Mercyhurst North East could not climb out of an early deficit Thursday night as they fell to the Cougars at home.
Mercyhurst trailed 52-38 at the half, before rallying to close within one point with about six minutes left. But GCC went on a run and the Saints couldn't recover.
Five Saints were in double digit scoring with Brandon Dawson and Damon Jones leading the way with 17 each. Soutiri Sapnas scored 15 while Ramon Sheffield and P.J. McLaughlin scored 13 and 10, respectively.
Mercyhurst falls to 15-6 overall and 3-5 in the conference.