Strong Start to Second Half Leads Cougars
Genesee CC started the second half on an 18-0 run and increased their three-point halftime lead to 21 en route to a 72-59 victory. GCC heads into the postseason with an 18-11 mark while the Pioneers conclude their season at 5-23.
Terrell Rankin led all scorers with 26 points while Demetrius Beauford recorded a double-double with 10 points and 12 rebounds. GCC held a 50 to 37 advantage on the boards and forced ASC into 21 turnovers.
Patrick Parker (Jamaica/Hillcrest) came off the bench and led the blue & gold with 14 points, 10 rebounds, and six assists. Younatan Gobezai (Washington, DC) netted 12 in his final game at Alfred State while Melvin Jenkins (Brooklyn/Susan McKinney) finished with nine. ASC shot 36.8% from the field, 27.8% from three, and just 57.1% from the foul line.