener on Saturday and treated the home crowd to a thrilling 62-62 victory over West Hills-Lemoore in the semifinals of the Knights' Colbert Classic. Sophomore forward Maria Torres led a late charge by scoring all 13 of her points in the final six minutes to help the Knights overcome a 10-point deficit.