GOODMAN --- Holmes Community College sophomore Cedric Harper tipped in a missed shot for the Bulldogs with 27 seconds to go to give the Bulldogs the 77-76 lead and the win over the Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers in Thursday night's MACJC North Division contest here.
With the win, the Bulldogs went to 14-4 and 5-2 in the North Division. Holmes travels to Coahoma on Monday night at 8 p.m. You can listen live at breezynews.com. Coahoma may have a live video feed to the game as well. Check holmesathletics on Facebook and Twitter for more details.
Holmes held a 10-point lead in the first half at 37-27 and led 37-29 at halftime. The Rangers outscored the Bulldogs in the second half, 47-40, but the Bulldogs held on for the win after falling behind in the second half. Northwest led by 10 points, 68-58, with 5:44 left in the game.
For the game, the Bulldogs shot 40.7 percent from the floor and 73.5 percent from the free throw line.