Men's Basketball

Men’s Basketball Holds Off North Country

CONTACT: Justin Hoyt, (518) 629-7898,
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Monday, February 8, 2016

The Hudson Valley Community College men’s basketball team (18-8) defeated North Country Community College (17-9) 100-96 on Monday evening

Hudson Valley jumped out to an early 55-48 lead at the half and were able to hold off a late rally by the Saints for the second consecutive game in the past three days. Jordan Nelson (Troy/Troy) led the Vikings with 20 points, and Kabongo Ngalakulondi (Manchester Memorial/Manchester, NH) and John Palmer (Columbia/East Greenbush) each chipped in 16 in the win.

The men host Columbia-Greene on Wednesday at 5 p.m.