Cougars Handle Jamestown-Olean

The Genesee Community College men’s basketball team moved to 3-0 in Western New York Athletic Conference play on Tuesday night, knocking off visiting Jamestown Community College-Olean in front of a home crowd, 89-60.

Kevin Nascimento (New York, NY) opened the game with a three pointer that sparked a 14-1 start for the home team. The Genesee defense stymied Jamestown to a zero for nine shooting start from the field, and held the Jaguars to just one field goal in the first ten minutes of the game. Genesee took a 37-17 lead into half.

Michael Glenn (Fairport, NY) started the second half by converting on back-to-back three point baskets, giving GCC a 43-17 lead. The Cougars forced nine second half turnovers, nineteen total for the game and never saw their lead drop below 20 in the second half. Deylon Bovell (Brooklyn, NY) had a strong night for Genesee finishing with 17 points and five rebounds. Kenton Chan-Man (Brooklyn, NY) once again led GCC in scoring with a game high 27 points. Glenn chipped in with 17 points and David Andrews (Bronx, NY) grabbed seven rebounds to go along with six points.

The Cougars improve their overall record to 11-7 and will host Erie Community College on Thursday night at 8pm.