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Samsons win 3OT thriller over Bay College

 

January 25, 2018

Jason Juno/Daily Globe

GCC's Trevor Cook, right, makes a game-tying 3-pointer late in the first overtime as BayCollege's Dre Tuominen defends Wednesday night at the Lindquist Center in Ironwood.

IRONWOOD - Samsons' coach Dennis Mackey could feel the energy and enthusiasm while watching the women's game before his own team took the court Wednesday night. GCC had a new rival -- Bay College. When his team took the court, there was no doubt.

"The guys were excited, it was a good crowd, you could just feel the energy was different than other nights," Mackey said.

Gogebic Community College struck first blood in the new rivalry, prevailing 96-89 in a back-and-forth triple overtime thriller.

These are the only two junior colleges with basketball in the Upper Peninsula, so it's only natur...



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