College News

Published March 28, 2017 12:34 pm

National Championship Celebration graphic

WHO-TV will be here LIVE for tonight's National Men's Basketball Championship celebration! Wear your Spartan red and navy!

Read more: WHO-TV at SWCC Live TONIGHT

Published March 27, 2017 2:41 pm

On Saturday, March 25, the Southwestern Spartans traveled to the 2017 Grand View Invitational hosted by Grand View University in Des Moines.  Despite the rainy weather, the Spartans ran tough to kickstart the 2017 outdoor season.  To highlight the competition, the Spartan men and woman combined, tallied 22 top five finishes.

Read more: Spartans Start Outdoor Season at 2017 Grand View Invitational

Published March 26, 2017 3:15 pm

National Championship graphic

Join us Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at 6:15 p.m., on the lawn south of the Student Center, to congratulate the men's basketball team on their national championship!  Players will arrive to a human tunnel of fans and then we'll all head to the gym for a wrap-up of their historic season.  The celebration inside should start at approximately 6:30 p.m. 

Read more: National Championship Celebration Tuesday

Published March 25, 2017 11:12 pm

Danville, IL – The championship game, and Game 26 of the 2017 NJCAA Division II Men’s
Basketball Tournament, featured the top seed Southwestern Community College against
Louisburg, the three-seed, with a 7:30 p.m. tip-off on Saturday, March 25, 2017.

Read more: Southwestern National Championship Game Wrap-Up

Published March 25, 2017 10:44 pm

Spartan team with championship trophy

The Southwestern Spartans made history tonight in Danville, IL, by earning the college's first-ever national championship!  The Spartans defeated Louisburg, from North Carolina, with a score of 77-53, to become the 2017 NJCAA DII National Men's Basketball Champions.  The Spartans led most of the way, however the game was tight, until the last few minutes when the Spartans pulled ahead to come away with the victory.  Watch for a complete game wrap-up later tonight.

Read more: Spartans Win National Championship

Published March 24, 2017 11:00 pm

Danville, IL – Game 21 was the first of two semifinal games on Friday night, March 24, of the 2017 Division
II Men’s Basketball National Tournament. The game featured Southwestern Community College,
the No. 1 seed of the tournament, and Richard Bland College, the five seed.

Read more: Southwestern Defeats Richard Bland in Semifinals

Published March 24, 2017 9:17 pm

Huddle and crowd photos

The Spartans came away with a 70-62 victory vs Richard Bland in the men's basketball NJCAA DII National Championship semifinals on Friday, March 24, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. in Danville, IL.  They will face the winner of the South Suburban vs Louisburg game, which is currently underway, in the National Championship finals tomorrow, March 25, at 7:30 p.m.

Read more: Spartans in the National Championship Finals

Published March 23, 2017 4:06 pm

Danville, IL – The first quarterfinal of the 2017 NJCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Tournament was Game 13, played Thursday, March 23, 2017, at 1 p.m., between top-seeded Southwestern Community College and the eight seed Pima Community College.

The Spartans hopped out to an early 5-4 lead aided by a corner three from Brodric Thomas. Two more threes from Southwestern provided them with offense, and the Spartans led 11-8 at the under 14- minute media timeout.

Read more: Spartans Hang On for Quarterfinals Victory

Published March 22, 2017 9:22 am

SWCC Men's Basketball vs. Southern Maryland

Danville, IL – Game two of the NJCAA Division II Men’s Basketball National Tournament, on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at 11 a.m., showcased the top-seeded Southwestern Community College Spartans against the College of Southern Maryland Hawks.

Southwestern hit their first two threes of the game but the Hawks, record-wise the worst team in the field at 14-16, hung close for the first five minutes. The game was tied with 15:25 left at eight a piece.

Read more: Spartans Cruise to First Round Victory

Published March 17, 2017 1:47 pm

Front and back view of 5K shirts

Register now for SIFE's Be the Change 5K Run/Walk, which will take place in conjunction with PIF Week on Monday, April 17, 2017, starting at 5:30 p.m. The run/walk will begin north of the Performing Arts Center on the SWCC campus.

Read more: Register NOW for Be the Change 5K Run/Walk