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Wednesday, Jan 29 2014 11:05 PM

BC women's, men's basketball swept by Antelope Valley

BY MICHAEL FOSTER Special to The Californian

The Bakersfield College women's basketball team fell 77-68 to Antelope Valley in a Western State Conference game Wednesday night at the Gil Bishop Sports Center.

The Renegades (9-12, 3-3 WSC) trailed 28-26 at halftime before Antelope Valley (9-12, 5-1 WSC) used a three-point barrage and rebounding advantage to blow the game open in the second half.

Leigha Moland paced BC with 17 points and 8 rebounds. AV's Mikeisha Moore led all scorers with 22 points.

The Marauders finished with eight three pointers, six of which came in the second half.

"We weren't rotating the right way in our 2-3 zone and (Moore) and (Amanda Thoma) drained those threes and just killed us," BC coach Paula Dahl said.

Men

Antelope Valley 71, BC 54

The BC men's basketball team fell 71-54 to Antelope Valley.

The Marauders out-rebounded the Renegades 36-29 and committed 11 fewer turnovers (19-8).

Antelope Valley used 15 offensive rebounds into a lot of second-chance points.

After BC jumped ahead by five points early, the Marauders took control and led 36-26 at halftime.

Van Holloway was 3 of 5 from three-point range and led BC with 17 points.

Antelope Valley had four players score in double figures.

"They're bigger than we are and that was the first thing on our board, rebounding the ball," BC coach Rich Hughes said. "At times we did well. At other times they won that war. That was the difference in the game."

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