2017-18 EMCC Men's Basketball News

  • EMCC Lions to face Pearl River at MACJC State Basketball Tournament in Senatobia
    February 23, 2018
    The fourth-seeded East Mississippi Community College men’s basketball team will take on MACJC South Division champion Pearl River Community College at 2 p.m. during Monday’s opening round of the MACJC State Basketball Tournament in Senatobia.  The four-day, single-elimination hoops tournament is being played at Howard Coliseum on the campus of Northwest Mississippi Community College.
  • Lions erase 14-point, second-half deficit to post thrilling 70-65 home win over Delta
    February 16, 2018
    Battling for a possible postseason berth in the upcoming MACJC State Basketball Tournament, the EMCC Lions erased a 14-point, second-half deficit to post a thrilling 70-65 comeback victory over Mississippi Delta during Thursday night MACJC North Division hoops action played at Keyes T. Currie Coliseum.
  • EMCC Lions drop 66-57 decision at Northeast Mississippi in MACJC North Division hoops action
    February 09, 2018
    The visiting EMCC Lions dropped a 66-57 road decision to the Tigers of Northeast Mississippi during Thursday's MACJC North Division basketball action played at Bonner Arnold Coliseum.
  • EMCC Lions capitalize on solid defensive effort to claim 70-64 road division hoops win over Coahoma
    February 06, 2018
    The EMCC Lions capitalized on a solid defensive effort to claim a 70-64 road win over the Coahoma Tigers during Monday night MACJC North Division basketball action played at the Pinnacle.
  • Lions’ furious comeback attempt falls just short in 81-79 home division hoops setback to Northwest
    February 02, 2018
    East Mississippi Community College’s furious comeback attempt came up two points short in an 81-79 men’s basketball setback to visiting Northwest Mississippi during Thursday night’s MACJC North Division action at Keyes T. Currie Coliseum. In women’s action, the Lady Lions featured four double-digit scorers in their 84-74 victory over the Lady Rangers.
  • EMCC Lions fall to division-leading Holmes 71-66 in men's hoops nightcap
    January 30, 2018
    The EMCC Lions dropped a hard-fought 71-66 home decision to division-leading Holmes during MACJC North Division men's basketball action Monday night at Keyes T. Currie Coliseum.
  • EMCC freshman guard Cam Horton selected MACJC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week
    January 30, 2018
    East Mississippi Community College freshman guard Cam Horton has earned MACJC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week honors on the heels of last week’s pair of standout performances for the Lions.  
  • EMCC Lions use 24-3 first-half spurt to run past Itawamba 78-51
    January 26, 2018
    A 24-3 run to close out the first half lifted the Lions of East Mississippi Community College to a convincing 78-51 road victory over Itawamba Community College during Thursday night MACJC North Division basketball action played at ICC’s Davis Event Center.
  • EMCC Lions fall 82-74 at Mississippi Delta despite Horton's 36 points
    January 23, 2018
    The visiting EMCC Lions couldn't dig out of a 19-point, second-half hole en route to dropping an 82-74 decision to Mississippi Delta Community College during Monday MACJC North Division basketball action played at J.T. Hall Coliseum.
  • EMCC Lions fall 71-61 to visiting Northeast Tigers in Saturday hoops action
    January 21, 2018
    The visiting Tigers of Northeast Mississippi used a 16-6 run midway through the second half to pull away with a 71-61 win over the EMCC Lions during Saturday afternoon MACJC North Division basketball action played at Keyes T. Currie Coliseum.
  • EMCC’s home basketball DH against Northeast Mississippi postponed to Saturday due to wintry weather
    January 16, 2018
    East Mississippi Community College’s scheduled Tuesday home basketball doubleheader against Northeast Mississippi Community College has been postponed until Saturday due to wintry precipitation and possible hazardous road conditions throughout the state.
  • Lions begin home division schedule by pulling out 83-79 win over Coahoma
    January 12, 2018
    The East Mississippi Community College Lions prevailed in their MACJC North Division home basketball openers by sweeping Coahoma Community College Thursday night at Keyes T. Currie Coliseum.  The EMCC women posted a convincing 90-63 victory, while the Lions completed the sweep by pulling out an 83-79 win in the men’s nightcap.
  • EMCC Lions drop hard-fought 99-92 road decision to East Central
    January 10, 2018
    Tyeisha Juhan’s career-high 35 points lifted the East Mississippi Community College women’s basketball team to a 72-65 road win over previously unbeaten East Central Community College during MACJC doubleheader hoops action Tuesday night at Brackeen-Wood Gym.  In the men’s nightcap, the EMCC Lions battled from behind virtually the entire evening before dropping a hard-fought 99-92 decision to the Warriors.
  • Lions tip off new calendar year with 89-68 home victory over Meridian
    January 05, 2018
    The Lions of East Mississippi Community College successfully tipped off the new calendar year by sweeping the visiting Meridian Community College Eagles during Thursday night MACJC hoops action.  The EMCC women began the evening by posting a low-scoring 54-43 victory, while the Lions followed with a solid 89-68 triumph in the nightcap to complete the sweep at Keyes T. Currie Coliseum.
  • EMCC Lions drop hard-fought decisions to Pensacola State and No. 25 Tallahassee in Florida holiday hoops action
    December 29, 2017
    The Lions of East Mississippi Community College dropped a pair of hard-fought, single-digit tournament decisions against quality opponents during the Tallahassee Democrat Holiday Classic played at Bill Hebrock Eagledome on the campus of Tallahassee Community College.  After dropping a 60-56 Thursday decision to Pensacola State College to open the tournament, the EMCC men battled back from a 20-point, second-half deficit to fall by just seven points, 86-79, to the 25th-ranked and host TCC Eagles in Friday’s tourney nightcap.  
  • Second-half surge lifts EMCC Lions to 73-55 home win over Baton Rouge CC
    December 10, 2017
    An 18-0 second-half surge lifted the East Mississippi Community College men’s basketball team to a 73-55 home victory over Baton Rouge Community College during Saturday afternoon Region 23 action at Keyes T. Currie Coliseum.
  • EMCC Lions stumble 78-67 at Northwest in MACJC North Division hoops opener
    December 05, 2017
    The visiting East Mississippi Community College basketball teams dropped their MACJC North Division openers to Northwest Mississippi Community College Monday night at Howard Coliseum.  The EMCC women lost a 77-64 decision to the Lady Rangers, while the Lions fell by a 78-67 tally in the men’s nightcap.
  • Poor shooting dooms EMCC in 71-63 home loss to Shelton State
    November 28, 2017
    East Mississippi Community College’s return to the hardwood from the Thanksgiving holiday break resulted in a pair of home basketball losses to reigning NJCAA Tournament participants Shelton State Community College Monday night at Keyes T. Currie Coliseum.  Following the EMCC women’s 86-65 setback to the preseason nationally third-ranked Lady Bucs, the Lions also battled from behind before dropping a 71-63 decision in the men’s nightcap.
  • Five double-digit Lion scorers highlight 122-63 win over Royal Ambassadors Christian School
    November 14, 2017
    The East Mississippi Community College Lions posted a basketball doubleheader sweep Monday night at Keyes T. Currie Coliseum in their final home hoops action before the Thanksgiving holiday break.  The EMCC women claimed a 71-59 win over Snead State Community College, while the Lions completed the sweep with a commanding 122-63 victory over Royal Ambassadors Christian School in the men’s nightcap.
  • Harris’ hot hand ignites EMCC to 65-58 comeback win over East Central
    November 10, 2017
    Sophomore guard Keith Harris scored 15 points during a four-minute, second-half stretch to ignite East Mississippi Community College’s 65-58 comeback victory over East Central Community College during Thursday night MACJC basketball action at EMCC’s Keyes T. Currie Coliseum.  The ECCC Lady Warriors claimed the women’s contest with an 85-76 win in the opening game.
  • EMCC men improve to 2-0 with 74-47 road win over Meridian CC
    November 07, 2017
    In their first road action of the young season, the East Mississippi Community College basketball teams gained an MACJC doubleheader split against Meridian Community College Monday night at Graham Gymnasium.  Following the Lady Eagles’ 58-48 win over EMCC in the women’s game, the visiting Lions claimed a convincing 74-47 victory in the men’s nightcap.
  • Lions post 68-56 home win over Tennessee Prep to tip off hoops season
    November 03, 2017
    The East Mississippi Community College basketball teams successfully tipped off their season with a home sweep over Tennessee Preparatory Academy Thursday evening at Keyes T. Currie Coliseum.  Following a 29-13 final in a shortened women’s contest, the Lions completed the sweep with a 68-56 victory in the men’s nightcap.
  • EMCC Lions to tip off hoops slate by hosting Tennessee Prep Academy
    November 01, 2017
    East Mississippi Community College’s 2017-18 basketball season is set to tip off Thursday night with a home doubleheader against Tennessee Prep Academy.  A 5:30 p.m. women’s game will be followed by a 7:30 p.m. men’s contest at Keyes T. Currie Coliseum on the Scooba campus.