GCC athletics: Men’s Basketball Team Begins New Year with Season-high Point Total

Written by on January 12, 2018

Press Release:

The Genesee Community College men’s basketball team registered a season-high 119 points against Isiah Christopher Academy (NJ) while recording its 10th win of the season in a home contest 119-105.

The 225 points by both teams was also the most scored in any game this season. The Cougars led out of the gate and at times had 20-plus point leads in the run-and-gun affair.

Rahmel Thompson had the most productive point-day of any Cougar with a season-high 39 points, while also grabbing seven rebounds and three steals. Thompson was also a perfect 7-for-7 from the free throw line on the day.

Just as impressive was Brian Fobbs with 21 total rebounds with 16 coming from the defensive zone. Fobbs recorded the team’s only double-double with 23 points, while also adding eight assists.

Brandon Peters had a team-high nine assists to go with 19 points and went 6-for-7 from the charity stripe, while Caylen Williams also scored 19 to be the fourth Cougar in double-digit points.

Williams (three) and Fobbs (four) combined for seven of the teams 13 threes with both shooting 50 percent beyond the arc.

The Cougars travel to Rhode Island this weekend to participate in a tournament hosted by the Community College of Rhode Island. Genesee begins with a 3 p.m. contest against Bristol Community College Jan. 13 before facing host CCRI Jan. 14 at 1 p.m.

Mark Jagord
GCC Sports Information

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