Press Release

Bunker Hill Community College Men’s Basketball Team Ranked in Top Ten Nationally

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

For the first time in Bunker Hill Community College history, the Bulldogs, the College’s men’s basketball team, have made the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) National Top Ten. The Bulldogs are ranked 8th in Division III. “We have a deep bench of skilled, athletic and happy players who work hard every game. That combination makes us difficult to beat,” said men’s basketball Head Coach Nkrumah Jones, ’01.

Mens Basketball teamFour of BHCC’s five starters have averaged double-digit scores—second-year forward Fredens Deneus from Cambridge, Massachusetts; second-year guard Kevon Young from Boston, Massachusetts; Elijah Rogers from Brookline, Massachusetts; and second-year forward David Stewart, from Boston. Deneus, with 16 rebounds, has been ranked 3rd in Division III by the NJCAA. Rogers’ 9 assists have landed him at 5th nationally.

The Bulldogs launched their season November 3 with an unprecedented 13-4 record, beating the Community College of Rhode Island team, the CCRI Knights, 87-69. When the Bulldogs arrived home they won eight games. For more information about the Bulldogs, visit

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About Bunker Hill Community College
With more than 50 years of academic excellence, Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) is Massachusetts' largest community college, annually welcoming a diverse community of around 16,000 students. With campuses in Charlestown and Chelsea, BHCC extends its reach across several locations in Greater Boston. The College offers associate degrees and certificates, early college and dual enrollment, community education, corporate training, and industry-specific training programs. BHCC is celebrated for its diversity, boasting a student body where 65% identify as people of color and more than half are women. The College also embraces a global perspective, with over 600 international students representing 90 countries and conversing in more than 65 languages. Our commitment to diversity is further reflected in BHCC's designation as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI).