MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – Host Morrisville State men's basketball used a 17-3 run midway through the second half to widen the gap and didn't look back as they cruised to a 105-62 North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) win over visiting Penn St. Berks Sunday afternoon in Morrisville.
- Final Score: Morrisville 105, Penn St. Berks 62
- Location: Morrisville, N.Y.
- Records: Morrisville 19-4, 13-1 NEAC; Berks 2-20, 2-12 NEAC
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:
- Eleven different Morrisville State players contributed to the conference win Sunday with five netting double figures.
- The Mustangs proved too strong for the visitors in the second half, doubling up the Nittany Lions 59-25 after leading 46-37 at the half.
- Brison Hall (Syracuse, N.Y.) led Morrisville State with 19 points, adding six rebounds and three steals while fellow forward Kevin Dennis (Bronx, N.Y.) contributed 18 to go along with 11 rebounds for the double-double.
- Tyrin Miller (White Plains, N.Y.) collected 15 points and dished out four assists, with Derek Beames (Otego, N.Y.) chipping in 12 additional points, nearly missing the double-double with nine rebounds.
- Lamel Faison (Brooklyn, N.Y.) rounded out the leaderboard with 11 points, adding five assists.
- Morrisville State dominated the glass, outgaining the Nittany Lions 52-31 in rebounds, while adding 32 points in second chance opportunities.
- The Mustangs led by as many as 43 in the second half, and had a huge game in their bench play, with six contributing to the win. Jared D'Aloia (Stillwater, N.Y.) and Remington Hickey (Hoosick Falls, N.Y.) each added eight.
- Morrisville State enters the final week of the regular season, traveling to nearby Route 20 Rival Cazenovia on Wednesday. Tip is scheduled for 8 p.m. in Cazenovia.
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 & World Report Best Colleges 2018 issue and was also recognized in the Top Public Schools, Regional Colleges North in the 2018 Best Colleges rankings. For more information about Morrisville State College, visit www.morrisville.edu.