Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball

Wildcats knock off Gulf Coast to advance in regional

CLINTON – The beat goes on for Pearl River Community College in men’s basketball.

The Wildcats used a smothering defense and got enough out of their offense to roll past Mississippi Gulf Coast 66-57 Tuesday night in the quarterfinal round of the NJCAA Region 23 Tournament at Wood Coliseum on the Mississippi College campus.

PRCC (22-4) advanced to the semifinals to face Northeast Mississippi at 3 p.m. Thursday. The Tigers cruised past Baton Rouge (La.) 75-59 in their quarterfinal. Gulf Coast finished its season 18-7.

Wildcats ready for Gulf Coast in regional tournament

POPLARVILLE – Many times when a team wins a conference championship, it’s hard to for that team to get back up for the next round of postseason play.

But Pearl River Community College men’s basketball coach Chris Oney likes what he’s seen from his Wildcats after they captured the MACJC State Tournament championship last week at Senatobia.

The Wildcats open play Tuesday against Mississippi Gulf Coast in the opening round of the NJCAA Region 23 Tournament at Clinton. Tipoff at Wood Coliseum on the Mississippi College campus is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.

Wildcats advance to semis with win over Lions

SENATOBIA – It was business as usual for Pearl River Community College, and business was good for the Wildcats in the opening round of the MACJC State Basketball Tournament.

The Wildcats got balanced scoring, with five players in double figures, as PRCC rolled to an 80-63 victory over East Mississippi Monday afternoon at Howard Coliseum on the campus of Northwest Mississippi Community College.

Wildcats take on East Mississippi in state tournament

POPLARVILLE – It’s the second season for Pearl River Community College, as the Wildcats begin postseason play Monday at the MACJC State Basketball Tournament.

PRCC will battle East Mississippi at 2 p.m. Monday in the opening round of the tournament at Howard Coliseum on the campus of Northwest Mississippi Community College in Senatobia.

Pearl River (18-4) enters play as the No. 1 seed from the South Division, while the Lions (12-11) are the fourth seed from the North. The Wildcats claimed the division title with a 79-75 victory at Copiah-Lincoln on Thursday.

Wildcats get job done in big win over East Central

POPLARVILLE – Although there is still plenty of work to be done, the Pearl River Community College men are closing in on a spot in the MACJC State Basketball Tournament.

The Wildcats snapped a two-game losing streak with an important 72-64 victory over East Central Thursday night at M.R. White Coliseum.

PRCC (16-4 overall) remained in a tie with Mississippi Gulf Coast for second place in the South Division at 8-4 in division play, one game behind Copiah-Lincoln. ECCC (9-12, 3-9) was eliminated from postseason consideration with the loss.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Men's Basketball