MACC MEN’S AND WOMEN’S GREYHOUND BASKETBALL TEAMS QUALIFY FOR NJCAA NATIONAL TOURNAMENTS MARCH 14-21, 2022

Moberly Area Community College invites you to send our Greyhounds off to the National Junior College Athletic Association’s National Basketball Tournament.

Men’s Sendoff:
Saturday, March 12, 2022
Arrive around 11:00 a.m. 
Sendoff around 12:00 p.m.
MACC-Activity Center
Tournament: March 14-19, 2022 Hutchinson Sports Arena, Hutchinson, KS

Women’s Sendoff:
Sunday, March 13, 2022
Arrive around 1:00 p.m.
Sendoff around 2:00 p.m.
MACC-Activity Center
Tournament: March 16-21, 2022 Rip Griffin Center, Lubbock, TX

At the Men’s Sendoff on Saturday, March 12, 2022 at 11:00 a.m., both the Men’s and Women’s teams will be available for photos and autographs.

The Moberly Area Community College Men’s Basketball Team qualified for the NJCAA National Tournament in Hutchinson, Kansas during the week of March 14-19.  The first game of the tournament will take place at 10 am on Monday, March 14 against Region 23 champion Pearl River CC (Mississippi).  In the Midwest District Championship on Saturday, March 5, Moberly defeated Triton College 83-74 to qualify for the National Tournament. The Greyhounds won the Region 16 Championship by defeating #16 ranked Mineral Area 86-82 (OT) on February 26. 

“Very proud of the effort our players have displayed in winning championships to get us to this stage,” said Head Coach Patrick Smith, “However, there’s still lots more to accomplish beginning with preparing to play a very good Pearl River squad. As much as we have improved, there are still areas we can elevate and I’m really looking forward to this week of practice to continue the progress.  I just truly enjoy coaching this team and so looking forward to preparing for Hutch.”

MACC will be making its 30th appearance at the National Tournament. Currently, Moberly is 27-6 on the season with an 11-game winning streak. In addition, the Lady Greyhounds won a bid for the third consecutive year. They will also be making their way to the NJCAA National Tournament in Lubbock, TX during the week of March 14-19. 

A send-off will be held as the Greyhound Men’s basketball team leaves for the NJCAA National Tournament in Hutchinson, KS.  On Saturday, March 12, 2022, around noon, Coach Smith said the bus will depart from the MACC – Activity Center.  Plan to arrive around 11:00 a.m. 

On Sunday, March 13, 2022 at 1:00 pm, we will send off the Lady Greyhounds.  Our girls will be traveling to the NJCAA Tournament for their 3rd consecutive year as they make their way to Lubbock for the National Tournament!  Coach Hana says the bus will depart around 2:00 p.m.  The Lady Greyhounds are currently ranked #10 in the nation (NJCAA D1 Rankings).

Head Coach Pat Smith leads the Greyhounds to the NJCAA National Tournament for the fifth time, and head coach Hana Haden leads the Lady Greyhounds to the NJCAA National Tournament for the third time in her four years as a coach.

There will be long-sleeve commemorative t-shirts available for purchase at the sendoff parties. Shirts cost $15 each with a choice of “Road to Lubbock” or “Hounds to Hutch”. We will be live streaming tournament play from each of our 5 campuses from March 14-21.  

We cannot wait to celebrate the Hounds with our community!

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