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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Wallace State Lady Lions continue postseason surge into ACCC title game; top-seeded WSCC men upset in closing seconds

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – A familiar sight will take place Friday afternoon in the women’s Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/Region 22 tournament championship game. The Wallace State Lady Lions (14-19) prolonged their impressive tournament run on Thursday, reeling off their third consecutive postseason win with a 56-47 victory over division foe Snead State. Wallace State freshman…

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No. 19 Wallace State men race past Alabama Southern in ACCC Tournament quarterfinals

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Four Wallace State players finished with double figures, and the top-seeded Lions overcame a slow start in a 77-60 victory over Alabama Southern in the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/Region 22 quarterfinals Wednesday afternoon at Tom Drake Coliseum. Wallace State, ranked 19th nationally and one of two top seeds in the tournament,…

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Wallace State hosting the women’s and men’s Alabama Community College Conference/NJCAA Region XXII tournaments on March 1-4

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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 1-4. The ACCC postseason began over the weekend with first-round games played at host sites in both the women’s and men’s brackets. Sixteen teams will now converge…

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No. 15 Wallace State men’s basketball has won multiple ways as ACCC regular season champs

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State’s 15th-ranked basketball team has won multiple ways during the 2015-16 season, prevailing in both shootouts or defensive slugfests. It has led to the Lions earning their second Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) regular season championship in the past three seasons under coach John Meeks. Wallace State clinched the title and…

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No. 17 Wallace State men outlast No. 16 Marion Military Institute in battle of nationally-ranked teams

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State’s men’s basketball outlasted Marion Military Institute in their nationally-ranked showdown Thursday night, gutting out a 49-46 victory at Tom Drake Coliseum. Marcus Barham scored 14 points and Xavier Mills added 11 for the 17th-ranked Lions, who avenged their lone conference loss of the season and snapped the 16th-ranked Tigers’ 15-game…

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