The East Central Community College Lady Warriors had three players earn All-State honors for their play in the 2018-19 season, including freshman guard Jariyah Covington who was voted Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges First Team All-State.
The Itawamba Lady Indians used a dominant fourth period to pull away from East Central Community College and end the Lady Warriors season with a 78-68 win in the 2019 National Junior College Athletic Association Region 23 Basketball Tournament Tuesday, March 5, at A.E. Wood Coliseum on the Mississippi College campus in Clinton.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.