Ninth-Ranked Vikings Put Away Broome, 62-54
CONTACT: Jeff Foley (518) 629-8085 or (518) 373-1262
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Saturday, December 2, 2000
Hudson Valley Drills Eight 3-Pointers En Route
To A Mountain Valley Conference Victory
Troy, December 2 – Hudson Valley Community
College's men's basketball team, ranked ninth in the nation among NJCAA
Division III squads, hit eight 3-pointers this afternoon, including three
by freshman forward Billy Etue (Heatly), to beat Broome Community
A 3-point bucket by Etue, with 5:27 remaining in
the first half, put Hudson Valley ahead 22-20. The Vikings would never
trail again, closing out the final 5:27 of the half with a 15-6 run.
Broome made it interesting, pulling to within five
points with 42 seconds left in the game. Hudson Valley's Paul Bowe (Hudson
Falls) hit four free throws down the stretch though, and Jason McKinney
(South Glens Falls) added two from the charity stripe to keep Broome
McKinney, a first-year forward, led all scorers with
13 points. Thomas Perren (Brotmanville, NJ) had 11 points and 13
rebounds. Kurt Bush (Newcomb-Minerva) contributed 11 points, five
rebounds and five assists. Point guard Kyle Miller (Columbia) had
seven rebounds and four steals.
The Vikings are now 7-1. The loss drops Broome to
HUDSON VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE 62
BROOME COMMUNITY COLLEGE 54
Schneible 2-0-4, Miller 1-0-2, Bowe 1-4-7,
Kurt Bush 3-3-11, Johnson 1-0-2, Jason McKinney 3-5-13, Mann 1-0-2, Thomas
Perren 5-1-11, Etue 3-0-9, Manny 0-1-1. Totals 20-14-62.
Kozel 0-6-6, Purifoy 1-0-2, Jeff Brady 4-0-12,
Mike Smith 4-4-12, Buckley 3-2-8, Jacobs 2-3-7, Bomar 3-1-7. Totals 17-16-54.
Halftime: Hudson Valley, 34-26.
Three-point goals: Hudson Valley – Etue 3, Bush 2, McKinney
2, Bowe 1. Broome – Brady 4.
Hudson Valley Community College, located in Troy,
offers more than 50 degree and certificate programs in four academic divisions;
Business; Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Sciences; and
Liberal Arts and Sciences. One of 30 community colleges in the State University
of New York system, Hudson Valley has an enrollment of more than 9,000
students each year, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives
and worker retraining.