JPS Dynasty: When Lanier, Callaway, and Provine dominated basketball across the state

Sports Zone

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — Jackson was once called the Mecca of the basketball.

Sports Zone 12’s Samaria Terry highlights the dynasty of JPS basketball, featuring head coaches Thomas Billups, Wayne Brent, and Luther Riley. The three coaches had 29 state championship appearances, with 17 state titles and 3 grand slams.

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