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901/333-STCC * www.southwest.tn.edu
DATE: February 7 2001
CONTACT: Calvin Burns, 901/333-5338 or Marilyn Duncan, 901/333-4247 or Keith Gentry, 901/333-4114
The STCC Men's Basketball Team Makes Top 20 in NJCAA Poll; Coach Sails Reaches 480 Wins Plateau
The Southwest Tennessee Community College men's basketball team is ranked 17th in the latest National Junior College Athletic Association Men's Division I Basketball Poll. The Saluqis are 16-3 overall and 5-0 in the Tennessee Junior/Community College Athletic Association's Western Division.
Coach Verties Sails' nationally ranked squad will play Columbia State at 4:00 p.m., Saturday, February 10, in Verties Sails Gymnasium, Union and Manassas. Andrea Martre, women's head basketball coach at STCC, will lead her hustling Lady Saluqis (15-6, 3-1) against Columbia State at 2:00 p.m.
The men Saluqis will be riding an eleven game winning streak when they take the court on Saturday. Their impressive 86-77 win Saturday, February 3, against Volunteer State in Gallatin, Tenn., earned another landmark victory for Coach Verties Sails. The highly-respected Sails career record with the Saluqis now stands at 480-180.
Southwest Tennessee Community College is a Tennessee Board of Regents institution.