MBB 2017-18 news

  • No. 10 Barton holds off T-Birds
    February 18, 2018
    CONCORDIA, Kansas — A missed opportunity in the first half, and a tough final 10 minutes of the second half dash the Cloud County Community College men’s basketball team’s hopes of upending another ranked opponent as it fell 72-52 at home to No. 10 ranked Barton on Saturday.
  • T-Birds fall 90-76 to Butler to begin home stand
    February 15, 2018
    CONCORDIA, Kansas — Defense has been a constant for the Cloud County Community College men’s basketball team much of the 2017-18 season. Unfortunately, the T-Birds struggled on that end of the floor Wednesday in its 90-76 home loss to Butler Community College.
  • Cloud County makes Garden City sweat in 73-65 road loss
    February 10, 2018
    GARDEN CITY, Kansas — A late surge came up a little short for the Cloud County Community College basketball team in its 73-65 road loss to Garden City Community College.
  • Cloud County has rally fall short in 79-71 home loss to Colby
    February 08, 2018
    CONCORDIA, Kansas — The Cloud County Community College men’s basketball team did a lot of positive things Wednesday evening against Colby Community College. Unfortunately, the T-Birds just weren’t able to go to the well often enough in its 79-71 loss to the Trojans.
  • Finley scores career-high 23 in Cloud's 95-83 road loss to Neosho County
    February 03, 2018
    CHANUTE, Kansas — The Cloud County Community College men’s basketball team received big performances from forward Ramion Burt Jr. and Solomon Finley, but were unable to steal a road win Saturday as the T-Birds fell 95-83 to Neosho County.
  • Cloud County fall 76-50 at home to Coffeyville
    February 01, 2018
    CONCORDIA, Kansas — A great defensive effort by the Cloud County Community College men’s basketball team was overshadowed by a tough night offensively for the T-Birds in their 76-50 home loss to Coffeyville on Wednesday.
  • T-Birds end four-game road trip with 97-84 loss to Pratt
    January 27, 2018
    PRATT, Kansas — The Cloud County Community College men’s basketball team lost a frustrating 97-83 road contest to Pratt Community College on Saturday, ending a grueling four-game road trip.
  • Cold spell plagues T-Birds in 80-64 road loss to Seward County
    January 24, 2018
    LIBERAL, Kansas — An 11-minute cold spell in the second half derailed the Cloud County Community College men’s basketball team in its 80-64 road loss to Seward County Community College.
  • Cloud County falls 95-63 on the road to No. 13 Hutchinson
    January 20, 2018
    HUTCHINSON, Kansas — The Cloud County Community College men’s basketball team had to settle for a season series split against perennial powers, No. 13 Hutchinson Community College, following a 95-63 road loss to the defending national champions on Saturday.
  • T-Birds hold Dodge City to 11 points over the final 15:03 in Wednesday's 65-61 road win
    January 17, 2018
    DODGE CITY, Kansas — The Cloud County Community College men’s basketball team didn’t forget the sting of its 71-70 loss to Dodge City at home back on November 11 to begin the KJCCC schedule.
  • Turnovers prove costly in Cloud County's tight 82-78 loss to Independence
    January 14, 2018
    CONCORDIA, Kansas — Empty and extra possessions proved to be the difference makers in Saturday’s KJCCC showdown between the Cloud County Community College men’s basketball team and the visiting Independence Community College Pirates.
  • Flat start costs T-Birds in 80-64 road loss to Allen County
    January 10, 2018
    IOLA, Kansas — The Cloud County Community College men’s basketball team has proved it can play with the best in the conference, evident with its win over No. 8 Hutchinson in November and last Saturday’s victory over KJCCC power Cowley College on its resume.
  • Career nights for Jackson and Thompson lift T-Birds to 82-69 upset over Cowley
    January 07, 2018
    CONCORDIA, Kansas — Developing mental toughness has been a point of emphasis for the Cloud County Community College men’s basketball team. On Saturday, it was on full display as the T-Birds erased an 11-point, second-half deficit to upend Cowley College, 82-69.
  • Short-handed T-Birds hang tough in 82-74 road loss to No. 21 Barton
    January 03, 2018
    GREAT BEND, Kansas — Moral victories don’t pad the win column. But on Wednesday, the Cloud County Community College men’s basketball team can take solace in its effort as the T-Birds hung tough against No. 21 ranked Barton in an 82-74 road loss.
  • Cloud County snaps skid with 91-85 road win over Butler
    December 10, 2017
    EL DORADO, Kansas — The Cloud County Community College men's basketball team's upset of previously No. 1 ranked Hutchinson back on Nov. 15 is a tough one to top when it comes to "biggest win of the season."But for the T-Birds, Saturday's 91-85 road win over Butler Community College was certainly a much-needed one.
  • Late run creates the separation in Cloud's 77-67 loss to Garden City
    December 07, 2017
    CONCORDIA, Kansas — The Cloud County Community College men's basketball team played with intensity. It put itself in positions to make plays. But the basketball didn't cooperate in Wednesday's 77-67 loss to Garden City Community College.
  • Slow start hurts T-Birds in 88-68 road loss to Colby
    December 02, 2017
    COLBY, Kansas — The first five minutes of Saturday’s conference showdown against Colby Community College put the Cloud County Community College men’s basketball team behind the 8-ball in an eventual 88-68 road loss.
  • Tale of two halves for T-Birds in 96-93 loss to Neosho County
    November 30, 2017
    CONCORDIA, Kansas — It was a tale of two halves for the Cloud County Community College men’s basketball team in its 96-93 heartbreaking loss to Neosho County Community College on Wednesday.
  • T-Birds fall shy in upset bid of No. 14 Coffeyville
    November 25, 2017
    COFFEYVILLE, Kansas —  The Cloud County Community College men’s basketball team had its upset bid of No. 14 ranked Coffeyville Community College come up a little short on Saturday, falling 82-71 on the road against the Red Ravens.
  • Missed chances at the rim hurt T-Birds in 103-86 loss to Pratt
    November 22, 2017
    CONCORDIA, Kansas — Tuesday’s matchup between the Cloud County Community College men’s basketball team and Pratt Community College was a back-and-forth, high-scoring affair. But it was the opportunities that didn’t go in that proved costly in the T-Birds’ 103-86 loss to the visiting Beavers.
  • T-Birds offense struggles in 56-39 loss to Seward County
    November 19, 2017
    CONCORDIA, Kansas — Following its emotional upset of No. 1 ranked Hutchinson Community College on Wednesday, the Cloud County Community College men’s basketball team fell victim to the dreaded “hangover effect” Saturday in a 56-39 loss to Seward County Community College.
  • Cloud County stuns defending National Champions with 82-79 overtime win over No. 1 ranked Hutchinson
    November 16, 2017
    CONCORDIA, Kansas — "Do something special." It was a team goal and a challenge made by Cloud County men’s basketball first-year head coach Jordan Altman to his team prior to the 2017-18 season. Wednesday’s performance against No. 1 ranked Hutchinson, the defending NJCAA DI National Champions, certainly fit the bill as the T-Birds stunned a packed crowd inside Arley Bryant Gymnasium with an 82-79 overtime upset of the Blue Dragons.
  • T-Birds lose 71-70 heartbreaker in conference opener against Dodge City
    November 12, 2017
    CONCORDIA, Kansas — The Cloud County Community College men’s basketball team suffered a 71-70 heartbreaker in its KJCCC opener against Dodge City Community College on Saturday night inside Arley Bryant Gymnasium.
  • Cloud County tallies 74 points in the paint in 106-67 blowout of Bethany College JV
    November 09, 2017
    CONCORDIA, Kansas — Led by a pair of sophomores, the Cloud County Community College men’s basketball team put together its most complete performance of its three non-conference games to begin the season in a 106-67 drubbing of Bethany College JV on Wednesday.
  • T-Birds pick up win No. 1 with 73-58 victory over Kansas Wesleyan JV
    November 04, 2017
    CONCORDIA, Kansas — The Cloud County Community College men’s basketball team, and first-year head coach Jordan Altman, earned win No. 1 of the 2017-18 season on Saturday, leading wire-to-wire in a 73-58 victory over Kansas Wesleyan JV.
  • Shooting woes plague T-Birds in 71-65 loss to Central Community College-Columbus
    November 01, 2017
    CONCORDIA, Kansas — Wednesday’s season opener was far from a layup for the Cloud County Community College men’s basketball team when it hosted Central Community College-Columbus to tip off the 2017-18 season.
  • New-look T-Birds take aim at "something special" under new coach Jordan Altman
    October 25, 2017
    CONCORDIA, Kansas — The Cloud County Community College men's basketball team was picked to finished 12th in the 2017-18 Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference preseason poll that was released on Tuesday. Call it indifference, but the T-Birds won't put much stock into the poll, especially after going 20-11 finishing fourth in the KJCCC standings a season ago. The T-Birds were originally projected to finish in 11th place.