January 14, 2020 12:06:27 AM
Monday served up some home cooking for the East Mississippi Community College basketball teams, with the Lions picking up two wins against Coahoma. The men won 69-56, while the women picked up a 79-48 victory.
On the men's side, the Lions picked up their sixth straight series win against Coahoma and advanced to 10-4 and 3-0 in conference play. Jakorie Smith scored 14 points and grabbed eight rebounds, while Danny Washington had 12 points and Donte Powers contributed 10.
Meanwhile, the EMCC women improved to 12-2 (3-0) by riding a seven-game win streak. It was the Lions' seventh straight series win over Coahoma. Ja'Mia Hollings contributed a season-high 27 points, while Topazia Hawkins scored 14 and Aamiya Rush chipped in 11 points and eight rebounds. Tye Metcalf rounded it out with 10 points and seven assists.
EMCC is back in action in a road mat