Tuesday, December 18, 2012

SLCC Basketball Opens SWAC Play

Salt Lake Community College played its first Scenic West Athletic Conference basketball games against Snow College in Bruin Arena at the Lifetime Activities Center on Saturday, Dec. 15.

The No. 20-ranked SLCC Women's Basketball team (7-4, 0-1 SWAC) lost in overtime to in-state rival Snow College (6-6, 1-0 SWAC) 67-64 on Saturday night at Bruin Arena. SLCC held an eight point lead at the half, but the Snow Badgers shot 50% in the second half and held a three point lead with just seconds remaining in regulation.

The SLCC Men's Basketball team (10-2, 1-0 SWAC) earned a 74-70 win over No. 20-ranked Snow College (12-2, 0-1 SWAC) on Saturday night at Bruin Arena. SLCC snapped Snow's nine-game win streak and in doing so extended its own streak to six consecutive victories. The game marked the opening of the Scenic West Athletic Conference (SWAC) season.

These games were the first of the season broadcast by SLCCTV. The station covers the contests, and can be found on Comcast Channel 17 (in select areas) and on the web at: www.slcctv.com. Live links to the telecasts are also available on the SLCC Athletics home page at: www.slccbruins.com.

SLCCTV has installed new GoPro HD cameras behind the Bruin Arena backboards that will be used for the broadcasts of these games and for all home games throughout the season.

For more information about SLCC, visit www.slcctv.com.

For more information about SLCC Athletics, visit: www.slccbruins.com.