Southwest Tennessee Community College

September 20, 2004
 
For More Information, Contact: Keith Gentry (901) 333-4114 / Kimberly Stark (901) 333-4023

SOUTHWEST RELEASES 2004-2005 BASKETBALL SCHEDULE
Release written by Keith Gentry

Southwest Athletic Director Verties Sails, Jr. has released the 2004-2005 basketball schedule, which includes eleven home menís and womenís doubleheaders. The Saluqis and Lady Saluqis tip-off the season with the Alumni Game on Friday, October 29 at the Verties Sails Gymnasium.  Game times are 6 and 8 p.m.

Southwest opens the regular season on Monday, November 1 in Clarksdale, Mississippi, taking on Coahoma Community College. The womenís game will begin at 6 p.m., followed by the men at 8 p.m.  The first home game for the Southwest men will be on Saturday, November 6, when the Saluqis take on Kennedy-King College at 7:30 p.m.  On Tuesday, November 9, both the Southwest men and women will host Northwest Mississippi in the first home game for the Lady Saluqis.

On Friday, November 12, Southwest hosts Roane State Community College in the first TJCCAA game of the season.  On Saturday, November 13 the Saluqis and Lady Saluqis will host Walters State.  The Walters State men are the defending TJCCAA/Region VII champions, while the womenís team lost to Southwest in the region semifinals a year ago.

Also featured on the menís schedule are non-conference games against Southeastern Illinois, the nationís 6th-ranked team last year and a national tournament semi-finalist, and a trip to Chicago, Illinois for the Kennedy-King Tournament on December 17-18.  The Lady Saluqis will play in two tournaments Ė the Georgia Perimeter Tournament on November 26-27, and the Lady Saluqi Classic, which Southwest will host on December 27-28 at the Verties Sails Gym.

The 2004-2005 TJCCAA/Region VII Tournament will be held March 8-12 at Roane State Community College in Harriman, Tennessee.  The tournament champions will advance to the national tournaments March 22-26 in Hutchinson, Kansas (men) or Salina, Kansas (women).

 

2004-2005
SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
BASKETBALL SCHEDULE

OCTOBER 29 Alumni Game

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NOVEMBER 1 Coahoma (MS)

Away

6/8

  6 Kennedy-King (IL)

Home

(men only) 7:30

  9 Northwest Mississippi

Home

6/8

  12 *Roane State

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6/8

  13 *Walters State

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  15 Southeastern Illinois

Away

7:30

  19 *Chattanooga State

Away

6/8 EST

  20 *Motlow State

Away

2/4 EST

  22 Coahoma (MS)

Home

6/8

  26-27 Georgia Perimeter Tournament

Away

TBA

     

 

 

DECEMBER 2 Northwest Mississippi

Away

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  4 *Cleveland State

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  9 Southeastern Illinois

Home

7:30

  11 *Hiwassee

Away

2/4 EST

  17-18 Kennedy-King Tournament

Away

(men only) TBA

  27-28 Lady Saluqis Classic

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(women only) TBA

     

 

 

JANUARY 15 *Saint Catharine (KY)

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  18 *Dyersburg State

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  22 *Saint Catharine (KY)

Away

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  27 *Jackson State

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  29 *Columbia State

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FEBRUARY 1 *Dyersburg State

Away

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  5 *Volunteer State  

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  10 *Jackson State (HOMECOMING)

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  12 *Columbia State

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  26 *Volunteer State

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MARCH 8-12 TJCCAA/REGION VII TOURNAMENT
    (at Roane State, Harriman, TN)  

 

  22-26 NJCAA NATIONAL TOURNAMENT
    (at Salina, KS)  

 

       

 

*TJCCAA/Region VII Games