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Cougars Lose Close Game at Niagara

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

SANBORN, NY… The Genesee Community College men's basketball team came up short on Thursday night, as the Niagara County Community College Thunderwolves broke the Cougars hearts with a 66-64 victory. The Cougars record moves to 12-11 on the season with a 3-4 record in conference play.

Jarett Haines led the way for Genesee scoring a game-high 27 points. Jamir Cheek scored 12 points and dished out four assists. Souleymane Gueye scored eight points while collecting nine rebounds. Brandon Speller, Javin Williams, and Brian Russell also scored points for the Cougars in a game that stayed close throughout the entire contest.  

Genesee is back in action on Saturday afternoon at 3:00 pm as they travel to Henrietta, NY to play the Monroe Community College Tribunes in a pivotal Western New York Athletic Conference contest.   

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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