Men's Basketball

Men’s Basketball Stays Perfect

CONTACT: Kristan M. Pelletier, (518) 629-8063,
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Sat., Dec. 6, 2008

The Hudson Valley Community College men’s basketball team improved their record to 12-0 for the season with an 81-68 victory, their 45th straight regular season win, over Jefferson Community College Saturday afternoon. Leading by 13 at the half, they never relinquished their lead.

The Vikings placed five players in double figures for the second straight game, led by Ramel Alexander’s (Albany HS/Albany) 22 points and eight rebounds. Pat Barnes (Mohonasen HS/Rotterdam) added 15 points and three blocks and Ian Austin-Michaud (Ichabod Crane HS/Valatie) 10 points, 11 rebounds and four assists. Garret Bishop (Saratoga Springs HS/Saratoga) and Matt Harte (Lansinburgh HS/Troy) rounded out the double-figure scorers with 10 points apiece.

The men are back in action on Thursday, Dec. 11 when they travel to face Mohawk Valley Community College.