KCC’s men’s basketball team falls to No. 4 Glen Oaks

KCC's Marlon Allen controls the ball against KVCC at home on Jan. 7.

KCC’s Marlon Allen controls the ball against KVCC at home on Jan. 7.

Kellogg Community College’s men’s basketball team fell to Glen Oaks Community College 67-98 in Centreville last night, bringing the Bruins’ conference record to 1-3 and their overall record to 4-12 for the season so far.

The Bruins were coming off their first conference victory over then-top-20-ranked Grand Rapids Community College at home last Wednesday, while Glen Oaks came to play as the team ranked first in the conference and fourth in the nation, according to the latest National Junior College Athletic Association poll.

Sophomore guard Marlon Allen (North Farmington) and freshman forward Damien Hegler (Loy Norrix) led the Bruins on offense, with Allen scoring 15 with four assists and Hegler scoring 14 with seven rebounds. Also contributing for the Bruins was freshman guard Jalen Lamar (Comstock), who scored 12; sophomore guard Christian Covile (John Glenn), who had seven rebounds; and sophomore center Henry Williams (Albion), who had five blocks.

The men’s basketball team plays next beginning at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, against Muskegon Community College at home in the Miller Gym on KCC’s North Avenue campus.

For more information about the men’s basketball program at Kellogg Community College, visit www.kellogg.edu/athletics/mensbball/index.html.