PREVIEW: Holmes vs. Southwest, Region XXIII semi-finals

PREVIEW: Holmes vs. Southwest, Region XXIII semi-finals

GOODMAN --- The Holmes Community College Bulldogs will face the Southwest Mississippi Community College Bears on Thursday at 1 p.m. in the semi-finals of the Region XXIII Tournament at Mississippi College in Clinton.

Holmes is 22-4 while Southwest is 17-8. Holmes defeated Co-Lin in the opening round of the Region XXIII Tournament Tuesday, 74-60 while Southwest defeated Northwest, 70-68. You can listen to the game on breezynews.com and watch the game at www.holmesccmedia.com.

Holmes is led in scoring by sophomore guard Trevais Spencer, who is averaging 13.9 points per game. Sophomore guard Mikkel Norment is averaging 10.4 points per game and freshman forward Javon Franklin is averaging 10.3 points per game. As a team, the Bulldogs are averaging 79.4 points per game and are shooting 48.8 percent from the floor, 33.8 percent from three-point range and 65.9 percent from the free-throw line.

Holmes is giving up 61.08 points per game.

Southwest is led by sophomore guard Roydell Brown, who is averaging 16.2 points per game. Sophomore guard Antonio Cowart, Jr. is averaging 14.6 points per game while freshman guard John Knight III is averaging 13.8 points per game while sophomore forward/center Jeremy Harrell is averaging 10.8 points per game. As a team, Southwest is averaging 81.9 points per game and are shooting 45.1 percent from the floor, 33.8 percent from the three-point line and 64.3 percent from the free-throw line.

Southwest is giving up 73.68 points per game.

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