Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Loses in Overtime

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Thursday, November 18, 2004

The Hudson Valley Community College (3-3) men's basketball team suffered an 83-74 overtime setback at Columbia-Greene Community College (3-1) on Thursday in Hudson.

Hudson Valley held a 50-40 lead midway through the second half before the Twins went on an 11-2 run to cut the Vikings lead to one, 52-51. Columbia-Greene took its first lead of the second half, 65-64, with two minutes remaining on a pair of free throws by James Brown. The two teams were tied at 67-67 after regulation.

Freshman forward Khylan Hunt (Saratoga Springs/Saratoga Springs High School) led Hudson Valley with 25 points and nine rebounds. Sophomore guard Aric Kucel (Gloversville/Gloversville High School) added 13 points.

Hudson Valley will travel to SUNY Delhi on Monday, November 22. The game starts at 7 p.m.

Hudson Valley (74): Aric Kucel 3-5-13, Mike Collopy 4-2-10, Maurice Frye 4-2-11, J.R. Battle 3-0-7, DuJuan Freeman 0-2-2, Khylan Hunt 10-4-25, Ryan Livingston 2-2-6, Totals: 26-17-74

Columbia-Greene (83): Farrell 2-2-6, Alston 3-3-9, Bobby Pandy 4-5-13, James Brown 6-6-18, Nick Lopez 6-5-21, Darin Jenkins 5-6-16, Totals: 26-27-83.

3-point goals: Hudson Valley 5 (Kucel 2, Frye, Battle, Hunt). Columbia-Greene 4 (Lopez 4).

Halftime: Hudson Valley, 36-32.

Regulation: Tied, 67-67.