Men's Basketball

Men’s Basketball Handles Columbia Greene

CONTACT: Kristan M. Pelletier, (518) 629-8063;
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Friday, Nov. 14, 2008

The Hudson Valley Community College men’s basketball team (6-0) easily defeated Columbia Greene Community College on Thursday evening, 84-43. The Vikings, ranked 17th in the country, led 42-24 at the half and never looked back. Dalton Austin-Michaud (Ichabod Crane HS/Valatie) led four players in double figures with 24 points and eight rebounds. Pat Barnes (Mohonasen HS/Rotterdam) chipped in with 14 points and four blocks, Ramel Alexander (Albany HS/Albany) 14 points and five steals, and Kenneth Owusu (Abraham Lincoln HS/Brooklyn) added 11 points. The team is home again on Sunday, Nov. 16, when they host Finger Lakes Community College in the second game of a double-header with the women’s team. Tip-off is scheduled for 3 p.m.