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Samsons Defeat Bismarck State Win Tournament

78  Gogebic Community College, Ironwood MI

76  Bismarck State College, Bismarck ND

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - February 28, 2011

Gogebic Community College Guard Tony LaPlant was named Most Valuable Player in the NJCAA Division 2, Region 13 Tournament.

LaPlant along with teammate J.J. Borseth were named to the All-Tournament team.

Samson Coach Dennis Mackey was named Region XIII Menís Coach of the Year.

MEN All-Tournament Region 13 Team
MVP Ė Tony LaPlant, Gogebic Community College
33 Adam Hunt, Dakota College at Bottineau ND
1 James Bagwell, United Tribes Technical College
22 Kyle Weisbeck, Bismarck State College
24 Jalen Finley, Bismarck State College
1 J.J. Borseth, Gogebic Com. College
10, Tony LaPlant, Gogebic Com. College



The Samsons pulled another come from behind victory last night when the Samsons locked it up just before the final minutes ticked off the clock. This was the second nail biter of the tournament for Samson fans and the third such game this week.
Tony LaPlant  threw three for three from the foul line last night, adding to his perfect seven for seven pn Saturday's game. LaPlant led the team with 26 points in last night's victory and scored 18 points in Saturday's game.

As winners of the tournament GCC will play the winners of the Division IX tournament. That will be an away game for the Samsons.  The Champion of the Menís District 6 will advance to the NJCAA Division II Tournament in Danville, IL on March .15-19, 2011

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