The Master’s College Mustangs 2011-2012 men’s basketball team, featuring four returning starters and welcoming six signees, tips off Nov. 3.
Following a scrimmage on November 1st against Cal Lutheran, the Mustangs will open up the season with a trip to Eugene, Ore. Up north, TMC will play a two-game set where the Mustangs will face Northwest Christian on Nov. 3 and New Hope two days later.
The Mustang’s home opener will be Thursday, Nov. 10. when Holy Names comes to Bross Gym on the Placerita Canyon campus.
The highlight of the non-conference schedule comes when the Mustangs play host to Cal Poly Pomona on Dec. 10 at 7 p.m. The Broncos won the NCAA Division II national championship in 2010 when they reached their second consecutive Final Four and figure to be ranked again this season.
The Mustangs will also play an exhibition game against NCAA Division I Grand Canyon University in Phoenix.
Coach Chuck Martin’s team begins its conference schedule Dec. 6 in Bross Gym with Biola University. The GSAC returns three top 25 teams from last year’s final rankings, not including Fresno Pacific which was just outside the top 25.
Senior night will be Feb. 21 as TMC welcomes Azusa Pacific at 7:30 p.m.
The Master’s College is a four-year Christian liberal arts institution established in 1927 as Los Angeles Baptist College. Its athletic teams compete nationally as part of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and are a member of the Golden State Athletic Conference (GSAC.)