Morrisville State’s season ends in NEAC finals

Morrisville State’s season ends in NEAC finals

LANCASTER, Pa. – The Morrisville State College men's basketball team saw their season come to an end Sunday afternoon, as top seeded and 15th nationally ranked  Lancaster Bible College posted a 97-71 victory over the Mustangs in the title game of the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) tournament.

The Mustangs conclude the season with a 19-8 overall record. Lancaster Bible (27-0) will await NCAA Tournament selections scheduled for tomorrow after receiving the conference's automatic qualifier.

Lancaster Bible had trouble stopping senior forward Ibrahima Toure (Brooklyn, N.Y.), who put together a collegiate best performance to lead Morrisville State's efforts, netting 29 points as he gathered 17 rebounds for his 11th double-double of the year.

Fellow senior Joe Hulbert (Duanesburg, N.Y.) also added a double digit scoring effort, posting 17 points, while dishing out three assists. Nine of his total 17 came from the free throw line as he converted 9-of-10 shots.

Bryce Williams registered 30 for Lancaster Bible, hitting 7-of-11 from long range, earning him Tournament Most Valuable Player honors come game end. NEAC Player of the Year CJ Dunston added 18 and a team high nine rebounds, while Kurt Keltner posted 17 and Dondre Perry 14.

Herbie Brown rounded out the Chargers leaderboard with 10 points.

Morrisville State trailed 52-38 at the half.

Morrisville State College's curricula are enriched with applied learning and pave the way for opportunity at both the Morrisville and Norwich campuses. An action-oriented, interactive learning lab, the college is a national leader in technology and has been lauded for its exemplary, innovative and effective community service programs.

The college was ranked among the Best Regional Colleges in the North by U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges 2016 issue and was also recognized in the Top Public Schools, Regional Colleges North in the 2016 Best Colleges rankings. For more information about Morrisville State College, visit www.morrisville.edu.

 

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