2018-19 East Central Men's Basketball News

  • Warriors Top Meridian 67-48 in South Division Action
    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.
  • Warriors Upset Jones College 84-81 in Overtime
    February 12, 2019
    The Jones College men’s and women’s basketball teams came into Brackeen-Wood Gym in Decatur with a combined record of 33-5 overall and 19-1 in MACJC South Division play, but each left with a blemish to their record as the East Central Community College Lady Warriors and Warriors both pulled upsets Monday, Feb. 11.
  • Basketball Warriors Get 77-72 Road Win at Co-Lin
    February 08, 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.
  • Warriors Fall Just Short in Upset Bid at No. 9 Pearl River
    February 05, 2019
    A desperation shot at the buzzer that bounced off the rim was all that kept the East Central Community College Warriors from handing the No. 9 ranked Pearl River Wildcats their first defeat of the season in basketball action Monday, Feb. 4. The ECCC Lady Warriors also fell, losing 61-56 to the PRCC Lady Wildcats at Marvin R. White Coliseum in Poplarville.
  • Roti Ware Earns 3rd Player of Week Honor This Season
    February 05, 2019
    For the third time during the 2018-19 basketball season, East Central Community College sophomore guard Roti Ware has been voted the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges Men’s Basketball Player of the Week.
  • Warriors Come Up Short 72-65 Against Gulf Coast
    February 01, 2019
    The East Central Community College Lady Warriors avenged one of their three losses this season with a hard-fought 76-72 win over the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Lady Bulldogs in basketball action Thursday, Jan. 31, at Brackeen-Wood Gym on the ECCC campus in Decatur. In the men’s action, the Gulf Coast Bulldogs pulled out a 72-65 win over the Warriors.
  • Warriors End Losing Streak With Big Win Over Southwest
    January 29, 2019
    The East Central Community College men’s basketball team finally put an end to a five-game losing streak, while the ECCC women extended their winning streak to three games as the Warriors and Lady Warriors swept the visitors from Southwest Mississippi Community College in action Monday, Jan. 28, in Brackeen-Wood Gym in Decatur.
  • Warriors Second-Half Comeback Falls Short at Hinds
    January 25, 2019
    The East Central Community College Lady Warriors jumped on the Hinds Lady Bulldogs early and never let up in posting a 77-44 MACJC South Division win Thursday, Jan. 24, at J.D. Boyd Gym in Utica. In the men’s action, a furious second-half comeback by the ECCC Warriors fell two points short as the Hinds Bulldogs picked up a 78-76 win.
  • Warriors Drop 79-63 Home Decision to Meridian
    January 23, 2019
    The East Central Community College Lady Warriors broke a two-game losing streak with a crucial 84-64 MACJC South Division win over the visiting Meridian Community College Lady Eagles Tuesday, Jan. 22, in Brackeen-Wood Gym in Decatur. In the nightcap, the ECCC Warriors dropped their fourth straight game in a 79-63 loss to the MCC Eagles.
  • Warriors Fall in Overtime at Jones
    January 19, 2019
    A last-second jumper by Jones College’s Winceton Edwards sent the game to overtime and the Bobcats would eventually pull out a 71-69 win over the East Central Community College Warriors in basketball action Thursday, Jan. 17, in A.B. Howard Gymnasium in Ellisville. The No. 8 ranked Jones Lady Bobcats scored an 84-56 win over the ECCC Lady Warriors in the first game of the evening.
  • Warriors Drop 78-74 South Division Contest to Co-Lin
    January 15, 2019
    The teams from Copiah-Lincoln came into Brackeen-Wood Gym in Decatur and left with a pair of basketball wins over East Central Community College in MACJC South Division action Monday, Jan. 14.
  • ECCC to Host Annual MLK Basketball Classic Jan. 19
    January 14, 2019
    The East Central Community College basketball programs are hosting the annual MLK Classic Saturday, Jan. 19, to commemorate the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday.
  • Warriors Fall to No. 17 PRCC in South Division Action
    January 11, 2019
    Sophomore forward Sharan Turner scored seven of her game-high 17 points in overtime to power the East Central Community College Lady Warriors to a 75-67 win over the Pearl River Lady Wildcats in MACJC South Division basketball action Jan. 10 in Brackeen-Wood Gym in Decatur. The No. 17 ranked Pearl River men overpowered the Warriors in the second game with a 99-66 win.
  • Ware Leads Warriors to 58-57 Win Over East Mississippi
    January 09, 2019
    The East Central Community College Lady Warriors and Warriors opened 2019 in style with a basketball sweep of home-standing East Mississippi in games played Tuesday, Jan. 8, in Keyes T. Currie Gymnasium in Scooba.
  • Basketball Warriors Fall at Delgado 89-85
    December 16, 2018
    The East Central Community College Lady Warriors and Warriors closed out the 2018 portion of their basketball seasons with a split against Delgado Community College in doubleheader action Thursday, Dec. 13. The games were played at Dillard University in New Orleans.
  • ECCC to Host High School Basketball Shootout Dec. 21-22
    December 11, 2018
    East Central Community College is hosting a girls and boys High School Basketball Shootout Dec. 21-22 in Brackeen-Wood Gym on the ECCC campus in Decatur.
  • Coahoma 3-Pointer at Buzzer Stops Warriors
    December 09, 2018
    The East Central Community College Lady Warriors outscored the Coahoma Lady Tigers by 20 in the final two periods to overcome a halftime deficit and grab a win, while the ECCC Warriors lost a heartbreaker to the Coahoma Tigers on a buzzer-beating three-pointer in MACJC non-division action at the Pinnacle on the Coahoma campus in Clarksdale Saturday, Dec. 8.
  • Warriors First Loss Comes in Overtime at Gulf Coast
    December 04, 2018
    The East Central Community College basketball teams opened MACJC South Division play Dec. 3 with a couple of tough road losses to Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in the Weathers-Wentzell Center on the MGCCC campus in Perkinston.
  • Warriors Stay Undefeated With Home Win over Delgado
    November 27, 2018
    The East Central Community College basketball teams remained perfect on the 2018-19 season with a home-court sweep of Delgado Community College Monday, Nov. 26, in Brackeen-Wood Gym on the campus in Decatur.
  • Ware Earns 2nd Straight Player of the Week Honor
    November 27, 2018
    For the second time in two weeks, East Central Community College sophomore guard Roti Ware is the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges Men’s Basketball Player of the Week.
  • Warriors Go Undefeated in Annual EC Basketball Classic
    November 21, 2018
    The East Central Community College basketball teams weren?t kind to their visitors in the annual EC Classic Thanksgiving week tournament held on the campus in Decatur as the Lady Warriors and Warriors went undefeated in the two-day event Nov. 19-20.
  • Roti Ware Named MACJC Player of the Week
    November 20, 2018
    East Central Community College sophomore guard Roti Ware is the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for Nov. 12-18.
  • Warriors Drop Bishop State 78-70 to Remain Undefeated
    November 13, 2018
    The East Central Community College Lady Warriors and Warriors kept their unbeaten basketball seasons in intact with a sweep over the visiting Bishop State Community College teams out of Mobile, Ala., Monday, Nov. 12, in Brackeen-Wood Gym on the campus in Decatur.
  • Warriors Grab Home Court Win Over Rival EMCC
    November 09, 2018
    The East Central Community College basketball teams kept their early season records unblemished with a pair of victories over visiting East Mississippi Community College in games played Thursday, Nov. 8, in Brackeen-Wood Gym on the campus in Decatur.
  • ECCC Basketball Teams to Host EC Classic Nov. 19-20
    November 09, 2018
    The East Central Community College basketball teams will kick off Thanksgiving week by hosting the EC Classic Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 19-20, at Brackeen-Wood Gym on the ECCC campus in Decatur.
  • Freshman Smith Leads Warriors to Win Over Bishop State
    November 02, 2018
    The East Central Community College men’s and women’s basketball teams traveled to Mobile, Ala., for their season openers and came home with a couple of big wins over Bishop State Community College Thursday, Nov. 2.
  • Competitive Spirit Set to Drive 2018-19 Warrior Basketball
    October 30, 2018
    The East Central Community College men’s basketball team will be loaded with competitive spirit this upcoming season, and head coach Robert Thompson is hoping that will propel his youthful team back into the MACJC state playoffs after a year’s absence.
  • Wings and Warriors Basketball Event is Nov. 5
    October 29, 2018
    The 2018-19 East Central Community College men’s and women’s basketball teams will be introduced along with an evening of fun and entertainment at the first Wings and Warriors scheduled for Monday, Nov. 5, at 6:30 p.m. in Brackeen-Wood Gymnasium on the campus in Decatur.
  • ECCC Basketball Teams to Host JUCO Jamborees
    October 11, 2018
    The East Central Community College women’s and men’s basketball teams will host JUCO Jamborees on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 26 and 27, in Brackeen-Wood Gymnasium on the campus in Decatur.
  • Abdul Olusesi Joins Men's Basketball Staff
    October 09, 2018
    Abdul Olusesi, most recently the director of basketball operations at Sam Houston State University, is the newest member of the East Central Community College men’s basketball coaching staff.