Men's Basketball

Hudson Valley Defeats Herkimer

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, November 16, 2004

Freshman forward Ryan Livingston (Bethlehem/LaSalle Institute) hit a 10-foot jumper with 1.3 seconds remaining to lift the Hudson Valley Community College (3-2) men's basketball team to a 64-62 win over Herkimer County Community College (4-4) earlier tonight in Troy.

Livingston led Hudson Valley with 17 points. Sophomore guard Maurice Fry (Middletown/Middletown High School) had 11 points and eight rebounds. Sophomore guard Aric Kucel (Gloversville/Gloversville High School) added 10 points, five assists and five steals, and sophomore forward Mike Collopy (Averill Park/Averill Park High School) contributed 10 points and 10 boards.

Herkimer, which shot only nine-of-21 from the free throw line in the game, was led by Chris Reaves' (Syracuse) 15 points.


Herkimer (62): Chris Reaves 7-1-15, Robert Nolen 1-1-4, Zack Guca 1-0-2, Lonnie Jenkins 1-0-2, Raymond Jones 4-1-9, Brandon Fudge 4-2-10, Lonnell Jones 3-3-9, Dontray Belk 2-0-4, Alanzo Phillips 0-1-1, Louis Dessau 3-0-6, Totals: 26-9-62

Hudson Valley (64): Marlon Sousis 0-2-2, Aric Kucel 4-0-10, Mike Collopy 4-2-10, Maurice Frye 5-0-11, J.R. Battle 1-1-4, Tony King 1-0-3, Khylan Hunt 3-1-7, Ryan Livingston 8-1-17, Totals: 26-7-64

3-point goals: Herkimer 1 (Nolen). Hudson Valley 5 (Kucel 2, Frye, Battle, King)

Halftime: Tied, 36-36