Cougar Basketball Team Headed to Region III Tournament

The Genesee Community College Men's Basketball team will be playing in the Region III tournament beginning on Friday, March 5th at Monroe Community College. The Cougars, who will be the #6 seed will face off against the #3 Mercyhurst Northeast. The winner advances to the semi-finals on Saturday at 3:00 pm. The championship game is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. on Sunday.

The team lost its final two regular season games last week. The Cougars were upset in overtime by Jamestown-Olean, 81-78. Phil Santiago scored 24 points to lead GCC. Bart Tooms tallied 18 and A.J. White had 14 points. Genesee then concluded its regular season with a 78-55 loss to Lakeland Community College. Phil Santiago scored 15 points for the Cougars.