Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Loses at Monroe

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Saturday, December 10, 2004

The Hudson Valley Community College men's basketball team closed out the semester with a 79-65 loss at Monroe Community College on Saturday afternoon.

Hudson Valley's record drops to 6-7 on the year while Monroe, which is ranked 10th in the latest NJCAA Division II poll, improves to 10-1.

Freshman forward Khylan Hunt (Saratoga Springs/Saratoga Springs High School) finished with 18 points to lead Hudson Valley. Sophomore guard Aric Kucel (Gloversville/Gloversville High School) and freshman forward Ryan Livingston (Bethlehem/LaSalle Institute) added 11 points apiece.

The Vikings will return to action on Thursday, January 13 when they host Onondaga Community College. The game is slated to start at 6 p.m.

Hudson Valley (65): Marlon Sousis 2-2-6, Aric Kucel 3-2-11, Mike Collopy 1-2-4, Maurice Frye 3-0-9, DuJuan Freeman 1-1-3, Khylan Hunt 7-3-18, Ryan Livingston 5-0-11, Jonathan Steinbiss 1-0-3, Totals: 23-10-65.

Monroe (79): McClosky 3-0-7, Harris 5-0-13, Chatman 6-0-14, Mbang 8-4-20, Addison 3-0-6, Leslie 1-0-2, Totals: 33-5-79.

Halftime: Monroe, 48-35.

3-point goals: Hudson Valley 9 (Kucel 3, Frye 3, Hunt, Livingston, Steinbiss); Monroe 8 (Harris 3, Chatman 2, Cummings 2, McClosky)