Pearl River Community College came out of the halftime locker room with a strong second half, and rode that momentum to a 77-64 victory over Hinds Thursday night in men’s basketball action at Utica.
The Wildcats (10-3 overall and 2-2 in division snapped a two-game losing streak in the South Division with the victory. Hinds (8-5, 0-4) dropped its third straight game.
Pearl River Community College has struggled shooting free throws all season, and Thursday night it proved costly in a 63-56 loss to Hinds in women’s basketball action at Utica.
The Lady Wildcats (8-3 overall, 1-3 in division) dropped their second straight game in the South Division. Hinds improved to 9-3 and 2-2.
Pearl River came into the game shooting less than 60 percent from the foul line, and had its worst free-throw shooting night of the season against the Lady Bulldogs, hitting just 6 of 18 foul shots.
Tickets are selling briskly for A Night with Inky Johnson, presented by Pearl River Community College Baseball, but plenty of tickets remain available.
Johnson is a former football player for the University of Tennessee who suffered a serious injury while playing for the Volunteers in 2006 that left him with partially paralyzed and in constant pain.
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.
Pearl River Community College passed its toughest test of the season thus far Thursday night, knocking off previously undefeated Southwest 74-60 in women’s basketball action at M.R. White Coliseum.
The Lady Wildcats (8-1 overall) evened their South Division record at 1-1; Southwest dropped to 10-1 and 1-1.
It was another stellar outing for redshirt freshman Rehema Franklin (New Orleans), who finished with 20 points to lead PRCC.
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.