Men's Basketball

Hudson Valley Men’s Basketball Winning Streak Snapped

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Saturday, January 28, 2006

The Hudson Valley Community College (13-8) men’s basketball team had its five-game winning streak come to an end in a 71-66 loss to Herkimer County Community College (12-8) earlier today in Troy.

Hudson Valley held a 63-58 lead with four minutes remaining before Herkimer went on a 13-3 run to close out the contest. Sophomore Lonnell Jones (Brooklyn/Hillcrest High School) had eight of his 18 points during the run to spark the Generals,

Sophomore Keynon Jackson (Harlem/Art & Design High School) finished with a game-high 21 points for Herkimer.

Sophomore Allan Dickson (Troy/Troy High School) had 19 points and 11 rebounds for Hudson Valley. Sophomore Larry Tape (Syracuse/Cicero-North Syracuse High School) contributed 12 points and 11 boards.


Herkimer (71): William Mercado 4-0-9, Kaseem Rabouin 1-2-4, Keynon Jackson 9-1-21, Shomari Evans 3-1-7, Lonnell Jones 3-6-18, Chris Marcellus 3-0-8, Chris Rocco 3-2-8, Totals: 26-12-71.

Hudson Valley (66): J.R. Battle 4-0-9, Dane Samuels 4-2-11, Mike Collopy 1-0-3, Allan Dickson 7-0-19, Kevin Goutos 0-3-3, Khylan Hunt 3-2-9, Larry Tape 3-6-12, Totals: 22-13-66.

Three-point goals: Herkimer 7 (Marcellus 2, Jones 2, Jackson 2, Mercado); Hudson Valley 9 (Dickson 5, Hunt, Battle, Samuels, Collopy).

Halftime: Hudson Valley led 34-31.