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.