Triton’s Men’s Basketball Team Concludes Successful Season
Triton men's basketball team provided another season of excitement and pride to
the campus community. The Trojans finished with a 30-3 record after their
playoff run concluded in a hard fought 89-83 overtime loss in Saturday's Region
IV Championship game versus tournament host Waubonsee Community College.
and NJCAA All-American candidate Dante Thorpe (Washington D.C.) hit a
game-tying three pointer with six seconds left in regulation to force the extra
session for Triton. Thorpe led the way with 32 points on 12-of-21 shooting from
the field, including five three-pointers in his final game in a Trojan uniform.
Terrell (Farragut) finished in double-figures with 14 points and nine rebounds.
Johnny Fox (Hales Franciscan) added 13 points and nine boards.
accomplishments for Triton this season are highlighted by winning it's fourth
consecutive North Central Community College Conference (N4C) title with a
perfect 14-0 conference record. Head Coach Steve Christiansen was named N4C
Coach of the Year and passed Rich Maack to become the winningest coach in men's
basketball program history.
was selected to both first team All-Region IV and All-N4C along with taking
home N4C Player of the Year honors. Terrell was also a first team All-N4C
selection and Matt Johnson (Stevenson) was named second team All-N4C.
more information on Triton College Athletics, visit www.triton.edu/athletics or call
Athletic Director Harry McGinnis at (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3784.