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Denis, Jones Named All-Tourney as Kats Win

Sunday, November 13, 2011
McHENRY, Md. - Nov. 13 - Yandell Denis (Brooklyn, N.Y./Xaverian) and Dequan Jones (Brooklyn/Pacific) combined for 52 points as the Erie Community College men's basketball team improved to 3-1 win a 98-75 win over Garrett (Md.) College Sunday in the McDonald's Tip-Off Tournament. ECC defeated Potomac State (W.Va.) 98-89 Saturday night.
Denis led the Kats with a career-high 32 points while Jones added 20 points and 10 rebounds as each was named to the all-tournament team. Freshman forward Eyimofee Edukugho (Warri, Nigeria) added 14 rebounds. Sophomore guard Sam Hattin (Hamilton, Ont./Our Savior) added 14 points while sophomore guard Brandon Emmitt (Akron, Ohio/Garfield) scored 11 points.
On Saturday, Denis and sophomore forward Uche Ogbonna (Westbury, N.Y//Hicksville) each scored 20 points. The point total was a career-high mark for Ogbonna as were his six assists and five blocked shots. Jones and Emmitt each added 11 points while Edukugho added 14 points and 10 rebounds.
ECC will play at Westchester Community College in Valhalla, N.Y., Nov. 25.

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