Region 16 matchup features top 11 ranked national teams

2/2/2017
The Moberly Area Community College Men’s Basketball squad will host the Mineral Area College Cardinals Saturday at 7:00 pm in a key Region 16 match up. Mineral Area is currently 24-0 and ranked 4th in the latest NJCAA National Poll(5-0 in Region 16 while MACC is 20-2 on the season, ranked #11 in the NJCAA rankings and 3-1 in Regional competition. Mineral Area defeated Moberly in Park Hills, Mo. on Jan. 21 by a 66-58 score. Moberly defeated Three Rivers on the road Saturday 77-74 while Mineral Area was winners over West Plains 97-62 on Wednesday evening.

“Mineral Area is a really tremendous, very well coached team as evidenced by their record,” says Greyhound Coach Patrick Smith, “WE have too do a much better job in all areas than we did the first game, did not feel we played well in terms of execution and doing what we do. With that said, it’s a great game for Region 16 and I feel we will be better equipped to handle the nature of this game than the first time. It’s great this time of year to be playing a game of this magnitude.”

The women’s game will be at 5:00 pm vs. Mineral Area with the weekend devoted to honoring 40 years of Lady Greyhound Basketball.

 

 

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