PHOTOSPREAD | Men’s basketball ends season on high note, defeats New Mexico Highlands

The UCCS men’s basketball team finished their 2023-24 season against CSU Pueblo on Mar. 1 and New Mexico Highlands on Mar. 2, splitting the games 1-1. The Mountain Lions finished 12-16 on the season and 8-14 in the RMAC.

Xavier Martinez was the leading scorer against CSU Pueblo with 17 points, followed by Hannes Saar with 11 points. Shareef Jaudon and Mac Stodart each added 10 points.

Jesse Iweze led the Mountain Lions against New Mexico Highlands with 19 points, followed by Martinez with 18, Stodart with 15 and Jayden Washington with 14 points.

#21 Hannes Saar shoots from the 3-point line against CSU Pueblo.
#0 James Ellis was one of three players to record five rebounds against CSU Pueblo.
#15 Jesse Iweze jumps up to score against CSU Pueblo.
#3 Shareef Jaudon shoots over the CSU Pueblo defense.
#1 Jayden Washington shoots against New Mexico Highlands.
#24 Mac Stodart goes up for a short jumper against New Mexico Highlands.
#23 David Jabedo shoots from the free throw line against New Mexico Highlands.
Freshman #2 Xavier Martinez was the team’s overall leading scorer for the 2023-2024 season.
#24 Mac Stodart celebrates the team’s score on the sidelines over New Mexico Highlands in the second half.

#15 Jesse Iweze shoots from the free throw line against CSU Pueblo.