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3rd-seeded Bulldogs play in 8 pm Thursday quarterfinals

Coach Michael Landers’ Navarro Bulldogs will be the No. 3 seed at the March 3-7 Region XIV Basketball Tournament at Jacksonville.

By earning one of the tournament’s top four seeds, the Bulldogs will receive a first-round bye and will not debut on the JISD Gymnasium floor until 8 pm Thursday, March 5.

The Bulldogs will face the winner of Tuesday’s first-round game between No. 6 seed Kilgore and No. 11 Coastal Bend. When those teams first played on November 25 at Masters Gym, Kilgore defeated the Cougars, 57-43.

Here are the verified, official men’s seeds for the 2015 Region XIV Basketball Tournament beginning Tuesday, March 3, at the Jacksonville ISD Gymnasium:

(1) San Jacinto (26-4/17-2)
(2) Trinity Valley (27-3/17-2)
(3) Navarro (21-8/13-6)
(4) Angelina (20-9/12-7)
(5) Blinn (22-8/12-7)
(6) Kilgore (20-9/12-7)
(7) Tyler (20-9/10-9)
(8) Lamar State-Port Arthur (19-11/10-9)
(9) Jacksonville (18-11/8-11)
(10) Lee (14-16/7-12)
(11) Coastal Bend (11-16/6-13)
(12) Paris (15-14/6-13)
Not Qualifying:
Panola (7-22/2-17)
Bossier Parish (4-24/1-18)
Region XIV Men’s Basketball Tournament Bracket
March 3-7, 2015 / Jacksonville ISD Gymnasium
(Formerly R.E. ‘Bob’ and Vivian Smith Gymnasium, Lon Morris College)
First-round games Tuesday, March 3:
Game 1: 1 p.m. — No. 8 seed LSC-Port Arthur (19-11/10-9) vs. No. 9 seed Jacksonville (18-11/8-11)
Game 2: 3 p.m. — No. 5 seed Blinn (22-8/12-7) vs. No. 12 seed Paris (15-14/6-13)
Game 3: 6 p.m. — No. 7 seed Tyler (20-9/10-9) vs. No. 10 seed Lee (14-16/7-12)
 Game 4: 8 p.m. — No. 6 seed Kilgore (20-9/12-7) vs. No. 11 seed Coastal Bend (11-16/6-13)
Quarterfinals on Thursday, March 5:
Game 9: 1 p.m. — No. 1 seed San Jacinto (26-4/17-2) vs. LSCPA-Jacksonville winner
Game 10: 3 p.m. — No. 4 seed Angelina (20-9/12-7) vs. Blinn-Paris winner
Game 11: 6 p.m. — No. 2 seed Trinity Valley (27-3/17-2) vs. Tyler-Lee winner
Game 12: 8 p.m. — No. 3 seed Navarro (21-8/13-6) vs. Kilgore-CBC winner
Semifinals on Friday, March 6:
Game 15: 6 p.m. — Game 9 winner vs. Game 10 winner
Game 16: 8 p.m. — Game 11 winner vs. Game 12 winner
Championship Saturday, March 7:
Game 18: 8 p.m. — Game 15 winner vs. Game 16 winner
Region XIV Tournament Webpage: http://www.jacksonville-college.edu