2018-19 EMCC Women's Basketball News

  • EMCC freshman guard Tye Metcalf chosen MACJC All-State/North Division First Team
    April 17, 2019
    East Mississippi Community College freshman guard Tye Metcalf has been named to the 2018-19 MACJC Women’s Basketball All-State/North Division First Team, as chosen by the head women’s basketball coaches of the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges.
  • EMCC to hold women’s basketball tryouts April 3 on Scooba campus
    March 20, 2019
    East Mississippi Community College will hold women’s basketball tryouts on Wednesday, April 3, on the Scooba campus.
  • No. 3 seed EMCC Lady Lions to meet Co-Lin in MACJC state basketball tourney in Ellisville
    February 22, 2019
    Fresh off the Lions claiming their first MACJC North Division men’s title since the 2012-13 season, the East Mississippi Community College basketball teams will jointly participate in next week’s MACJC State Basketball Tournament in Ellisville.  Women’s play begins Monday and men’s action starts Tuesday at A.B. Howard Gymnasium on the Jones College campus.
  • Lady Lions snap ICC's 16-game win streak with 56-54 Sophomore Night victory
    February 19, 2019
    The East Mississippi Community College basketball teams registered their fifth consecutive doubleheader sweep in MACJC North Division play by knocking off the Itawamba men’s and women’s teams during Monday’s ‘Sophomore Night’ twin bill at Keyes T. Currie Coliseum.  The Lady Lions snapped ICC’s 16-game win streak by holding on for a 56-54 victory over the ICC women, while the Lions gained sole possession of first place in the division standings with a 63-51 nightcap triumph over the Indians.
  • Lady Lions win fourth straight with 58-48 road win over Northwest
    February 12, 2019
    East Mississippi Community College’s basketball winning streaks jointly improved to four consecutive games, as the EMCC men’s and women’s teams swept Northwest Mississippi on the road during Monday night MACJC North Division action played at Howard Coliseum.  The visiting Lady Lions overcame an early double-digit deficit to claim a 58-48 victory, while the Lions men recovered from a six-point halftime hole to earn a 74-67 nightcap win over the Rangers.  
  • Lady Lions extend win streak to three games with 56-45 home win over Coahoma
    February 08, 2019
    The East Mississippi Community College basketball teams closed out a successful week of home hoops action by sweeping Coahoma during Thursday night MACJC North Division play at Keyes T. Currie Coliseum.  Following the Lady Lions’ 56-45 win over CCC, the EMCC Lions had five players score in double figures during their 87-62 nightcap victory over the Tigers.
  • Lady Lions run by Holmes 71-49 behind Brianna Page's career-high 25 points
    February 05, 2019
    The East Mississippi Community College basketball teams picked up convincing double-digit home victories over Holmes Community College during Monday night’s MACJC North Division hoops action contested at Keyes T. Currie Coliseum.  The Lady Lions shot 69 percent from the field in the second half to coast to a 71-49 victory in women’s action, while the EMCC men moved into a first-place tie within the division with their solid 70-59 triumph over the Bulldogs.
  • Freshman trio pace Lady Lions to 65-50 road victory over Mississippi Delta
    February 01, 2019
    The East Mississippi Community College basketball teams tipped off the second half of the MACJC conference hoops slate in winning fashion by sweeping Mississippi Delta during Thursday’s action at J.T. Hall Coliseum.  The EMCC women used a 9-0 run coming out of halftime to help propel them to a 65-50 win, while the Lions had four double-digit scorers in their 72-67 victory over the Trojans in the men’s nightcap.
  • EMCC women lose fourth-quarter lead in 66-59 home setback to Northeast
    January 29, 2019
    The East Mississippi Community College basketball teams both let halftime leads slip away in dropping a home MACJC North Division doubleheader to Northeast Mississippi during Monday night hoops action at Keyes T. Currie Coliseum.  The EMCC women fell 66-59 in the opener, while the Lions dropped a 68-65 men’s decision in a battle of division co-leaders.
  • Lady Lions drop 77-56 road decision to division-leading Itawamba
    January 25, 2019
    The EMCC women's basketball team dropped a 77-56 road decision to division-leading Itawamba during Thursday night MACJC North Division hoops action played at ICC's Davis Event Center.
  • Lady Lions complete unbeaten week with 69-55 home win over Northwest
    January 18, 2019
    The East Mississippi Community College basketball teams claimed their second MACJC North Division sweep of the week by earning a 69-55 women’s victory followed by a 102-89 men’s nightcap win over visiting Northwest Mississippi Community College during Thursday night hoops action played at EMCC’s Keyes T. Currie Coliseum.
  • Lady Lions snap five-game skid with 51-50 road win over Coahoma
    January 15, 2019
    The East Mississippi Community College basketball teams claimed much-needed road victories over Coahoma Community College during Monday’s MACJC North Division hoops action played at the Pinnacle.  The Lady Lions snapped a five-game losing skid with a 51-50 victory, while the EMCC men bounced back from last week’s pair of tough one-point setbacks with a 52-50 nightcap win over the Tigers.
  • Lady Lions fall at Holmes 61-57 in resumption of MACJC North Division hoops slate
    January 11, 2019
    The visiting EMCC Lady Lions went scoreless for the final 2:20 of their 61-57 road setback to Holmes during Thursday's MACJC North Division hoops action played at Frank Branch Coliseum in Goodman.
  • Lady Lions drop hard-luck 55-52 home decision to East Central
    January 09, 2019
    The East Mississippi Community College basketball teams dropped tough-luck home decisions to East Central Community College during Tuesday night MACJC hoops action at Keyes T. Currie Coliseum.  The visiting Warriors outlasted the home-standing Lions by a 55-52 final tally in women’s action and prevailed again in men’s play with a narrow 58-57 road victory over EMCC.
  • Lady Lions fall 70-51 at Meridian to tip off new calendar year
    January 04, 2019
    In their first basketball action of the new calendar year following the holiday break, the EMCC Lady Lions dropped a 70-51 road decision to rival Meridian Thursday night at Graham Gymnasium. In the men's nightcap, the EMCC Lions used a 16-0 run early in the second half to break open a close contest en route to posting an 80-68 road victory over the MCC Eagles.
  • Lady Lions open division hoops slate with 75-64 home win over Mississippi Delta
    December 04, 2018
    The East Mississippi Community College basketball teams successfully tipped off the MACJC North Division slate by sweeping visiting Mississippi Delta Community College Monday evening at Keyes T. Currie Coliseum.  The EMCC women claimed a solid 75-64 win in the opener, while the home-standing Lions cruised to a 94-77 victory over the Trojans in the men’s nightcap.
  • Lady Lions fall 82-73 to Snead State
    November 27, 2018
    The East Mississippi Community College men’s basketball team returned from the Thanksgiving holiday break to post a commanding 89-55 home victory over Faith Prep Academy during a Monday night hoops doubleheader at Keyes T. Currie Coliseum.  The EMCC women didn’t fare as well in dropping an 82-73 decision to Snead State Community College during the night’s opening game.
  • EMCC Lady Lions move over .500 mark with 70-61 home victory over Coastal Alabama-North
    November 16, 2018
    The East Mississippi Community College women’s basketball team improved to 3-2 on the year with a pair of wins over Alabama-based schools this past week.  Thursday’s 70-61 home triumph over Coastal Alabama-North on the Scooba campus followed Monday’s 78-76 road win over Snead State in Boaz.
  • Lady Lions let lead slip away in falling 76-69 to Meridian in overtime
    November 06, 2018
    The EMCC Lady Lions let a 12-point, second-half lead slip away in dropping a 76-69 overtime home decision to Meridian Community College during MACJC non-division hoops action Monday night at EMCC's Keyes T. Currie Coliseum. The EMCC men held on for a 74-69 victory over Meridian in the nightcap.
  • EMCC Lady Lions set to tip off hoops season at Coastal Alabama-North
    October 30, 2018
    On the heels of Monday’s “Late Nite with the Lions” preseason hoops festivities on the Scooba campus, basketball season tips off for the East Mississippi Community College men’s and women’s teams Thursday evening. The Lions will play host to the Jackson-based Royal Ambassadors Prep team at 7 p.m. at EMCC’s Keyes T. Currie Coliseum, while the Lady Lions will travel to Monroeville, Ala., to take on Coastal Alabama CC-North at 5 p.m.