2019-20 East Central Men's Basketball News

  • Rahim Lockhart Named Warrior Head Basketball Coach
    April 02, 2020
    Former Ole Miss basketball standout and Rebel assistant coach Rahim Lockhart is the new head men’s basketball coach at East Central Community College (ECCC) in Decatur.
  • ECCC's Kareem Thompson Named NJCAA All-Region 23
    March 25, 2020
    East Central Community College freshman guard Kareem Thompson has been named to the National Junior College Athletic Association All-Region 23 Men’s Basketball Team for his play during the 2019-20 season.
  • ECCC's Thompson, Covington Named Basketball All-State
    February 26, 2020
    East Central Community College freshman guard Kareem Thompson today was named First-Team All-Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges, while sophomore guard Jariyah Covington was named Second-Team All-MACJC.
  • Warriors Fall to Southwest on Sophomore Night
    February 21, 2020
    The East Central Community College basketball seasons came to an end Thursday, Feb. 20, as the Warriors and Lady Warriors both fell to visiting Southwest on Sophomore Night in Brackeen-Wood Gym in Decatur.
  • Warrior Basketball Falls to Hinds on Road
    February 18, 2020
    The East Central Community College Lady Warriors completed the season sweep of the Hinds Lady Bulldogs with a 62-57 win Monday, Feb. 17, while the Warriors fell to the Bulldogs for the second time this season, this time by a score of 73-68.
  • Warriors Top Meridian On Tilley's Late 3-Pointer
    February 14, 2020
    The East Central Community College basketball teams got back in the win column with a sweep of the teams from Meridian Community College Thursday, Feb. 13, in Brackeen-Wood Gym on the campus in Decatur.
  • Warrior Basketball Falls on Road to Jones
    February 11, 2020
    Jones College completed the season basketball sweep of East Central Community College with a pair of wins Monday, Feb. 10, on their home court of A.B. Howard Gymnasium in Ellisville.
  • Warriors Stop Co-Lin 79-76 in Overtime
    February 07, 2020
    The East Central Community College Warriors got 20 points from freshman guard Kareem Thompson and 18 from sophomore forward JaQuarius Smith to earn a hard-fought 79-76 overtime win and season sweep over the Copiah-Lincoln Wolves Thursday, Feb. 6, in Brackeen-Wood Gym on the campus in Decatur. The Co-Lin Lady Wolves prevailed over the cold shooting Lady Warriors 62-44 in the women’s game.
  • Warriors Nearly Miss Upset of No. 2 Pearl River
    February 04, 2020
    The East Central Community College Warriors put a scare in the nation’s No. 2 and last undefeated team before the Pearl River Wildcats prevailed with a 72-70 win Monday, Feb. 3, in Brackeen-Wood Gym in Decatur. The East Central Lady Warriors picked up a 58-47 MACJC South Division win over the Pearl River Lady Wildcats in the opener.
  • Warrior Basketball Upsets Gulf Coast 88-69
    January 31, 2020
    The East Central Community College Warriors avenged a December road loss to Gulf Coast with an 88-69 win Thursday, Jan. 30, at Brackeen-Wood Gym in Decatur. A furious fourth period comeback by the Lady Warriors fell just short in a 66-64 loss to the Gulf Coast Lady Bulldogs.
  • Southwest Tops Warrior Basketball 84-68 in Summit
    January 28, 2020
    The East Central Community College basketball teams suffered a couple of double-digit losses to Southwest on Monday, Jan. 27, in MACJC South Division basketball action in Summit.
  • Warriors Drop Home Division Matchup to Hinds
    January 24, 2020
    Behind the 14 points from current National Player of the Week Jariyah Covington, the East Central Community College Lady Warriors earned a 64-57 win over the Hinds Lady Bulldogs in MACJC South Division basketball action Thursday, Jan. 23, at Brackeen-Wood Gym on the ECCC campus in Decatur. The Hinds Bulldogs defeated the Warriors 71-54 in the men’s action.
  • Warriors Drop South Division Contest at Meridian
    January 22, 2020
    The East Central Community College basketball teams made the short drive east on I-20 to face MACJC South Division rival Meridian Community College Tuesday, Jan. 21, and came home with a pair of losses.
  • Warriors Lose Late Lead in 80-76 Loss to Jones
    January 17, 2020
    The East Central Community College Lady Warriors dropped a hard-fought 72-68 decision to the No. 11 ranked Jones College Lady Bobcats, while a second half comeback gave the Jones men an 80-76 win over the Warriors in MACJC South Division basketball action Thursday, Jan. 16, at Brackeen-Wood Gym in Decatur.
  • Warriors Beat Co-Lin on JaMichael Wilson's Buzzer-Beater
    January 14, 2020
    The East Central Community College Lady Warriors and Warriors finally got into the win column in MACJC South Division play with a road sweep of Copiah-Lincoln Monday, Jan. 13, in Wesson.
  • Basketball Warriors Fall at No. 4 Pearl River
    January 10, 2020
    The East Central Community College basketball teams opened the 2020 portion of their seasons with a pair of MACJC South Division road losses at Pearl River Community College in Poplarville on Thursday, Jan. 9.
  • Warriors End 2019 With 97-72 Win Over Delgado
    December 18, 2019
    The East Central Community College basketball teams closed out 2019 play with a sweep over visiting Delgado Community College Tuesday, Dec. 17, in Brackeen-Wood Gym on the campus in Decatur.
  • Warrior Basketball Falls 102-90 at Gulf Coast
    December 10, 2019
    The East Central Community College basketball teams dropped a pair of MACJC South Division contests to the undefeated teams from Mississippi Gulf Coast Monday, Dec. 9, in the Weathers-Wentzell Center on the Gulf Coast campus in Perkinston.
  • Warriors Drop Home Basketball Game to EMCC
    December 06, 2019
    The homecourt was no friendlier for the East Central Community College basketball teams as the Lady Warriors and Warriors were swept by their rivals from East Mississippi for the second time this season in non-division action Thursday, Dec. 5, in Brackeen-Wood Gym in Decatur.
  • Meet the 2019-20 Warrior Basketball Team
    December 06, 2019
    Members of the 2019-20 East Central Community College men’s basketball team, and their respective hometowns and high schools.
  • Warrior Basketball Falls 85-81 to Holmes Bulldogs
    December 03, 2019
    Behind the 17 points of sophomore guard Jariyah Covington, the East Central Community College Lady Warriors defeated the Holmes Lady Bulldogs 71-53 in non-division basketball action Monday, Dec. 2, in Brackeen-Wood Gym on the campus in Decatur. Despite a combined 43 points from JaQuarius Smith and JaMichael Wilson, the Warriors fell to the Holmes Bulldogs 85-81 in the nightcap.
  • Warriors Pass Century Mark Twice in EC Classic
    November 27, 2019
    The East Central Community College men?s and women?s basketball teams were among 10 squads that participated in the annual EC Basketball Classic Nov. 25-26 in Brackeen-Wood Gym on the ECCC campus in Decatur. 
  • Warriors Grab 87-75 Road Win at Holmes
    November 19, 2019
    Just three days after being swept on the road at East Mississippi, the East Central Community College men’s and women’s basketball teams responded with a road sweep over Holmes Community College Monday, Nov. 18, in Goodman.
  • Comeback Falls Short as Warriors fall 88-85 at EMCC
    November 15, 2019
    The East Central Community College basketball teams made the short drive to Scooba Thursday, Nov. 14, and were swept by the homestanding East Mississippi Community College teams in MACJC non-division action.
  • ECCC Warrior Basketball Falls 88-84 at Delgado
    November 12, 2019
    The East Central Community College Warriors got a combined 55 points from Nick Preyer and JaQuarius Smith but it wasn’t enough as the home-standing Delgado Dolphins picked up an 88-84 win at the Michael Williamson Center in New Orleans, La., on Monday, Nov. 11.
  • ECCC Basketball Tops Royal Ambassadors 124-57
    November 08, 2019
    The East Central Community College Warriors reached the century mark in defeating the visiting Royal Ambassadors Christian School Lions 124-57 in exhibition basketball action Thursday, Nov. 7, in Brackeen-Wood Gym in Decatur.
  • ECCC Basketball Season Tickets Now on Sale
    November 06, 2019
    General admission and chairback season tickets to all 2019-20 East Central Community College men’s and women’s regular season home basketball games are now on sale.