2018-19 East Central Men's Basketball News

  • ECCC Men's Basketball Hosting Individual Player Camp
    May 28, 2019
    The East Central Community College men’s basketball program is hosting a summer camp for individual players entering 8th through 12th grades June 23-25 in Brackeen-Wood Gym on the campus in Decatur.
  • ECCC's Josh Green Signs with Rust College Basketball
    May 10, 2019
    East Central Community College sophomore guard Josh Green has signed a National Letter of Intent to continue his basketball career at Rust College in Holly Springs, Miss.
  • ECCC Men's Basketball Players Honored at Banquet
    April 29, 2019
    Several East Central Community College student-athletes received honors during the college’s 2019 Spring Sports Awards Banquet held recently in Mabry Cafeteria on the campus in Decatur.
  • EC's Ware Signs With NCAA Division I Stephen F. Austin
    April 18, 2019
    East Central Community College sophomore guard Roti Ware has signed a National Letter of Intent to continue his basketball career at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas.
  • EC Hosting High School Basketball All-Star Games April 13
    April 10, 2019
    East Central Community College will host its fifth annual East Central Mississippi High School All-Star Basketball Games Saturday, April 13, in the Brackeen-Wood Gymnasium on the Decatur campus.
  • ECCC's Roti Ware Named Honorable Mention All-American
    April 08, 2019
    The post-season honors keep coming for East Central Community College sophomore guard Roti Ware as today he was named National Junior College Athletic Association Honorable Mention All-American.
  • ECCC's Roti Ware Named to NJCAA All-Region 23 Team
    March 29, 2019
    East Central Community College sophomore guard Roti Ware has been named to the 2019 National Junior College Athletic Association All-Region 23 Men’s Basketball Team.
  • ECCC to Host 2019 MACJC All-Star Basketball Games
    March 26, 2019
    East Central Community College is once again the host site for the annual Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges All-Star Basketball contests.
  • ECCC Men's Basketball to Hold Tryout April 6
    March 25, 2019
    The East Central Community College men’s basketball team will hold a tryout beginning at Noon on Saturday, April 6, in Brackeen-Wood Gym on the campus in Decatur.
  • Nick Preyer Named to Region 23 All-Tournament Team
    March 11, 2019
    East Central Community College freshman guard Nick Preyer has been named to the 2019 National Junior College Athletic Association Region 23 Men’s Basketball All-Tournament Team.
  • Warriors Fall to Top Seed Jones in Region 23 Tournament
    March 07, 2019
    The East Central Community College Warriors saw their season come to an end after falling 74-54 to the top-seeded Jones College Bobcats in a first-round game Wednesday, March 6, in the National Junior College Athletic Association Region 23 Basketball Tournament at A.E. Wood Coliseum on the Mississippi College campus in Clinton.
  • ECCC Basketball Teams Set for Region 23 Tournament
    March 01, 2019
    The East Central Community College men’s and women’s basketball teams both earned invitations to the 2019 National Junior College Athletic Association Region 23 Tournament to be played March 5-9 at A.E. Wood Coliseum on the Mississippi College campus in Clinton.
  • Warriors Eliminated from State Basketball Tournament
    February 26, 2019
    After winning five straight games just to get into the 2019 MACJC State Basketball Tournament, the East Central Community College Warriors ran out of steam in the first round dropping a 70-53 decision the North Division No. 1 Seeded East Mississippi Lions Tuesday, Feb. 26, in Ellisville.
  • 5th Straight Win Nets Warriors State Tournament Berth
    February 22, 2019
    A heartbreaking, last-second loss to No. 9 Pearl River back on Feb. 4 left the East Central Community College Warriors with a 1-8 record in the MACJC South Division and little chance of qualifying for postseason play and a trip to the state basketball tournament.
  • Warriors Defeat Hinds 85-68 on Sophomore Night
    February 19, 2019
    The East Central Community College men’s and women’s basketball teams both moved a step closer to postseason play with big wins over Hinds Community College in the final home games of the season in Bracken-Wood Gym in Decatur Monday, Feb. 18.
  • 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.
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