At the age of 10, Deandro Worrell Jr. had fallen in love with the game of basketball after stumbling across a couple of Michael Jordan highlights.
The men’s basketball season saw many ups and downs from dealing with injuries suffered by key players, to the team reaching the playoffs for the first time in four years but still fell short of even advancing to the second round.
Beginning with an abysmal 1-2 record in the “We Play Hard” tournament, Lancers have seemed to turn a corner, winning their first official preseason with an impressive 90-63 score against El Camino.
Aaron Yu is an international student that played division one high school ball back in Taiwan, and came to Pasadena to chase his dream of being a pro baller driven by his father’s passion to compete on the court.
After losing against Mt. San Antonio College (Mt. SAC) on Wednesday, the Lancers men’s basketball team managed to bounce back with a home victory against LA Trade Tech.
From the outside looking in it’s easy to assume that the 2014-15 Lancers men’s basketball team is in the midst of a rebuilding season.
Although the PCC men’s basketball team went winless during the San Bernardino Valley Alvin Hunter Classic, the young team proved they could play with some of the best teams in the state.
The Lancers’ men’s basketball team kicked off the 2014-15 season with a fourth place finish during the Ventura College We Play Hard Tournament last week.
Youth and inexperience has never discouraged Lancers’ men’s basketball head coach Michael Swanegan. Despite only returning two sophomores from last season’s team, the head coach heading into his eighth year expects another competitive group from this year’s team.
Coach Swanegan is different because of the love for the game, his trust in his staff, and connection with players who share the same goals.