Basketball to Hold 2013-14 Tryouts April 20
WINTERVILLE—The Pitt Community College basketball program will hold tryouts April 20 for those interested in spots on the 2013-14 squad.
Players wishing to participate must have completed a physical prior to the tryout date. They must also complete the PCC Basketball Questionnaire.
All participants are asked to dress in basketball attire and bring a white and dark-colored t-shirt with them to the tryout, which will take place on the PCC campus in the Charles Coburn Center.
The tryout runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and is open to PCC students and unsigned high school seniors.
For more information, contact PCC Athletics at (252) 493-7633.
Basketball Players Earn Region X Honors
Pitt Community College basketball players JaQuan Blount, Mike Tyson and Dee Robinson (pictured above, left to right) were recently honored for their contributions during the 2012-13 season.
Blount and Tyson were named All-Region X Conference First Team while Robinson earned All-Region X Conference Third Team honors.
PCC finished the season with a 20-8 overall record.
PCC Tops RCC, Catawba Valley to go 16-3
With victories over Rockingham Community College and Catawba Valley this past weekend, PCC Basketball has now won five straight games and eight of its last nine.
The Bulldogs are 16-3 overall this season, 9-1 in the Region X Conference, heading into tonight’s game in Lexington against Davidson Community College.
Against Rockingham Friday, PCC forward Chris McLawhorn finished with 26 points and 13 rebounds, and center Mike Tyson notched 20 points and 14 boards to provide a one-two punch in the paint for Pitt as the Bulldogs coasted to a 92-74 victory.
Bulldogs Have Won Five of Last Six Games
After falling to Wake Tech in Raleigh Jan. 16, Pitt Community College has won two straight and five of its last six to push its season mark to 13-3 overall, 6-1 in the Region X Conference.
Chris McLawhorn and JaQuan Blount combined for 42 points to lead the Bulldogs past Guilford Tech on Sunday in Jamestown, 99-77.
McLawhorn handled inside duties for PCC with 10 rebounds to finish with a double-double while Blount added seven boards and seven assists to go along with 20 points.