The Bossier Parish Community College Cavalers take on the nation’s 14th-ranked team, the San Jacinto Ravens, at 7 tonight at BPCC.
San Jacinto brings a 9-1 record into the game. The Ravens, who are 2-1 in Region XIV play, have won seven straight since losing to Trinity Valley 62-60 on Nov. 20.
BPCC (7-2) is coming off a 91-47 victory over the Northwestern State junior varsity Monday night. The Cavs are 1-2 in league play.
San Jacinto, located in Pasadena, Texas, has one of the most storied programs in NJCAA history. The Ravens have won four national championships, but the last one was in 1986.
San Jacinto has also been runner-up four times, including as recently as 2003.
Mohammed Lee, a 6-foot-3 guard, leads the Ravens at 18.9 points per game. Zach Lofton, a 6-4 guard, averages 17.6. Two other guards also average in double figures — 6-5 Teris Bourgeois (13.6) and 5-11 Brandon Chatman (11.4).
Six-foot-6 forward Ty’rell Winn, 6-3 guard Justin Harris, 6-4 forward Dimitri Smith and 6-5 center Lyndale James have been BPCC’s most consistent scorers.