Largo, Md.––For the first time in the college’s history, Prince George’s Community College (PGCC) will host the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region XX Division III Men's Basketball Tournament. The competition will be held at the college’s Largo campus, 301 Largo Road, Largo, MD, Friday, March 2 through Sunday, March 4, 2012.
"We are honored to have the 2012 NJCAA Region XX Division III Men's Basketball Championship take place at PGCC,” said Jo Ann Todaro, athletics director at Prince George’s Community College. “Hosting a major tournament provides the college with a great opportunity to showcase our improved athletic facilities with some of the best men's basketball players in the area," she added.
The first round tournament schedule will begin Tuesday, February 28, 2012. For more information on the tournament, contact the Athletics Office at 301-546-0513 or visit www.pgccathletics.com
. Prince George’s Community College is a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Two-year Education (CAE2Y) designated by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security for the years 2010 to 2015. Established in 1958, Prince George’s Community College provides transfer and career programs that help students transfer to four-year colleges and universities and prepare them for the workforce. Each year, 40,000 students take part in more than 200 academic programs and workforce development and continuing education courses. Located in Largo, Maryland, Prince George’s Community College has additional sites at Joint Base Andrews, University Town Center in Hyattsville, Laurel College Center, Skilled Trades Center in Camp Springs, and Westphalia Training Center in Upper Marlboro. For more information, visit the college website at www.pgcc.edu