Wallace State men’s basketball eliminated by second-seeded Vincennes (Ind.) in NJCAA tournament second round

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HUTCHINSON, KANSAS – Wallace State’s men’s basketball team flirted with a second-round upset over Vincennes (Ind.) University at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) tournament Wednesday afternoon, but was unable to manufacture one final push and fell to the second-seeded Trail Blazers 84-77 at the Sports Arena in Hutchinson, Kansas. Wallace State, the No.…

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Wallace State men’s basketball wins NJCAA tournament opener with thrilling double OT victory over Westchester (N.Y.)

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HUTCHINSON, KANSAS – Jestin Lewis didn’t want his final memory in a Wallace State uniform to be a missed free throw in the closing seconds of double overtime Monday night at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) national tournament in Hutchinson, Kansas. With an assist and keen awareness from teammate Lee Moore, Lewis made sure…

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Top-seeded Wallace State men’s basketball wins 3rd ACCC/Region 22 tournament championship in 5 seasons; Jestin Lewis scores 31 for Lions

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State men’s basketball sophomore guard Jestin Lewis sat at Tom Drake Coliseum last March and watched Shelton State cut down the nets after winning a state championship. Lewis and fellow sophomore Marcus Johnson vowed to Wallace State coach John Meeks the Lions weren’t going to allow that to happen again on…

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Top-seeded Wallace State men’s basketball defeats Lawson State in ACCC tourney semis, setting up title game showdown with Shelton State

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State men’s basketball team is one win away from earning its third state championship in five seasons after prevailing 71-61 against Lawson State in the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/Region 22 tournament semifinals Friday night at Tom Drake Coliseum. Wallace State freshman Lee Moore posted his fifth double-double of the season, scoring…

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Top-seeded Wallace State men use strong second half to beat Bishop State in men’s ACCC tourney quarterfinals

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State sophomore Jestin Lewis scored 21 points and grabbed seven boards, Lee Moore added 14 points and the top-seeded Lions pulled away in the second half for a 69-45 victory over Bishop State in the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/Region 22 tournament quarterfinals Thursday night at Tom Drake Coliseum. Wallace State, which…

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Both Wallace State basketball teams earn top seeds as college set to host 2014 Alabama Community College Conference tournament on March 2-8

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s basketball teams have both enjoyed outstanding seasons, marking the best collective campaign in the college’s history by each winning an Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) North Division championship. It’s now time to turn their attention to the postseason as both teams host the ACCC/Region 22 tournament beginning with the women’s…

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No. 21 Wallace State Lady Lions clinch ACCC North Division title in regular season home finale, while WSCC men grind out win for share of its own division crown

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State’s basketball teams made sure Monday’s regular season home finales were ones to savor for a while. The 21st-ranked Lady Lions clinched the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) North Division championship with a 70-51 victory over Lawson State, and the Wallace State men earned at least a share of the ACCC North…

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No. 21 Wallace State women complete regular-season sweep over No. 11 Shelton State with big win on road, WSCC men fall to No. 9 Bucs

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State’s women’s basketball team has compiled a handful of signature wins this season. None may have been as bigger for the 21st-ranked Lady Lions than Thursday night’s 64-59 victory over No. 11 Shelton State on the road. Wallace State put together a 10-0 run over the final two minutes to erase a…

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Wallace State’s nationally-ranked basketball teams continue torrid paces by sweeping Southern Union

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State’s nationally-ranked basketball teams remained red hot Thursday night, sweeping Southern Union at Tom Drake Coliseum. Wallace State’s men, ranked 24th in the latest NJCAA poll, capped the night with a 68-63 victory over the Bison, extending the Lions’ winning streak to 14 games. It’s easily the longest streak during coach John…

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