POPLARVILLE – Pearl River Community College overcame a slow start and cruised to a 103-74 victory over the William Carey University junior varsity Wednesday night at M.R. White Coliseum.
Pearl River improved to 4-0 for the season; the Carey JV dropped to 0-4.
The Crusaders held their own with the Wildcats for a good part of the first half. Carey led by as many as six points, and the two teams traded the lead 10 times before PRCC asserted itself with a 26-9 surge.
The Wildcats led 49-35 at halftime.