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January 29
Men's Basketball Wins in Overtime

​The College os the Sequoias men's baksetball team defeated Reedley 72-68 in overtime on Wednesday, January 28, 2015. This win gives COS their fourth straight conference win and improves their conference record to 4-2. Their overall record also improves to 11-11. They had three players score in double digits. Chris Smith lead the way with 24 points, Chris Ross had 15 points. and Stephon Newsome had 13 points. Chris Smith also had five assists. Brantley Bynum alos contributed with eight assists, four steals, and seven rebounds. COS looks to make it five straight conference wins and to improve their overall record over .500 on Saturday, January 31, 2015 when they play Columbia on the road. 

January 25
Men's Basketball Wins Three Striaght

​The College of the Sequoias men's basketball team have won three straight conference games after losing their first two. They won their third striaght conference game by beating Porterville 61-54. Their defense played well as they held Porterville to 26.6% field goal shooting (17-64). Chris Ross lead COS with 18 points and two blocks. Chris Smith also had a great game with 15 points, eight rebounds, and two steals. COS will look to make it four straight conference wins when they take on Reedley on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at home. Game is scheduled to start at 5:00 PM. 

January 21
Women's Basketball defeats Rival Fresno City

​The College of the Sequoias women's basketball defeats Fresno City 62-53. COS improves thier overall record to 20-3 and 5-0 in conference play. COS had three players score in doube digits. Alexandria Tobie and Corissa Turley each had 15 points while Latique Wallton had 14 points. Alexandria Tobie ended the game with a double-double. Overall she had 15 points, 15 rebounds, four blocks, and three assists. Corissa Turley had 15 points, nine rebounds, and four assists. COS will look to improve their overall and conference record against Porterville on Saturday, January 24, 2015 in Porterville. Game time is scheduled for 7:00 PM. They will begin second round of league play on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at home vs Reedley. Game time is scheduled for 7:00 PM.

January 19
Women's Basketball to Play Rival Freson City

​The College of the Sequoias women's basketball team will take on rival Fresno City College on Wednesday, January 21, 2015. at home. COS is 19-3 and 4-0 in conference play. Fresno City is 14-7 and 2-1 in conference play. COS is ranked number one in the Northen California state rankings while Fresno City is ranked number eight. COS has beaten confernce opponents by an average of 29 points and look to go 5-0 in oonference play. COS lost to Fresno City twice last season. Game time is 7:00 PM. Tickets for the game are $6 for adults and $3 for students and seniors. 

January 11
Wonen's Basketball 2-0 in Conference Play

​The College of the Sequoias women's basketball team has won thier first two conference games. They defeated West Hills Lemoore on Saturday, january 10, 2015 62-44. Leading the way was Hannah Ramirez who finished with 18 points and six steals. Others leading the way for COS were Alexandria Tobie and Corissa Turley. Alexandria Tobie finished the game with eight points, 16 rebounds, and four blocks. Corissa Turley ended with a double-double. She had 14 points, 12 rebounds, two blocks, and three steals. Their next home game will be against Merced on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 5:30 PM.  

January 07
Men's Basketball Loses Conference Opener

​The College of Sequoias lost their conference opener to Columbia 53-50. COS trailed 29-28 at the half. In the second half COS was down 49-41 with four minutes left in the game. They made a 7-2 run to bring it within three with one minute to go. With 15 seconds to go COS was down 53-50 and needed to foul. They fouled Marquell Hubbard who was 6 for 6  from the free throw line. He missed the front end of a one-and-one and Chirs Smith came up with the rebound. With time running out Chris Smith shot a three pointer to send the game into overtime but it did not go in. Chris Smith had 17 points and 7 rebounds for the game. Bynum Brantley also had a good game for COS with 16 points and 6 rebounds. Next up for COS is Fresno City at home at 5:00 PM on Saturday, January 10, 2015.

December 22
Men's Basketball takes Second

​The College of the Sequoias men's basketball team took second in the Kirby Mannon Pepsi /Holiday Inn tournament. They lost to San Bernardino 72-39. COS didn't get off to a good start trailing 42-16 at halftime. The first half was not kind to COS as they shot 25% from the field while San Bernardino shot 47%. Chris Ross lead COS in scoring with 14 points. Fatai Eke lead COS with six rebounds and two blocks. For the tournament Chris Ross lead COS in scoring with 38 points. COS advanced to the championship game by defeating EL Camino 59-52 and Pasadena 75-58. Next up for COS is Saddleback on January 3, 2015 before starting league play on January 7, 2015.​

December 09
COS Women's Basketball Takes Second

​The COS Women's basketball team made it to the championship game in the Gilcrest tournament for the second straight year. They faced Mt. San Antonio in a rematch of last year's championship game. They gave Mt. San Antonio a battle losing 64-63. Corissa Turley lead the team with 24 points. Alexandria Tobia also had a big game. She lead the team with 12 rebounds, 3 blocks, and 4 steals. For the tournament Alexandria had 54 rebounds, 8 blocks, and 9 steals. While Corissa had 72 points and 27 rebounds. COS falls to 11-2. 11-2 is one of their best starts in school history. Next up for COS is Santa Barbara on December 19, 2014 in the Antelope Valley tournament. ​

November 25
COS Women’s Basketball off to a 8-1 Start

The College of the Sequoias women’s basketball team has won 8 of their first 9 games. They have won two of the three tournaments that they have been involved in. They won the Pasadena and the MTXE (Santa Barbara) tournaments. They took third in the Delta tournament in Stockton losing their only game to Chabot in double overtime. Their next game is against Glendale on Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 6:00 PM at COS in the 37th Annual Gilcrest Tournament. Come out and support your COS women’s basketball team as they try to win their third straight tournament. Tickets for the 37th Annual Gilcrest Tournament are $20 for a four day tournament pass, $6 for adults, and $3 for seniors.​

November 19
COS Women’s Basketball Pasadena Tournament Champions

The College of the Sequoias women’s basketball team won the Pasadena basketball tournament that took place from November 14-16, 2014. They defeated LA Pierce 91-40, Long Beach 57-56, and El Camino 67-56. They allowed 68.3 points per game while scoring 71.6 points per game. Corissa Turley led COS with 46 total points in two games averaging 23 points per game. Alexandria Tobie led COS in rebounds with a total of 23 in two games averaging 11.5 rebounds per game. COS has started out the season with an impressive 5-1 record. Next up for COS is Riverside in the MTXE Tournament in Santa Barbara on Thursday, November 20, 2014.​

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