FULTON --- The Holmes Community College Bulldogs finished the 2018-19 season off strong here Thursday night by picking up a 75-51 win over the Itawamba Community College Indians. Holmes will be the North No. 3 seed in the MACJC State Tournament next week at Jones and will play the South Division No. 2 seed Pearl River. The game time has yet to be decided.
The Bulldogs finished the regular season at 15-8 overall and 7-5 in the North Division.
Holmes led Itawamba 32-25 at halftime, and then outscored the Indians 43-26 in the second half.
Holmes shot 54 percent from the floor (27-of-50), 50 percent from the three-point line (6-of-12) and 62.5 percent from the free-throw line (15-of-24).