EPHRAIM, UT- The 11th-ranked Salt Lake Community College men’s basketball team shot 85% from the free throw line last Friday en route to a 63-59 win over Casper College. The Bruins hit four straight free throws in the closing minuets to secure the win. Salt Lake was down by as many as 10 points but a hard fought second half propelled the team to victory. The win moved the Bruins to a perfect 4-0 record.
Louis Garrett went 3 of 7 from the field and 8 of 9 at the free throw line, finishing with a team-high 14 points. Jayson Cheesman occupied the middle of the floor, contributing 13 points and pulling down six boards while Marquis Horne added 11 points.
On Saturday, the Bruins made it five in a row as they defeated ABDC Prep, 76-60. Salt Lake held the advantage the entire game. The Bruins are 5-0 overall.
Jordan Rex led the scoring attack with 13 points and seven rebounds. Agustin Ambrosino added 12 points and Skyler Halford finished with 10 points.
Salt Lake hosts La Jolla Prep and Pro Look next weekend as part of the Thanksgiving Classic in Bruin Arena at the Lifetime Activities Center. The women will square off against Otero College and Treasure Valley Community College.