Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

March 1, 2014

Jacksonville College men upset San Jac in OT to earn tourney berth

Jay Neal
Jacksonville Daily Progress

JACKSONVILLE — Jacksonville College secured a berth in the Region XIV Championship Tournament by shocking San Jacinto's Ravens (23-7, 14-5 Region XIV), 76-73 in overtime, on the final day of the regular season Saturday evening at the Curtis Carroll Fieldhouse.

Depending on the outcome of the Bossier Parish (La.)-Panola College game being played Saturday night, the Jags will either be the 11th or 12th seed in the tournament, whcih gets under way on Tuesday at UT Tyler's Herrignton Patriot Center.

If the JC men, who end the regular season at 11-19, 5-14, are seeded 12th they would take on the fifth seed.

will play at 3 p.m.Tuesday

Should the Jags of head coach Jody Bailey go in as the 11th seed, they would mix it up with with the No. six seed at 8 p.m. on Wednesday.

The tourney quarterfinals will be held on Thursday, followed by the semi-finals on Friday.

The men's championship game will be played Saturday evening.