Men's Basketball

Hudson Valley Men's Basketball Cruises Past Ulster Photos Available

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FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, November 6, 2007

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The Hudson Valley Community College (3-0) men's basketball team cruised to a 116-57 win over Ulster County Community College (0-1) tonight in Troy.

All 10 players on the Hudson Valley roster found the scoring column, including sophomore forward Datwan Hemingway (Albany/CBA), who led the way with 19 points and 11 rebounds.

Sophomore guard Justin Gallo (Brunswick/Lansingburgh High School) had 18 points and six steals. Sophomore guard Just-IN'Love Smith (Sacramento, CA/Columbia High School) finished with 17 points and three steals. Sophomore guard Ryne Luce (Cohoes/Cohoes High School) hit four three-point buckets en route to 16 points. Hudson Valley also received 14 points and seven rebounds from sophomore forward Derick Faragon (Schenectady/Schenectady High School) and 12 points and six assists from Jason Brown (Fonda/Fonda-Fultonville High School).

The Vikings shot 58.1 percent (50-for-86) from the floor in the game.

Hudson Valley returns home to host Corning Community College at 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 10.


Ulster (57): Donte Thrasher 2-2-7, Earl Lawrence 3-3-9, Daniel Williams 1-0-2, Afix Fomosa 1-0-2, Kendo Hammond 3-0-7, Juan Colon 1-0-2, Brian Howell 2-0-6, Arthur Benjamin 2-0-4, Hassan Salaam 2-1-5, Ray Minniefield 0-2-2, Aaron Simmons 4-0-9, Kyle Richmond 1-0-2, Totals: 22-8-57.

Hudson Valley (116): Jason Brown 4-2-12, Just-IN'Love Smith 7-3-17, Ryne Luce 6-0-16, Justin Gallo 8-1-18, Bobby Barry 3-0-7, Datwan Hemingway 9-1-19, Grady Edwards 1-0-2, Derick Faragon 7-0-14, Leonard Coons 2-0-4, Emanuel Mayben 4-0-9, Totals: 50-7-116.

Three-point goals: Ulster 5 (Thrasher, Hammond, Howell 2, Simmons); Hudson Valley 9 (Brown 2, Luce 4, Gallo, Barry, Mayben)

Halftime: Hudson Valley led 57-32.