FREDERICK, Maryland – The Frederick Community College men's basketball team hit the hardwood on Wednesday night to battle the Owls from Prince George's CC. (PGCC #8 NJCAA DIII) put a strong second half together to earn the 91-88 MD JUCO conference win. FCC falls to 3-1 (0-1 MD JUCO) on the year as the Owls improve to 5-1 (1-0 MD JUCO).
At the 15 minute mark in the second, FCC was on cruise control with a 67-50 lead. PGCC put together their own 26-9 run to tie the contest up at 76 at the 5:32 mark. The Cougars would take a 84-79 lead with just three minutes to go as Juwan Burnett threw down a two-handed dunk, followed up by a deep three from CJ Williams. In the closing minutes of the contest, PGCC connected on a couple of deep 3-pointers and clutch free throw shooting to earn the victory.
Little rest for FCC as they return to the hardwood on Saturday (11/23) at home against #11 Niagara County Community College. Tipoff is set for 3:00 PM.