Ventura College Athletics

2018-19 Ventura College Men's Basketball Team News

  • VC Defeats Antelope Valley For Third Consecutive Tournament Win
    December 02, 2018
    For the third straight game, the Ventura College men's basketball team used a strong defensive performance in the second half to erase a halftime deficit and propel the team to victory at the Gregg Anderson memorial Tournament at Antelope Valley College in Lancaster. Sunday, VC trailed the host Marauders 34-31 a the break before mounting a strong comeback in the 71-60 win. Lamont Landers led VC (6-4) with 20 points while Thomas Dangerfield hit for 13. Keron Bailey had a double-double with 11 points and 12 rebounds.
  • Ventura Takes Second Straight at AVC Tournament
    December 01, 2018
    The VC men's basketball team used a strong second half to turn an eight point halftime deficit into a 15-point victory Saturday at the Gregg Anderson Memorial Tournament at Antelope Valley College in Lancaster. The Pirates trailed Mira Costa 35-27 before outscoring the Spartans 46-23 in the second period for the 73-58 win. Lamont Landers had a team-high 14 points to lead the balanced effort in which six Pirates scored at least eight points. Dayveon Bates scored 13 while Timothy Turner had 11 points and six assists for VC (5-4), who put together back-to-back wins for the first time this season.
  • Pirate Men With Comeback Win Over San Bernardino Valley
    November 30, 2018
    Dayveon Bates made one of two free throws with 17 seconds left to set the final margin of the Pirates' men's basketball team's 70-69 come-from-behind victory over San Bernardino Valley Friday at the Gregg Anderson Memorial Tournament at Antelope Valley College. VC (4-4) trailed the Wolverines by 17 points with 8:42 remaining in the game before mounting the comeback. Timothy Turner led Ventura with 17 points while Tone Patton had a double-double of 14 points and 10 rebounds and Keron Bailey added 11 points and six boards.
  • Men's Basketball Drops Contest at Mt. San Jacinto
    November 24, 2018
    After a difficult first 20 minutes, the Pirates' men's basketball team battled at Mt. San Jacinto, falling to the Eagles 87-70 in a non-conference game Saturday. Keron Bailey had 19 points off the bench to lead the way for Ventura (3-4) while Timothy Turner and Tone Patton each chipped in 11. Dayveon Bates added 10 points and a game-high nine rebounds.
  • Men's Basketball Claims Third at Irvine Valley Classic
    November 17, 2018
    Behind a 22-point, 4-assist, 4-steal performance by freshman guard Timothy Turner, the Pirates' men's basketball team defeated Irvine Valley College 63-59 Saturday afternoon to claim third place at the Irvine Valley Classic. Jelani Bell came off the bench to score 15 points and Thomas Dangerfield added an even dozen as VC evened their season mark at 3-3.
  • Balanced VC Attack Not Quite Enough For Victory
    November 16, 2018
    The Pirates' men's basketball team had five players score in double figures, but the balance was not quite enough to defeat Long Beach City College Friday evening. The Pirates fell to the Vikings in a close one, 75-72, in the semifinals of the Irvine Valley Classic at Irvine Valley College. Timothy Turner and Thomas Dangerfield each had 15 points to lead the way for Ventura (2-3), who will take on the tournament hosts in the 3rd Place game on Saturday Nov. 17 at 3:00 pm.
  • Men's Basketball Advances at Irvine Valley Classic
    November 15, 2018
    The Pirates' men's basketball team returned to the hardwood Thursday afternoon, defeating Cuyamaca College 69-58 in the opening round of the Irvine Valley Classic. Thomas Dangerfield was 11-14 from the floor for 2 a team-high 24 points and Timothy Turner shot 10-15 for 21 points for Ventura (2-2). Tone Patton pulled in 10 rebounds while Turner and Jelani Bell each handed out five assists.
  • Pirate Comeback Falls Short in WPH Tournament Finale
    November 03, 2018
    The Pirates' men's basketball team made a strong comeback but fell a bit short in Saturday's finale of the We Play Hard Tip-Off Tournament sponsored by the James Ennis Foundation. Ventura trailed by as many as nine points in the final five minutes, and were down eight with 1:17 on the clock before closing the gap to a single possession in the final seconds of the game. Timothy Turner led VC (1-2) with 20 points while Tone Patton produced a double-double of 14 points and 10 rebounds.
  • Men's Basketball Defeats Pasadena in We Play Hard Tournament
    November 02, 2018
    The Pirates' men's basketball team scored the final nine points of the first half to take their first lead of the game and rode the momentum throughout the second stanza in their 67-57 victory over Pasadena on day two of the We Play Hard Tip-Off Tournament sponsored by the James Ennis Foundation. Tone Patton led the way with 18 points and three assists while Jacob Berry and Lamont Landers each netted 12 in the victory for VC (1-1).
  • Men's Basketball Comes Up Short in Season Opener
    November 01, 2018
    The VC men's basketball team came up short Thursday night in their 2018-19 season opener, falling to LA Valley 80-70 on day one of the We Play Hard Tip-Off Tournament sponsored by the James Ennis Foundation at the Athletic Event Center. Sophomore Lamont Landers netted 15 points to lead the Pirates (0-1) while Tito Mendez came off the bench to score 13 second half points. Andy Resignac had five rebounds for VC.
  • Midnight Madness Ushers In 2018-19 Basketball Season
    September 27, 2018
    Basketball is back at Ventura College! The Pirates' men's basketball team will tip-off the 2018-19 season with its annual Midnight Madness event Saturday Sept. 29 at the Athletic Event Center.  The evening will begin at 10:00 pm and will include high school scrimmages and 3-point shooting and dunk contests, in addition to an intrasquad scrimmage featuring the Pirates under eighth-year head coach Joey Ramirez.