Blake Butler hit a 3-pointer with 4.7 seconds left to send the Lions men and the Indians to an extra period, while ICC pulled away in the second half of the women’s game.
East Mississippi Community College Humanities Teacher of the Year Award recipient Cynthia Buob will present a lecture titled “Drawn to Life” Feb. 23 at 2:30 p.m. in room 607 in the student union on the college’s Golden Triangle campus.
The Lions men fought back for a road win in Moorhead, while the women’s team blew out the Trojans in Scooba.
The Lions men picked up a 75-72 decision in Clarksdale, while the women won 65-45 in Scooba.
Starkville grad Zeke Cook hits game-winner as Northeast Mississippi CC men’s basketball squeaks by EMCC
Cook seized a loose ball and got a friendly roll off the rim to send the Lions to their first loss of the season.
Jakorie Smith scored 14 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead the Lions (2-0).
Jakorie Smith had a double-double for the Lions’ men’s team, and Jenessa Souza had 14 points for the women.
Glasgow, a shortstop for the Cavaliers, will take her top-of-the-order bat and smooth fielding to Scooba.
EMCC’s men’s team will play 17 games, and the women’s squad will play 14. All contests will be against fellow Mississippi JUCOs.
STARKVILLE — Mississippi State linebacker Erroll Thompson is headed to the professional ranks.