Southwest Tennessee Community College

November 22, 2006

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

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.

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