Men's Basketball

Hudson Valley Men's Basketball Cruises Past Adirondack

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, January 29, 2008

The Hudson Valley Community College (22-0) men's basketball team kept its perfect record intact with a 97-51 win over Adirondack Community College (5-15) this evening in Troy.

Six players finished in double-figures scoring for Hudson Valley led by sophomore forward Datwan Hemingway's (Albany/CBA) 17 points and 19 rebounds.

Sophomore guard Emanuel Mayben (Troy/Troy High School) set a school record with 15 assists to go along with his 14 points.

Sophomore guard Justin Gallo (Brunswick/Lansingburgh High School) and sophomore forward Derick Faragon (Schenectady/Schenectady High School) added 15 points apiece. Sophomore guards Ryne Luce (Cohoes/Cohoes High School) and Just-IN'Love Smith (Sacramento, CA/Columbia High School) chipped in 11 points each.

Adirondack received a game-high 19 points from sophomore Andrew Sherwin (Argyle).

Hudson Valley, the top-ranked team in today's NJCAA Division III poll, returns to action this Thursday, January 31 at 7 p.m. when it hosts Fulton-Montgomery Community College.


Adirondack (51): Carter Combs 4-0-10, Eric Dufford 2-0-4, Robby Eddy 2-0-6, Tim Fish 2-0-4, Craig Robertson 4-0-8, Andrew Sherwin 8-0-19, Totals: 22-0-51.

Hudson Valley (97): Just-IN'Love Smith 4-2-11, Ryne Luce 4-0-11, Justin Gallo 4-5-15, Bobby Barry 3-0-8, Datwan Hemingway 8-1-17, Grady Edwards 1-2-4, Emanuel Mayben 5-2-14, Derick Faragon 6-2-15, Len Coons 1-0-2, Totals: 36-14-97.

Three-point goals: Adirondack 7 (Combs 2, Eddy 2, Sherwin 3); Hudson Valley 11 (Smith, Luce 3, Gallo 2, Barry 2, Mayben 2, Faragon)

Halftime: Hudson Valley led 52-26