Sunday, December 29th 2019

KC men upend Houston Community College, 87-68

KILGORE, TX -- In the first game after the Christmas break, it took a half of basketball to scrape off the rust, but the Kilgore College men prevailed in the second half with a 87-68 victory against the Houston Community College Eagles on Dec. 29.

KC (11-2, 2-1) managed a one-point lead at halftime, 35-34, with most of HCC's scoring coming from Greg Doresy with 18 points in the first half.

The Rangers held Doresy to six points in the second half, outscoring HCC 52-34 after the intermission.

Michael Thomas led KC with 24 points, earning a double-double by adding 10 rebounds.  He also had three assists, one steal and one blocked shot.

Tyron McMillian was also in double figures for the Rangers with 20 points, along with Rodrigue Andela with 16 points and Cameron Gooden who came off the bench to score 11 points.

Cameron Hunter and Lamar Pruitt were also in double figures for HCC with 13 and 11 points, respectively.

KC's next game is 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 3, in Masters Gymnasium versus conference opponent Victoria College (0-7, 0-3).