EAC Men’s and Women’s basketball fall in Region Tournament

The basketball season has come to and end for Eastern Arizona College.

The Men’s team fell short on Monday night in Yuma to Arizona Western 84-81 in overtime in the Region Championship. The Monsters were the #4 seed in the tournament and had already upset #1 Cochise College, handing them their first home loss of the season. No #4 seed has won the Region Tournament since they’ve been using the current “at high seed” format.  The men finished the season with a 19-12 record.

Arizona Western will host Snow College on Saturday for the District 1 Championship.

The Lady Gila Monsters were upended on Tuesday night in Coolidge to Central Arizona 86-72. The Lady Monsters finished in 3rd place in the ACCAC this season. Central will travel to Douglas for the Region Championship. EAC finished with an 18-13 record this season.