Roberts’ Double-Double Helps GC Men’s Basketball Hold Off Albany State, 71-65

Junior forward Kohl Roberts
Junior forward Kohl Roberts
PEACH BELT STANDINGS

ALBANY, Ga. – A double-double from Kohl Roberts (Atlanta) led four scorers in double figures as the Georgia College Men's Basketball team (4-1) extended a win streak to four by beating Albany State University (1-4) 71-65 Tuesday.

Roberts had 19 points and 10 rebounds against the Golden Rams. He was 9-for-15 from the floor, pulled in seven offensive rebounds and also swatted three shots.

Senior guard Desmond Mitchell-LaFlam (New Smyrna Beach, Florida) added 12 points, four rebounds, four assists and a trio of steals to fill the boxscore. Junior sharpshooter Colton Collins (Etobicoke, Ontario) came off the pine to drop 15 points, including 4-for-7 from behind the arc.

Defending Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Player of the Week Isaac Thomas (Trion) and sophomore guard Jordan Thomas (Conyers) each added 10 points to the night's balanced scoring effort.

A tight game throughout, the Bobcats led for the majority of the contest but couldn't stretch out that advantage. The lead reached its height of 10 points at 52-42 on a three by Collins with 13:19 left in the second half.

GC Men's Basketball won the hustle points tonight, owning a 26-12 advantage in points off turnovers and 18-5 in second-chance points.

The Bobcats are back in action Wednesday, Nov. 28 at 7:30 p.m., traveling to USC Aiken to start PBC play.

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