Ventura College Athletics

2021-22 Ventura College Men's Basketball Team News

  • Updates for Spectators at Home Ventura College Athletic Events
    January 12, 2022
    The recent surge in Covid-19 due to the Omicron variant has changed the landscape of our intercollegiate athletics at Ventura College. To insure an environment that is as safe as possible for student athletes, coaches, support personnel and fans, VC Athletics is issuing the following reminders and new guidelines for those in attendance at our home basketball games and spring athletic contests.
  • Pirates Continue Roll at LA Pierce
    January 12, 2022
    The VC men's basketball team continued to roll, defeating Los Angeles Pierce 100-87 Wednesday in Woodland Hills. Adrian McIntyre topped the 30-point mark for the fifth time this season, leading the way with 35 while Anthony Garza netted 18 for Ventura (15-2, 2-0).
  • VC Men's Basketball Returns With Big Victory
    January 10, 2022
    Taking the floor for the first time in three weeks, the Pirates' men's basketball team returned to form, winning their Western State Conference opener at Santa Barbara 93-67. Shulton Tobin led a balanced attack with 18 points and nine assists while Adrian McIntyre netted 14 points with four rebounds, four assists and a pair of steals. Darius Butler came off the bench to score 13 points while Anthony Garza and Jelani Bell each netted 12 points in the victory.
  • Pirate Basketball Seasons in Flux Due to Covid-19
    January 05, 2022
    The Covid-19 surge with the omicron variant is affecting the schedules of both the men's and women's basketball teams at Ventura College. The women have had four of their last five contests postponed from Dec. 22 forward while the men have experienced three postponements over the Holiday break into the new year.
  • Pirates Fall on Final Day of Wyndham/Mannon Classic
    December 18, 2021
    The normally resilient Pirate men's basketball team had an off day Saturday afternoon, falling to College of the Sequoias on the final day of the COS Wyndham/Mannon Classic in Visalia. A day after suffering their first defeat of the season by a single point, Ventura (12-2) could not find its shooting touch in its defeat at the hands of the Giants. Adrian McIntyre led VC with 15 points while Donavan Williams and Kordell Gordon tallied nine and seven points, respectively.
  • Ventura Falls in Battle of Unbeatens at COS
    December 17, 2021
    In a battle of unbeaten teams, the Pirates' men's basketball team dropped an ultra-close 74-73 decision to Columbia College on the first day of the COS Wyndham / Mannon Classic at the College of the Sequoias in Visalia on Friday. There were six ties and five lead changes in the final 10 minutes of play as the Claim Jumpers hit the game-winning free throws with nine seconds remaining in the game. Adrian McIntyre scored 27 points to lead VC (12-1) while Anthony Garza and Anthony McIntyre contributed 17 and 14 points, respectively.
  • Big Second Half Lifts VC past Desert for Classic Crown
    December 11, 2021
    The Pirates' men's basketball team used a 55-point second half to race past College of the Desert Saturday in the championship game of the Santa Barbara Classic, 93-71. Adrian McIntyre earned his second Tournament MVP award in as many weeks with a 19-points while Anthony McIntyre was named All-Tournament with 20. Shulton Tobin, Caleb Geisendorfer and Anthony Garza were all in double-figures with 16, 12, and 11 points, respectively, for VC (12-0).
  • Pirates Defeat Bakersfield in SB Classic Semifinals
    December 10, 2021
    In a game that was tightly contested throughout, the Pirates' men's basketball team outlasted Bakersfield 75-71 in the semifinals of the Santa Barbara City College Classic Friday. Adrian McIntyre poured in 36 big points while Anthony Garza tallied 13 with five rebounds while Anthony McIntyre also scored 13 with four boards. VC shot 56 percent from the floor (27-48) while the Renegades shot 53 percent (29-55) in the well-played contest.
  • Men's Basketball Continues Strong Start at SBCC Classic
    December 09, 2021
    VC sophomore Anthony McIntyre played all 40 minutes and led four players in double-figures with 21 points, nine rebounds and six assists as the Pirates extended their best start in 25 years to 10-0 with an 85-77 victory over Long Beach on the first day of the Santa Barbara City College Classic. Adrian McIntyre had 17 points while Kordell Gordon came off the bench with 12 points and Anthony Garza netted 10.
  • Pirates Claim 3rd Straight AVC Tournament Title
    December 05, 2021
    For the third consecutive season, the VC men's basketball team has claimed the championship at the Gregg Anderson Memorial Tournament hosted at Antelope Valley College in Lancaster, defeating Cerro Coso 81-66 on Sunday. Adrian McIntyre capped his Tournament MVP performance with a second consecutive 30-point night, scoring 33 with nine rebounds to lead Ventura (9-0). Anthony McIntyre had 19 and Shulton Tobin netted 10 in the title game.
  • VC Men Advance to AVC Tourney Title Game
    December 04, 2021
    The VC men's basketball team advanced to the championship game of the Gregg Anderson Memorial Tournament with a 73-68 win over Mira Costa in Lancaster. Adrian McIntyre netted a season-high 33 points to lead the Pirates (8-0) while Anthony McIntyre scored 21 points with eight rebounds. Kordell Gordon grabbed nine caroms in the victory over the Spartans.
  • Ventura Races Past Glendale at AVC
    December 03, 2021
    The Pirates' men's basketball team raced past Glendale 92-62 Friday afternoon in the opening game of the Gregg Anderson Memorial Tournament at Antelope Valley College in Lancaster. Anthony McIntyre scored 20 points while Adrian McIntyre and Donavan Williams added 14 and 13 points, respectively to the Ventura total. VC had 12 players reach the scoring column in the runaway victory that took them to 7-0 on the season.
  • VC Holds Off Riverside in Overtime for Victory
    November 17, 2021
    What was old in new again for the Ventura College men's basketball team. The Pirates welcomed Hall of Fame coach Phil Mathews and the Riverside Tigers to the Athletic Event Center Wednesday, and Mathews' protegee, VC head coach Joey Ramirez and his Pirates held off the Tigers 82-81 in overtime. VC (6-0) was led by Adrian McIntyre's 31 points and Shulton Tobin netted 13 off the bench. The Pirates continue their best start since the 2012-13 season with the triumph.
  • Adrian McIntyre's Last-Second Three Lifts Pirates to Victory
    November 12, 2021
    Adrian McIntyre hit a 3-point shot with three seconds left to lift the Pirates' men's basketball team to a 77-76 victory over College of the Canyons in the championship game of the Irvine Valley Classic Friday. McIntyre, the Tournament MVP led Ventura (5-0) with 24 points, six rebounds and five steals while brother Anthony McIntyre totaled 18 points with five boards and seven assists. Stacy Johnson had 14 points off the bench for VC, who is off to its best start since the 2012-13 season.
  • Men's Basketball Pulls Away from Irvine Valley for Win
    November 11, 2021
    The Pirates' men's basketball team used a 12-3 run over 3:30 at the end of the game, to pull away from Irvine Valley 62-57 Thursday at the Irvine Valley Classic. VC (4-0) turned a 52-50 deficit into a 62-55 advantage during the run. IVC hit a bucket at the buzzer to secure the final margin. Adrian McIntyre had 24 points, including the first nine of the Pirates' decisive run, to lead the way while brother Anthony totaled 19. Caleb Geisendorfer came off the bench with six points and a game-high nine rebounds.
  • Pirates Outlast Antelope Valley in Double-Overtime Thriller
    November 06, 2021
    It had everything one would want from a basketball game in March - in November. One team had a big lead; another came back; the teams battled back and forth; each team had a chance to win in regulation, in overtime, and in double-overtime; and the Pirates were standing at the end of their 104-103 double-overtime thriller over Antelope Valley on the final day of the We Play Hard Tournament. Adrian McIntyre had a steal and game-winning lay-up with 7.1 seconds remaining, and blocked the Marauders' final shot attempts as time expired to preserve the hard-fought victory.
  • Men's Basketball Runs Away From Victor Valley
    November 05, 2021
    The VC men's basketball team posted its second straight runaway victory on Friday, defeating Victor Valley 90-50 on the second day of the We Play Hard Tournament at the Athletic Event Center. Anthony McIntyre led the balanced team effort with 14 points, six rebounds and four assists while Adrian McIntyre and Anthony Garza chipped in 13 and 11 points, respectively. Brandt Skolnick came off the bench for nine points on 3-5 shooting from three.
  • Men's Basketball Returns With Defensive Intensity in Victory
    November 04, 2021
    The Pirates' men's basketball team returned to action for the first time in 20 months on Thursday, forcing 25 turnovers and holding Pasadena to 24 percent shooting from the floor in VC's 78-37 victory on the first day of the We Play Hard Tournament. Brothers Anthony and Adrian McIntyre led Ventura with 17 and 13 points, respectively, while Anthony Garza totaled 10 points. Anthony also had three assists and four steals in the triumph.
  • Reminders for Spectators at VC Athletics Events
    November 01, 2021
    With the fall seasons in full swing, and basketball getting ready to begin, the Ventura College Athletic Department would like to remind spectators about Covid policies and procedures if you are going to come support the Pirates in person. Please use the following guide when attending VC home athletics events.