Highland to host NJCAA Region IV Basketball Tournament

Freeport, Illinois — Highland Community College is hosting the 2017 NJCAA Division I Region IV Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament beginning on Thursday, March 2, in the Larry F. Kahl Gymnasium, located in the HCC/YMCA Sports Center.

Men’s games will be held at 4 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 2, with semifinals held at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 4. The men’s championship game will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 6.

The top-seeded Highland men have received a first-round buy and will play the winner of the #4 seed Malcolm X and #5 seed Kankakee game on Saturday, March 4, at 6 p.m.

Women’s play will begin Saturday, March 4, at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., with the championship game held on Monday, March 6, at 5 p.m.

The Lady Cougars are seeded #2 and will take on the #3 seed Malcolm X at 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 4.

Tickets for all games are $5 each and are available at the door. Season ticket holders and student/staff discounts do not apply to tournament games.

For more information about the 2017 NJCAA Region IV Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament, contact HCC Athletic Director Pete Norman at 815.599.3465 or pete.norman@highland.edu.

Men’s tournament bracket:


Women’s tournament bracket:



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