AVC Takes on Tough NoCal Opponent on the Road

Posted: December 15, 2016 in AVC Men's Basketball, AVC Men's BB 2016-17, Pre-Conference Season

2016-17 Team2Its a long 4-5 hour drive to West Hill Coalinga College for a single game but its a way to toughen up the team for their future in University level basketball. 

If you look at the statistics of the two teams that will be battling it out this evening;  Antelope Valley College 6-5 and West Hills Coalinga 5-3, it looks like the road team(AVC) is going to have to play well to extend their 5-1 run.

Image result for busWest Hills is big with three 6’7” centers who lead them with 43.1 rebounds per game verses AVC’s 39.4.  Add to that, West Hills defense has kept their opponents scoring down to 54.6 verses AVC’s giving up 72.1. Finally WH Coalinga has a 5-0 run going.

On the other hand, AVC overall field goal shooting is 48.1% verses West Hills 43.1%.  AVC is scoring 78 ppg’s verses West Hill’s 78.6 ppg.  Add to to that, AVC team looks to be healthy and at full strength and seem to be gelling as a team. 

West Hills three leading scores are;

  1. Romario Sanders 16.6 ppg
  2. Steve  Coulages 15.8
  3. Darius Scott 15.3

It looks like the outcome of this game will hinge on AVC’s ability to keep West Hills off the boards, break down their defense and play consistent college level high energy team defense the whole game.  

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