NORTH EAST, PA… The Genesee men's basketball team earned their second consecutive Western New York Athletic Conference victory of the season on Saturday afternoon, by defeating the Mercyhurst Northeast Saints 67-62. The victory puts the Cougars' record to 11-8 on the season and 2-1 in conference play.
Kevin Major led the scoring for Genesee with 14 points. Jamir Cheek also scored 14 points and collected 5 rebounds. Brandon Speller scored nine points and 11 rebounds. Jarett Haines scored 12 points for the Cougars to get the victory on the road.
Genesee returns home on Monday, February 4, as they welcome the Niagara County Community College Thunderwolves with tip-off scheduled for 7:30 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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