“Pink-Out” Tonight at Jackson College for Women’s and Men’s Basketball









On Wednesday Jackson College Jets basketball will host their annual “pink-out” basketball event with proceeds going to benefit the Jackson YMCA’s Turning Point program.  The Turning Point program is designed for breast cancer patients and survivors.


Tonight’s basketball action can be heard on ESPN 101.9 FM or online at jacksonespn.com.


The Jackson College women (15-6, 7-5 MCCAA west) will open the night against Muskegon Community College (18-3, 10-2 MCCAA west).  Tip-off is scheduled for 5:30 PM.  Jackson has lost 2 straight.  In their loss to Grand Rapids CC on Friday Jackson scored a season-low 44 points.  Daelyn Merrilat and Taliya Jones led the team with 14 points each.


The Jackson College men (8-15, 5-7 MCCAA west) will take on Muskegon CC (17-4, 12-0 MCCAA west) after the women’s game.  These two teams met back on January, 15th in Muskegon and the Jayhawks beat the Jets 85-67.  Jackson is coming off of a win on Friday  at Grand Rapids CC.  The Jets were paced in scoring in the game by Jalen Martin with 23 points.  Jets’ leading scorer Marcellus Freeman added 21.