The Kellogg Community College men’s basketball team lost its latest away game 85-79 against Muskegon Community College on Wednesday.
Leading for the Bruins were sophomore Jamari Thomas-Newell, who had 22 points, 9 rebounds, 5 assists and 4 steals; sophomore Ron Jamierson, with 13 points and 4 assists; freshman Tahveayr Boykins, who had 12 points, 12 rebounds and 4 assists; freshman Dashaan Palmer, who had 11 points and 12 rebounds; and sophomore Gregorye Windom, with 10 points.
“It was a tough loss for the Bruins at last night’s game against the Muskegon team, who are now 15-0,” said Men’s Head Basketball Coach Gary Sprague. “Kellogg remains in fourth place but still needs a strong finish to qualify for the playoffs.”
“KCC trailed by 8 points at halftime but found themselves tied with two minutes to go,” Sprague said. “Muskegon was able to hit two big 3-pointers in the final 30 seconds, which made the difference in the game.”
The recent loss brings the Bruins’ overall record for the season so far to 11-15; the team’s conference record is 8-7.
The team’s next match is away in Jackson versus the Jackson Jets. The game starts at 3 p.m on Saturday, Feb. 22.
For more information about KCC’s men’s basketball team, including photos, a team roster and complete schedule, visit www.kellogg.edu/mens-basketball.