Southwest Tennessee Community College

November 22, 2006

For More Information, Contact: Keith Gentry (901) 333-4114/ (901) 619-1899 / Kimberly Kreider (901) 333-4023

SOUTHWEST HOSTS SALUQI CLASSIC THIS WEEKEND
Release written by Keith Gentry


The Southwest men’s basketball team, currently undefeated and ranked fifth in the National Junior College Athletic Association, will host the six-team Saluqi Classic this weekend at the Verties Sails Gymnasium.

Games will begin at 4 p.m. on Friday, November 24 with Genesis One Christian Academy (MS) vs. Volunteer State followed by Howard (TX) vs. Columbia State at 6 p.m. and Southwest vs. Cincinnati State at 8 p.m. On Saturday, November 25, action gets underway at noon with Columbia State vs. Genesis One, followed by Volunteer State vs. Cincinnati State at 2 p.m. and Southwest vs. Howard at 4 p.m.

Saturday afternoon’s match-up between Southwest (6-0 record) and Howard (6-0 record) will feature two teams ranked in the top ten in the country. Southwest is number five while Howard is ranked eighth in this week’s NJCAA poll.

SALUQI CLASSIC SCHEDULE
Friday, November 24
4 p.m. Volunteer State vs. Genesis One
6 p.m. Columbia State vs. Howard
8 p.m. Southwest vs. Cincinnati State

Saturday, November 25
noon Columbia State vs. Genesis One
2 p.m. Volunteer State vs. Cincinnati State
4 p.m. Southwest vs. Howard