Tyson Achieves Milestone

Don Juan Tyson, a sophomore from Buffalo, became just the eighth player to score over 1,000 points in his career. Tyson scored 123 points in four games to achieve the milestone.The Cougars had no answer for the hot shooting performance of Monroe as they lost their first conference game. Tyson led GCC with 16 points. The team bounced back to defeat JCC-Olean for the second time, 72-55. Tyson connected for 32 points and Antonio Mullins added 17 and pulled down eight boards for the Cougars. GCC split its two games in the Community College of Rhode Island tournament losing a tough game to Division I Monroe College of the Bronx, 82-75. Tyson scored 38 points in the loss. Tyson again had the hot hand for GCC scoring 37 points to lead Genesee. The Cougars went to a 2-3 zone to overcome a seven point deficit in its 84-73 win over Gloucester. The team is now 15-4 overall and 5-1 in WNYAC/Region III play. The Cougars are ranked 13th in the latest NJCAA Division II poll.