Southwest outscored Killian, 23-9, in the third quarter and went on to defeat the Cougars, 67-61, in the final preseason game. The Eagles held a 33-30 lead at the half but Justin Pratt caught fire in the third period hitting two quick 3-pointers and scoring 12 of his game-high 21 points in the quarter. The Cougars battled back in the final period closing to within five points with 1:07 on the clock. Chris Murray had a double-double with 17 points, 17 rebounds, 6 assists and 2 steals. The Eagles were without sharp-shooting senior guard Albert Hernandez, who was injured one night earlier and is expected to return for the regualr season opener. The scoring:
Justin Pratt 21
Chris Murray 17
Adrian Piniero 13
Jean Grullon 6
Enmanuel Carbonell 5
Eddie Ramirez 3
Ian Castellanos 2


Justin Pratt had 12 of his 21 points in the 3rd period