Desoto County Sports

Northwest men’s basketball to host tryouts

Northwest Mississippi Community College men’s basketball coach Shane Oakley has announced a date for open tryouts for the 2024-25 season.

Northwest will host an open tryout on Wednesday, May 29 at Howard Coliseum on the Senatobia campus. The tryout is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. with registration set for 5:30 p.m.

The cost of the tryout is $20 per participant and each participant will need to bring a copy of an updated physical and proper basketball attire.

For further questions and more information, contact Coach Oakley at (662) 562-3423 or by email at