In the first half the Thunderbirds maintained some focus, poise and pride. However it was short lived as the Thunderbirds gave up a 12 point lead to the Mendocino Eagles who play well at home as they went in to halftime down 35-31. In the second half the Thunderbirds were out of sync emotionally and lacked focused turning over the basketball 18 times and fell to the Mendocino College Eagles 81-69.
Nick Capiti led all scores with 23 points and 8 rebounds
Tyler Idowu had a double double of 16 points and 15 rebounds
Jordan Fusslier had 15 points and 4 rebounds and 3 steals
Kareem Ransom chipped in 8 points
Nick Dixon had 12 rebounds