Date: October 6, 2011
Southwest Tennessee Community College basketball coaches Verties Sails Jr. and Andrea Martre have released their 2011-2012 basketball schedules which feature nine men's and women's doubleheaders against Tennessee Community College Athletic Association (TCCAA) opponents.
In their final tune-ups before regular season play begins, the men's team will play an exhibition game on October 22 against the Spirit Express. Both the men and women will take on Southwest Alumni Teams in exhibition games on October 29. All three games will be played at the Verties Sails Gymnasium on Southwest's Union Avenue Campus.
Both the Saluqis and Lady Saluqis open the regular season on November 1 against Mid-South Community College at the Verties Sails Gymnasium. The Lady Saluqis will then play in the Dyersburg State Tournament on November 4-5. Both of the teams begin conference play the following week at home against Cleveland State on November 11 and defending Region VII men's and women's champion Chattanooga State on November 12.
TCCAA opponents on the 18-game conference slate are Chattanooga State, Cleveland State, Columbia State, Dyersburg State, Jackson State, Motlow State, Roane State, Volunteer State and Walters State. Southwest will play all nine conference opponents both home and away.
Non-conference games on this season's schedule are against Arkansas Baptist (home and away, women/men), Mid-South (home and away, men; home, women), New Creations Prep (home, men) and New Horizon Prep (home, men). The women's team will also play in a tournament at Georgia Perimeter and host the annual Lady Saluqi Classic.
The 2012 TCCAA/Region VII Tournament will be held in Jackson, Tennessee on March 6-10 with the tournament champions advancing to the National Junior College Athletic Association tournament March 20-24 in Salina, Kansas (women) and Hutchinson, Kansas (men).
|October 22||Spirit Express (exhibition)||Men||Home||2 p.m.|
|October 29||Southwest Alumni (exhibition)||Women/Men||Home||6 p.m./8 p.m.|
|November 1||Mid-South||Women/Men||Home||5:30 p.m./7:30 p.m.|
|November 4-5||Dyersburg State Tournament||Women||Away||TBA|
|November 11||*Cleveland State||Women/Men||Home||6 p.m./8 p.m.|
|November 12||*Chattanooga State||Women/Men||Home||2 p.m./4 p.m.|
|November 14||Mid-South||Men||Away||7:30 p.m.|
|November 18||*Roane State||Women/Men||Away||6 p.m./8 p.m. EST|
|November 19||*Walters State||Women/Men||Away||2 p.m./4 p.m. EST|
|November 22||Arkansas Baptist||Women/Men||Away||5:30 p.m./7:30 p.m.|
|November 25-26||Georgia Perimeter Classic||Women||Away||TBA|
|November 29||New Creations Prep||Men||Home||7 p.m.|
|December 3||*Dyersburg State||Women/Men||Away||6 p.m./8 p.m.|
|December 7||New Horizon Prep||Men||Home||7 p.m.|
|December 9||*Jackson State||Women/Men||Home||6 p.m./8 p.m.|
|December 10||*Columbia State||Women/Men||Home||2 p.m./4 p.m|
|December 28-29||Lady Saluqi Classic||Women||Home||TBA|
|January 10||Arkansas Baptist||Women/Men||Home||6 p.m./8 p.m.|
|January 12||New Horizon Prep||Men||Home||7 p.m.|
|January 20||*Motlow State||Women/Men||Away||6 p.m./8 p.m.|
|January 21||*Volunteer State||Women/Men||Away||2 p.m./4 p.m.|
|January 24||New Creations Prep||Men||Home||7 p.m.|
|January 27||*Roane State||Women/Men||Home||6 p.m./8 p.m.|
|January 28||*Walters State||Women/Men||Home||2 p.m./4 p.m.|
|February 4||*Dyersburg State||Women/Men||Home||2 p.m./4 p.m.|
|February 8||*Columbia State||Women/Men||Away||6 p.m./8 p.m.|
|February 11||*Jackson State||Women/Men||Away||2 p.m./4 p.m.|
|February 15||*Motlow State||Women/Men||Home||6 p.m./8 p.m.|
|February 18||*Volunteer State||Women/Men||Home||2 p.m./4 p.m.|
|February 24||*Cleveland State||Women/Men||Away||6 p.m./8 p.m. EST|
|February 25||*Chattanooga State||Women/Men||Away||2 p.m./4 p.m. EST|
|March 6-10||TCCAA/ NJCAA Region VII Tournament||Women/Men||Jackson, TN||TBA|
|March 20-24||NJCAA National Tournament||Women||Salina, KS||TBA|
|March 20-24||NJCAA National Tournament||Men||Hutchinson, KS||TBA|
For more information contact: Keith Gentry, (901) 333-4114, firstname.lastname@example.org, Farris Bldg., Room 1002, 5983 Macon Cove, Memphis, TN 38134