September 1, 2014  

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Southern Miss Gulf Coast Wheelchair Basketball Team Wins Tournament

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The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Technology Learning Center (TLC) Golden Eagles wheelchair basketball team has captured its first tournament of the 2012-13 season.

The Capitol City Classic was held November 3 at the Jackson State University Walter Payne Center. The Golden Eagles won four of their five games in tournament play finishing with a 28-18 win over New Orleans. The Golden Eagles welcomed Allen Champagne who joins Coach Ashley-Nicole Flowers on the coaching staff this season.

The TLC Golden Eagles wheelchair basketball team closed out its first season in spring 2012 by winning the National Wheelchair Basketball Association (NWBA) Gulf Coast Conference Championship.

For more information about the Southern Miss Technology Learning Center and wheelchair basketball, call 228.214.3400.