The Moberly Area Community College Men’s Basketball Team will begin regional tournament play this Friday vs. State Fair Community College. The game will be at 6:00 pm with the tournament held at Lincoln University in Jefferson City, MO
Moberly is currently 26-4, ranked 16th in the current NJCAA rankings, and finished as champs of the MCCAC Conference and Region 16 regular season champs. The other semi-final will have #2 Mineral Area against #3 Three Rivers. The finals will be played on Saturday at 8:00 pm.
The Regional Tournament will start on Thursday, March 2 with the Women’s Division semi final games at 1:00 and 3:00, and the Men’s Division II games at 6:00 and 8:00. The Women’s Division I games will be at 1:00 and 3:00 on Friday with all four championship games on Saturday.
“I think it’s great we now have all 16 teams and games at one site for Region 16,” said Coach Patrick Smith. “It makes for a great tournament atmosphere and so appreciative to AD John Mosely and Lincoln University for hosting the event. It should be a great tournament and it’s wide open. State Fair is a very talented
team who has at times played very good basketball. All teams are 0-0 right now, and while we are proud of what we have accomplished, this team has higher goals and look forward to attempting to advance one game at a time.”