Men and Women play Mineral Area
The NJCAA Region 16 Basketball Tournament will begin Thursday, February 28 and run through Sunday, March 2 at Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri. The Greyhounds(24-7) will play Thursday at 6:00 pm as the #1 seed against the Mineral Area Cardinals(23-8). The Lady Greyhounds(15-15) will enter as the #3 seed and play #2 seed Mineral Area at 8:00 pm on Friday evening. The other men’s semifinal will have #2 seed MSU-West Plains oppose #3 seed Three Rivers at 6:00 pm on Thursday. The Men’s Division I Championship game will be Saturday at 8:00 pm with the Women’s Championship game at 4:00 pm on Sunday.
“This is what you work for all year,” said Coach Pat Smith of MACC men’s squad, “Very proud of the accomplishments of this team but now it’s about the post season. Mineral Area is a very good team playing at a very high level right now with lots of confidence. We look forward to this challenge and the opportunity to play a quality team on Thursday for the right to advance.”