Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball


PRCC teams take pair of victories from Mississippi Delta

POPLARVILLE – The Pearl River Community College basketball teams completed their non-division schedule Thursday night with a pair of victories over Mississippi Delta at Marvin R. White Coliseum.
The Lady Wildcats won their second straight game, building a big lead in the first half and hanging on for a 65-56 victory, and the Wildcats followed with a hard-fought 76-62 win over the Trojans.

Wildcats, Lady Wildcats resume season Tuesday at home against Delgado

POPLARVILLE – The Pearl River Community College basketball teams return to the court after nearly a month off when they host Delgado (La.) on Tuesday.

Action at Marvin R. White Coliseum begins with the women’s game at 5:30 p.m., followed by the men’s game at approximately 7:30 p.m.

PRCC will have a pair of non-division games this week, including a home contest Thursday against Mississippi Delta, before getting back into South Division play next Monday at Hinds.

Lady Wildcats still fighting hard despite record

Scotty Fletcher’s debut season as a head coach hasn’t gone as he had hoped, but he is far from ready to throw in the towel.
The Pearl River women are 1-7 overall at the holiday break, 0-2 in the South Division. Until beginning division play, the Lady Wildcats were able to hang close, but the last two games have been tough.
“I think we’ve had some tough breaks,” said Fletcher, the former Williams Carey assistant coach. “We’ve lost some very close ball games. Before our last two games, the biggest margin of defeat had been eight points.

Wildcats muscle past Co-Lin; Lady Wildcats fall again

POPLARVILLE – Darryln Willis took over the game midway through the second half and carried Pearl River Community College to a 71-56 victory over Copiah-Lincoln in South Division action Monday night at M.R. White Coliseum.

However, the PRCC women dropped their seventh straight contest, falling to undefeated Co-Lin 66-41 in the final action of 2015 for Pearl River.

Willis, a Wichita State signee, scored a season-high 26 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Pearl River (6-3 overall, 2-0 in division). Teddy Scott added 15 points for PRCC.

Wildcats roll over Southwest; Lady Wildcats drop sixth straight

POPLARVILLE – Cortez Mitchell scored a season-high 24 points to lead Pearl River Community College to a 69-59 victory over Southwest Mississippi in the South Division opener for both teams Thursday night at Summit.

The Lady Wildcats, however, lost their sixth straight game as the Lady Bears used a big first half to win decisively 71-55.

Pearl River (5-3 overall, 1-0 division) opened up a 10-point lead in the first half, and enjoyed a 34-26 advantage at halftime.

Wildcats snap losing streak; Lady Wildcats lose heartbreaker at Baton Rouge

POPLARVILLE – The Pearl River Community College men’s basketball teams snapped a three-game losing streak Monday night, defeating Baton Rouge 62-56 at Baton Rouge, La.

The PRCC women, however, saw their losing string extend to five games in a heartbreaking 58-57 overtime defeat to the Lady Bears.

Pearl River (4-3) led the men’s game 30-22 at halftime, and extended the margin to double digits in the second half, before BRCC (3-9) rallied in the closing minutes. The Wildcats converted 7 of 10 foul shots in the second half to keep the Bears at bay.

Slumping Pearl River teams fall to East Mississippi

POPLARVILLE – The Pearl River Community College basketball teams have hit a rough stretch of road early in the season, as they each dropped games to East Mississippi Thursday night at M.R. White Coliseum.

The Lady Wildcats had plenty of opportunities in the fourth quarter, but fell short against the Lady Lions 46-44, as they dropped their fourth straight game after a season-opening win. The PRCC men lost their third straight game after a 3-0 start, 66-55 to the Lions, who remained undefeated.

Wildcats blast Baton Rouge 68-49; Lady Wildcats comeback falls short

POPLARVILLE – The Pearl River Community College men jumped out to a 14-0 lead to start the game and never looked back Monday night as the Wildcats routed Baton Rouge 68-49 in junior college basketball action at M.R. White Coliseum.

The news was not so good for the PRCC women, as a stirring fourth-quarter comeback fell short in a 70-64 loss to the Lady Bears.

The 12th-ranked Wildcats (3-0) showed their stuff right from the start as they overpowered the Bears with a strong start, then closed the first half with an equally-strong surge.