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

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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.