Sells, AZ- The Mesa men's basketball team defeated the Tohono O'Oodham Jegos Tuesday night, 82-72, to close out the regular season. The T-Birds wrap up the #4 seed in the ACCAC DI which means they will travel to Douglas to play Cochise College Saturday, February 27th in the first round of the ACCAC DI playoffs.
Mesa finished the season with a 13-14 overall record, 12-10 in the ACCAC. Cochise finished as the #1 seed with a 24-6 overall record, 16-6 in the ACCAC.
The T-Birds beat the Apaches early on in the season back in November at Theo Heap Gym, 92-86. But the Apaches took the second game in Douglas, 79-61, in January.
Also with the win, Mesa reached an incredible milestone. As a program, they now have 1000 total wins in its 51 year history. That's 19.6 wins a season.
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