POPLARVILLE – Pearl River Community College got all it wanted from a struggling Hinds team Thursday night, but the Wildcats proved too much in the end as they took a 92-73 victory in men’s basketball action at M.R. White Coliseum.
PRCC improved to 10-1 overall and 2-1 in South Division play; Hinds dropped to 2-7 and 0-3.
Freshman Eric Thornton Jr. (Jackson) had a season-high 34 points, along with 7 rebounds and 7 assists to lead the Wildcats. Thornton took over the game in the second half, scoring 22 of his points after halftime to stave off the pesky Bulldogs.