Upset City: Rams basketball falls short of title


The City College men’s basketball team’s plan to make back-to-back trips to the state championships ended abruptly as No. 8 seeded Cabrillo stunned the No. 1 seeded Rams with a 70-76 win in overtime on Feb. 29 at the Wellness Center.

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Former player of the CCSF Men's Basketball State Championship team, De'end Parker, works out in the CCSF Wellness Center weight room on Feb. 14, 2012. SHANE MENEZ / THE GUARDSMAN

Last season, sophomore De’End Parker caught the eye of Bruins coach Howland when he won the state championship for City College by connecting on a go-ahead tip in with 2.4 seconds left. His play led the Rams to an 83-81 victory and their first state trophy in 49 years.

Rams finish second in Tip Off Tourney

Garrett Moon #33 attempts a mid range jumper over Fresno City College's Erwin Thomas Hammock #10 on Nov. 11, 2011. STEPHEN HERALDO / THE GUARDSMAN

The City College men’s basketball team hosted their first tournament of the season as they finished second losing to Santa Rosa Junior College in the finals 84-82. The loss snaps a 29-game winning streak.