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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.

East Central splits with Pearl River

            POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River Community College split with East Central in MACJC South Division basketball action here Thursday with the visiting Lady Warriors pounding the Lady Wildcats 75-56, while the Wildcats rebounded from a two-game losing skid with an 82-75 come-from-behind victory.
            The River’s women dropped to 6-6 overall and 3-3 in division play, while its men improved to 13-2 and 4-2. ECCC’s women are now 13-2 and 4-2, while its men are 7-8 and 2-4.

River splits at Perk

Lady Wildcats pull off 49-42 South Division victory, No. 15-ranked Wildcats defeated 80-79 in overtime

            PERKINSTON --- Pearl River Community College split with archrival Mississippi Gulf Coast here Tuesday in women’s and men’s MACJC South Division basketball action with the Lady Wildcats pulling off a 49-42 victory, while the 15th-ranked Wildcats were nipped by the home-standing Bulldogs 80-79 in overtime.

Jones sweeps River

            ELLISVILLE --- Jones County Junior College swept Pearl River in MACJC South Division basketball action here Thursday with the visiting Wildcats falling 70-64 for their first loss of the season, while the scrappy Lady Wildcats fell 65-61.
            PRCC’s 14th-ranked men dropped to 12-1 overall and 3-1 in division play, while its women are now 5-5 and 1-3. JCJC’s 16th-ranked men remain unbeaten at 11-0 and 4-0, while its women are 9-3 and 3-1.

Pearl River 14th in latest NJCAA Division I hoops poll

            POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River Community College’s undefeated Wildcat basketball squad moved up to the No. 14 spot in the NJCAA Division I poll released Tuesday.
Head coach Richard Mathis’ 12-0 squad will face its toughest test thus far into the 2014-2015 season this Thursday when it travels to 16th-ranked and unbeaten South Division rival Jones County --- the reigning NJCAA national champions.

River sweeps Hinds

  Pearl River's Darral Willis goes up for two             POPLARVILLE --- Pearl River Community College swept Hinds in MACJC South Division basketball action here Monday with the Lady Wildcats taking an impressive 58-37 victory, while the 19th-ranked and unbeaten Wildcats prevailed 78-61 against a scrappy Bulldog squad.

River splits at Delta

            MOORHEAD --- Pearl River Community College split with MACJC non-division rival Mississippi Delta here Thursday with the Lady Wildcats falling 51-48, while the No. 19 Wildcats pulled off a 78-62 victory.
PRCC’s women dropped to 5-3 overall, while its men remain undefeated at 11-0. MDCC’s women improved to 3-8, while its men are now 5-6.
            In the women’s game, the host Lady Trojans led 24-18 at the intermission, but Pearl River bounced back with a 30-27 advantage in the second half only to come up four points shy of victory.

Pearl River kicks off New Year with road sweep over Delgado

            NEW ORLEANS, La. --- Pearl River Community College rang in the New Year in grand style here Monday with a sweep over Delgado in women’s and men’s basketball action.
            The Lady Wildcats took a hard-fought 41-39 victory, while the 23rd-ranked and undefeated Wildcats were 72-59 winners. PRCC’s women improved to 5-2 overall, while its men are now 10-0.
            In the women’s game, Pearl River led 23-21 at the half before the two squads battled to an 18-18 stalemate in the second half.

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