Pearl River Community College overcame a poor offensive first-half with a superb second-half effort to defeat Meridian 64-54 Thursday night in men’s basketball action at M.R. White Coliseum.
The Wildcats won their second straight game and improved to 12-5 overall and 4-4 in the South Division. Meridian lost its seventh straight game and dropped to 2-14 and 0-8.
Freshman Tyasia Willis had a tremendous all-around game for Pearl River Community College Thursday night, leading the Lady Wildcats to a much-needed 63-53 victory over Meridian in women’s basketball action at M.R. White Coliseum.
PRCC snapped a five-game losing streak and improved to 9-6 overall and 2-6 in the South Division. Meridian lost its fourth straight game and fell to 8-10 and 2-6.
In the end, Pearl River Community College was unable to make enough plays to pull out an upset, dropping a heartbreaking 73-70 setback at the hands of Mississippi Gulf Coast in men’s basketball action Thursday night at Perkinston.
Pearl River Community College couldn’t handle prosperity against Mississippi Gulf Coast, letting a 16-point lead slip through their fingers in a 51-49 loss to Mississippi Gulf Coast in women’s basketball action Thursday night at Perkinston.
PRCC lost its fourth straight game, falling to 8-5 overall and 1-5 in the South Division. MGCCC improved to 7-8 and 1-5.
“We started missing shots, and I think that affected our level of effort,” said PRCC coach Scotty Fletcher. “And we really miss the leadership of Elexis Peyton, our starting point guard.
Pearl River Community College came out of the halftime locker room with a strong second half, and rode that momentum to a 77-64 victory over Hinds Thursday night in men’s basketball action at Utica.
The Wildcats (10-3 overall and 2-2 in division snapped a two-game losing streak in the South Division with the victory. Hinds (8-5, 0-4) dropped its third straight game.
Pearl River Community College has struggled shooting free throws all season, and Thursday night it proved costly in a 63-56 loss to Hinds in women’s basketball action at Utica.
The Lady Wildcats (8-3 overall, 1-3 in division) dropped their second straight game in the South Division. Hinds improved to 9-3 and 2-2.
Pearl River came into the game shooting less than 60 percent from the foul line, and had its worst free-throw shooting night of the season against the Lady Bulldogs, hitting just 6 of 18 foul shots.