Tri-C Men’s Basketball Team Wins Tournament Opener
Challengers advance with road victory over Owens Community College
Freshman guard Rico Jones Jr. scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the Challengers. Sophomores Kash Blackwell and Isaiah McQueen each added 14 points in the victory.
Tri-C (18-13) beat Owens (18-13) for the third time this season.
The victory advances the Challengers to the semifinals of the NJCAA’s Region XII (District 11) men’s basketball bracket. Tri-C will play nationally ranked Sinclair Community College (28-2) at 6 p.m. Friday, March 4, at Ohio Christian University in Circleville.
The winner of Friday’s semifinal plays the following day for the regional championship and an invitation to the national tournament.
March 02, 2016
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