Men’s basketball team faces No. 1 team tonight

GRCC men’s basketball looks for a big win at home as they hope to defeat the number one team in the nation, Ancilla College. The men will play the Chargers at home on February 21, 2018 at 7:30pm inside of the Ford Fieldhouse. The Chargers come into this game with a (24-1) overall record and a perfect (14-0) conference record. Last season, the GRCC men went (1-2) against Ancilla which included a tough overtime loss. In addition, the men hope to bounce back from a loss earlier this season against the Chargers.

The Raiders will look to have a strong effort from every player on the team, in order to defeat this tough Chargers team. Curtis Davison hopes to have a big game for the Raiders, as he comes into this game averaging 23.8 points per game and is shooting over 80% from the free-throw line. Diego Robinson will look to have a big game rebounding the basketball, as he is currently leading the Raiders in rebounds per game at 10.8 rebounds per game while averaging 8.2 points per game. A victory for the Raiders will keep them in second place in the western conference. The Raiders have only lost one game at home all season and will look to continue their winnings ways at the Ford Fieldhouse.

February 21,2018 at 5:30pm will feature Sophomore Night for the women’s team as they face off against Ancilla College. GRCC plans to honor and recognize the six current sophomore players that represent the Raiders. GRCC will recognize Claire Flewelling, Quaonna Draper, Josie Manion, Delanie King, Makayla Beld, and Emily Pendred. These 6 sophomores have shown excellence throughout the season and have represented the Raiders well on and off the court.

The women currently sit at 5th place in the Western Conference and hope to win to move their win percentage over the .500 mark for the season. Due to the women’s game being canceled against Kalamazoo Community College on February 26, 2018, this will be the final game of the regular season to come out and show support for the women’s basketball team.

The men’s final home game of the season will be February 26, 2018 against Kalamazoo Community College.

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