Both Hostos Community College’s men's and women’s basketball teams have their eyes on the title heading into the CUNY Athletic Conference (CUNYAC) Tournament this month.

The Lady Caimans are on a huge roll, having won 18 straight games (as of February 8). The team, led by sophomore guard Destini Green, entered the NJCAA D-III poll on Jan. 24 and remains No. 10 in the country with a 22-3 record.

Green also captured CUNYAC Player of the Week in December and February and Cashmir Fulcher won CUNYAC Rookie of the Week Award last week and also in December.

The men’s team, which won the CUNYAC title in 2014 and the CUNYAC regular-season title in 2015, is currently 14-8 and feature NJCAA three-point record holder Jonathan Loria, as well as Jemal Smith, who earned NJCAA Player of the Week honors this month and in December.

The women’s team opens up tournament play on February 14 at 6 or 8 p.m. (opponent TBA) and the men play on February 15 at 6 or 8 p.m. (opponent TBA). All games are at Borough of Manhattan Community College.

About Hostos Community College
Eugenio María de Hostos Community College is an educational agent for change that has been transforming and improving the quality of life in the South Bronx and neighboring communities for nearly half a century. Since 1968, Hostos has been a gateway to intellectual growth and socioeconomic mobility, as well as a point of departure for lifelong learning, success in professional careers, and transfer to advanced higher education programs.
Hostos offers 28 associate degree programs and two certificate programs that facilitate easy transfer to The City University of New York’s (CUNY) four-year colleges or baccalaureate studies at other institutions. The College has an award-winning Division of Continuing Education & Workforce Development that offers professional development courses and certificate-bearing workforce training programs. Hostos is part of CUNY, the nation’s leading urban public university, which serves more than 500,000 students at 24 colleges.