ECCC Men’s Basketball Falls to Jones in Region 23 Tourney to End Season

March 7, 2019

The East Central Community College Warriors saw their season come to an end after falling 74-54 to the top-seeded Jones College Bobcats in a first-round game Wednesday, March 6, in the National Junior College Athletic Association Region 23 Basketball Tournament at A.E. Wood Coliseum on the Mississippi College campus in Clinton.

Playing without its top scorer Roti Ware (Morton), the Warriors could not keep pace with Jones in the second half.

ECCC Men’s Basketball Eliminated from State Tournament by EMCC

February 26, 2019

After winning five straight games just to get into the 2019 MACJC State Basketball Tournament, the East Central Community College Warriors ran out of steam in the first round dropping a 70-53 decision the North Division No. 1 Seeded East Mississippi Lions Tuesday, Feb. 26, in Ellisville.

This year’s tournament is being played at A.B. Howard Gymnasium on the Jones College campus.

Fifth Straight Win Nets State Tournament Berth for ECCC Men’s Basketball Team

February 22, 2019

A heartbreaking, last-second loss to No. 9 Pearl River back on Feb. 4 left the East Central Community College Warriors with a 1-8 record in the MACJC South Division and little chance of qualifying for postseason play and a trip to the state basketball tournament.

The Warriors could ill afford another loss if they had any hopes of advancing to the postseason after a one-year absence.

ECCC Basketball Teams Sweep Hinds on Sophomore Night in Decatur

February 19, 2019

The East Central Community College men’s and women’s basketball teams both moved a step closer to postseason play with big wins over Hinds Community College in the final home games of the season in Bracken-Wood Gym in Decatur Monday, Feb. 18.

The ECCC Lady Warriors took care of business in the opener with a 76-59 win over the Hinds Lady Bulldogs. The Warriors, needing a win to stay in contention for a postseason berth, defeated the Hinds Bulldogs 85-68.

ECCC Basketball Teams Keep Playoff Hopes Alive with Sweep at Meridian

February 15, 2019

The East Central Community College basketball teams kept their playoffs hopes alive as they went on the road and swept MACJC South Division opponent Meridian in action Thursday, Feb. 14, at Graham Coliseum in The Queen City.

The ECCC Lady Warriors opened the evening with a 58-48 win over the Lady Eagles, followed by the Warriors defeating the Meridian Eagles 67-48.

Basketball Warriors Grab Road Win, Lady Warriors Fall at Co-Lin

February 8, 2019

After coming up on the short end of a lot of close basketball games of late, the East Central Community College Warriors finally won a close one with a 77-72 victory over the Copiah-Lincoln Wolves Thursday, Feb. 7. The East Central Lady Warriors dropped their second straight game in the opener 70-60 to the Lady Wolves.

The MACJC South Division games were played in Grayson L. Mullen Gym in Wesson.


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