Gulf Coast takes on Jones

Gulf Coast takes on Jones

PERKINSTON — Mississippi Gulf Coast has, in theory, a simple path to the MACJC South title: Win twice to clinch at least a share.

The first difficult step will come Monday night, when Jones visits the Weathers-Wentzell Center on Sophomore Night. The Bobcats are in the three-way tie for first in the division along with Pearl River.

Tipoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m., with ceremonies honoring the sophomores taking place before the game. The game will be streamed at


  • MGCCC: 18-3/10-2 MACJC South, T-1st place in division

  • Jones: 16-5/10-2 MACJC South, T-1st place in division

Monday in the MACJC

  • Meridian at Copiah-Lincoln, 5:30 p.m.
  • Pearl River at Southwest, 5:30 p.m.
  • Hinds at East Central, 5:30 p.m.

Last Time Out

  • MGCCC beat No. 12 Pearl River 65-62 at Poplarville on Thursday to move into a three-way tie for first in the South. Willie Logan (So., Brookhaven/Northwest Rankin) had 18 points against his old team to lead the Bulldogs.

  • Jones beat Southwest 67-59 in Ellisville to join the tie atop the division. Tirus Smith and Kenneth Rogers had 13 points for the Bobcats.

Previous Meeting

Jones beat Gulf Coast 81-68 on Jan. 24 in Ellisville, shooting 46.2 percent from the 3-point line. Dillyn Neely (Fr., Biloxi/Biloxi) had 17 points for the Bulldogs.


  • Gulf Coast is allowing just 62.2 points per game, third-stingiest in NJCAA Division I. 

  • The Bulldogs are holding teams to 38.2 percent shooting from the field, fifth-best in the country

Three Ahead

  • Thursday, at Hinds, 7:30 p.m., Utica (end of regular-season)
  • Feb. 26-28, MACJC Tournament, Ellisville

  • March 5-8, NJCAA Region 23, Clinton

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