Return of Jestin Lewis, Marcus Johnson in Wallace State men’s basketball backcourt raises expectations for 2013-14 season

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State men’s basketball coach John Meeks has the utmost confidence in his sophomore guard duo of Jestin Lewis and Marcus Johnson. “I think they have the chance to be one of the best returning backcourts not only in our league, but in the country. No one we play is going to be…

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Cullman, Butler, JO Johnson and Huntsville High Schools to compete in inaugural Wallace State Regional Tip-off Challenge on Nov. 5 and Nov. 7

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HANCEVILLE – Since arriving at Wallace State in 2010, men’s basketball coach John Meeks has always been interested in creating a tip-off tournament, featuring both high school and collegiate teams. His plan has come to fruition. Wallace State basketball will host the inaugural Regional Tip-off Challenge on Nov. 5 and Nov. 7 at Tom Drake…

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Wallace State’s men’s basketball loses to Shelton State in ACCC tournament quarterfinal; ends Lions’ bid to repeat as champs

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State’s men’s basketball team won’t be able to repeat another magical March run this season. The Lions lost to top-seeded Shelton State 69-61 Thursday night in the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) tournament quarterfinals, ending Wallace State’s attempt at back-to-back state championships. After scooting out to a scorching 13-0 start and leading…

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Wallace State women fall to undefeated and No. 4 Shelton State in ACCC tournament title game; WSCC men cruise in tournament opener

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State’s women’s bid to win its second state basketball tournament championship in three seasons was unsuccessful Wednesday night, as undefeated and fourth-ranked Shelton State prevailed 78-54 in the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) finals at Tom Drake Coliseum. Wallace State trailed Shelton State by only seven points at the half, 42-35, but…

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Wallace State to host women’s and men’s Alabama Community College Conference/NJCAA Region XXII tournament on March 3-9.

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State Community College is set to host the women’s and men’s Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/NJCAA Region XXII tournaments at Tom Drake Coliseum on March 3-9. Each tournament is a four-day event. The women begin play Sunday at 1 p.m., the first of four games scheduled on that day. Their championship game…

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Both Wallace State basketball teams receive strong bench contributions, sweep Snead State on homecoming

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State women’s basketball coach Ron Burdette is always curious to see when the light goes off for one of his freshmen. It was Jorden Quick’s turn Saturday afternoon in a gritty 62-58 homecoming victory over Snead State. Quick’s 3-pointer with 1:22 remaining in the game shifted the lead back in Wallace State’s…

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Wallace State basketball teams hosting Snead State for homecoming Saturday

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State’s basketball teams have approached the halfway point of Alabama Community College Conference play and seek to build momentum for March as they host Snead State for homecoming on Saturday at Tom Drake Coliseum. Admission is free to both games, beginning with the women’s contest at 1 p.m. The men will follow…

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Wallace State basketball teams lose to rival Shelton State in first meetings of season

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State’s basketball teams lost the first round of their annual rivalry with Shelton State Thursday night, losing a pair of games at Tom Drake Coliseum. Four Shelton State men finished with double figures and cruised to an 81-62 victory, exacting a dose of revenge after losing last season’s ACCC state tournament championship…

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Lewis’ jumper in final seconds lifts Wallace State men past Columbia State; women cruise behind Nance’s 9th double-double of season

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State men’s basketball team shook off its post-Christmas rust with a thrilling 71-67 victory over Columbia (Tenn.) State on Tuesday night, completing a sweep after the Lady Lions cruised to a 77-47 win in the opener. Wallace State freshman Jestin Lewis, a Richmond, Va. native, took care of business in the final…

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