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Losing Streak Over As Men’s Basketball Pull Off Huge Win

Gabriel Barrenechea, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2019

De Anza College’s men’s basketball came up with a big win against San Jose City College Feb. 20, winning 95-81. The Dons faced a lot of struggles this season but showed no signs of losing this time around. Dominic Simpkins, 18, communications major, was the main factor in getting the win, pulling u...

Heavy loss to men’s basketball despite high point contributions

Heavy loss to men’s basketball despite high point contributions

Gabriel Barrenechea, Staff Reporter

February 25, 2019

De Anza College men's basketball took a tough loss against Gavilan College Feb. 22, losing 99-73. It was a close game in the first half as the score went back and forth, until Gavilan went on a scoring rampage in the second half. Dominic Simpkins, 18, communications major, dropped a career-high 31...

Men’s basketball fighting uphill battle to make playoffs

Julia Kolman, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2019

De Anza College Men’s Basketball team approaches prospective playoffs with a score of 0-3 in the league as of Jan. 18. Despite the team’s current standing of 8-11, head coach Jason Damjanovik remains upbeat thanks to a prosperous preseason and the strong forms of several key players.     ...

Men’s basketball wins first home game against West Hills

Men’s basketball wins first home game against West Hills

Yami Sun, Staff Reporter

December 20, 2018

The De Anza Dons’ first home win of the season against West Hills Coalinga on Nov. 24, solidified their strong start to the season, moving to a 3-1 record and leading the State in scoring at 93.5 points per game. “I felt like I played good," said center Ajay Singh. "I was attacking the basket...

De Anza snaps losing streak with win over Gavilan

De Anza snaps losing streak with win over Gavilan

Lorie Anne Reyes, Staff Reporter

February 22, 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7CNHXf4nx5k A determined De Anza Dons men’s basketball team victoriously ended a four-game losing streak on Friday, Feb. 2, against the Gavilan Rams. As tensions ran high on the court throughout the game, the Dons successfully secured the win by widening the scoring ga...

Uyehara, Singh lead Dons to victory

Kevin Coleto, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2018

SAN JOSE—In a hotly contested basketball game between the De Anza College Dons and the San Jose City College Jaguars, the Dons managed to put enough pressure in the second half to hold a marginal lead against the Jaguars on Jan. 12, at San Jose City College. The game ended in a decisive 82-72 win. ...

De Anza Dons face close loss to Hartnell

De Anza Dons face close loss to Hartnell

Ryan Chen, Staff Reporter

January 21, 2018

After a hard-fought game between the De Anza College men’s basketball Dons and the Hartnell Panthers, the Dons lost 78-67 on Wednesday, Jan. 17. With the Panthers scoring three early 3-pointers within the first 10 minutes of the game, a 9-point gap ensued between the two teams as the Dons struggled...

De Anza men’s basketball edges division rival 68-65

Jarra Gojolo, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2017

Nemanja Rajic, forward scored the go-ahead basket with 35 seconds left as the De Anza College Dons defeated the West Valley Vikings 68-65 Wednesday, Feb. 1. Rajic, 18, computer science major, scored 14 points on four of four shooting to go along with four blocks. “Before going into the second...

Dons edge Vikings, 68-65

Jarra Gojolo, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2017

Forward Nemanja Rajic scored the go-ahead basket with 35 seconds left as the De Anza College Dons defeated the West Valley Vikings 68-65 Wednesday, Feb. 1. Rajic, 18, computer science major, scored 14 points on four of four shooting to go along with four blocks. “Before going into the second half...

Dons attain third straight win over Hartnell Panthers

Terry Pon, Staff Reporter

January 24, 2017

The De Anza Men’s Dons won their third-straight win against the Hartnell Panthers on Jan. 18. De Anza’s defense struggled in the first half, giving up 40 points. Coach Jason Damjanovic said, “You missed that!” after the referee made a questionable no call on one of Damjanovic’s players. The...