Hudson Valley Men's Basketball Downs Canton
CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Saturday, December 4, 2004
The Hudson Valley Community College (5-5) men's basketball team exploded for 58 second half points in a 102-93 win over SUNY Canton (2-5) earlier today in Troy.
Sophomore guard Maurice Frye (Middletown/Middletown High School) led six Hudson Valley players in double figures scoring with 26 points. The Vikings also received 18 points from freshman forward Khylan Hunt (Saratoga Springs/Saratoga Springs High School), 16 points and nine boards from freshman forward Ryan Livingston (Bethlehem/LaSalle Institute), 12 points and three steals from sophomore guard Aric Kucel (Gloversville/Gloversville High School), and 11 points apiece from freshmen Mike Collopy (Averill Park/Averill Park High School) and J.R. Battle (Binghamton/Binghamton High School).
Freshman guard Marlon Sousis (Rensselaer/Rensselaer High School) set up the Hudson Valley offense with 13 assists.
Canton was led by freshman Gari Fields' (Rochester) 33 points.
Canton (93): Jalove Tisdale 4-0-9, Paul Arner 0-1-1, John King 8-2-18, Andrew Aimetti 4-0-8, Kendrick Bryant 1-1-3, Gari Fields 15-3-33, Chad Farmer 4-1-11, Mark Denesha 5-0-10, Totals: 41-8-93.
Hudson Valley (102): Mike Collopy 5-1-11, Marlon Sousis 2-0-6, Aric Kucel 2-6-12, DuJuan Freeman 0-2-2, Maurice Frye 12-0-26, J.R. Battle 5-0-11, Khylan Hunt 8-2-18, Ryan Livingston 8-0-16, Totals: 42-11-102.
Halftime: Hudson Valley, 44-43.
3-point goals: Canton 3 (Farmer 2, Tisdale), Hudson Valley 7 (Sousis 2, Kucel 2, Frye 2, Battle)