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HCC men's basketball team represents well on national stage

The Howard Community College men's basketball team, under second-year coach Mike Smelkinson, represented itself well at the National Junior Athletic Association Division II tournament at the Danville Area Community College in Illinois The unseeded Dragons — with a season record of 16-12 — had a tough draw, playing second-seeded Monroe, New York (30-3) in their first game. The Dragons gave Monroe all it could handle before falling, 62-56. The Dragons then rebounded by taking out Grand Rapids, Michigan, 85-72, before losing to third-seeded Louisburg, North Carolina (34-2), 69-66 on March 22. Howard Community College's games were televised back to...