Men's Basketball

Men’s Basketball Shoots Down Fulton-Montgomery

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, November 27, 2007

The Hudson Valley Community College (10-0) men’s basketball team shot 70.1 percent from the floor in a 114-104 win over Fulton-Montgomery Community College Tuesday in Johnstown.

Hudson Valley hit 40-of-57 shots from the floor, including 11-of-18 from the three-point line in the win.

Sophomore guard Justin Gallo (Brunswick/Lansingburgh High School) paced the Vikings with 29 points and eight rebounds. Sophomore forward Derick Faragon (Schenectady/Schenectady High School) had 28 points and sophomore guard Emanuel Mayben (Troy/Troy High School) set up the offense with a school-record 14 assists to go along with 17 points. Sophomore guard Ryne Luce (Cohoes/Cohoes High School) and sophomore forward Datwan Hemingway (Albany/CBA) added 16 points apiece. Hemingway also had 14 rebounds.

Hudson Valley, which is ranked No. 1 in the latest NJCAA Division III poll, will host third-ranked Cobleskill at 7 p.m. on Friday, November 30.


Hudson Valley (114): Jason Brown 0-1-1, Just-IN’Love 1-1-3, Ryne Luce 5-3-16, Justin Gallo 10-5-29, Bobby Barry 1-1-4, Datwan Hemingway 6-4-16, Emanuel Mayben 7-2-17, Derick Faragon 10-6-28, Totals: 40-23-114

Fulton-Montgomery (104): Mike Mercedes 4-0-10, Carl Munnerlyn, Jr. 7-5-21, Vernon Jhonson 9-1-19, Kimoni Gibbs 1-0-2, Tyrell Faulen 3-3-9, Charlemagne Jean Pierre 0-1-1, Lloyd Gray 12-3-27, Branzen Canty 6-0-15, Totals 42-13-104.

Three-point goals: Hudson Valley 11 (Luce 3, Gallo 4, Barry, Mayben, Faragon 2); Fulton-Montgomery 7 (Mercedes 2, Munnerlyn 2, Canty 3).

Halftime: Hudson Valley led 52-34.