GOODMAN --- The Holmes Community College Bulldogs finished the first half of the North Division schedule with a 4-2 record after defeating the Northeast Mississippi Community College Tigers, 83-65, here Monday night.
With the win, the Bulldogs move to 13-4 overall. Holmes hosts Northwest Thursday at 8 p.m. The game can be watched live at www.holmesccmedia.com.
The Bulldogs led 39-26 at halftime and then outscored the Tigers, 44-39, in the second half. Holmes led by as much as 22 points and never trailed in the game.
The Bulldogs shot 49.2 percent from the floor, 31.3 percent from the three-point line and 69 percent from the free throw line.