Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Comes from behind to Defeat Schenectady

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, January 20, 2003

The Hudson Valley Community College men's basketball team rallied from an 11-point halftime deficit to defeat Schenectady County Community College, 81-79, on Tuesday night in Schenectady.

The win snapped a four game losing streak for the Vikings, who move to 7-8 on the season and will host SUNY Delhi at 7 p.m. on Thursday, January 22. Schenectady had its record drop to 6-8.

Freshman center Larry Tape (Cicero/Cicero-North Syracuse High School) led four Hudson Valley players in double-figures scoring with 17 points. Sophomore forward Bob Boughton (Glenmont/Bethlehem High School) finished with 16 points. Sophomore guard Tim Kindlon (Delmar/Bethlehem high School) hit three from beyond the arc en route to 15 points, and sophomore forward Bill Heslin (Schaghticoke/Hoosic Valley High School) added 10 points.

Sophomore Dwayne Marshall (Amsterdam) poured in 40 points to lead Schenectady.


Hudson Valley (81): Bob Boughton 7-1-16, Brendon Bradt 2-2-6, Antwan Gibson 3-0-6, Bill Heslin 3-4-10, Tim Kindlon 5-2-15, Aric Kucel 3-2-9, Mark Reilly 1-0-2, Larry Tape 7-3-17, Totals: 31-14-81.

Schenectady (79): Nick Maschino 8-0-16, Dwayne Marshall 12-12-40, Matt Garry 5-3-14, Clark 1-0-3, Thompson 2-1-5, Totals: 28-16-79.

Halftime: Schenectady, 41-30

3-point goals: Hudson Valley 5 (Kindlon 3, Boughton, Kucel); Schenectady 6 (Marshall 4, Garry, Clark).