1975-76 Men's Basketball Team
The 1975-76 Men’s Basketball team, which was coached by Craig Johnson and assistant coaches Maury Ray and Butch Halterman, has been selected for the CCS Hall of Fame. The 1975-76 SCC team finished second in the NWAACC Eastern Region with a 7-5 record behind a strong Yakima Valley team at 11-1. SCC advanced through the playoffs to qualify for the NWAACC Tournament at Walla Walla where they beat a good Mt. Hood team (49-42) in the first game and then destroyed their arch rival Spokane Falls (68-55) in the semi-finals. In the Championship game they met Yakima Valley for the NWAACC title and finished a close second by a 60-53 score. Spokane again won over 20 games to finish the year with a 21-10 final record. The flamboyant play of the 1975-76 squad was led by Erv Terry, First Team NWAACC All- Tournament and First Team Eastern Region, Larry Anderson, First Team Eastern Region and Second Team NWAACC All-Tournament, and Steve Alexander, Second Team NWAACC All-Tournament. This team’s brilliant play earned it a permanent spot in the hearts of all its fans. The 1975-76 Hall of Fame team roster also included Greg Arlt, Kirk Burgess, Charles Clay, Bruce Johnson, Charles Upchurch, George McQueen, Jerry Simon, Kelly Keeler, Bruce Fecht, Nick Colella, Dan Skinner, and Craig Faire.