Men's Basketball

Men’s Basketball Improves To 26-0

CONTACT: Andre Cook (518) 629-7367
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Thursday, February 14, 2008

The Hudson Valley men’s basketball team improved to 26-0 with an 86-71 win over Columbia Greene at the McDonough Sports Complex Thursday night. With the win, Hudson Valley tied a school record for most wins in a season. The 1992-93 team also recorded 26 wins.

The Vikings jumped out to a 20 point half-time lead and they were never threatened as they cruised to the 15-point win. Emanuel Mayben (Troy/Troy High School) led the way with 22 points, including a season high six three point field goals, and also collected eight rebounds. Datwan Hemingway (Albany/CBA) recorded his 24 th double-double of the season with 17 points and 14 rebounds. Justin Gallo (Brunswick/Lansingburgh High School), Ryne Luce (Cohoes, Cohoes High School) and Derick Faragon (Rotterdam-Junction/Schenectady High School) were all in double figures with 17,16 and 10, respectively.

Columbia-Greene (7-19) was led by Dalton-Austin Michaud (Valatie/Ichabod Crane) who scored a game high 24 points.

Next up for the Vikings will be SUNY Delhi at home on Saturday.


Hudson Valley (86) Ryne Luce 5-2-15, Justin Gallo 6-3-16, Bobby Barry 1-0-3, Datwan Hemingway 8-1-17, Emanuel Mayben 8-0-22, Grady Edwards 1-1-3, Derick Faragon 4-2-10, Totals 33-9-86

Columbia-Greene (71) Dalton Austin-Michaud 12-0-24, Dan Devantier 5-0-14, Agazon Sanon 2-0-6, Ryan Sager 4-1-9, Troy Talbot 5-6-16, Ryan Quinion 1-0-2, Totals 29-7-71.

Three-point goals: Hudson Valley 11 (Luce 3, Gallo, Barry, Mayben 6); Columbia Greene 6 (Devantier 4, Sanon 2).

Halftime: Hudson Valley 44-24