PRCC Men’s Basketball wins Region XXIII Tournament Championship

For the fourth time in five years, the Pearl River Wildcats are your Region XXIII Tournament champions by way of a 69-57 victory over Meridian on Saturday, immediately followed by a Powerade bottle celebration in the locker room.

That also punches PRCC’s automatic bid to the NJCAA Tournament in Hutchinson, Kansas March 14th through the 19th.

PRCC heads to Hutch with an overall record of 24-3 and 14-0 in league play.

And we can’t forget about the Lady Wildcats, incredible run all the way to the women’s title game, ultimately falling 69-59 to Jones College.

The men’s team will be the 17-seed in next week’s NJCAA Tournament, taking on 16-seed Moberly Area out of Missouri, tip off set for March 14th at 10 a.m.

Tough draw, winner of that game gets the number one overall seed Salt Lake.

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