Jackson and Dixon combine for 37 points but Aztecs Men's Basketball can't halt Arizona Western College

Sophomore Chrishon Dixon posted 17 points, seven assists and two steals but the No. 16 ranked Aztecs men's basketball team fell 87-70 on Wednesday at Arizona Western College. The Aztecs are now 12-7 overall and 4-6 in ACCAC conference play. Photo by Stephanie van Latum
Sophomore Chrishon Dixon posted 17 points, seven assists and two steals but the No. 16 ranked Aztecs men's basketball team fell 87-70 on Wednesday at Arizona Western College. The Aztecs are now 12-7 overall and 4-6 in ACCAC conference play. Photo by Stephanie van Latum

The Pima Community College men's basketball team (12-7, 4-6 in ACCAC) couldn't find the answers against Arizona Western College (14-3, 7-1) on Wednesday in Yuma.

  • The No. 16 ranked Aztecs were dropped by the Matadors 87-70.
  • The Aztecs trailed 72-47 around the 12 minute mark in the second half but put together a 14-3 run to cut it to 75-61 with 7:55 left. The Matadors countered with eight straight points.
  • In the first half, the Aztecs fell behind 20-9 but went on a 13-4 run to make it 24-22 but that's as close as they would get for the game. Pima trailed 37-27 at halftime.
  • Freshman Traivar Jackson scored a team-high 20 points to go along with eight rebounds. Sophomore Chrishon Dixon finished with 17 points, seven assists and two steals.
  • The Aztecs were swept by the Matadors this season as they lost 79-78 in overtime on Nov. 17 at the West Campus Aztec Gymnasium.
  • The Aztecs look to bounce back on Saturday when they hit the road for the third straight game at Central Arizona College. Tipoff is set for 4:00 p.m.

PCC    37   33   70
AWC  47   40   87