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Teresa Mays Freshman, Guard

Dimario Jackson Freshman, Guard

Basketball Game Day Monday, February 10 vs. East Mississippi CC 3/5 p.m.


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Letter from the President Dear Friends of Northeast:

Thank you for your support of the athletic efforts of Northeast Mississippi Community College. Each coach and each athlete has worked hard to ensure that our teams are ready to give performances that make you proud to be a “Tiger Fan.� Northeast exists to provide educational, recreational and social resources for students and supporters to grow and enjoy their accomplishments. While you are on campus, I hope you have a safe and enjoyable visit. I trust you will use this opportunity to get to know our students, coaches and staff. We are always ready to assist you to enjoy your time with us. Thank you for everything that you do to encourage and support our efforts. We are always glad to have you on our campus. Sincerely, Johnny L. Allen President

Board of Trustees

T. Jack Ramsey

Chairman Tenure of Service: 1983 Tishomingo County/ Banker

Bill Breedlove

Tenure of Service: 1999 Prentiss County Businessman

Ben McClung

Tenure of Service: 2013 Tishomingo County Superintendent of Education

Troy Holliday

Vice Chairman Tenure of Service: 1964 Tippah County Businessman

John O. Cunningham Secretary Tenure of Service: 1995 Prentiss County Businessman

Randle Downs

Tonya Butler Farris

Tenure of Service: 2012 Prentiss County Superintendent of Education

Sam McCoy

Tenure of Service: 1988 Prentiss County Businessman

Tenure of Service: 2012 Alcorn County Businesswoman

Gina Smith

Tenure of Service: 2012 Alcorn County Superintendent of Education

Ken Basil

Tenure of Service: 2008 Union County Superintendent of Education

Douglas Jackson

Tenure of Service: 1995 Tippah County Retired Educator

Luzene Triplett

Tenure of Service: 2002 Prentiss County Retire Educator

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Alvie Blakeney

Tenure of Service: 2011 Tishomingo County Retire Businessman

Tracie Langston

Tenure of Service: 2004 Prentiss County Businesswoman

Vance Witt

Tenure of Service: 2007 Union County Businessman

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2013-14 Basketball Coaches Men’s Staff

Women’s Staff

Years 2011-Present 2009-2011 2006-2009 2003-2006 2001-2003 1998-2001 1996-1998 1994-1996

Brian Alexander

Cord Wright

Lady Tiger Head Coach

Tiger Head Coach

Third Year

First Year

Position School/Organization Head Coach NEMCC Head Coach Tupelo Rock-N-Rollers Assistant Coach (W&M) Itawamba CC Assistant Coach Campbell Univ. Assistant Coach Southeastern Louisiana University Assistant Coach University of Southern Mississippi Assistant Coach Columbus High School Student Assistant NEMCC

Position School/Organization Head Coach NEMCC Assistant Coach UL-Monroe Assistant Coach Univ. of North Alabama Graduate Assistant Coach Univ. of North Alabama Assistant Coach Spartanburg Methodist College Student Assistant Limestone College

Paul Nixon

Nick Coln

Lady Tiger Assistant Coach

Tiger Assistant Coach

First Year

Third Year

Years Position School/Organization 2013-Present Assistant Coach NEMCC 2005-13 Head Coach Columbia University 2002-05 Assistant Coach Indiana University 1999-2002 Assistant Coach/ University of Southern Mississippi Recruiting Coordinator 1997-99 Assistant Coach/ University of Nevada-Reno Recruiting Coordinator 1993-97 Assistant Coach Marshall University

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Years 2013-Present 2010-2013 2005-2010 2003-2005 2002-2003 2001-2002

Years 2010-Present 2009-10 2002-09

Position Assistant Coach Head Coach Head Coach

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School/Organization NEMCC Olive Branch High School Alcorn Central High School


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Athletic Support Staff David Robbins

Chassie Kelly

Dean of Students Athletic Director

Administrative Assistant to the Dean of Students/Athletic Director

Matt Werner

Blake Long

Athletic Facilities/ Head Equipment Manager

Sports Information Director

Hope Kingsley, ATC

Karri Davis

Head Athletic Trainer

Cheerleading Coach

Jeremy Kennedy

Don Knowles

Voice of the Tigers WNAU 1470 AM

Operations Manager Sodexo, USA

Bus Drivers Phillip Moore (left) Marvin Ozbirn (right)

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2013-14 Northeast Basketball Rosters

Women’s Head Coach: Brian Alexander (3rd year - Mississippi State University) Women’s Assistant Coach: Paul Nixon (1st year - Vanderbilt University) Women’s Student Assistant: Daniel Rowland Men’s Head Coach: Cord Wright (1st year - Limestone College) Assistant Coach: Nick Coln (3rd year - University of Louisiana at Monroe) Manager: Johnathan Scales

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Player

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Class

Pos.

Lexy Lindsey

5-6

Freshman

Guard

Golden

Red Bay

11

Kiki Gwyn

5-2

Sophomore

Guard

Corinth

Kossuth

12

Antionette Riddle

5-9

Sophomore

Guard

Tupelo

Tupelo

14

Ayana Ragin

5-10

Freshman

Forward

Baldwyn

Baldwyn

15

Daisha Williams

5-8

Freshman

Guard

Columbus

Columbus

22

Teresa Mays

5-10

Freshman

Guard

Oakland, Tenn.

Wooddale

25

Angelia Allen

5-9

Sophomore

Guard

Belmont

30

Kierra Erby

5-7

Sophomore

Guard

Columbus

32

Kay K Tate

5-8

Sophomore

Guard

33

Aushiana Ivy

5-10

Freshman

Guard

Tupelo

Shannon

35

Jasmine Allen

5-8

Freshman

Guard

Booneville

Booneville

42

Katie Foster

6-0

Freshman

Forward

Tigers

Dyersburg, Tenn. Dyersburg

Burnsville Alcorn Central

Ht.

0

Al Azulphar

6-11 250

Freshman

Center Norwalk, Conn. Brien McMahon

1

Tyre Mallard

6-4

183

Freshman

Guard

Caledonia

3

Cannon Edwards

6-3

175

Freshman

Guard

Petal

5

Marcus Hogan

6-4

215

Freshman

Guard

Jackson

10

Ladarius Waits

5-11 168 Sophomore Guard

Athletic Director: David Robbins (1st year - Millsaps College)

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Dimario Jackson

5-10 160

12

Darius Leach

5-8

Sports Information Director: Blake Long (1st year - University of Mississippi)

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El Paso Johnson-Pitts 6-5

202

Freshman

Guard Millington, Tenn.

22

Reggie Patterson

6-3

183

Freshman

Guard

Head Equipment Manager: Matt Werner (2nd year - NEMCC)

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Keldrick Lesley

6-1

150 Sophomore Guard

Booneville

Booneville

Athletic Trainer: Hope Kingsley (2nd year - University of Southern Miss)

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Dexter Stafford

6-4

187

Freshman

Biggersville

Biggersville

30

Ben Seely

6-9

250

Freshman Forward

Hamilton

33

Chris Echols

5-11 183

Freshman Forward

Lamar

H.W. Byers

35

Cameron Shorty

6-5

Senatobia

Senatobia

President: Dr. Johnny L. Allen, Ed.D. (9th year - Mississippi State University)

Student Trainer: Mersades Carter 6

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Columbus

Player

Videographer: Thomas Logan Agnew

Class

Belmont

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Statisticians: Bryson Ward, Tony Pams

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Hometown High School

Hometown

Olive Branch

High School

Caledonia Petal Provine Olive Branch

Freshman Forward

Brusly, La.

Brusly

145 Sophomore Forward

Booneville

Booneville

Guard

212 Sophomore Guard

Baldwyn

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Millington Baldwyn

Hamilton


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Player

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Class

Pos. Previous School

Takera Mitchell

5-6

Sophomore

Guard

Wayne County

5

Precious Rogers

5-6

Freshman

Guard

H.W. Byers

Byhalia

10

Wilma Davis

5-7

Sophomore

Guard

West Point

West Point

11

Jaylen Cox

5-9

Freshman

Guard

West Harrison

13

Lashyra Butler

5-4

Freshman

Guard Oldsmar Christian Clearwater, Fla.

15

Nockeyia Qualls

5-7

Sophomore

Guard

Forest AHS

21

Janay Townsel

5-7

Sophomore

Guard

Starkville

Starkville

22

Brittany Brown

5-8

Sophomore

Guard

Starkville

Starkville

23

Charmane Tims

5-10

Sophomore Forward

Clarkdale

Meridian

25

Carrie Brown

6-0

Freshman

Forward

Columbus

Columbus

30

Kyra Gulledge

6-1

Sophomore Forward

H.W. Byers

Olive Branch

32

LeRia Jenrette

5-9

Sophomore Forward Oldsmar Christian

33

Savannah Kimmons

6-0

Sophomore Forward

Lions

Ht. Wt.

Class

Pos.

Horn Lake

Hometown Waynesboro

Gulfport Forest

Tampa, Fla. Holly Springs

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Player

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Davon “Chuck” Ester 6-7 210

Sophomore Forward

1

Jacolby Mobley

6-0 160

Sophomore

Guard

Starkville

Starkville

3

Nick Giles

5-9 130

Sophomore

Guard

Kemper County

Scooba

4

Mack Foster

6-2 190

Sophomore

Guard

West Bolivar

Beulah

11 Brandon Moss

6-2 190

Sophomore

Guard Northeast Lauderdale

Meridian

12 Antonio Finley

5-11 160

Freshman

Guard

Meridian

Meridian

21 Reggie Brown

5-11 180

Freshman

Guard

St. Joesph

Greenville

22 Justin Kinsey

6-6 195

Sophomore Forward

Yazoo City

Yazoo City

23 Chris Rhoney

6-1 185

Sophomore

24 Devonta Pollard

6-8 215

33 Avery Woodson

6-3 195

Guard

Previous School

Hometown

Biloxi

Geismar, La.

West Lauderdale

Meridian

Sophomore Forward

Kemper County

Porterville

Sophomore

Wayne County

Waynesboro

Guard

President Dr. Rick Young Vice President for Student Affairs and Athletics/Director of Athletics Mickey Stokes Assistant to the Vice-President/ Athletics Webmaster Ginnie Cody Athletic Instructional Advisor/ Compliance Assistant Brittany Wagner-White Sports Information Director David Rosinski Director of Digital Media Derek Cody Head Athletic Trainer Evan Dauterive Assistant Athletic Trainer Steven Bontrager Head Women’s Coach Sharon Thompson Assistant Women’s Coach Michael Morgan Head Men’s Coach Mark White Assistant Men’s Coach Shelby Lindley Assistant Men’s Coach Drew Bernd

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No. 10 Lexy Lindsey Freshman Guard

No. 11 Kiki Gwyn Sophomore Guard

No. 12 Antionette Riddle Sophomore Guard

No. 14 Ayana Ragin Freshman Forward

No. 15 Daisha Williams Freshman Guard

No. 22 Teresa Mays Freshman Guard

No. 25 Angelia Allen Sophomore Guard

No. 30 Kierra Erby Sophomore Guard

No. 32 Kay K Tate Sophomore Guard

No. 33 Aushiana Ivy Freshman Guard

No. 35 Jasmine Allen Freshman Guard

No. 42 Katie Foster Freshman Forward

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No. 0 Al Azulphar Freshman Center

No. 1 Tyre Mallard Freshman Guard

No. 3 Cannon Edwards Freshman Guard

No. 5 Marcus Hogan Freshman Guard

No. 10 Ladarius Waits Sophomore Guard

No. 11 Dimario Jackson Freshman Forward

No. 12 Darius Leach Sophomore Forward

No. 20 El Paso Johnson-Pitts Freshman Guard

No. 22 Reggie Patterson Freshman Guard

No. 23 Keldrick Lesley Sophomore Guard

No. 24 Dexter Stafford Freshman Guard

No. 30 Ben Seely Freshman Forward

No. 33 Chris Echols Freshman Forward

No. 35 Cameron Shorty Sophomore Guard

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Dimario Jackson

Athletes travel great distances to make right decision With a limit on how many out-of-state athletes any mark at the charity stripe. last month. team can have on one roster, coaches inside the “I was always told when I was coming up that “My main focus has been to go hard and don’t Mississippi Association of Community and Junior good players shoot about 100 free throws through- lose confidence in my shot,” Mays said. “Coach Colleges (MACJC) cannot miss on their choices out the year,” Wright said. “He’s already at 120 (Alexander) always emphasizes ‘Teresa, you’ve and decisions regarding the talent of those players. right now and we’ve still got four games to go. That got to shoot the ball,’ so every shot I get if I’m wide Northeast Mississippi Community College bas- shows you that he’s the type of player that’s out open I shoot it. I’ve had more confidence since the ketball headmen Brian Alexander and Cord Wright there and is active and always doing stuff. That’s break.” certainly made the right calls on one young woman always a positive.” Mays credits the time spent in training with Alexand man in particular. Little adjustment was needed for Jackson while ander inside Bonner Arnold Coliseum for her rise Teresa Mays and Dimario Jackson have stepped he transitioned from the prep level to college ball. as one of Northeast’s top scoring threats. into major roles for their respective squads as Even six-plus hours away from his suburban Baton “We do a lot of shooting drills,” she said. “Before freshmen. Rouge, La., home, the main difference for him has we get deep down into our offense and defense in “He’s been huge for the team and obbeen the chilly temperatures practice, we do a lot of shots from fiveviously for me in my first year,” Wright in Hill Country. minute drills to pulling up and shooting. said of Jackson. “Anytime you can get “I’m not going to say it’s We do a lot of three-point shots and a good point guard it’s always great to been a rough time, but I’ve mid-range shots.” have. He just kinda makes us and the been having a rough time Like Jackson, Mays, too, is an unselfprogram and everybody around him adjusting to this cold, cold ish athlete and feels she makes a better better.” weather outside,” Jackson impact on the court when she shares Jackson has become the top ball hansaid, then smiled. “We don’t the ball. dler and an upstanding example on and have that kind of cold weath“Creating shots for my teammates, off the court. He is also the top scorer er back at home.” that’s where I feel the most comfortfor the Tigers at 14.4 points per game. Jackson noted that he has able at other than shooting myself,” No. 22 No. 11 “I give all my thanks to God because I not faced any difficulty in the said Mays. “It feels real good because Teresa Mays know without him I wouldn’t be able to sometimes rigorous travel Dimario Jackson it feels just like I made the shot. I’m alOakland, Tenn. Brusly, La. do it,” he said. “I just know how to come schedule that comes with ways willing to help my teammates get out and produce and be a leader for my the MACJC North Division their points.” team.” schedule due to his time with the Louisiana Bayou Alexander feels that positive attitude and inclinaJackson does not mind getting the ball to the oth- Flames of the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU). The tion to do whatever she can to aid the Lady Tigers er men on the court, either. He tops Northeast with Bayou Flames travelled for tournament as far away is her best attribute. 3.2 assists per outing and Wright feels that is one as Virginia and Texas. “Teresa is as selfless as anyone on the court,” of his strongest characteristics. Similarly, Mays had little trouble with acclimating said the third-year head coach. “She is a treat to “He is a guy that really wants to pass first,” said to the road trips. Her AAU squad, Team Memphis coach and her basketball skills will only get better Wright. “If you put him around some good players (Tenn.) Elite, participated in competitions in Minne- and better and better.” that can make some shots, he’d just as soon finish sota, Florida and other locations across the United Overall, Mays said being two hours away from her the night with eight points and eight assists as op- States. family and the adjustment to college basketball has posed to getting 27 points and that’s the role of a The 5-10 guard from Oakland, Tenn., has really not been that hard. point guard.” stepped her game up since returning from the holi“I think I’ve handled it really well,” she said. “It The Brusly (La.) High School graduate is one of day break. She is averaging 11.6 points per contest wasn’t a bad adjustment because I’m always used the top free throw shooters in the state. Jackson in that time frame and dropped a career-high 26 to travelling. There really wasn’t anything to it.” stands at fifth in the MACJC with an 80.3 percent against Jackson State (Tenn.) Community College 10

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Social media

For fans that cannot make it to the games in Booneville or away contests, Northeast athletics and individual teams have made it easier for family, friends and fans to keep up with their favorite sport via various social media accounts.

Twitter:

@NEMCCTigers - General athletic news & live game updates for all nine intercollegiate athletic programs from SID Blake Long. Interact by using the hashtags #TigerPower and #NEMCC @NETigerFootball- Tiger football team @NEMCCBaseball - Tiger baseball team @NETigerSB - Tiger softball team @NEMCCGolf - Tiger golf team @NEMCCcheer - Tiger cheerleading squad

Facebook:

For updates on each of Northeast’s athletic programs, including links to videos and news stories, like the Tigers at www.facebook.com/ NEMCCTigers Fans can also follow the Tiger softball team at http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Northeast-Mississippi-Community-College-SoftballTeam

General Information:

As a reminder, general information about the college can be found at the Northeast website at http://www.nemcc.edu

Athletic News:

Athletic news will be posted at http://www.nemccathletics.com

Videos:

For those wishing for those wishing to view video highlights of Northeast athletics, videos can be found at http://www.youtube.com/ nemcctigers while news articles can be found at http://www.youtube.com/nemcctv You can also find short behind-the-scenes and game day videos on Vine by searching and following NEMCCTigers

Photos:

Small snippet photos can be found via Instagram at nemcctigers or at the web address http://www.instagram.com/nemcctigers Photos from athletic and campus events from staff photographer Michael H. Miller can be found on the college’s SmugMug site at http://nemcctigers.smugmug.com

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2013-14 Schedule

OCTOBER 6 15 22 29

Carrollton, Georgia Scrimmage vs. South Georgia St.! vs. Albany Tech.! vs. On the Rise Prep! Blue Mountain College! Blue Mountain College# at University of North Ala.#

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at Dyersburg State% 6 p.m. at Gadsden St. 5:30/7:30 p.m. at Wallace St.-Hanceville^ 3/5 p.m. Columbia St. 5:30/7:30 p.m. Southwest Mississippi Classic Southern U.-Shreveport 1:30/3:30 p.m. Southwest Mississippi Classic Southwest Mississippi 5:30/7:15 p.m. Dyersburg St.% 7 p.m. at Columbia St. 5:30/7:30 p.m.

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Gadsden St. Itawamba* at Northwest Miss.* at Jackson St. CC$

5:30/7:30 p.m. 5:30/7:30 p.m. 5/7 p.m. 6 p.m.

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Jones County Wallace St.-Hanceville Jackson St. CC$ at East Mississippi* Coahoma* at Holmes* Mississippi Delta* at Itawamba*

5:30/7:30 p.m. 5:30/7:30 p.m. 7 p.m. 5:30/7:30 p.m. 5:30/7:30 p.m. 6/8 p.m. 5:30/7:30 p.m. 6/8 p.m.

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Northwest Miss.* East Mississippi* at Coahoma* Holmes* at Mississippi Delta*

5:30/7:30 p.m. 5:30/7:30 p.m. 6/8 p.m. 5:30/7:30 p.m. 6/8 p.m.

NOVEMBER

DECEMBER

JANUARY

FEBRUARY

^ Men’s Game First * North Division Contest $ Women Only

1 p.m. 2 p.m. 4 p.m. 5:30 p.m. 6 p.m. 6 p.m.

! Men Only Scrimmage # Women Only Scrimmage % Men Only

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