Thursday, October 23, 2014

ECCC Hosts JUCO Basketball Jamboree

A full day of men’s basketball competition is scheduled Saturday,
October 25, 2014, when East Central Community College hosts a men’s basketball jamboree in the Brackeen-Wood Physical Education on the Decatur campus.

The pre-season contests get under way at 9 a.m. with East Central and Marion Military battling on the hardwood. Holmes Community College and Jones County Junior College meet at 11 a.m., followed by the Jones County and Marion Military matchup at 1 p.m. East Central and Holmes are featured at 3 p.m., and the Warriors take on Tougaloo College at 5 p.m. to conclude competition.

Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for students.

For more information, contact Robert Thompson, Warrior head basketball coach, at 601-635-6243 or call toll free, 877-462-3222, ext. 243. His email address is

ECCC basketball squads begin the 2014-15 campaign by traveling to Coahoma Community CollegeMonday, November 3. Game times are 6 and 8 p.m. on the Clarksdale campus.

The home opener is set for Thursday, November 6, with Delgado Community College. Women’s action begins at 5:30 p.m. and will be followed by the men’s contest at 7:30 p.m., in the Brackeen-Wood gym.