Release date: Feb. 26, 2014
FULTON – Keyed by the hot-shooting hand of Avery Woodson, No. 33, the Lions of East Mississippi Community College knocked off 19th-ranked Jones County Junior College, 75-69, during Wednesday's semifinals of the MACJC State Basketball Tournament being played at the Davis Event Center on the Itawamba Community College campus.
The second seed out of the MACJC's North Division, the 19-5 EMCC Lions will face top-seeded and host Itawamba for the state title. Tip-off for Thursday's state championship men's game is set for 8 p.m.