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Holmes Named MVP, Howell Coach of the Year, Titans Dominate All Region Team

Holmes Named MVP, Howell Coach of the Year, Titans Dominate All Region Team imagePosted: 3/2/2011 11:21:00 AM

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TCC Guard Chris Holmes Named MVP Western Region.

TCC men defeated South Puget Sound Community College 85-77 on February 27, wrapping up a perfect season to become the first men's basketball team in NWAACC history to achieve a 16-0 record in Western Region play.

The Titan men's team accomplished this feat while top scorer and rebounder Brandon Magee #23 sat out the final six games with a foot injury. The team hopes Magee will be back in action for the tournament.

The Titan men's basketball team will take on Chemeketa Community College at 4 p.m. March 5 at the NWAACC Championship Tournament in the Toyota Center in Kennewick, WA.

"To be the only team to ever go undefeated in region play despite all of our injuries is truly remarkable," said Head Coach Carl Howell. "Our players have done a tremendous job staying focused and being resilient throughout the season. It has truly been a special season to this point."

West Region MVP: Chris Holmes

Today, TCC sophomore forward Chris Holmes #10 was named Western Region's Most Valuable Player for 2011 by the Northwest Athletic Association for Community Colleges (NWAACC). Holmes, who comes from Franklin High School in Seattle, has signed a National Letter of Intent with Central Washington University to play for Central next fall.

Other TCC basketball players honored by NWAACC today include: sophomore guard Jordan Coby #5 (Wilson High School) and sophomore forward Brandon Magee #23 (Bethel, Spanaway) who were named to the first-team All NWAACC Western Region. Sophomore guard Geoff McIntosh #32 (Gig Harbor) and freshman guard Dominique Williams #2 (Curtis, UP) were named Honorable Mention All NWAACC Western Region. Coach Carl Howell was named NWAACC Western Region Coach of the Year.


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