The Men’s Basketball Team finished the 2015-16 season 34-3, which is the best record in the nation and school history. The team finished 3rd place game at the NJCAA Division II National Tournament, ranking them the #3 best team in the NJCAA.
Head Men’s Basketball Coach John Pigatti was named the 2016 Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Junior College Division II and Region IV-B Coach of the Year. This is Pigatti’s 7th Regional Coach of the Year Award in his 10 years at SSC.
Sophomore guard Jovan Mooring was recognized Tuesday as the 2015-16 Spalding® NJCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Player of the Year after having established himself as one of the country’s most prolific scorers. Mooring averaged 26.6 points, 6.2 rebounds, 3.8 assist, and 3 steals per game during the 2015-16 season. He will play in the NJCAA National All Star Game Saturday, April 30th, at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, NV.
The Bulldos have amassed a 291-63 record during Coach Pigatti’s ten seasons at South Suburban College. They won the 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2016 Region IV Championships and placed at the NJCAA Division II National Championship Tournament.
On October 1st, the team begins its 11th season under Head Coach John Pigatti. If you interested in the participating in the Men’s Basketball program please contact Coach Pigatti at (708) 596-2000 x 2524.