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.
POPLARVILLE – If the Pearl River Community College women are to qualify for the MACJC State Basketball Tournament, it will have to be done on the road.
The Lady Wildcats ran into a second quarter buzz-saw against East Central and never really recovered, suffering a disappointing 64-58 defeat Thursday night at M.R. White Coliseum.
POPLARVILLE – A stirring comeback by Pearl River Community College went for naught Thursday night as Hinds handed the Wildcats their second consecutive defeat in men’s South Division play at Utica.
The Bulldogs scored the winning basket with one second to play, handing PRCC an 84-82 defeat, after the Wildcats had rallied from a 20-point second-half deficit to tie the game.
Pearl River (15-4 overall) dropped into a tie for second place in the South Division with Mississippi Gulf Coast at 7-4 in division play. Hinds (8-10, 5-6) kept its postseason hopes alive with the win.
POPLARVILLE – Pearl River Community College hit a dry spell late in the third quarter, and were unable to bounce back, dropping a hard-fought 72-65 decision to Hinds Monday night in South Division women’s basketball action at Utica.
PRCC (12-7 overall) dropped into a three-way tie with Hinds (14-6) and Meridian for fourth place in the South at 5-6 in division.
POPLARVILLE – Pearl River Community College showed its mettle in a pair of hard-fought games in the Wildcat Invitational Friday at Wildcat Field.
POPLARVILLE – Maybe the Pearl River Community College men’s basketball team was due for a letdown against Jones County.
Whatever the case, the Wildcats broke down offensively with their worst game of the season, scoring just 14 points in the second half and dropping a key South Division contest to the Bobcats 53-47 Thursday night at White Coliseum.