Men's Basketball

Hudson Valley Men's Basketball Downs Cayuga

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Sunday, November 2, 2003

The Hudson Valley Community College (1-0) men's basketball team got its season off to a good start with a 94-86 win over Cayuga Community College (0-1) earlier today in Troy.

Five players finished in double-figures scoring for Hudson Valley led by freshman guard Aric Kucel (Gloversville/Gloversville High School), who finished with 19 points and five assists. Sophomore forward Antwan Gibson (Troy/Troy High School) scored a career-high 18 points to go along with seven rebounds. The Vikings also received 13 points and nine rebounds from sophomore forward Bill Heslin (Schaghticoke/Hoosic Valley High School), 12 points and seven boards from freshman center Larry Tape (Cicero/Cicero-North Syracuse High School), and 14 points from sophomore forward Bob Boughton (Glenmont/Bethlehem High School).

Hudson Valley will host North Country Community College on Saturday, November 8 at 3 p.m.


Cayuga (86): Brandon Gunn 0-1-1, Dashawn Coleman 5-1-11, Chris Martin 3-3-9, Nicholas Vanderveer 1-0-2, Fred Buddie 2-0-4, Jeremy Neale 5-1-11, Keon Stackhouse 5-0-12, Guy Anderson 6-2-14, Lamin Zulu 0-1-1, Rashawn Franklin 4-0-9, Rashad Richards 5-1-12, Totals: 36-10-86.

Hudson Valley (94): Maurice Frye 2-3-8, Aric Kucel 5-8-19, Tim Kindlon 2-0-4, Mark Reilly 0-2-2, Bill Heslin 5-1-13, Tony King 0-2-2, Bob Boughton 5-1-14, Larry Tape 6-0-12, Antwan Gibson 6-6-18, Jon Steinbiss 1-0-2, Totals: 32-23-94.

Halftime: Cayuga, 51-42.

3-point goals: Cayuga 4 (Stackhouse 2, Franklin, Richards). Hudson Valley 7 (Boughton 3, Heslin 2, Kucel, Frye).