Mesa Falls at Arizona Western, 87-81

Mesa Falls at Arizona Western, 87-81

Yuma, AZ - The Mesa Thunderbirds men's basketball team lost a close one at Arizona Western Wednesday night, 87-81.

The T-Birds held a five point lead twice in the first half while each team stayed somewhat even throughout the first 20 minutes.  However, it was the Matadors who took 35-32 advantage into halftime, an advantage they wouldn't give up for the rest of the game.

Leading scorer for the T-Birds was Sindou Diallo who finished with 24 points while Ramon Franklin finished with 15 points, seven rebounds and five assists.

Mesa will head to Tohono O'odham this Saturday for a 7:30 pm tip.

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