February 26, 2020
February 18, 2020
The East Central Community College Lady Warriors completed the season sweep of the Hinds Lady Bulldogs with a 62-57 win Monday, Feb. 17, while the Warriors fell to the Bulldogs for the second time this season, this time by a score of 73-68.
The games were played at J.D. Boyd Gym on Hinds’ Utica campus.
Sophomore guard Jariyah Covington (Starkville) led the Lady Warriors with 15 points, while sophomore guard Mylisha Hammond (McComb) added 10.
February 14, 2020
ECCC sophomore forward JaQuarius Smith knocks down two of his 20 points in the Warriors win over Meridian. (EC Photo)
The East Central Community College basketball teams got back in the win column with a sweep of the teams from Meridian Community College Thursday, Feb. 13, in Brackeen-Wood Gym on the campus in Decatur.
February 11, 2020
Jones College completed the season basketball sweep of East Central Community College with a pair of wins Monday, Feb. 10, on their home court of A.B. Howard Gymnasium in Ellisville.
The No. 10 Jones Lady Bobcats won the opener over the Lady Warriors 72-59. The Jones Bobcats picked up a 93-65 win over the ECCC Warriors in the second game of the night.
February 7, 2020
The East Central Community College Warriors got 20 points from freshman guard Kareem Thompson and 18 from sophomore forward JaQuarius Smith to earn a hard-fought 79-76 overtime win and season sweep over the Copiah-Lincoln Wolves Thursday, Feb. 6, in Brackeen-Wood Gym on the campus in Decatur. The Co-Lin Lady Wolves prevailed over the cold shooting Lady Warriors 62-44 in the women’s game.
February 4, 2020
Freshman guard JaMichael Wilson (Rayville, La.) lays in a bucket in East Central’s near upset of No. 2 Pearl River. (EC Photo)
January 31, 2020
East Central freshman guard Darien Newchurch (Terry) lays in a basket in the win over Gulf Coast. (EC Photo)
January 28, 2020
The East Central Community College basketball teams suffered a couple of double-digit losses to Southwest on Monday, Jan. 27, in MACJC South Division basketball action in Summit.
The East Central Warriors trailed from start to finish in dropping an 84-68 decision to the Bears, while the Southwest Lady Bears picked up a 61-51 win over the Lady Warriors.
January 24, 2020
East Central freshman forward Wynter Taylor pushes the ball up the court against Hinds. (EC Photo)
January 22, 2020
Just a day after being named the MACJC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week, East Central Community College sophomore guard Jariyah Covington added to her honors by being selected as the National Junior College Athletic Association Women’s Basketball Division I Player of the Week.
Covington, who prepped at Starkville High School, averaged 23.5 points per contest as the Lady Warriors split a pair of games during the Jan. 13-19 period.