College basketball: BPCC women, men face nationally ranked Trinity Valley teams at home Wednesday


Bossier Parish Community College hosts nationally ranked Trinity Valley Community College in men’s and women’s college basketball games Wednesday.

The women’s game tips off at 5:30 and will be followed by the men’s at 7:30.

The Lady Cavs (9-15, 5-10 Region XIV) are coming off an 81-57 loss to Tyler Junior College on Saturday in Tyler, Texas. Freshman guard Ashlyn Jacobs led BPCC with 22 points.

The Lady Cavs trailed TJC (20-14, 11-3), ranked No. 18 in NJCAA Division I, by only eight points going into the fourth quarter.

Region XIV leader Trinity Valley (19-4, 11-2) is ranked No. 10 in the nation. The Lady Cardinals defeated BPCC 85-60 on Jan. 7 in Athens, Texas.

The Trinity Valley men (21-4, 12-2) lead Region XIV’s North Division and are ranked No. 12 in the nation. The Cardinals defeated BPCC 101-74 on Jan. 18 in Athens.

BPCC (8-17, 4-10) is coming off an 85-69 road loss to Tyler Junior College. Jerry Perry led the Cavs with 21 points. Brandon Moore added 16 and Brandon Johnson 14.

— Russell Hedges,