Men's Basketball

Hudson Valley Men’s Basketball Still Ranked No. 1 in Poll

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Hudson Valley Community College is ranked No. 1 in the NJCAA Division III men’s basketball poll for the seventh straight week in the poll that was released earlier today..

The Vikings are off to a 23-0 start this season and are the only undefeated team among all NJCAA Division III colleges.

Sophomore guard Justin Gallo (Brunswick/Lansingburgh High School) leads the Vikings with 22.1 points per game. He currently ranks third on the college’s all-time scoring list with 980 career points.

Sophomore forward Datwan Hemingway (Albany/CBA) is netting 19.7 points per game and grabbing 14.1 rebounds per contest. Sophomore guard Emanuel Mayben (Troy/Troy High School) is averaging 19 points and 9.7 assists per game.

Hudson Valley returns to action Wednesday, February 6 when it hosts Clinton Community College (13-10) at 7 p.m.

NJCAA Division III Men’s Basketball Poll
Rank School Record
1 Hudson Valley 23-0
2 Suffolk-Selden 21-1
3 Herkimer 18-3
4 Brookhaven (TX) 20-3
5 Ocean County (NJ) 17-3
6 Minneapolis (MN) 17-5
7 Springfield Tech (MA) 20-4
8 Joliet (IL) 17-6
9 Harper (IL) 16-6
10 Passaic (NJ) 21-5