Jok Jok Completes Four Point Play with 6.1 Seconds to Secure 61-60 Victory for T-Birds

Jok Jok Completes Four Point Play with 6.1 Seconds to Secure 61-60 Victory for T-Birds

Mesa, AZ - A last second four point play propels the Mesa Thunderbirds over the Central Arizona Vaqueros Saturday night, 61-60.

Jok Jok, with ice in his veins, drained a three pointer with 6.1 seconds left on the clock with Mesa down at the time, 60-57.  Jok Jok was fouled on the play and the sophomore completed the "and 1" to put Mesa ahead, 61-60.  The last time Mesa held a lead in the game was at the 8:23 mark of the first half.

Twice during the second half, Mesa was eyeballing a 13 point deficit.  But toughening up on defense proved the difference as Mesa kept chipping away at the lead on offense.

Jok Jok finished with a team high 17 points while BJ Burries finished with 14 points and Rajhan Billingsley tallied 10.

Mesa moves to 4-2 on the season with a 2-0 conference record.  The T-Birds will play at Phoenix College on Tuesday night at 7:30 pm.

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