JucoRecruiting.com National Team of the Week (Week 1)
College of Southern Idaho
Location: Twin Falls, ID
Head Coach: Jeff Reinert
2022-23 Record: 3-0
2021-22 Record: 24-9 (Hutch Participant)
Players Committed: Robert Whaley - UNLV
Week 1 Recap:
Won Vs Central Arizona 103-65
Won Vs #12 Lee 81-77
Won Vs #6 Odessa 63-62
The College of Southern Idaho Golden Eagles took care of their home court by going undefeated during the Hilex Poly/Physician's Immediate Care Invitational in Twin Falls, ID. UNLV commit Robert Whaley finished with 17 points, 9 rebounds, and 4 assists in a 103-65 win vs Central Arizona in the home opener on Wednesday. The first ranked win came against #12 Lee College on Thursday (81-77). This was a revenge game from a year ago when Lee upset CSI to begin the season. The Golden Eagles stars played well and Hasan Abdul-Hakim led CSI with 18 points, 5 rebounds, and 3 assists.
Friday night provided the headliner with #6 Odessa coming to town in the nightcap in front of a tremendous junior college crowd. In a back & forth game, CSI came out on top 63-62 after 6’9 RS-Sophomore Joel Armotrading blocked Anthony Marshall’s (Odessa) game-winning attempt at the rim. Armotrading controlled the paint all evening long with 12 rebounds, 7 points, and 8 blocks.
The win gives CSI a 3-0 start to the season with two big home wins over ranked opponents.