Cougar Basketball Team Drops First Game of the Season

The Genesee Community College men's basketball team lost its first game of the season to Sullivan Community College, 64-79, in the first round of the Cayuga Holiday Tournament on Saturday. Twenty turnovers by the Cougars led to 24 points for Sullivan. Don Juan Tyson scored 20 points, Gari Fields added 15 points and eight rebounds, and Antonio Mullins chipped in with 13 points and nine boards.

The Cougars bounced back to win in the consolation game over the host school, 73-61. Tyson tallied 24 points, four assists and four steals to lead GCC. He was named to the all-tournament team. Fields contributed a double-double with 19 points and 11 caroms. Mullins scored 15 points and pulled down seven rebounds. The Cougars are now 5-1 overall and head to Port Huron, Michigan for the St. Clair Holiday Tournament next weekend.