By NEMS Daily Journal
The NJCAA Region 23 men’s and women’s basketball tournaments will be played this week at Mississippi College’s A.E. Wood Coliseum in Clinton.
The region winners in both will advance to the NJCAA national tournament.
Today, the men’s tournament tips off with two local entries playing – Northeast and ICC. The Tigers play Pearl River at noon while the Indians battle Gulf Coast at 6 p.m.
The other games today feature East Mississippi vs. East Central at 2 and Jones vs. Southern-Shreveport at 8.
The women’s tournament tips off Thursday with ICC playing Baton Rouge at noon. The remainder of the schedule has Co-Lin vs. Holmes at 2, followed by Jones vs. East Mississippi at 6 and Meridian vs. Gulf Coast at 8.
The semifinals are scheduled for Wednesday and the championship games for Thursday.