GC Men’s Hoops Leads Albany State from Start to Finish, 76-61

2017-18 Bobcat Men's Basketball
2017-18 Bobcat Men's Basketball

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College Men's Basketball team (4-3) never trailed in defeating Albany State University (0-10) 76-61 Monday in the Centennial Center.  

Junior Isaac Thomas (Trion) led four scorers in double digits, posting a 15-point, 11-rebound double-double, his second this season, both coming at home.

Freshman Jordan Thomas (Conyers) had 12 points, shooting 6-for-10 from the field. Sophomore Austin Dukes (Lawrenceville) and freshman Matthew Quint (Statham) both added season-best efforts with 11 points off the bench.

Georgia College out-shot the Golden Rams 50 percent (29-58) to 45 percent (24-53) from the field. The Bobcats made the most of their offensive boards, getting a 14-5 advantage in second-chance scoring.

Isaac Thomas' 11 boards give him 494 in his career, cracking the top-10 in school history. With tonight's effort, he passed Terrell Harris (2013-16) for 10th place. Up next is Larrentis Thomas (2013-15) with 499 in eighth. The school record is owned by GC Hall of Famer Leonard Scott (1975-79) at 868, while the NCAA-era record is Aaron Clark (2004-08) at 847.

The Bobcats are back in action Saturday, Dec. 9 at 8 p.m., travelling to Albany State to complete the season series.

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