The Bay Area Matrix are back to defend their Northern California Division championship. After this last sundays game against the Sacramento Heatwave, the Matrix are 4-1 and currently on a 4 game winning streak. The Matrix are playing their home games at Diablo Valley Junior College in Pleasant Hill. Currently the Matrix have a variety of local bay area talent. One of the players, played at DVC and has been on a tear as of late. His name is Marion Thurmond and if you look up on the wall of fame inside the gymnasium, you will see it up there. His last game against the Richmond Rockets, he recorded a 21 pt and 18 reb game. According to head coach Gordon Beresford,” I am very excited about this team and expect to do very well this year. It will be very exciting basketball for the fans this year to come watch.” The first 100 fans to show up at the next home game on Sunday December 11th will be in for free. Tipoff time is at 6:30.