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Cougars Move into Top 20 of Latest National Poll

Cougars Move into Top 20 of Latest National Poll

Currently on an eight-game winning streak, the Genesee Community College men's basketball team has moved into the top 20 of the latest National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) National Poll. GCC is ranked No. 18.

The Cougars (8-1) won back-to-back games at the GCC Holiday Classic last weekend and have not lost since the opening game of the season against Lakeland Communtiy College.

Genesee earned a win over No. 13 Cayuga Community College on Dec. 6 and will play in the Niagara County Community College tournament this weekend to end the first semester.

As a team, GCC is averaging 98.0 points per game so far this season, the second best mark in all of NJCAA Division II. Sophomore forward Ervin Mitchell averages 22.1ppg which is the 11th highest scoring average in the country.

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