Cheney's 17 Points Lead Mesa's 2nd Half Comeback to Victory over Jego's, 79-74

Bryce Cheney (#20) power's up a layup two of his 17 points Wednesday night against Tohono O'Odham.
Bryce Cheney (#20) power's up a layup two of his 17 points Wednesday night against Tohono O'Odham.

Mesa, AZ - Down five at halftime, 37-32, the Mesa men's basketball team battled back to win over conference foe Tohono O'Odham, 79-74.

Led by sophomore Bryce Cheney, who finished with 17 points on 7-10 shooting from the field, helped Mesa outscore the Jego's in the second half, 47-32.  

Along with Cheney, freshman Errol Newman finished with a double-double, scoring 19 points and hauling in 15 rebounds.

A huge part to the second half comeback for the T-Birds was their 82 percent (24-29) free-throw shooting, nailing 16-19 in the second half alone.

Mesa moves to 2-4 on the regular season but have a 2-1 conference record.  The T-Birds will be on the road this coming Saturday at Chandler-Gilbert with a 4 pm tip.

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