By NEMS Daily Journal
A month into their respective basketball seasons, both Northeast and Itawamba open MACJC north division play tonight.
Northeast travels to Senatobia to face Northwest, while Itawamba hosts Coahoma in Fulton.
The Northeast men (6-0) are coming off Monday’s 80-78 road victory against Meridian. Lavon Hooks paced the Tigers with 18 points and 16 rebounds.
Anna Brooke Page a former standout at Belmont High, leads the Lady Tigers (3-3) and ranks in the top five in the nation averaging over 20 points per game.
The Itawamba women (5-2) are led by LaPrecious Naylon at 16.1 points a game, while former Aberdeen star Anthony McDonald tops the ICC men