COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Wranglers back in NJCAA Tournament

For the fourth consecutive year, the Odessa College men’s basketball team will be heading to Hutchinson, Kan. for the NJCAA National Tournament.

The Wranglers were selected as the No. 13-seed and will play No. 20-seed Trinidad State in the first round at 7:15 p.m. March 24 at Hutch Sports Arena.

Odessa College enters at 24-8 after losing to South Plains College in the Region 5 Tournament semifinals this past Friday.

South Plains College (31-2) ended up winning the Region 5 Tournament, defeating Clarendon College 100-98 on Saturday in Weatherford.

The Texans are the No. 2-seed in the tournament and will get a first-round bye.

Clarendon College (23-10) did not make the tournament.