Southwest Tennessee Community College

February 9, 2004

CONTACTS: Kimberly Stark, 901-333-4023 -- Keith Gentry, 901-333-4114, 901-619-1899-cell


Sophomore guard Latoyia Hill scored a game-high 18 points to lead the Southwest women's basketball team to an 81-46 win over Volunteer State Saturday afternoon at the Verties Sails Gymnasium. The Lady Saluqis held a 42-21 halftime lead behind the scoring of Hill and the rebounding of Julia Cole, who grabbed nine of her team-leading 14 rebounds in the first half. The Southwest women's record improved to 11-9 overall and 7-6 in the Tennessee Junior and Community College Athletic Association.

In the men's game, the Saluqis dropped a 94-91 decision to Vol State. Leading the Saluqis in scoring was freshman point guard Jerry Dover, Jr., who scored 17 points, including 15 (on five three-point field goals) in the second half. Londrick Nolen added 13 points and a career-high 12 assists, while Anthony Barbee and Kevin Dilworth came off the bench to score 14 points each. The Saluqis' record is now 9-10 overall and 7-6 in the TJCC