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GRCC men's basketball team again stung by final shot, losing in NJCAA playoffs

April 6, 2021, GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Grand Rapids Community College men’s basketball team continues to come so close to victory, only to see an elusive win slip away on the final shot.

The GRCC Raiders lost 68-66 to the Oakland Community College Raiders in the National Junior College Athletic Association’s Great Lakes District A Quarterfinal game. The defeat ends GRCC's season.

Oakland gained possession with the game tied and just three seconds on the clock, with a layup slipping through the net and sending OCC to the next round of the competition.

Darien Banks led GRCC in scoring, with 27 points. Isaac Anderson had 13 points, four assists, and 10 rebounds. Richard Major had seven points.

GRCC is now 5-9 on the season after dropping two games, and 4-4 in conference competition.

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