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River’s Clements signs with North Dakota State

    POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River Community College basketball standout Malik Clements has signed with North Dakota State University in Fargo, N.D.
    Clements, a 6-foot-3, 205-pound guard out of Madison West High School in Madison, Wis., opted to forgo his sophomore season with the Wildcats to sign on with The Summit League champion squad under the leadership of second-year head coach Dave Richman.

Three Wildcat standouts grab postseason basketball honors

            POPLARVILLE --- Freshmen Cortez Mitchell and Darral Willis have garnered post-season basketball honors for the 2014-2015 season, as both members of the state champion Wildcat squad were named to the All-MACJC South Division and All-Region 23 squads.
            In addition, freshman Malik Clements was cited with All-MACJC honorable mention recognition.

River falls to Holmes 92-87 in Region 23 title bout in overtime

CLINTON --- The Holmes Bulldogs claimed the 2015 Region 23 men’s title with a thrilling 92-87 overtime win over MACJC champ Pearl River here Saturday in the championship round of the Region 23 Tournament at Mississippi College and clinched a berth in the NJCAA National Tournament set for March 17-21 in Hutchinson, Kan.
Despite the loss, the 24th-ranked Wildcats, who dropped to 25-4 overall, anxiously await the possibility of nabbing one of four at-large national tournament bids, which are to be announced Sunday.

River men smack Delta in MACJC Tournament

WESSON --- Pearl River and Mississippi Gulf Coast will lock horns for a third time this basketball season, as the archrival duo face off here Wednesday in Graydon L. Mullin Coliseum on the campus of Copiah-Lincoln Community College in the MACJC State Tournament men’s semi-finals.
No. 24-ranked PRCC, the South Division’s No. 1 seed, improved to 21-3 overall with its 70-61 quarter-final victory over North No. 4 Mississippi Delta (10-13), while South No. 3 MGCCC (14-10) smacked North No. 2 East Mississippi (17-7) 78-74 in the opening round.

River splits at Meridian to wrap regular season

MERIDIAN --- Pearl River Community College women’s and men’s basketball wrapped the 2014-2015 regular season here Thursday with a split with MACJC South Division foe Meridian with the Lady Wildcats ending their year with a 74-70 loss, while the playoff-bound Wildcats clinched the division crown with a convincing 85-75 victory.
PRCC’s women’s team finished the season at 8-12 overall, while its men improved to 20-3 and 11-3. The host Lady Eagles, which finished No. 4 in the South and eye post-season play, are now 15-9 and 8-6, while the Eagles wrapped their year at 8-14 and 2-13.

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