Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Assures Itself of 15th Straight Winning Season

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Wednesday, February 23, 2005

Sophomore forward Ryan Livingston (Bethlehem/LaSalle Institute) finished with 22 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Hudson Valley Community College (15-12) men's basketball team to a 72-71 win at Schenectady County Community College (4-21) on Wednesday night.

With one game remaining in the regular season, Hudson Valley has clinched its 15th straight winning season. The Vikings play at Morrisville State College at noon on Saturday, February 26.

Sophomore guard Maurice Frye (Middletown/Middletown High School) topped the Vikings with 23 points. Freshman forward Khylan Hunt (Saratoga Springs/Saratoga Springs High School) added 10 points and 14 boards.

Schenectady's Steve Thompson led all scorers with 25 points.

Hudson Valley (72): Marlon Sousis 1-0-2, Aric Kucel 4-2-12, Mike Collopy 1-1-3, Maurice Frye 9-4-23, Khylan Hunt 5-0-10, Ryan Livingston 7-8-22, Totals: 27-15-72.

Schenectady (71): Jarvis 5-1-12, D'Agostino 5-2-14, Rowe 3-0-7, Thompson 12-1-25, Adams 5-0-11, Rodriguez 0-2-2, Totals: 30-6-71.

Halftime: Hudson Valley, 36-30.

3-point goals: Hudson Valley 3 (Kucel 2, Frye); Schenectady 5 (Jarvis, D'Agostino 2, Rowe, Adams).