MACC Basketball Teams Start NJCAA Tournament Play Wednesday

The MACC basketball teams start play in their respective national tournaments Wednesday. The 17th-seeded Lady Hounds will face 16th-seeded Barton Community College of Kansas in the first game of the women’s tournament in Lubbock. Coach Hana Haden…

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Moberly is 28-3, and earned a tournament berth for the fourth straight season. Barton is 28-5, and the champions of Region Six. The Cougars are led by Jenny Nkem Womsi, who averages 14.8 and 13.2 rebounds per game.

J.B. Connoley will have the pregame from Lubbock at 9:45, tip at 10, on Glory 97.3 KTCM, and

As the fourth seed, the men had a first round bye, and will play 24-9 Dodge City of Kansas in the second round. Dodge City is the 13th seed, and an at-large selection out of Region Six. Coach Pat Smith says with the possible exception of John A. Logan, the top seed in the tournament, Dodge City is going to be the toughest opponent they’ve faced all year.

Jaheim Tanksley says wants to win the title for Moberly and Coach Smith.

With J.B. in Lubbock, we will have the NJCAA Network’s broadcast Wednesday from Hutchinson. Pregame at 11:45, tip scheduled for noon on AM 1230 and FM 92.5 KWIX.