November 9, 2018

The East Central Community College basketball teams will kick off Thanksgiving week by hosting the EC Classic Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 19-20, at Brackeen-Wood Gym on the ECCC campus in Decatur.

The ECCC basketball teams will use the tournament to support a Toys for Tots drive for the Christmas holidays. Anyone who brings a new toy to any game of the two-day classic will be admitted half price.

Other women’s teams participating in the EC Classic include Coahoma, Meridian, and Southern University-Shreveport. Other men’s teams will include Coahoma, Mississippi Delta, and Pearl River.

The schedule for the EC Classic includes:

Monday, Nov. 19: Coahoma vs. Meridian (women) at 1 p.m., Coahoma vs. Pearl River (men) at 3 p.m., ECCC vs. Southern University-Shreveport (women) at 5 p.m., and ECCC vs. Mississippi Delta (men) at 7 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 20: Southern University-Shreveport vs. Meridian (women) at 1 p.m., Mississippi Delta vs. Pearl River (men) at 2 p.m., ECCC vs. Coahoma (women) at 5 p.m., and ECCC vs. Coahoma (men) at 7 p.m.

ECCC games in the EC Classic can be heard on WKOZ Cruisin 98.3 radio.