The Bruins closed the Salt Lake Community College tournament with a 68-63 win against Northwest College on Nov. 9. Natalie Parsons led all scorers with 21 points. SLCC came back from a halftime deficit with a flurry of three pointers that led to a 46 point half.
On Nov. 8, the Bruins put the South Mountain Community College Cougars in a bear hug with an 88-70 win. SLCC forced 23 turnovers and shot 47.5 percent.
On Nov. 7, the Bruins faced Pima College. The lead swapped hands for most of the first half. The Bruins went into the break with a little boost. As seconds were ticking down before the half expired, freshman guard Raushan Gultekin made a nice bounce pass to sophomore forward Bella Swan who extended the sharing to sophomore forward Britney Johnson who put in the lay in just before the buzzer. Cutting Pima’s edge to 4 points before the break, 27-23.
The momentum carried over into the second half as the Bruins fought to take the lead only to volley the lead back and forth for most of the second half.
Freshman forward Tanesha Daniels was the recipient of a handful of sweet bounce passes that she converted into buckets as the Bruins regained a lead they would not let go of. Most of those passes were created by the penetration of both sophomore guards Mercedes Riggs and Natalie Parsons. Parsons led the team in scoring with 16 points.
In the end, it was too much Bruins as they pulled away 63-58 for their third straight victory.