The East Mississippi Community College basketball teams claimed much-needed road victories over Coahoma Community College during Monday’s MACJC North Division hoops action played at the Pinnacle. The Lady Lions snapped a five-game losing skid with a 51-50 victory, while the EMCC men bounced back from last week’s pair of tough one-point setbacks with a 52-50 nightcap win over the Tigers.
Another early double-digit deficit marked a second straight one-point loss for the East Mississippi Community College men’s basketball team, as the Lions dropped a hard-fought 75-74 road decision to the Holmes Bulldogs during Thursday night’s MACJC North Division hoops action played at Frank Branch Coliseum.
The East Mississippi Community College basketball teams dropped tough-luck home decisions to East Central Community College during Tuesday night MACJC hoops action at Keyes T. Currie Coliseum. The visiting Warriors outlasted the home-standing Lions by a 55-52 final tally in women’s action and prevailed again in men’s play with a narrow 58-57 road victory over EMCC.
In their first basketball action of the new calendar year following the holiday break, the Lions of East Mississippi Community College used a 16-0 run early in the second half to break open a close contest en route to posting an 80-68 road victory over rival Meridian Community College Thursday evening at Graham Gymnasium. In women’s action, the Meridian Lady Eagles claimed a 70-51 triumph over the visiting EMCC Lady Lions.
The East Mississippi Community College basketball teams successfully tipped off the MACJC North Division slate by sweeping visiting Mississippi Delta Community College Monday evening at Keyes T. Currie Coliseum. The EMCC women claimed a solid 75-64 win in the opener, while the home-standing Lions cruised to a 94-77 victory over the Trojans in the men’s nightcap.
The East Mississippi Community College men’s basketball team returned from the Thanksgiving holiday break to post a commanding 89-55 home victory over Faith Prep Academy during a Monday night hoops doubleheader at Keyes T. Currie Coliseum. The EMCC women didn’t fare as well in dropping an 82-73 decision to Snead State Community College during the night’s opening game.
Following a challenging road stretch against three quality opponents in as many days, the East Mississippi Community College men’s basketball team got back on the winning track with Thursday’s commanding 102-68 home victory over Mid-South Prep Academy at EMCC’s Keyes T. Currie Coliseum.
The EMCC Lions held on for a 74-69 home victory over Meridian Community College during Monday's MACJC non-division hoops action at EMCC's Keyes T. Currie Coliseum. The visiting Lady Eagles rallied from a 12-point, second-half deficit in the opener to claim a 76-69 overtime win over the EMCC women.
On the heels of Monday’s “Late Nite with the Lions” preseason hoops festivities on the Scooba campus, basketball season tips off for the East Mississippi Community College men’s and women’s teams Thursday evening. The Lions will play host to the Jackson-based Royal Ambassadors Prep team at 7 p.m. at EMCC’s Keyes T. Currie Coliseum, while the Lady Lions will travel to Monroeville, Ala., to take on Coastal Alabama CC-North at 5 p.m.