Sophomore Terrell Rankin (Buffalo, NY) led Genesee past Alfred State Saturday with 26 points, as Genesee (18-11, 9-5 WNYAC) defeated Alfred State 72-59. Fellow sophomore Demetrius Beauford (Orlando, FL) added 10 points and 12 rebounds, while freshman Kevin Nascimento (New York, NY) added seven points and seven rebounds with five assists.
The Cougars jumped out early on the Pioneers opening a 31-18 lead before Alfred crawled back within three at halftime 35-32. The Cougars opened the second half with an 18-0 run, that was keyed by Nascimento and Rankin great play to take a command of the game.
Genesee will host Region III tournament play this Tuesday as the #3 Cougars take on #6 seed Jamestown CC at 7 pm.