Wallace State men’s basketball hosting Buffalo Wild Wings High School Christmas Challenge beginning Thursday

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State men’s basketball is hosting the inaugural Buffalo Wild Wings Christmas Challenge beginning Thursday at Tom Drake Coliseum. The five-day event features 23 high schools from the state, including a handful of ranked teams and familiar visitors to the Northwest Regional tournament each year at Wallace State. Saturday’s eight-game slate has…

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Wallace State men’s basketball pushes win streak to five games with come-from-behind victory over East Mississippi

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Sophomore guard Jaylen McCoy scored a season-high 25 points, Desmian Devane added 11 points and Wallace State’s men’s basketball team extended its winning streak to five games on Saturday, beating East Mississippi 72-69 at Tom Drake Coliseum. Wallace State avenged a double-digit November loss to East Mississippi by overcoming a 10-point deficit…

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Wallace State men’s basketball hosting Hampton Inn Thanksgiving Bash on Nov. 25-26

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State’s men’s basketball team is hosting the third annual Hampton Inn Thanksgiving Bash on Nov. 25-26 at Tom Drake Coliseum. The two-day event begins Friday and features high school and college teams. High schools participating in the tournament are R.A. Hubbard, Falkville, Phil Campbell, Coosa Christian School, Oneonta, Central (Florence), Douglas…

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Wallace State Lady Lions pick up two wins over weekend; WSCC men fall to Florida-based powers

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s women’s basketball team notched a pair of wins over the weekend in Americus, Ga., defeating Denmark (S.C.) Technical College and Cape Fear (N.C.) Community College. Sophomore guard Kelsey Houston poured in 17 points off the bench, and Ahziala Wright added 11 points and eight rebounds in Wallace State’s 73-58 victory…

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Wallace State men’s basketball hosting perennial Florida-based powers

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Beginning tonight, Wallace State’s men’s basketball team is hosting a pair of perennial National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) powers from Florida. Chipola College, out of Marianna, Fla., visits Tom Drake Coliseum today at 7 p.m. and top-ranked Northwest Florida State College makes a visit on Saturday at 4:30 p.m. It’s believed…

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Wallace State basketball teams drop home games to Cleveland State

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s basketball teams lost their games to Cleveland State at Tom Drake Coliseum on Tuesday night. Four days after a thrilling victory over Andrew College, Wallace State’s women lost 56-48 to the Lady Cougars. Sophomore Jasmine Hollis led Wallace State scorers with 11 points off the bench. Freshman Joy Sadler added…

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Wallace State’s men’s basketball opens 2016-17 season today with reloaded roster

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s men’s basketball team opens the 2016-17 season today in Tennessee with a new-look roster and the same championship aspirations. Only two players return from last season’s 26-6 team that finished as the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) regular season championship for the second time in three seasons and earned the…

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Wallace State has school-record 36 student-athletes recognized by NJCAA for academic achievements

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State athletics had a school-record 36 student-athletes recognized Tuesday as National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Athletes of Distinction for their 2015-16 academic achievements, including eight acknowledged as Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence recipients for finishing with a 4.0 GPA. Wallace State softball had four Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence honorees:…

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