The Odessa College men's basketball team secured a spot in the quarterfinals of the NJCAA Tournament with a 69-61 win over Pearl River (Miss.) Community College Wednesday night at the Hutchinson Sports Center.
With the win, the Wranglers (28-6) will face the No. 3 seed Vincennes (Ind.) at 8 p.m. Thursday night to earn a spot in the semfinals.
Odessa College led by as many as 22 points in the second half but had to hold off a Pearl River squad making its first ever appearance in the national tournament.
The Wildcats (26-4) were able to cut the lead to within six points but were unable to get any closer.
LaGarious White led Pearl River with 17 points, including five made 3-pointers on the night. Brandon Rachal finished with 15 points for the Wildcats.
ARTICLE BY: ODESSA AMERICAN SPORTS