For Immediate Release - Southwest Tennessee Community College

Date: October 3, 2013

Southwest Announces 2013-2014 Men's and Women's Basketball Schedules

Southwest has released its 2013-2014 men's and women's basketball schedules which include 18 conference games and feature out of town tournaments for both teams.

The Saluqis and Lady Saluqis will open the season with exhibition games against the Southwest alumni on October 26 at the Verties Sails Gymnasium. The men's team will play its first regular season game against Victory University-JV (Junior Varsity) on November 1 at the Verties Sails Gymnasium then travel to Mid-Continent University-JV in Mayfield, KY, on November 5. Both the men and women open conference play against Chattanooga State at home on November 8 at the Verties Sails Gymnasium.

Other non-conference home games for the men include Mid-Continent University-JV, St. Louis Community College and Bethel University-JV. In addition, both the men and women will play Mid-South Community College at home and away. Highlighting the men's non-conference schedule is a trip to Tallahassee, FL, for the Tallahassee Thanksgiving Tournament while the women will compete in the Georgia Perimeter Classic in Decatur, GA and host the Lady Saluqi Classic.

The 2014 TCCAA/NJCAA Region VII tournament will be hosted by Roane State Community College in Harriman, TN, on March 4-8. The tournament champions will advance to the NJCAA National Tournament on March 27-22 in Hutchinson, KS, (men) and Salina, KS (women).

2013-2014 Southwest Men's and Women's Basketball Schedule
Date Game Location Team Time
October 26 Alumni Home Women/Men 4 p.m./6 p.m.
November 1 Victory JV Home Men 6 p.m.
November 5 Mid-Continent JV Mayfield, KY Men 4 p.m.
November 8 *Chattanooga State Home Women/Men 6 p.m./8 p.m.
November 9 *Cleveland State Home Women/Men 2 p.m./4 p.m.
November 15 *Walters State Morristown, TN Women/Men 6 p.m./8 p.m. EST
November 16 *Roane State Harriman, TN Women/Men 2 p.m./4 p.m. EST
November 23 Dyersburg State Dyersburg, TN Women/Men 6 p.m./8 p.m.
November 27-28 Tallahassee Thanksgiving Tournament Tallahassee, FL Men TBA
November 29-30 Georgia Perimeter Classic Decatur, GA Women TBA
December 6 *Columbia State Home Women/Men 6 p.m./8 p.m.
December 7 *Jackson State Home Women/Men 2 p.m./4 p.m.
December 13 Mid-Continent JV Home Men 6 p.m.
December 16 Mid-South Marion, AR Women/Men 4 p.m./6 p.m.
December 30-31 Lady Saluqi Classic Home Women TBA
January 6 St. Louis Home Men 7:30 p.m.
January 7 Mid-South Home Women/Men 4 p.m./6 p.m.
January 17 *Volunteer State Gallatin, TN Women/Men 6 p.m./8 p.m.
January 18 *Motlow State Lynchburg, TN Women/Men 2 p.m./4 p.m.
January 24 *Walters State Home Women/Men 6 p.m./8 p.m.
January 25 *Roane State Home Women/Men 2 p.m./4 p.m.
January 29 Bethel JV Home Men 6 p.m.
February 1 *Dyersburg State Home Women/Men 2 p.m./4 p.m.
February 5 *Jackson State Jackson, TN Women/Men 6 p.m./8 p.m.
February 8 *Columbia State Columbia, TN Women/Men 2 p.m./4 p.m.
February 12 *Volunteer State Home Women/Men 6 p.m./8 p.m.
February 15 *Motlow State Home Women/Men 2 p.m./4 p.m.
February 21 *Chattanooga State Chattanooga, TN Women/Men 6 p.m./8 p.m. EST
February 22 *Cleveland State Cleveland, TN Women/Men 2 p.m./4 p.m. EST
March 4-8 TCCAA/NJCAA Region VII Tournament Harriman, TN Women/Men TBA
March 17-22 NJCAA National Tournament Hutchinson, KS Men TBA
March 17-22 NJCAA National Tournament Salina, KS Women TBA

*TCCAA Games

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For more information contact: Keith Gentry, (901) 333-4114, mgentry@southwest.tn.edu, Farris Bldg., Room 1002, 5983 Macon Cove, Memphis, TN 38134