River women''s, men''s hoops eye MACJC State Tournament next week at Copiah-Lincoln

POPLARVILLE Pearl River Community College women and men basketball squads enter next week MACJC State Tournament at Copiah-Lincoln in Wesson as the South Division No. 3 and No. 2 seeds, respectively.The Lady Wildcats, 11-9 overall and 8-4 in division play, take on North No. 2 Itawamba at 7:45 p.m. Monday; while the Wildcats, 19-4 and 9-3, face North No. 3 Northeast Mississippi at 7:45 p.m. Tuesday.The semi-final rounds are set for 2:45 p.m. (women) and 7:45 p.m. (men) on Wednesday, while the championship bouts are set for 6 p.m. (women) and 7:45 p.m. (men) on Thursday.PRCC men are the reigning MACJC state champions and ranked No. 9 in the latest NJCAA Division I men basketball poll.Here is a complete breakdown of the women and men brackets:MONDAY (WOMEN)1:00 PM: South No. 2 Jones County vs. North No. 3 Holmes.2:45 PM: North No. 1 East Mississippi vs. South No. 4 Mississippi Gulf Coast.6:00 PM: South No. 1 Copiah-Lincoln vs. North No. 4 Northeast Mississippi.7:45 PM: North No. 2 Itawamba vs. South No. 3 Pearl River.TUESDAY (MEN)1:00 PM: North No. 2 Mississippi Delta vs. South No. 3 Jones County.2:45 PM: South No. 1 Mississippi Gulf Coast vs. North No. 4 Itawamba.6:00 PM: North No. 1 East Mississippi vs. South No. 4 East Central.7:45 PM: South No. 2 Pearl River vs. North No. 3 Northeast Mississippi.WEDNESDAY1:00 PM: EMCC-MGCCC winner vs. JCJC-HCC winner (women).2:45 PM: MGCCC-ICC winner vs. ICC-JCJC winner (men).6:00 PM: CLCC-NEMCC winner vs. ICC-PRCC winner (women).7:45 PM: EMCC-ECCC winner vs. PRCC-NEMCC winner (men).THURSDAY6:00 PM: Women championship game.7:45 PM: Men championship game.

Each community college president is asked to bring two (2) wrapped door prizes, minimum value of $50 each. We will have a station set up at the conference for you to drop off the door prizes.

Each community college is asked to provide name tags for their Board members, administration, and staff attending the conference.