Men's Basketball Suffers First Loss of Season

The Trojans suffered a tough 69-67 loss at the hands of Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills Nov. 10. The defeat was Triton's first of the young season as the Trojans fall to 5-1. The Cyclones shot the ball well early to build a 29-17 lead with 5 minutes left in first half. However, Triton would rally back with a 28-11 run to pull ahead 45-40 with 15 minutes to play in the second half. The contest from that point went back and forth before Moraine broke a 67-67 tie on a basket with 5.9 seconds remaining.

Justin Newell

Sport: Men's Basketball

Position: G/F

Year: FR.

Height: 6'5"

Weight: 200

About : Newell led the Trojans in scoring against Moraine Valley with 15 points. He shot 7-of-8 from the free throw line and grabbed 7 rebounds.

Steve Christiansen

Sport: Men's Basketball

Position: Head Coach

Year: Eighth



About : 

 The 2011-12 season is Christiansen's 8th as Triton head coach with an overall record of 165-61.