The Cougars will try to bounce back after an overtime loss to Erie Community College on Thursday night when they travel to #4 Community College of Beaver County on Saturday afternoon. Genesee has lost its last three games, all in conference, while CCBC has won its last seven contests.
Genesee (15-5, 1-3) will play its second to last non-conference game of the year on Saturday and try to beat CCBC for the second time this season. The Cougars defeated the Titans in overtime on Dec. 15, 101-97.
CCBC (17-2, 5-0) has been ranked in the top ten of every weekly NJCAA National Poll so far this season.
Last time out:
GCC fell to 1-3 in Western New York Athletic Conference play on Thursday night, losing in overtime to Erie Community College, 93-92. Naquil Jones scored 39 points for the Cougars, who committed 21 turnovers in the loss. Ervin Mitchell added 27 points and nine rebounds, Alex Morris and Jason Perry-Murray both scored 11 points and Redell Freeman grabbed eight rebounds and dished out eight assists.
CCBC routed the University of Pittsburgh Titusville, 125-82. Nehemiah Fisher scored 30 points and collected 14 rebounds, Tremain Brown had 22 points, Andre Anthony added 13 points and E.J. Blackwell chipped in 11 points and seven assists.
What to watch for:
Naquil Jones led GCC with 27 points in the Dec. 15 win. Alex Morris (21 points), Ervin Mitchell (20 points) and Redell Freeman (13 points) also scored in double-figures for the Cougars.
Titans forward Nehemiah Fisher leads the country in scoring average. He currently scores an average of 25.6 points per game. He recorded only 16 points on Dec. 15.
As a team, CCBC also leads the country with an average of 108.4 points per game. The Titans have scored 100+ points 13 times so far this season.
Former Cougar E.J. Blackwell scored 20 points against Genesee on Dec. 15.
Tip-off is scheduled for 2 p.m. on Saturday on the campus of the Community College of Beaver County.