KC knocks off Jacksonville on the road; 10-0 on the season
The Rangers knocked off the Jacksonville Jaguars Dec. 3 on the road, 76-54, moving to 2-0 in Region 14 play and a perfect 10-0 on the season. Jamarcus Weatherspoon led all scorers with 25 points and Stephon Moody tossed in 21. Kalif Wright was also in double-digits with 10 points and nine rebounds. KC struggled a little bit in the first half, only shooting 32 percent from the field, but shot an impressive 71 percent in the field in the second half to pull away from the Jaguars. KC will play two more conference games before the Christmas break--Saturday, Dec. 7, at home versus Lee College and Wednesday, Dec. 11, on the road versus Blinn College.
KC makes it to second round of NJCAA National Tournament
The 2012-2013 season culminated with a 2nd Round 53-51 loss to Spartanburg Methodist at the NJCAA National Tournament in Hutchinson, Kan. KC, the 15-seed in the tournament, beat 18-seed Shelton State in the first round, 80-58. No. 2 seed Spartanburg Methodist (33-0) advances to the National quarterfinals. Kilgore finishes the season at 27-6. This is the first time the KC men have qualified for the national tournament since the 1993-94 season. KC advanced to the tournament by winning the Region XIV regular season conference title. Tournament Bracket
(Above) Kilgore College basketball player Maurice Taylor shoots a free throw at a game during the NJCAA National Tournament in Hutchinson, Kan. Photo by Gibby Gibson.
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