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Wildcats come up flat in division loss to Southwest

Pearl River Community College couldn’t get any offensive momentum built against Southwest Thursday night, and the result was a 60-47 defeat at the hands of the Bears in men’s basketball action at M.R. White Coliseum.

PRCC dropped to 9-2 overall and 1-1 in the South Division. Southwest improved to 8-3 and 2-0.

The Wildcats came into the game averaging 85 points a game, but fell well short of that against the Bears.

PRCC men ready for division after blowout win at Delgado

Pearl River Community College rolled out to a big early lead and never looked back Monday night in an 83-50 victory over Delgado at New Orleans.

The Wildcats improved to 9-1 overall in their final non-South Division game of the season, winning their seventh straight. Delgado remained winless at 0-14.

PRCC trailed by six points early in the contest, but quickly asserted itself and owned a 39-25 halftime lead. The Wildcats put the pedal to the metal in the second half, leading by as many as 34 points.

PRCC avenges only loss in victory at Mississippi Delta

Freshman Jamani Glover had another stellar game for Pearl River Community College Thursday night as the Wildcats got payback for their only loss of the season in a 72-69 victory over Mississippi Delta at Moorhead.

PRCC improved to 8-1 overall with its sixth consecutive win; MDCC dropped to 5-6.

Glover, a 6-foot-2 guard from Mobile, Ala., scored 22 points and grabbed 5 rebounds, building off his 21-point effort in Pearl River’s last game before the Christmas break, a 70-56 win at Meridian.

PRCC’s Oney wants pre-holiday zip back in Wildcats’ steps

Chris OneyWhen Pearl River Community College men’s basketball coach Chris Oney bid his team goodbye for the holidays, he wasn’t sure what kind of team he would have when the returned.

Oney was hoping the break didn’t sap the momentum the Wildcats took from a strong 70-56 road win against Meridian in their last game in December, heading into Thursday’s 2017 opener at Mississippi Delta.

Wildcats pull away in second half for division victory at Meridian

Chris Oney turned the music up in the visitor’s locker room at Graham Gymnasium on the Meridian Community College campus, and led his Pearl River Community College Wildcats on an impromptu victory dance.

It was a celebration well-earned as the Wildcats opened MACJC South Division play in resounding fashion Saturday afternoon with a 70-56 victory over the Eagles.

PRCC heads into the holiday break 7-1 overall, while Meridian dropped to 0-4 and 0-1.

Wildcats carry 6-1 record into South Division play

Pearl River Community College begins MACJC South Division play this weekend after a successful non-division schedule.

PRCC battles Meridian at 4 p.m. Saturday in a road contest to complete the 2016 portion of the 2016-17 season. The game was originally scheduled for this past Monday, but was postponed due to a leak in the roof at the MCC gymnasium.

The Wildcats have rebounded nicely from their only defeat of the season, a 67-56 setback against Mississippi Delta, with four straight wins and were 6-1 heading into division play.

Wildcats pull away in second half to defeat Delgado

The Pearl River Community College kicked its game into a higher gear in the second half, and raced to a 71-52 victory over Delgado Thursday night in men’s basketball action at M. R. White Coliseum.

PRCC (2-0) led by eight points midway through the first half, but Delgado (0-1) closed the half with a 24-16 advantage, and the two teams went into halftime tied 30-30.

The Wildcats started the second half on a 9-0 run, but the Dolphins narrowed the margin to 43-42 with 14:39 to play. From there, however, it was all Wildcats.

Wildcats face a rebuilding project this season

<p.One of the most storied sophomore classes in the history men’s basketball at Pearl River Community College has moved on to the next level, leaving a big hole to fill.

The task for head coach Chris Oney is to rebuild the team, while maintaining the program’s elite status in the MACJC.

“This team will be a lot like our team two years ago,” said Oney, who begins his first full season as coach of the Wildcats. “I understand that it’s going to be a work in progress.

PRCC adds Columbus duo to men’s basketball program

POPLARVILLE – Chris Oney has a vision of maintaining the championship tradition in men’s basketball at Pearl River Community College, and to do that he’s looking for players with a championship background.

That makes his two most recent signees doubly important, as the Wildcats look to reload after losing 10 sophomores.

PRCC won the services of Cameron Douglas and Javontae McDavid from Columbus High, which won its first Class 6A state championship last month in its first season under veteran head coach Luther Riley.

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