The Kellogg Community College men’s basketball team won at its latest home game against Ancilla College 86-81 in the Bruins’ final game of the regular season.
It was also Sophomore Night for the Bruins, and the team honored sophomores Ron Jamierson, Zachary Sims, Jamari Thomas-Newell and Gregorye Windom during the game.
Leading for the Bruins on the court were freshman Tahveayr Boykins, who had 29 points, 12 rebounds, 4 assists and 5 steals; freshman Dashaan Palmer, who had 18 points and 11 rebounds; Thomas-Newell, who had 16 points and 4 steals; and freshman Larry Patrick, with 3 blocked shots.
“The KCC Bruins defeated second-place Ancilla College for the second time this season,” Head Men’s Basketball Coach Gary Srague said. “The game was close all the way until KCC took a 9-point lead in the final minute and then held on to secure the win.”
The recent win brings the Bruins’ overall record for the season so far to 13-16; the team’s final conference record is 10-8.
The Bruins begin postseason play at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, when they’ll host Lansing Community College in the first round of the NJCAA District Tournament at the Miller Gym on campus in Battle Creek.
For more information about KCC’s men’s basketball team, including photos, a team roster and complete schedule, visit www.kellogg.edu/mens-basketball.