MGCCC starts road swing Monday

MGCCC starts road swing Monday

PERKINSTON — Mississippi Gulf Coast plays the first of four straight games on the road when the Bulldogs travel to Utica on Monday.

Tipoff against Hinds is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. The game will be streamed at https://www.hindsccsports.net/.

Gulf Coast is in the middle of a stretch of six of seven road games, looking to bounce back after only their second loss of the season.

Records

  • MGCCC: 12-2/4-2 MACJC South, T-2nd place in standings
  • Hinds: 2-11/0-6 MACJC South, 8th place in standings

Last Time Out

  • MGCCC lost 60-46 to Jones at Perkinston on Thursday. Daphane White had 10 points and 11 rebounds for her ninth double-double of the season.
  • Hinds lost 64-57 at East Central on Thursday. It was their ninth straight loss.

Previous Meeting

Gulf Coast completed a season sweep of Hinds by winning 62-50 at Utica on Feb. 21, 2019. Kayla Simmons had 19 points as the Bulldogs clinched their first postseason berth since 2013.

Notes

  • Gulf Coast ranks second in the country in opponent field goal percentage, allowing only 29.8 percent shooting.
  • The Bulldogs rank seventh in the country is opponent scoring at 51.4 points per game.
  • MGCCC's Daphane White is eighth in the NJCAA at 12.9 rebounds per game. She leads the MACJC.
  • White's 2.7 blocks per game are 11th-best in the country. She leads the MACJC.

Three Ahead

  • Thursday, Feb. 30: at Hinds, Utica, 5:30 p.m.
  • Monday, Feb. 3: at East Central, 5:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, Feb. 6: at Copiah-Lincoln, 5:30 p.m.

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