The Genesee Community College men's basketball team traveled to Corning for their Crossover Tournament with the Cougars taking on the host Red Barons in the early afternoon matchup.
With a dead-even first-half battle that ended tied at 38 points apiece, the Cougars were out-scored by nine in the second half by 52-43 to drop their opening match to the Red Barons 90-81.
Two players accounted for more than half of Genesee's points while registering double-doubles with a collective 43 points and 23 rebounds.
Jaheem Page fell one rebound shy of being the third Cougar to record a double-double when he scored 13 points with nine boards.
Genesee continues in the Crossover Tournament with a game against SUNY Broome Nov. 5 at 5 p.m. at host Corning.