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Basketball

River men smack Delta in MACJC Tournament

WESSON --- Pearl River and Mississippi Gulf Coast will lock horns for a third time this basketball season, as the archrival duo face off here Wednesday in Graydon L. Mullin Coliseum on the campus of Copiah-Lincoln Community College in the MACJC State Tournament men’s semi-finals.
No. 24-ranked PRCC, the South Division’s No. 1 seed, improved to 21-3 overall with its 70-61 quarter-final victory over North No. 4 Mississippi Delta (10-13), while South No. 3 MGCCC (14-10) smacked North No. 2 East Mississippi (17-7) 78-74 in the opening round.

River splits at Meridian to wrap regular season

MERIDIAN --- Pearl River Community College women’s and men’s basketball wrapped the 2014-2015 regular season here Thursday with a split with MACJC South Division foe Meridian with the Lady Wildcats ending their year with a 74-70 loss, while the playoff-bound Wildcats clinched the division crown with a convincing 85-75 victory.
PRCC’s women’s team finished the season at 8-12 overall, while its men improved to 20-3 and 11-3. The host Lady Eagles, which finished No. 4 in the South and eye post-season play, are now 15-9 and 8-6, while the Eagles wrapped their year at 8-14 and 2-13.

River swept at East Central

DECATUR --- Pearl River Community College was swept by MACJC South Division rival East Central here Monday with the Lady Wildcats taking an 86-69 setback, while the 13th-ranked Wildcats fell 73-70.
PRCC’s women dropped to 8-11 overall and 4-9 in division play, while its men fell to 19-3 and 10-3. ECCC’s women improved to 19-3 and 10-3, while its men are now 13-9 and 8-5.
In the women’s game, the host Lady Warriors led 44-33 at the intermission before outscoring The River 42-36 in the second half to take the 17-point victory.

River sweeps Perk

POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River Community College wrapped its 2014-2015 home basketball schedule here Thursday in M.R. White Coliseum with a MACJC South Division sweep over archrival Mississippi Gulf Coast.
The Lady Wildcats pulled off a 57-41 victory to improve to 8-10 overall and 4-8 in division play, while the 13th-ranked Wildcats were 72-63 winners and are now 19-2 and 10-2. The visiting Lady Bulldogs dropped to 5-12 and 2-10, while the Bulldogs are 11-10 and 6-6.

Wildcats take sole possession of first place in South Division with 89-75 win over Bobcats

            POPLARVILLE --- The 16th-ranked Pearl River Community College took sole possession of first place in the men’s MACJC South Division regular season derby here Monday in M.R. White Coliseum, bashing 12th-ranked and reigning NJCAA national champion Jones County 89-75.
            PRCC women, on the other hand, opened the night’s action with a hard-fought 76-72 loss to the visiting Lady Bobcats.

Pearl River splits with Co-Lin

            POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River Community College split with Copiah-Lincoln in women’s and men’s MACJC South Division basketball action here Monday with the visiting Lady Wolfpack dropping the Lady Wildcats 51-38, while the 19th-ranked Wildcats were 65-55 winners.
            The River’s women dropped to 6-9 overall and 3-6 in division play, while its men improved to 16-2 and 7-2. CLCC’s women remain undefeated at 18-0 and 9-0, while its men are now 5-13 and 3-6.

River splits at Southwest

            SUMMIT --- Pearl River Community College split with Southwest Mississippi in women’s and men’s MACJC South Division basketball action here Thursday with the visiting Lady Wildcats falling 52-43, while the 19th-ranked Wildcats were 67-63 winners.
            The River’s women dropped to 6-8 overall and 3-5 in division play, while its men improved to 15-2 and 6-2. SMCC’s women improved to 8-9 and 4-4, while its men are now 6-10 and 3-5.

River splits with Meridian

 Pearl River’s Teddy Scott            POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River Community College split with Meridian in women’s and men’s MACJC South Division basketball action here Monday with the visiting Lady Eagles nipping the Lady Wildcats 63-62 in overtime, while the 15th-ranked Wildcats were 73-62 winners.

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