Junior College basketball on tap

By NEMS Daily Journal

The basketball teams from Itawamba Community College, both in the hunt for North Division titles, will step out to entertain Gulf Coast tonight. The doubleheader tips off at 5:30 p.m.
The ICC men (11-6, 4-2 North) are seeking their fourth consecutive North Division title and are a half-game behind East Mississippi. The Indians are coming off a 77-72 loss to Mississippi Delta on Thursday. The ICC women (12-6, 5-1), hold a half-game lead over Northwest in the division standings and have won three games in a row, including 58-55 on Thursday against Delta.
Gulf Coast’s men are 13-5, the women are 7-10.
Also tonight, Northeast – fresh off a doubleheader sweep of Coahoma on Thursday – visits East Mississippi for a 5:30 p.m. doubleheader.
The Tigers are 8-7 overall, 3-2 in the North Division; the Lady Tigers are 4-9, 2-3. The East Mississippi men are 15-3, 4-1 and the women are 9-8, 3-2.