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Men's Basketball Drops Close Conference Game on Road

2018-19 GCC Men's Basketball Team
The 2018-19 Genesee Men's Basketball team

BUFFALO, NY… The Genesee men's basketball team lost a close game to #10 Erie Community College Kats 70-68 on Wednesday night at the Burt Flickinger Center. With the loss, Genesee's record is 9-8 on the season and 0-1 in Western New York Athletic Conference action.

NJCAA Region III Male Athlete of the Week Jamir Cheek scored 11 points and added nine rebounds. Jarett Haines scored a game-high 26 points, while Souleymane Gueye added 15 points and eight rebounds.

Genesee returns home on Saturday, January 26, as the Monroe Community College Tribunes come to Batavia with tip-off scheduled for 3:00 pm.

Genesee Community College athletics program endeavors to provide a quality and competitive intercollegiate athletics program consistent with the National Junior Collegiate Athletics Association (NJCAA) philosophy and the overall educational mission of Genesee Community College. Participation in collegiate athletics should be an extension of the total educational experience for the student-athlete. The inherent philosophy emphasizes the athletic setting as a classroom used to teach character, commitment, work ethic, respect for differences, and the importance of sacrifice, teamwork, and cooperation.

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