November 7-9 Don Johnson Classic (Cypress) v West LA 82-70 W
v San Diego Mesa 86-69 W
v El Camino Compton 82-71 W OT
November 14-16 Fullerton Tournament v LA Trade Tech 83-71 W v Saddleback 51-67 L
Palomar 84-62 W
November 23 Antelope Valley (away) 92-71 W
Nov 29 - Dec 1 Neil Edwards Tournament (Citrus) v San Diego 65-66 L
v LA Pierce61-90 W v Citrus 78-48 W
December 4 LA Harbor (home) 65-59 W
December 10-14 Riverside Tournament
December 18 Miramar (home)
December 27-29 Cougar Holiday Classic (Canyons)
January 4 Southwestern (home)
January 11 Desert (away)
January 15 Rio Hondo (home)
January 18 Victor Valley (away)
January 25 San Bernardino (home)
January 29 Barstow (away)
February 5 Desert (home)
February 8 Rio Hondo (away)
February 12 Victor Valley (home)
February 19 San Bernardino (away)
February 22 Barstow (home)
CHP WIN FIRST HOME GAME (12/6/13)
The Chaffey Hustlin’ Panthers led 32 – 25 at halftime. This was a meat grinder game. Lots of fouls and lots of free throws. Tough physical defense by both squads. The CHP led from start to finish. LA Harbor closed the lead to two points 50 – 48 with 5:30 remaining. A big three pointer by Devyn Sampson turned a three point game and made it six 60-54 with 1:58 to play. Three Breejae Flonnoy free throws down the stretch iced the game. The Panthers had four players in double figures in tonight’s game John Gilliam 13, Julian Nichols 11, Jeff Nibo 11 and Devyn Sampson with 10. Big men Pape Seck and Tyler Shea played major minutes at the 4 spot tonight. Both collecting numerous rebounds, blocks and charges. Next up for the CHP is local rival Citrus College. The Panthers will play the Owls in the 16 team RCC Tournament starting on Dec 10th at 3:00 PM.
CHP #3 IN THE STATE, #2 IN SOCA (12/3/13) Yesterday's poll moves the Panthers up 7 spots to #3 in the STATE and #2 in Southern California. Siting the Panthers' huge win over previously undefeated Antelope Valley and last weekend's 30 point defeat of Citrus, the CHP are well on the way to another phenomenal season!
PANTHERS GO 2-1 AT CITRUS TOURNAMENT (12/2/13) The Panthers were on the road last weekend - going 2-1 at the Citrus College Neil Edwards Classic.
#10 Chaffey College (8-2) 78 #3 Citrus College (4-2) 48 In the finale on the weekend, #10 Chaffey College handed Citrus College their worst home lost in at least nine seasons. The Owls shot a putrid 26.5% from the floor, while Chaffey shot 57.7%. John Gilliam had a team high 13 points, while point guard and All-Tournament member Julian Nichols had 8 points, 9 assists and 4 steals.
#10 Chaffey College (7-2) 90 Los Angeles Pierce College (3-5) 61
SoCal #10 Chaffey College avenged yesterdays loss with a big 29 point win over LA Pierce College on Saturday. Chaffey controlled the game from the tip and never look back. The Panthers had five players finish in double figures including leading scorer Jeff Nibo who had 21 points. Julian Nichols meanwhile posted a triple double with 11 points, 11 rebounds, and an astounding 15 assists. Nichols also through in six steals for good measure. Jordan Fuller had 18 points off the bench for the Brahmas.
San Diego City College (2-5) 66 Chaffey College (6-2) 65
In the second game of the day, San Diego City College shocked #10 Chaffey. Martin Thomas’ free-throw with 1 second left was the difference maker in this contest. San Diego’s Christian Jones had a team high 16 points, while Caleb Singleton had 15, hitting five treys. For Chaffey, John Gilliam had a game high 19 points in a losing effort.
PANTHERS DEFEAT ANTELOPE VALLEY (11/25/13) The 2013-14 Panthers did what last year's squad couldn't seem to do - defeat the AVC Marauders. The CHP snapped AVC's 6 game winning streak "shooting 64 percent from the field in the second half and turning a close game into a stunning blowout". Adam Jacko scored 10 of his 17 points in the second half Devyn Sampson, led all scorers with 20 points. He hit 5 of 7 three-point attempts, including three in a five-minute stretch that gave the Panthers a 62-55 lead with 8:30 to go in the game. "It feels great for me." Jacko said. "I still have that memory from last year. That memory is real ugly. We lost to them three times and just to come back at their home court and beat them, it feels great." The men compete in the Citrus College Neil Edwards Classic beginning November 29th.
CHP REBOUNDS TO TAKE FULLERTON 3RD PLACE (11/18/13) After a tough loss to Saddleback Friday, the CHP rebounded and to take out Palomar and capture the 3rd place position at the Fullerton Tournament. Newcomers Andre Wilson and Julian Nichols led the Panthers in scoring. Returning sophomore Adom Jacko had 9 points, 11 rebounds and 1 assist. The men take on former Foothill Conference foe Antelope Valley Saturday afternoon.
PANTHERS STRUGGLE - FALL TO SADDLEBACK 51-67 (11/16/13) The men continued play at Fullerton Friday, falling to the Saddleback Gauchos 51-67. Jeff Nibo led the Panthers with 9 points in a game that saw none of our shooters hit double digits. The team continues tournament play against Palomar Saturday.
PANTHERS OPEN FULLERTON TOURNAMENT WITH WIN (11/15/13) The men are competing in the 30th Annual Fullerton Tournament this weekend - defeating LA Trade Tech 83-71 in game 1 last night. The CHP took an early lead after a series of 3-pointers by John Gilliam, Julian Nichols and Jeff Nibo. The lead fluctuated through the game including the Panthers up by 22 with 5:45 remaining in the first half. Jeff Nibo led the night with 26 points, including 5 threes, and 9 rebs. Gilliam had the game's only double-double with 18 pts, including 3 threes, plus 10 rebs, 4 asts and 3 steals. Jacko just missed a double-double with 17 pts and 9 rebs. Nichols had 7 pts and a game-high 8 asts.
CHP CHAMPIONS AT DON JOHNSON TOURNAMENT (11/12/13)
The men left Cypress with the Don Johnson Tournament championship Saturday after defeating Compton 82-71 in overtime. The Panthers were down 38 – 32 at halftime. Dilmore Conorque hit 3/3’s and scored 15 points for Compton in the first 20 minutes. The CHP came back strong in the second half and held a lead of 62 – 56 with 7 minutes to play. Compton fought back and was up by 2 points with 24 seconds on the game clock. Devyn Sampson hit a big 3 with 17 seconds left to put Chaffey up by 1. The CHP played great defense on the last possession and Sylvester Thomas missed a contested 15 footer to end the game…..so we thought. The third Ref away from the ball called John Gilliam for holding on the perimeter and awarded Compton’s best player Dilmore Conorque 2 free throws with 0.8 on the clock. Chaffey called two timeouts to freeze the shooter and it worked. Dilmore missed the first and hit the second sending the game into overtime. The CHP dominated the extra period out scoring Compton 13 – 2 to win the Don Johnson / Cypress Tournament. Sophomore Adom Jackso was named tournament MVP. Next up for the team - the Fullerton Tournament where they are slated to take on LA Trade Tech Thursday at 5:30.
PANTHERS DEFEAT SAN DIEGO MESA (11/9/13)
The Chaffey Hustlin’ Panthers put in a workman like effort at the Don Johnson / Cypress Tournament. The Panthers opened up a 43 – 34 lead at the half. Jeff Nibo had 11 pts and freshman Andre Wilson came off the bench to hit 3/3’s and tally 13 pts before intermission. The second half was all the “CHP” . The Panthers biggest lead came at the 9 minute mark up 75-50. Nibo finished the game with 20 points including 2 3s and 6:7 from the free throw line.
PANTHERS OPEN SEASON WITH WIN OVER WEST LA (11/8/13)
The Chaffey Hustlin’ Panthers led 32 – 28 at intermission. The Panthers biggest lead was 24 to 10 in the first half. West LA made 12 – 14 free throws in the first half compared to the CHP shooting only 2-6 from the line. The second half the CHP turn things around and went 16 – 21 from the charity strip compared to West LA’s 6 -12. That aggressiveness was the difference in the game. The Panthers had a huge size advantage with 6’10 Pape Seck, 6’8 Adom Jacko, 6’8 Tyler Shea, 6’6 Dashun Hardrick and high energy 6’3 Godfrey Freeman crashing the boards. Jacko and Devyn Sampson led the Panthers in scoring with 15 points each. The men continue tournament play today - taking on San Diego Mesa at 3:30.
BASKETBALL PRESEASON POLLS (11/7/13) The state and regional basketball polls were released today. Both teams were ranked #10 in the south. The men open the season today at the Don Johnson Classic at Cypress. The ladies host Long Beach on Saturday.