Mesa Gets 8 Point Win Over Eastern AZ, 78-70

Adonis Arms leads a fast break Wednesday night vs Eastern Arizona. (Photo by Aaron Webster)
Adonis Arms leads a fast break Wednesday night vs Eastern Arizona. (Photo by Aaron Webster)

Mesa, AZ - Though tied at 34 at halftime, the Mesa Thunderbirds pulled out an eight point victory over the Eastern Arizona Gila Monsters Wednesday night, 78-70.

Errol Newman finished with a team high 21 points while also pulling down six rebounds.  Adonis Arms finished with 16 points, Ramon Franklin had a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds while Elijah Moore finished with 10 points.

Mesa feel behind by four within the first couple minutes of the second half but the T-Birds responded by taking over the lead, extending it at point to 14.

The T-Birds are 13-12 overall and 11-7 in the ACCAC.  They will play at Scottsdale on Saturday afternoon at 4 pm.

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