SLCC Men’s Basketball Heads To Kansas for NJCAA Tourney

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SLCC men's basketball team is No. 13 seed in national tournament next week.

2015-16 SLCC men's basketball team

2015-16 SLCC men's basketball team

Our guys are uniting and playing some of their best basketball of the year.

The Salt Lake Community College men’s basketball team (No. 13) will play their first game in the NJCAA Division I Men’s National Basketball Championship March 14, 1 p.m. (MST) in Hutchinson, Kansas against Northeast Mississippi (No. 20).

The SLCC Bruins were 26-8 in the regular season. “We are excited to be going back to the national tournament,” said Todd Phillips, SLCC head coach. “Our guys are uniting and playing some of their best basketball of the year.” If the Bruins win their first game, the team will advance to face Odessa College (No. 4) on March 15, 5:30 p.m. (MST). The tournament games will be broadcast live at NJCAA TV.

Salt Lake Community College is an accredited, student-focused, comprehensive community college meeting the diverse needs of the Salt Lake community. Home to more than 60,000 students each year, the College is Utah’s leading provider of workforce development programs. SLCC is also the largest supplier of transfer students to Utah’s four-year institutions and a perennial Top 10 college nationally for total associate degrees awarded. The College is the sole provider of applied technology courses in the Salt Lake area, with multiple locations, an eCampus, and nearly 1,000 continuing education sites located throughout the Salt Lake Valley. Personal attention from an excellent faculty is paramount at the College, which maintains an average class size of 20.

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