Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Defeats No. 10 Cobleskill

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Thursday, December 4, 2003

The Hudson Valley Community College men's basketball team won its second game in a row with a 69-59 win at SUNY Cobleskill on Thursday. Cobleskill (8-3) entered the game ranked 10th in the latest NJCAA Division III poll. It was the first road win of the season for the Vikings, who improve their record to 5-4.

Four players finished in double-figures scoring for Hudson Valley. Sophomore forward Bill Heslin (Schaghticoke/Hoosic Valley High School) led the way with 15 points. Freshman guard Brendon Bradt (Cohoes/Cohoes High School) added 11 points, and freshmen guards Aric Kucel (Gloversville/Gloversville High School) and Maurice Frye (Middletown/Middletown High School) contributed 10 points apiece.


Hudson Valley (69): Bob Boughton 1-7-9, Brendon Bradt 4-1-11, Maurice Frye 3-4-10, Antwan Gibson 3-0-8, Bill Heslin 7-0-15, Aric Kucel 3-3-10, Larry Tape 2-2-6, Totals: 23-17-69.

Cobleskill (59): Prince Jackson 6-3-15, Christlow 4-0-8, Daniel Pierre 8-3-19, Swaby 0-4-4, Frater 1-4-6, Lynch 1-1-3, Ford 1-0-2, Webster 1-0-2, Totals: 22-15-59.

Halftime: Hudson Valley, 29-24.

3-point goals: Hudson Valley 6 (Bradt 2, Gibson 2, Heslin, Kucel)