2017 East Central #JucoReportPreview

Editors Note: Our #JucoReportPreview series takes a look at numerous Junior College programs that are participating in our #JucoReport Jamboree Series that includes both the Battle of the South Jamboree on October 7th, the CBHoops Juco Jam South October 14th, and  Juco Jam Atlanta October 21st. All Players Highlight in Blue below link to their #JucoReportCard.

Last Season’s Record

Regular Season 14-9

Players from last season’s Team who moved on to 4 Year Level 

Shaquille Benson – Southern University

Jaylon Bardley – Blue Mountain State

Tonzell Handy – Tugaloo College

Top Returning Players

Cameron Diggs (AL)-6’9-Forward     *Committed to North Alabama

Thurston McCarty (MS)- 6’7-Wing

Jaquan Dotson (MS)-6’4 Guard

Cayman “CJ” Ruffin (MS)-6’2- Guard

Top Newcomers

Kamara Warren (CA)-6’5-Forward          

Roti Ware (MS) -6’3-Guard            

Chandler Diaz (LA)- 6’2-Guard

Tre Pinkston (MS)-5’9-Point Guard

Team Notes

 15 players in the past 4 years have went on to play at the 4 year level

  • 1 Pro (Argentina)
  • 7 D1
  • 1 D2
  • 6 NAIA

8 Sophomores Returning from last year’s 14-9 team, a lot of whom played a bunch as a freshman.