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Basketball Teams Advance to Region XIX Tournament

Both the men’s and women’s basketball teams at Burlington County College (BCC) are headed to the first rounds of the Region XIX Division II tournament.

On Monday, Feb. 25, the BCC men’s team will play the number two seed, Mercer County Community College Vikings, at 6 p.m. at Mercer County Community College, 1200 Old Trenton Rd., West Windsor. The men were able to turn their season around and beat Harcum College for the first time in BCC’s history. They went on to a four-game winning streak, which brought them to tonight’s game. 

The Lady Barons have had an extremely successful season and will enter the tournament as the number one seeded college. They are the Garden State Athletic Champions with a 10-0 record, and finished 22-6 overall and 17-1 in the Region. On Thursday, Feb. 28, the Lady Barons will play Delaware Technical Community College Stanton in the Robert J. Collins Arena at Brookdale Community College, 765 Newman Springs Road in Lincroft, at 1:30 p.m.