Westmont's "Alex Moore Classic" Honors Former Professor

The Alex Moore Classic was established to honor the life of former Westmont professor Alex Moore who passed away in May of 2012.

POSTED: 04:00 AM PST Jan 13, 2013    UPDATED: 04:05 AM PST Jan 29, 2013 

Westmont College hosted the Alex Moore Classic Saturday night honoring the life of former Westmont professor Alex Moore. Moore passed away in May of 2012, resulting of complications from surgery for Crohn's disease. His wife Kirsten is the Westmont women's basketball coach. Their daughter Alexis was born seven weeks after his passing. Money raised through the classic will go to support Alex's family and to help fund research for Crohn's disease through the <a href="http://www.ccfa.org/" target="_blank">Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America</a>. On the court, the Westmont women beat San Diego Christian 76-56.