Morrisville State men double-up Lions on Senior Day, 82-41

Morrisville State men double-up Lions on Senior Day, 82-41

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – Host Morrisville State College men's basketball posted the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) victory in dominating fashion Saturday afternoon, as they handled visiting Bryn Athyn College the 82-41 defeat on Senior Day.

Morrisville State (19-6, 15-3 NEAC) will await NEAC Championship Tournament seeding, which will be announced by the conference office this weekend.

Three notched double figures for the Mustangs, including Trent Ward (Auburn, N.Y.) and Kevin Dennis (Bronx, N.Y.) who each posted 14, while Derek Beames (Otego, N.Y.) added another 11.

Morrisville State, who had 12 players contribute in scoring, led 37-21 at the break, before rolling in the second to double-up the visitors, 45-20.

Senior Jordan Hoose (Hudson, N.Y.) led the Mustangs on the glass, snagging eight to go along with nine points and two assists in the win, collecting his 1,000th collegiate point midway through the second half.

Senior forward David Romain (Brooklyn, N.Y.) recorded four of Morrisville State's total five blocked shots on the afternoon, also adding five points and four rebounds to his tallies.

Senior Unel Daley (Jamaica, N.Y.) dished out two assists while posting five points from the floor, rounding out the final regular season contest of his career.

Morrisville State shot 46.4% from the floor across the afternoon, holding Bryn Athyn to just 29.8%, including a mere 7.4% from long range from the squad that typically averages 30%.

Morrisville State dominated the glass, outrebounding the Lions 50-29.

Tournament information will be made available once announced.

Prior to the contest seniors Hoose, Daley and Romain were honored.

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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