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.