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March 9, 2014
TC Men and Women Basketball Teams Storm GCAC Championship Finals
Top Seeded Talladega College Women lost a close conference championship match of 66 to 59 against Xavier University in the Women's Gulf Coast Athletic Conference (GCAC) Basketball Tournaments in New Orleans. Arielle George, Senior Guard, and Jamie Robinson, Senior Forward, led the Lady Tornadoes with 16 points each.
Both Talladega College Men and Women Basketball teams made school history with finishing regular season play as GCAC Champions.
Talladega College competes in Division I of the NAIA, National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, as a member of the GCAC. The Division I Basketball National Championships will have a selection show on March 12 at 7 p.m. The Women’s National Championship tournament play March 19-25, 2014 in Frankfort Convention Center - Frankfort, Ky and the Men’s Basketball National Championship March 19-25, 2014, Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City, MO.
About Talladega College
The oldest private Historically Black College in Alabama, Talladega College was founded in 1867 by two former slaves, William Savery and Thomas Tarrant. The College has an aggressive tradition of bringing the world to Talladega. Home of the Hale Woodruff Amistad Murals, the murals are on a nationwide tour where it is estimated to be seen by over a half million people and has received rave reviews from the New York Times. For more information, visit www.talladega.edu.
Talladega College competes in Division I of the NAIA, National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, as a member of the GCAC, Gulf Coast Athletic Conference. Talladega College host men's teams in basketball, cross country, golf, and track and field and women's teams in basketball, cross country, softball, track and field and volleyball. For more information, visit www.talladegatornadoes.com