The Bruins lit up the scoreboard in their second-round game to advance to the Elite Eight.
College of Southern Idaho gave the Bruins their only two losses this season.
Bruins guard Gary Payton II, affectionately known as ‘The Mitten’, will be continuing his college career at his dad’s alma mater.
The Bruins fell short of winning a 2nd National Championship, but still achieved great success during the 2013-2014 season.
The season ends for SLCC men’s basketball but not without claiming the Scenic West Athletic Conference and Region 18 Championship as well as earning its first NJCAA Tournament berth since 2009.
The Bruins must defeat the Vaqueros tonight to continue their run at a second national title.
The SLCC men’s basketball team survives a challenge in their first-round game and will face Central Arizona College Mar. 20.
The SLCC men’s basketball team begins play Mar. 19 with their sights set on winning a national championship.