Bobcat Men’s Hoops Falls in Defensive Battle, 58-42

Bobcat Men’s Hoops Falls in Defensive Battle, 58-42

MEISENHEIMER, N.C. – The Georgia College Men's Basketball team (0-2) went toe-to-toe with National Christian College Athletic Association (NSCAA) National Champion Emmanuel College (1-1), dropping a physical 58-42 defensive battle.

Day two of the Peach Belt Conference (PBC)/Conference Carolinas Challenge brought shooting struggles for Georgia College, finishing at just 26 percent (17-65) from the floor to 36 percent (20-56) for the Lions

Sophomore Isaac Thomas (Trion, Georgia) led the Bobcats with nine points, tying for the team lead with eight rebounds as well. He was flanked by six points each from Desmond Mitchell-LaFlam (New Smyrna Beach, Florida) and Austin Dukes (Lawrenceville, Georgia).

The Bobcats were out-rebounded 52-41, but kept it close by causing more turnovers, 20-15.

The Bobcats are back in action Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 7:30 p.m., playing host to Morehouse College for Georgia College's home opener.

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