Chipola To Host Northwest Saturday, Jan. 13

Chipola To Host Northwest Saturday, Jan. 13

Both Chipola College basketball teams host Northwest Florida State in a pair of conference games, Saturday, Jan. 13, in the Milton Johnson Center.

The Lady Indians tip-off at 5:30 p.m., followed by the men’s game at 7:30 p.m.

The men’s game will feature a special halftime performance by school-age cheerleaders from Chipola’s Cheerleader Clinic. Members of Chipola’s Brain Bowl team will be recognized during the men’s game. Two fans will have the chance to shoot a half-court shot to win a flat screen TV from Badcock and More of Graceville.

The Indians (13-3, 1-0) won their conference opener at Tallahassee (87-71) on Jan. 9.

Brandon Mahan led Chipola with 26 points. TJ Howard had 22 points. Shamarkus Kennedy had 21 points and 11 rebounds. Devante Carter had 14 points. The Indians are sixth in the FCSAA State Poll.

Chipola beat Taylor-Made Academy, 136-81 on Jan. 4.  Kennedy led Chipola with 27 points and 18 rebounds.  Keishawn Brewton had 24 points. Howard had 20 points. Mahan scored 17. Yuat Alok and JJ Miles scored 15 points apiece.

Chipola scored an 85-78 win over Coastal Alabama on Dec. 30.  Brandon Mahan led the Indians with 20 points and 9 rebounds. Yuat Alok scored 19 points with 12 rebounds. Shamarkus Kennedy had 17 points and 12 rebounds. TJ Howard added 12 points.

The Lady Indians (11-5, 0-1) suffered a 93-72 loss at Tallahassee on Jan. 9. Courtajia Sanders led Chipola with 32 points. Tyra Johnson had 20 points. Chipola was without three starters due to injury.

The Lady Indians scored an 85-80 win over Miami-Dade on Dec. 29. Nesbitt led Chipola with 20 points. Sanders had 18 points and 10 rebounds. Namiko Adams scored 13 points. Kiana Coomber had 11 points.

Chipola is fifth in the FCSAA State Poll and number 20 in the NJCAA National poll.

Tickets for Saturday's game are available for purchase at the door. Cost is $5 per adult and $2 for children 12 and under. Chipola Appreciation Club members will receive free entry to all home games. The game will also be streaming at