Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Team Loses Close Game to Fulton-Montgomery

CONTACT: Justin Hoyt, (518) 629-7898,
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011

The Hudson Valley Community College men's basketball team (1-1) lost a tough- fought game to Fulton-Montgomery Community College (2-0) 98-85 on Thursday evening.

The Vikings jumped out to a 10-0 lead to start the game, but trailed at the half 45-44. The game was tied with five minutes to go, but then Fulton-Montgomery took the lead and never gave it back. Conor Maisch (Coleman Catholic/Kingston) had 18 points, seven rebounds and five assists, while Jeremy Taylor (Catskill/Catskill) had a team-high 23 points.

The Vikings host their first game of the season this Sunday against Corning Community College at 3 p.m.