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South Suburban College Bulldogs win NJCAA Region IV-District 4 championship

Men’s basketball team defeats Morton College

information provided by South Suburban College

SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (March 12, 2018) – South Suburban College defeated Morton College 76-67 on Saturday, March 10, to win the NJCAA Region IV-District 4 Championship. They will play in the NJCAA Division II National Championship Tournament in Danville, Illinois. The tournament runs from March 20-24, 2018.
This is the ninth regional championship won by Head Coach John Pigatti during his 12 seasons at South Suburban College. Pigatti was named Region IV-District 4 Coach of the Year. It is his ninth 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. 

The Bulldogs are currently 28-5 in the season.  

For more information, contact Coach Pigatti at 708-596-2000, x2524. South Suburban College is located at 15800 South State Street in South Holland, Illinois.


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South Suburban College offers a wide selection of career education and college transfer credit programs. Based in South Holland, Illinois, with a satellite campus in Oak Forest, SSC offers non-credit customized training, short-term instruction for business, and dozens of special interest classes.