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South Suburban College Men’s Basketball Wins the NJCAA Region IV-District 4 Championship Game

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Head Coach John Pigatti (Photo Provided)

Several Bulldogs receive post-season awards.

SOUTH HOLLAND —(ENEWSPF)—March 19, 2018

By: Rosemary Piser

South Suburban College (SSC) Men’s Basketball Team defeated Morton College 76-67 on Saturday to win the NJCAA Region IV-District 4 Championship Game. The team will play in the NJCAA Division II National Championship Tournament in Danville, IL. The tournament runs from March 20-24, 2018.

The Bulldogs are currently 28-5 on the season. This is the 9th Regional Championship won by Head Coach John Pigatti during his 12 seasons at South Suburban College. Coach Pigatti was rewarded for his efforts this season by being named Region IV-District 4 Coach-of-the-Year. It is his 9th Coach-of-the-Year award.

Sophomore guard Jordan Matthews was named the tournament’s Most Valuable Player. Sophomores Jamal Bailey and Lawrence Lemon were named to the All-Tournament team.

SSC is located at 15800 South State Street, South Holland, Illinois.

Source: www.ssc.edu

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