Submitted by South Puget Sound Community College

SPSCC Clipper Men’s Basketball has rolled last season’s success into the 2017-18 season and outlooks are good.

The men are currently ranked in first place in the NWAC West Region with a record of 9-0 and ranked number six in the NWAC overall according to the coaches’ poll released on Feb. 6.  The Clippers have led the NWAC in scoring defense since the start of West Region play, allowing 63.9 points per game.  The Clippers have also been fourth in the NWAC this season in rebound margin per game.

SPSCC has prevailed with an 18-6 record with a tough schedule that included 14 out of 15 non-conference games on the road.

Academically, all four of the team’s sophomore athletes are set to graduate with associate degrees in June and the team stands strong with a team grade point average of 3.06.  Several players are actively being recruited by four-year universities.

Sophomore students from the men’s and women’s teams will be celebrated at Sophomore Night on Wednesday, Feb. 28, at home versus the Grays Harbor Chokers.  Women will play at 6:00 p.m. and men will tip off at 8:00 p.m.

The next home game for the Clippers is Saturday, Feb. 17 versus Pierce College.  Women will play at 1:00 p.m. followed by the men at 3:00 p.m.

Clippers Mens Basketball vs. Tacoma
The Clippers Men’s Basketball are currently ranked number one in the NWAC West Region. Photo courtesy: SPSCC
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