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Parsons advance to ACCC Championship Finals

BOAZ, Ala. – The Snead State Men’s Basketball team rolled past Shelton State on Thursday night 88-67 to advance to the ACCC Championship Finals for the first time since 2020.

The Parsons (24-8) will take on the ACCC-South No. 2-seed Coastal Alabama-South Sun Chiefs (22-9) on Friday, March 10, at 6:30 p.m. at Alabama A&M University for a chance to cut down the nets and claim the NJCAA South District title. Snead State is the ACCC-North No. 2-seed.

Ty Briscoe paced the Parsons with 22 points, including three treys in the first half. Donte Bacchus scored 16 including two three-pointers. John Whitehead III scored 14 points including two three-pointers. Cole Maddox dropped in 13 including two three-pointers.

Jordan Long finished with 8 points, including a trey. Mario Andrews had 7 points. Jalon Chapman scored 4 points. DJ Quarles dropped in a trey. Shawn Walker Jr. added 1 point.

As a team, the Parsons knocked down 11 three-pointers. Shelton State only hit five.

The Parsons led Shelton State 37-32 at the half, but went on to outscore them 51-35 in the second half.

Before defeating Shelton State in the semifinals, Snead State first knocked out Chattahoochee Valley in the opening round of the tournament 67-59.

Friday night’s game will mark just the second meeting of the year between Snead State and Coastal Alabama-South. On Friday, Feb. 3, the Parsons hosted the Sun Chiefs but came up short 73-70.

Snead State Men’s Basketball previously won the ACCC Championship Tournament in 2018 under Patterson – the program’s first since 1990. In 2020, the Parsons finished runner-up.

The ACCC Championship game will be streamed live by JockJive at https://www.jockjive.com/acccsports.html. Game scores will be updated regularly on the ACCC website and at https://twitter.com/acccathletics.

Tickets will not be sold at the door. Tickets must be purchased through www.aamutix.com. Cost of admission for Championship Friday is $8.

No outside food or drink is allowed. Alabama A&M has a clear bag policy. Fans may only carry the following style and size of bag, package, or container into the stadium:

– Bags that are clear plastic, vinyl or PVC and do not exceed 12″ x 6″ x 12.”

– One-gallon clear plastic freezer bags (Ziploc bags or similar)

The championship game will be played at The Events Center, located at 4900 Meridian Street N, Huntsville, AL 35811, at Alabama A&M University.

Snead State’s Mario Andrews (4) dunks during ACCC Championship Semifinals matchup against Shelton State. The Parsons defeated Shelton State 88-67 to advance to the ACCC Championship Finals.
Snead State’s Ty Briscoe (11) drives toward the hoop.
Snead State’s Cole Maddox (2) looks to pass as Shelton State defender applies pressure on the baseline.