Men's Basketball Spring 2003

Just Bring It

Brian Betsold, Matthew Burstin, Lenny Joseph, Michael Lovett, Christopher Racine, Mahendra Ramaiah, Stephen Stanton, Justin Zerneri

Championship Game Summary
Just Bring It 59, Internationals 46

The men's basketball championship featured two powerrhouses. Both teams struggled offensively during the opening minutes before Internationals went on a run for the 14-5 lead. Just Bring It broke out of their scoring drought behind Stephen Stanton who put up 8 first half points. Jose de Jesus led Internationals with 13 points and went 3 for 4 behind the arc.

At the half, Just Bring It led 26-22. The second half was faster paced. With 10 minutes left in the game, Chris Racine drained a 3-pointer to give Just Bring It the 36-29 lead. Internationals battled back behind 3-pointers from Steve Williams and Ricardo Arana. With 5 minutes left, Internationals cut the lead to 39-38.

Just as Internationals climbed back into the game, Just Bring It's Justin Zerneri bombed back-to-back 3-pointers to give his team a 45-38 lead. With 1:12 left and Just Bring It up 48-42, Internationals received a costly technical foul to make the score 50-42. The last minute of the game featured clutch free throw shooting from Racine and Zerneri. Just Bring It took home the title with a 59-46 win.

Internationals

Ricardo Arana, Jashua Baker, Jose de Jesus, Juan Hernandez, Omar Perez,
Jose Rodriguez, Rafael Santana, Steve Williams