Southwest Tennessee Community College

November 5, 2004

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

SOUTHWEST BASKETBALL TEAMS HOST CARL ALBERT AND KENNEDY-KING IN REGULAR SEASON HOME OPENER
Release written by Keith Gentry

The Southwest basketball teams will play a womenís and menís doubleheader on Saturday, November 6 at the Verties Sails Gymnasium in the regular season home opener for both teams. The Lady Saluqis will take on Carl Albert State College at 5 p.m., followed by the menís game against Kennedy-King College at 7:30 p.m.

On Monday night, Southwest opened the 2004-2005 season in Clarksdale, Mississippi with a sweep of Coahoma Community College. Sophomore forward Ashley Mason scored 23 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead the Lady Saluqis to a 72-59 victory, while freshman forward Imesia Jackson also recorded a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds in only 18 minutes of play. In the menís game, sophomore forward Chris Prince scored 19 points and freshman guard Lester Hudson added 15 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Saluqi men to a 92-68 win.

Southwest will continue a four-game home stand next week with games against Northwest Mississippi on Tuesday, November 9, Roane State on Friday, November 12, and Walters State on Saturday, November 13.