Men's Basketball

Hudson Valley Men's Basketball Loses to Cobleskill 77-66

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, January 27, 2004

Sophomore Prince Jackson (Schenectady) finished with 22 points to lead SUNY Cobleskill to a 77-66 win over Hudson Valley Community College (9-9/9-8 Region III) in men's basketball action earlier tonight in Troy.

Cobleskill (15-4/12-3 Region III), which avenged an earlier loss to the Vikings, is ranked sixth in the latest NJCAA Division III poll.

Sophomore forward Bob Boughton (Glenmont/Bethlehem High School) led the way for Hudson Valley with 17 points. Sophomore guard Antwan Gibson (Troy/Troy High School) added 11 points, and freshman guard Brendon Bradt (Cohoes/Cohoes High School) chipped in 10 points. Freshman guard Aric Kucel (Gloversville/Gloversville High School) came away with a season-high eight steals to go along with six points and five assists.

Holding a 51-47 lead with 9:29 remaining in the contest, Cobleskill went on a 11-0 run over the next three minutes to put the Vikings away.

Sophomores Keith Crichlow (Central Islip) and David Swaby (New Rochelle) each chipped in 15 points for the Tigers.


Cobleskill (77): Prince Jackson 7-6-22, Keith Crichlow 5-4-15, Daniel Pierre 1-0-2, David Swaby 5-5-15, Blake Bedford 2-3-7, Scotti Frater 1-2-4, Stephen Muller 1-0-2, Jamael Lynch 3-4-10, Totals 25-24-77.

Hudson Valley (66): Bob Boughton 6-2-17, Brendon Bradt 4-0-10, Antwan Gibson 4-2-11, Bill Heslin 2-0-5, Tim Kindlon 3-0-9, Aric Kucel 3-0-6, Larry Tape 2-4-8, Totals: 24-8-66.

Halftime: Hudson Valley, 31-27

3-point goals: Cobleskill 3 (Jackson 2, Crichlow); Hudson Valley 10 (Boughton 3, Kindlon 3, Bradt 2, Gibson, Heslin).