Nassau Men’s Basketball Team won the 2016-2017 Region 15 Championship on Sunday, March 5, 2017 defeating Sullivan CC, 87-77, advancing the Lions to the NCJAA Division III National Tournament. Region 15 Head Coach of the Year, AJ Wynder has led the Lions to a back-to-back region championships and three in the last 4 years. Sophomore, Terrell Williams was named Tournament MVP scoring a game high 29 points and Freshman Dana King (Valley Stream South HS) added 24 point and was named to the R15 All-Tournament Team. Charles Wingate came in off the bench to contribute 17 point to the win.
Nassau takes on the Herkimer Generals in NJCAA National Tournament on March 16th at 1:00 pm. This game will have several iLuvBBall Alums involved! From Nassau you’ve seen Dana King (VS South), Joe Nicolas (HS for Construction), Kevon Chambers (Elmont), Kyle Catanzano (Kellenberg), among others… and from Herkimer you’ve seen Shomari Redd (Uniondale), Jalen Burgess (Elmont), and Tyquan Scott (Long Beach) to name a few. The game will all be live streamed through NJCAA TV so tune in to see and cheer on some familiar faces.
Nassau Community College is just one of the many programs that have committed to attending the Unsigned Senior Showcase.