|York College 6-2||48||50||98|
|Bellevue (Neb.) 5-5||37||59||96|
|Nov. 26, 2016|
|York College||Indv. Leaders||Bellevue (Neb.)|
|#3 Johnny Cooksey - 26||Points||#15 BJ SHELTON - 30|
|#34 Cameron Coleman - 7||Rebounds||#03 Mike CARDENAS - 9|
|#3 Johnny Cooksey - 6||Assists||#23 Jalen HALL - 4|
|York College||Team Statistics||Bellevue (Neb.)|
|49.3% (35 - 71)||Field Goals %||54.8% (34 - 62)|
|45.5% (10 - 22)||3 Point Field Goals %||41.2% (7 - 17)|
|81.8% (18 - 22)||Free Throws||65.6% (21 - 32)|
|0||2nd Chance Pts||0|
BELLEVUE, Neb - The York College Panthers beat Bellevue 98-96 for their first ever win at the Goradon Lozier Athletic Center. It was also the first time York has ever swept Bellevue in their regular season matchups, who handed BU a loss on Oct. 28 69-65.
Johnny Cooksey (SR/Shreveport, La) led the Panthers with 26 points and six assists. Cameron Coleman (SR/Allen, Texas) added 19 points and seven rebounds, while Drelan Tripplett (JR/Oklahoma City, Okla) added 13 points and four assists.
York led by 11 at the break 48-37. A fierce Bellevue offense put up 65% shooting the second half but the Panthers were able to edge the game out at the end. Five Bruins scored in double digures including BJ Shelton, who had a game high 30 points, and Jalen Hall, who scored 27 points.
York will host Bethany College in a KCAC matchup on Thursday night as the Panthers are 6-2 and 2-1 in conference play. Bethany is 6-4 overall, and 3-0 in conference. The matchup feature two of the top KCAC teams so far on the season.