Hinds Community College Bulldogs men’s basketball head coach Yusef Fitzgerald has been named Men’s Basketball Coach of the Year by the Mississippi Association of Community Colleges Conference (MACCC).
In his fourth season at the helm, Fitzgerald has guided the Bulldogs to a 13-2 record and an appearance in the semifinals of the Region 23 playoffs.
Sophomore guard Jordan Johnson, of Memphis, has been named MACCC South Division Player of the Year by the league’s coaches. Jordan and fellow sophomore guard, Damerius Wash, of Canton, were named to the division’s First Team for 2020-2021.
Johnson has averaged 20.5 points per game to go along with 7.2 assists and nearly two steals per game. Wash has averaged 15 points, nine rebounds and two steals per game.