ROCHESTER, NY… The Genesee Community College men's basketball team has a season split with the Monroe Community College Tribunes as the Tribunes earned a 69-56 victory Saturday afternoon. The Cougars record moves to 12-12 on the season with a 3-5 record in conference play.
Jarett Haines scored a team-high 23 points for the second consecutive game. Brandon Speller scored eight points. Jamir Cheek scored six points and collected six rebounds to go with his team-high three assists. The Cougars cut the Tribunes lead to single digits late in the second half, but Monroe hit a big three-point shot to restore their double-digit lead and went on to score the win.
Genesee is back in action on Sunday afternoon at 1:00 pm as they welcome the Bryant & Stratton College Bobcats from Buffalo to Batavia. The Cougars return to conference action on Wednesday night at 7:30 pm as they host the Jamestown Community College Jayhawks. Both games will be streamed live on www.geneseeathletics.com
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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