Neil Wilson (Ft. Worth, TX) and Younatan Gobezai (Washington DC) led the Alfred State College men's basketball team past Jamestown CC 76-65. The win avenges an early season loss to JCC and improves the Pioneers to 11-14 overall and 5-5 in WNYAC play.
Wilson connected on 5 three-pointers and led all scorers with 28 points. He finished 11 for 17 from the field. Gobezai was 6 for 13 from the field and 10 for 11 from the foul line and finished with 23. Gobezai also passed out nine assists. Brendan Letteer (Odessa Montour) and Boris Boundjia (Cameroon) each chipped in six each.
The Pioneers built a 38-25 lead at halftime after hitting 6 three-pointers in the opening stanza. JCC cut the lead to five in the second half but ASC hit key shots and hit their foul shots down the stretch to seal the victory.
Thomas Lee led JCC with 13 points while Ashton Brown added 12. Marcus McAfee and Ryan Rice each chipped in 10. JCC shot 39.1% from the field on the game.
The Pioneers travel to #3 ranked Monroe CC on Thursday for a showdown with the Tribunes. Tip-off is slated for 8 p.m.