Men's Basketball

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    March 14, 2017
    Cloud County has three basketball players named to Region VI All-Region Teams CONCORDIA, Kansas — The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) announced the All-Region VI basketball teams on Tuesday, with three Cloud County Community College student-athletes receiving honors.
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    March 07, 2017
    Cloud County basketball has six players receive All-Conference honors on Monday CONCORDIA, Kansas — The Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference released its All-Conference teams on Monday. Players were nominated by their head coach and voted on by the rest of the head coaches in their respective divisions.
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    March 03, 2017
    T-Birds fall 82-76 to Pratt in first round of Region VI Tournament CONCORDIA, Kansas — The Cloud County Community College men’s basketball team suffered a heartbreaking 82-76 loss to Pratt Community College on Thursday, ending the No. 4 seeded T-Birds season in the first round of the Region VI Tournament.
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    February 28, 2017
    Cloud records 20th win, clinch fourth seed in regular season finale against Independence CONCORDIA, Kansas — The Cloud County Community College men’s basketball team took control of its own destiny Monday night, locking up the No. 4 spot in the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference standings with a 68-55 victory over Independence on Sophomore Night.
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    February 25, 2017
    T-Birds snap Red Devils' home winning streak with 79-77 overtime victory IOLA, Kansas — Defeating the Allen Community College men’s basketball team on its home floor has been a tough task this season for Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference teams. Entering Saturday's matchup with Cloud County Community College, the Red Devils owned an 11-5 home record and had won their last five contests in Iola. The T-Birds snapped that streak Saturday, and improved to 8-6 out on the road this season, with a gritty 79-77 overtime win also gave them a one-game lead over Coffeyville for fourth place in the KJCCC standings with one regular season game remaining.
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    February 23, 2017
    T-Birds snatch 81-78 win away from Cowley on Wednesday CONCORDIA, Kansas — The Cloud County Community College men’s basketball team had its hands in the cookie jar Wednesday night when it hosted Cowley, hoping it could steal a win on its home floor during a night where few things went the T-Birds’ way for 35 minutes.
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    February 18, 2017
    Free throws a factor in Cloud County's tight 77-74 loss to Barton GREAT BEND, Kansas — The Cloud County Community College men's basketball team overcame double-digit deficits on multiple occasions Saturday night to push Barton Community College, the second place team in the KJCCC standings, to the brink. But the T-Birds were unable to overcome a 19 free throw discrepancy in its tough 77-74 road loss to the Cougars.
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    February 15, 2017
    Late heroics propel T-Birds to 70-66 road win over Butler EL DORADO, Kansas — For the second time in as many meetings this season, the Cloud County Community College men’s basketball team produced huge plays in the final seconds to stun the Butler Community College Grizzlies. Back on December 11, it was sophomore guard Deon Lyle who drew a foul on his 3-point, game-tying attempt and made all three free throws to set up a 93-82 overtime win. On Wednesday, it was sophomore Andrew Ballock’s turn to play hero in the T-Birds’ 70-66 road victory.
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    February 12, 2017
    Santos posts 23 points and six assists, lifts Cloud to an 80-70 win over Garden City CONCORDIA, Kansas — Sophomore point guard Aamahne Santos poured in a game-high 23 points and dished out a game-high six assists Saturday to help lead the Cloud County Community College men’s basketball team to a much-need 80-70 victory over Garden City Community College.
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    February 08, 2017
    Cloud County falls 75-59 on the road to Colby COLBY, Kansas — The Cloud County Community College men’s basketball team dropped a tough road matchup Wednesday against Colby Community College, falling 75-59 to the Trojans, who improved to 8-5 on their home floor this season.
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    February 05, 2017
    Free throws lift Neosho County to 78-70 win over T-Birds CONCORDIA, Kansas — The Cloud County Community College men’s basketball team dropped a heartbreaker Saturday night against Neosho County Community College, falling 78-70 to conclude the Homecoming double-header.
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    February 01, 2017
    Cloud County falls 80-58 on the road to Coffeyville COFFEYVILLE, Kansas — A slow start plagued the Cloud County Community College men’s basketball team Wednesday night in its 80-58 road loss to Coffeyville Community College.
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    January 29, 2017
    T-Birds record season-high 27 assists in 107-80 drubbing of Pratt CONCORDIA, Kansas — On Saturday, as if the offense sliders had been turned all the way up in NBA 2K17, the Cloud County Community College men’s basketball team put up video game like numbers en route to a surgical 107-80 victory over Pratt Community College.
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    January 26, 2017
    T-Birds blow past Seward County in second half en route to 85-69 win CONCORDIA, Kansas — A sizzling second half performance sent the Cloud County Community College men’s basketball team on its way to its 14th win of the season Wednesday night in an 85-69 home victory over Seward County Community College.
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    January 21, 2017
    Shooting woes wreak Cloud County's upset bit against No. 2 Hutchinson HUTCHINSON, Kansas — Much like the first meeting between the two teams, the Cloud County Community College men’s basketball team played well enough in stretches to threaten the undefeated and No. 2 ranked Hutchinson Community College Blue Dragons. Hutchinson escaped Concordia with an 80-74 win back on Nov. 16. And in Saturday’s Round 2 battle between the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference rivals, it was again “self-inflicted” wounds that derailed the T-Birds as their upset bid fell short, 84-70.
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    January 19, 2017
    Dodge City edges T-Birds in double-overtime thriller CONCORDIA, Kansas — Wednesday’s rematch between the Cloud County Community College men’s basketball team and Dodge City Community College lived up to its billing. It took 50 minutes to decide which team would walk out of Arley Bryant Gymnasium in third place in the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference standings. Unfortunately for the T-Birds, they were the ones on the wrong end of Wednesday’s double-overtime thriller, falling 104-103.
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    January 16, 2017
    Ballock's career-high 31 points lead T-Birds to 79-67 win over Pirates INDEPENDENCE, Kansas — Have a night, Andrew Ballock. The current Eudora High School’s all-time leading scorer certainly did Monday, helping the Cloud County Community College men’s basketball team upended Independence Community College, 79-67, in a make-up game for Saturday’s postponement.
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    January 12, 2017
    T-Birds break out in 96-89 victory over Allen County CONCORDIA, Kansas — Peaks and valleys are bound to happen for a basketball team over the course of a 30-game schedule. On Wednesday, the Cloud County Community College men’s basketball team played itself out of a mini two-game skid to start the spring portion of its schedule as it notched an entertaining 96-89 victory over Allen County Community College inside Arley Bryant Gymnasium.
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    January 08, 2017
    Cold shooting plagues Cloud County in road loss to Cowley ARKANSAS CITY, Kansas — The Cloud County Community College men’s basketball team lost back-to-back games for the first time this season on Saturday, falling 79-60 on the road to Cowley County Community College.
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    January 05, 2017
    Cloud County stumbles in 93-79 loss to Barton CONCORDIA, Kansas — The Cloud County Community College men’s basketball team suffered its third loss of the season Wednesday night, falling 93-79 at home against Barton Community College in a battle between the second and third-place teams in the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference.
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    December 15, 2016
    1979-80 basketball teams to be inducted into Cloud County Athletics Hall of Fame CONCORDIA, Kansas — The winter of 1979-1980 was a magical time for the Cloud County Community College men and women’s basketball programs as, for five months, Concordia was home to the best junior college basketball in the state of Kansas. With rosters chock full of some of Cloud County’s all-time greats, the men and women each won their respective Region VI tournaments that season en route to NJCAA National Tournament appearances. Nearly 37 years after their respective runs, the players and coaches behind the T-Birds’ rise to national prominence that season will be honored as the 11th class to be inducted into the Cloud County Athletics Hall of Fame.
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    December 11, 2016
    Cloud County grinds out 93-82 overtime win over Grizzlies CONCORDIA, Kansas — With 8.9 seconds left, down 77-74 in Sunday’s conference showdown against Butler Community College, Cloud County Community College sophomore Deon Lyle raised up for a contested 24-footer and his team staring at potentially its second close loss of the week.
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    December 08, 2016
    Cloud's comeback falls short in 87-86 road loss to Garden City GARDEN CITY, Kansas — Battling back from a deficit is nothing new for this year’s Cloud County Community College men’s basketball team. Unfortunately, time ran out before the T-Birds could complete their comeback attempt on Wednesday as they fell 87-86 on the road to Garden City Community College.
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    December 04, 2016
    Cloud County uses 40-13 blitz to knock off Colby, match last season's win total CONCORDIA, Kansas — In 2015-16, the Cloud County Community College men’s basketball team won 10 games, finishing the season 10-22 and in the cellar of the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference. But thanks to Saturday’s 91-74 come-from-behind victory over Colby Community College, this year's T-Birds have their 10th win of the season wrapped up in time for Christmas and are proving to be a shining example of how quickly circumstances can change in junior college basketball.
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    December 01, 2016
    Cloud County stuns No. 13 Neosho County with 85-80 overtime win CHANUTE, Kansas — With the calendar about to flip to December, the Cloud County Community College men's basketball team is proving it's more than an early feel-good story as the T-Birds topped No. 13 ranked Neosho County Community College on Wednesday with an 85-80 come-from-behind overtime victory.
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    November 29, 2016
    McNelly named KJCCC DI Men's Basketball Player of the Week for Week 4 CONCORDIA, Kansas ? The Cloud County Community College men?s basketball team has been the surprise team of the young 2016-17 season, surging to 8-1 overall record and 4-1 mark in the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference as we near the end of the first month of play.
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    November 27, 2016
    Cloud County finishes on 17-2 run to close out Coffeyville CONCORDIA, Kansas ? Saturday marked 10 days since the Cloud County Community College men?s basketball team had played on its home court. That Nov. 16 evening ended in the T-Birds? lone blemish this season: an 80-74 loss to No. 6 ranked Hutchinson Community College.
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    November 23, 2016
    Cloud County remains undefeated on the road with 88-69 win against Pratt PRATT, Kansas — The Cloud County Community College men’s basketball team has feasted on the road thus far this season, earning their fourth road win in as many tries — three inside the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference — with an 88-69 victory over Pratt Community College on Tuesday.
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    November 20, 2016
    Lyle's career-high 31 points lift T-Birds past Seward County LIBERAL, Kansas — The Cloud County men’s basketball team earned its second Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference road win in as many tries Saturday, earning an 88-78 victory over Seward County Community College.
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    November 16, 2016
    No. 6 Hutchinson edge Cloud County in battle of unbeatens CONCORDIA, Kansas — “Horseshoes and hand grenades.” The common phrase was one that came to mind for Cloud County Community College men’s basketball coach, Chad Eshbaugh, after his team nearly pulled the early season upset of No. 6 ranked Hutchinson Community College on Wednesday.
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    November 15, 2016
    Santos signs with Jacksonville University CONCORDIA, Kansas — The Cloud County Community College men’s basketball team’s floor general will have a new squad to command in 2017 as sophomore point guard Aamahne Santos signed his National Letter of Intent on Tuesday to play NCAA DI basketball for Jacksonville University.
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    November 12, 2016
    T-Birds open KJCCC play with 81-75 road win against Dodge City DODGE CITY, Kansas ? The 3 ½ hour road trip to face Dodge City Community College has been a difficult one for the Cloud County Community College men?s basketball team in recent years.
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    November 09, 2016
    Cherif Fall signs LOI to play at Coppin State University CONCORDIA, Kansas — Standing at six-feet, eight-inches tall and tipping the scales at 210 pounds, the Cloud County Community College men’s basketball team’s starting power forward, sophomore Cherif Fall, can be an intimidating presence.
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    November 08, 2016
    T-Birds conclude non-conference play with a 108-67 rout of Bethany College JV CONCORDIA, Kansas — For the second straight game, the Cloud County Community College men’s basketball team hung 100-plus points on an opponent and cruised to a convincing victory; this one being a 108-67 rout of Bethany College JV on Tuesday.
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    November 05, 2016
    Cloud County cruises to 107-58 victory over visiting Coyotes CONCORDIA, Kansas — The Cloud County Community College men’s basketball moved to 3-0 on the young season Saturday night with a 107-58 drubbing of Kansas Wesleyan University JV.
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    November 04, 2016
    T-Birds silence Storm early, roll to an 82-53 win in home opener CONCORDIA, Kansas — Playing inside Arley Bryant Gymnasium for the first time in 2016-17 on Thursday, the Cloud County Community College men's basketball team put together a sparkling first half against Southeast Community College en route to an 82-53 victory over the visiting Storm.
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    November 01, 2016
    Bench propels T-Birds to 75-65 win over Brown Mackie in season opener SALINA, Kansas — The Cloud County Community College men’s basketball team started the 2016-17 campaign on a high note Tuesday night, overcoming a tough start to earn a 75-65 non-conference road win against Brown Mackie College.
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    October 25, 2016
    T-Birds look to rebound in 2016-17, challenge in the KJCCC CONCORDIA, Kansas — In six days, the Cloud County Community College men’s basketball team will step on the court for a non-conference road contest against Brown Mackie College to tip-off the 2016-17 season. New year, fresh faces, and a clean slate are all welcomed sights for the T-Birds, who are eager to shrug off a disappointing 2015-16 campaign where they finished last in the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference with a record of 10-22 overall, 2-12 KJCCC.
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    September 27, 2016
    Former T-Bird signs NBA contract with Phoenix Suns Former Cloud County Community College men’s basketball standout, Derek Cooke Jr., realized a dream Sunday when former T-Bird signed a National Basketball Association (NBA) contract with the Phoenix Suns in preparation for training camp.
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