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 PLATTSBURGH beats eastern conn. 70-60 to reach sweet 16

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SUNY Plattsburgh’s Chris Manning (5) goes up for the jump shot while chased down by SUNY Potsdam’s Joe Estramonte (11). The Bears and Cardinals battled a close game throughout with seven lead changes in the first half. SUNY Plattsburgh surged in the second half to take away a 76-61 win at Potsdam.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

Mar. 14: For the second consecutive season the Plattsburgh State men's basketball team saw its campaign come to a screeching halt against Amherst College as the No. 7-ranked Lord Jeffs bested the Cardinals 87-63 in the sectional semifinals of the NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Tournament at LeFrak Gymnasium on Friday night.   In his collegiate curtain call, senior John Perez amassed a team-high 16 points to lead a quartet of Plattsburgh State players who racked up double digits in the scoring column, but as a whole the Cardinals simply had no answer to the scorching shooting of Amherst.   The Lord Jeffs (26-3) , who shot 55.4-percent (31-of-56) from the field, were led by Tom Killian's game-high 22 points. Aaron Toomey added a double-double of 15 points and a game-high 12 assists while David George finished one blocked shot shy of a triple double, registering 13 points, 11 rebounds and nine rejections.   Although the Cardinals saw their season come to an end, Plattsburgh State (24-6) has very little to hang its head about. Making its sixth appearance in the NCAA Tournament under the leadership of head coach Tom Curle, Plattsburgh State advanced to the sectional semifinal round of the NCAA Tournament for just the third time in program history.   2013-14 also marked the fifth time in the Curle era that Plattsburgh State has reached the 20-win plateau. Chris Manning closed out his career with a game-high eight steals as well as a trio of assists.   Powering the high-scoring Amherst offense during its 7-0 surge to open the sectional semifinal bout was two-time reigning NESCAC Player of the Year in Toomey. The senior registered assists on all three of the Lord Jeffs' field goals during their opening salvo.   In order to counter Amherst's sharp passing and accurate shooting touch, the Cardinals set up shop from downtown. John Perez finally got Plattsburgh State on the board by connecting on a layup with 2:03 elapsed in the first stanza. After a Manning free throw, Edward Correa began the Cardinals' long-range assault with hit first trifecta of the night.   After adding another, Correa gave way to Ezra Hodgson who splashed another Plattsburgh State triple to pull the visiting squad within 13-12 with 15:06 to go in the bout.   With that, though, sophomore Connor Green began to heat up significantly for the Lord Jeffs. The sharpshooter poured in eight points during a 16-4 Amherst offensive blitz that both energized the pro-Lord Jeff audience and left the Cardinals at a loss for any answers.   Facing down a 29-16 deficit, Plattsburgh pulled to within nine after an additional jumper from Hodgson as well as a close-range bank shot from senior Shavar Fields.   Not solely content with facilitating the Lord Jeffs' offense, Toomey began to put his scoring skills on display through the course of a 13-2 surge by the sizzling home squadron. Of the 13 points netted by the Amherst during that span, Toomey scored seven of them himself and assisted on another pair of Amherst long-range hits.   Mike Mitchell finally provided the Cardinals with some much-needed offense by drilling a three-pointer of his own to pull Plattsburgh State within 42-25 with 3:45 to go in the half, but the Lord Jeffs were absolutely relentless in their shelling of the Cardinals.   Amherst went on regain their 20-point cushion by the time the first half was in the books on the strength of 53.1-percent field goal shooting during the frame. Meanwhile, the Cardinals connected on just 33.3-percent of their field goals during the first 20-minute period in which they were out-rebounded by a 25-14 margin.   Grit and toughness were still allies of the Cardinals when the second stanza started up as Plattsburgh State began a 7-0 run with a triple off the hand of Shamoy McIntosh. Perez added a layup before McIntosh finished off the run with a pair of swishes from the foul stripe.   The Lord Jeffs, though, answered right back with a 9-0 run of their own featuring triples by Toomey and Tom Killian to push the edge back to 22 – the largest lead of the tilt.   For the remainder of the one-sided game, the closest the Cardinals would come to the lead was 16 points away. That occurred when Thomas capped a 4-0 Plattsburgh State spurt with an acrobatic layup the made matters 72-56 with 7:47 to go.   Correa, Hodgson and McIntosh added 11 points apiece for the Cardinals who shot 23-of-66 (34.8-percent) during the game. It also marked the final appearance in a Plattsburgh State uniform for Anthony Baker, Fields and Manning.   Fields wraps up his career with 991 points while Perez closed his collegiate days with 981 points.

Mar. 8: Back in 1977, a relatively unknown soul crooner by the name of Theodore DeReese Pendergrass released his self-titled debut album that – unbeknownst to him at the time – would rocket him up the musical charts and into the bright glare of the limelight. The leadoff track on Teddy Pendergrass was an up-tempo ditty entitled, "You Can't Hide From Yourself." In it, the smooth-singing voice man encouraged scores of listeners around the globe to, "understand who and what you are before you can go any further." It appears as though the Plattsburgh State men's basketball team has taken the words of the late Pendergrass to heart. That is because after each and every curveball that could have buckled the Cardinals, they have come to the realization that they are an exceptionally talented basketball team that possesses any number of weapons that can go off on any different night. That mindset has now brought them all the way to one of the furthest points reached by any Plattsburgh State basketball squad in the program's rich history. Senior John Perez amassed a game-high 21 points and completed a monstrous double-double with 15 rebounds to lead Plattsburgh State (24-5) past Eastern Connecticut State (23-7), 70-60, in an NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Tournament second round clash in Memorial Hall on Saturday night. Using eight players, the Cardinals connected on 46.3-percent (25-of-54) of their field goal attempts to punch their tickets to the third round of the NCAA Tournament. After trailing by three points at the half and by as many as four in the early stages of the deciding frame, Plattsburgh State embarked on a 9-0 run that featured a powerful punctuation to take the lead for good. With a number of fouls encumbering the Haverstraw, N.Y., product in the Cardinals' Friday night triumph over MIT, Perez came out eager to prove that he would be nothing short of a dominating force in the Saturday bout. Trachone Preston splashed one of just five Warrior three-pointers to put the visiting squad up 3-0 a little over one minute into the postseason battle. Plattsburgh State took its first lead of the game when senior Chris Manning capped a 4-0 run with a hard-driving move to the tin to sink a layup. One of the primary objectives for Plattsburgh State was to keep high-flying Eastern Connecticut freshman Hugh Lindo off of the glass, but that didn't go quite as planned. The lanky first-year star corralled a game-high 20 rebounds during the tilt and rose high off the court for a powerful two-handed jam which staked the Warriors to a 9-6 lead 4:30 into things. Plattsburgh State regained the lead when Perez put in his first two of eight straight Cardinal markers, but the Warriors used a 9-0 surge that was finished off with five points from Kevin Leumene to earn a 22-17 edge with 8:15 to go in the opening stanza. Xavier Thomas made sure the Cardinals would gain the lead once more in the first half when his layup made matters 25-24 in favor of the home squad, but Leumene added another quintet of points before Lindo hit a layup at the buzzer to put the Warriors on top 31-28 at the break. It became quite clear that the Cardinals wouldn't work their way out of this particular jam by relying solely on the smooth long-range shooting from the night before, so Perez kept his squad afloat in the second half with a pair of old-fashioned three-point plays. Perez knocked down eight of the first 11 Plattburgh State points of the frame while long-range specialist Edward Correa canned a triple to account for the other three, but Eastern Connecticut was thoroughly unimpressed with the Cardinals' arsenal and employed another Preston jump shot to go up 46-43 with 12:49 to go. Mike Mitchell rose up and connected on a long ball of his own before Ezra Hodgson followed suit. In the midst of a 6-0 surge, the Cardinals had yet to make their sizable crowd a factor. That's where Thomas came in. On a well-designed inbounds play, the springy sophomore took to the sky and unleashed a ferocious one-handed slam dunk on an unfortunate Warrior which brought Memorial Hall to its feet. The Brooklyn, N.Y., product put the wraps on his three-point play with a swish at the foul line.  With their raucous congregation cheering them on, the Cardinals would never trail again. Eastern Connecticut trimmed the lead to 54-52 with an additional Preston make as 6:54 remained on the clock, but Shamoy McIntosh responded with a personal 7-0 run which began with a three-point hit. Up 61-52 with 3:25 to go after McIntosh's single-handed offensive outburst, the Cardinals closed things out down the stretch and Mitchell put the final nail in the Warriors' coffin with a fast-break layup which made matters 69-60 with 54 seconds to go. McIntosh (14) and Mitchell (11) rounded out the primary Plattsburgh scoring triumvirate, while Leumene and Preston each chipped in 14 for the Warriors.  In their next game, the Cardinals will be out for revenge against defending Division III national champion Amherst College. The Lord Jeffs ended Plattsburgh State's season in 2012-13, and the Cardinals will battle their NESCAC enemies with a trip to the Elite Eight at stake. The game is scheduled to be played on Friday, with location and time to be announced later in the week.  

  POTSDAM bears close season with senior night win 82-72

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SUNY Potsdam’s Connor Engle (45) attempts a slam dunk, but the ball is tipped away by SUNY Plattsburgh’s Shavar Fields (22). Potsdam started strong by shooting 51 percent from the floor in the first half and led 33-29 at the break, but a strong second half surge pushed Plattsburgh past Potsdam for a 76-61 win at Jerry Welsh Gymnasium on Tuesday night.   (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

SUNY Potsdam’s Zac Adams (44) leaps for a long layup past New Paltz defender Taylor Sowah (40). The Bears raced out to a 19-point lead before it enjoyed a 44-31 halftime advantage. The Bears committed just nine turnovers for the game in defeating the New Paltz Hawks 86-81 on Bears Pride Night.  (Shonn Surber photo)  Game Gallery

Feb 22:The SUNY Potsdam men's basketball team ended their season on a high note and put the exclamation point to their Senior Day celebrations by putting away SUNY Fredonia down the stretch for an 82-72 victory Saturday afternoon at Jerry Welsh Gymnasium. Rob Duquette (Peru, N.Y. / Peru) put together a nearly flawless shooting performance, Joe Estramonte (Greenwich, N.Y. / Greenwich Central) played the role of solid floor general and Colin Peterson (Hilton, N.Y. / Hilton) put his second-most points all season as the Bears kept an arm length lead for much of the second half with a red shot shooting display.  Potsdam (5-20, 3-15 SUNYAC) split the season series with the Blue Devils (6-19, 3-15 SUNYAC). Duquette, who was one of three seniors on the Bears, had 21 points on 9-of-11 shooting including a perfect 6-of-6 from the line to go along with nine rebounds and a steal.  Peterson, a fellow senior, scored 16 points on 6-of-11 field goals with three 3-pointers, four rebounds and three blocks.  Senior Brandon Williams (Brooklyn, N.Y. / Boys & Girls) scored seven points and had four rebounds in 19 minutes of action.  "It was good for our seniors to finish that way," said SUNY Potsdam coach Sherry Dobbs Jr.  "I was happy for Brandon and Rob and Colin.  All three of them played really well tonight and made positive contributions.  They've been good leaders and good teammates and that's something that we certainly value from them." Estramonte dished out a career-best 10 assists with 11 points, four rebounds and two steals.  Tom Graf (Elbridge, N.Y. / Jordan-Elbridge) had 11 points including 3-of-5 from downtown. Potsdam shot a season-best 61 percent (29-of-47 from the floor) as a team and made 50 percent (8-of-16) from 3-point range.  In the process, the Bears also gained a 37-17 advantage on the boards.  Fredonia cut the lead to 57-52 with 11:17 remaining, but that's as close as the Blue Devils until they cut it back down to a five-point deficit with just 2:09 left.  Potsdam would put it away though on a jumper and three free throws by Estramonte, a Peterson free throw and two more free throws from junior Zac Adams (Potsdam, N.Y. / Potsdam).  Tyrone Clark had 21 points, nine rebounds, and three assists while Robert Lyles added 20 points and four assists to lead the Blue Devils.  But the Potsdam defense greatly stiffened in the second half.  After allowing Fredonia to shoot 55 percent from the floor in the opening half, the Bears' defense clamped down and held them to just 40 percent from the floor. "I thought we did a much better job defensively on Clark and Lyles in the second half," Dobbs said. "That was a combination of guys doing stuff—Bushen [Frank] came off the bench and gave us some good minutes.  Zac Adams and Brandon and Tom Graf did a nice job of shutting those guys down as much as we can.  Those guys can really score.  They're both really good really players and we did a good job of containing them more than anything else." 

Feb. 18: Potsdam started strong by shooting 51 percent from the floor in the first half and led 33-29 at the break, but a strong second half surge pushed Plattsburgh past Potsdam for a 76-61 win at Jerry Welsh Gymnasium on Tuesday night. The Bears held onto that lead until 13:16 left in the game on a Rishawd Hendricks free throw that put Potsdam up 38-37. That would be the last time Potsdam would have the lead as Plattsburgh's Ezra Hodgson knocked down a 3-pointer to begin a 16-3 run at about the midway point of the second half. Free throws by Edward Correa and John Perez followed by a lay up, two 3-pointers and a jumper from Hodgson pushed the Cardinals' lead to 12 with 8:55 left. Hodgson finished with a game-high 18 points on 7-of-10 shooting (4-of-5 from 3-point range). Shavar Fields and Correa added 11 points apiece while Perez had seven points and 12 rebounds. Junior Zac Adams (Potsdam, N.Y. / Potsdam) took on more of a shooting load with Rob Duquette missing the game with an injury and led the Bears with 13 points. Brandon Williams (Brooklyn, N.Y. / Boys & Girls) had 12 points and junior Tom Graf (Elbridge, N.Y. / Jordan-Elbridge) added 11 points, three rebounds and three assists. Junior Conor Engle (Auburn, N.Y. / Auburn) had six points and nine rebounds. Joe Estramonte (Greenwich, N.Y. / Greenwich Central) had six points, five assists and four rebounds. Potsdam (4-19, 2-14 SUNYAC) rallied earlier in the first half when it trailed 23-12 with 8:43 left. The Bears answered with a 16-4 run to take a 28-27 lead on a Graf lay up. Williams converted a 3-point play on a lay up and free throw, a Rishawd Hendricks jumper, a Colin Peterson jumper, a Hendricks 3-pointer and a lay up by Adams. The Bears were able to get to the free throw line for nine more attempts, but converted just 12-of-24 from the charity stripe. The Cardinals (19-4, 13-3 SUNYAC) made 12-of-15 from the line. Plattsburgh was also aided by a plus 15 advantage on the boards. Potsdam will be back in action to face Buffalo State on Friday at 8 p.m.

 
SUNY Potsdam’s Rob Duquette (34) soars up for another bucket against SUNY New Paltz in a clutch 86-81 victory.

Hendricks (3) fires a leaning bucket over SUNY Canton's Tom Coloney (Harrisville, NY).  (Jack Vaisey III photo)  Game Gallery

SUNY Potsdam’s Zac Adams (Potsdam, NY) soars up to lay the ball off the glass for two points. Adams knocked down two key free throws and forward Rob Duquette (Peru, N.Y.) scored on a driving layup with 0:01 left to ice the Bears’ 89-85 exhibition win over Algonquin.  (Eric Foote photo)

St. Lawrence MEN win close s-eason falling to rit 76-68

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St. Lawrence University’s Brady Condlin (24) from Massena, NY sinks the jump shot over an RPI defender to extend the Saints’ lead by 13 points in the first half. S.L.U. went on an 16-3 run early in the first half and controlled the lead for the rest of the game. St. Lawrence Saints went on to beat RPI 80-61.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

St. Lawrence University’s Brady Condlin (24) from Massena, NY, slams into an RPI defender while headed for the layup.

Feb 14: The St. Lawrence University men's basketball team used a 9-0 run in the final minutes to rally for a 76-68 win over RIT on Friday evening in Rochester, NY.  First-year student Kieran Miller had a double-double with 12 points and 13 boards, and classmate Kyle Edwards scored a game-high 19 points. St. Lawrence improves to 8-13 (4-8) on the season after shooting 50% (26-of-52) from the floor.  The Saints were also outstanding at the free throw line finishing 19-of-20, while RIT falls to 14-8 (8-5) despite impressive outings from J.P. Reagan and Gabe Nicasio, who had 17 and 16 points, respectively. The Saints were sharp in the first half, shooting 62% (16-of-26) including 4-for-8 from behind the arc.  Miller's seven rebounds also helped the visitors to a 21-10 edge in the category.  St. Lawrence led throughout the half, stretching the lead to seven, 33-26, after lay-ups by Kyle Kobis and Miller and a three from David Hampton. The Tigers were able to cut into the lead, but Al Jones hit a three in the final seconds of the half for a six-point halftime cushion, 41-35. RIT came out hot in the second half, opening on a 14-2 run capped by a three from Nicasio for a 49-43 Tiger lead.  Edwards pulled St. Lawrence back to within striking distance, allowing Condlin to tie the score at 53-53 midway through the period.  As the two teams exchanged baskets in the half, Miguel Lopez gave RIT the lead on a lay-up with 1:58 left, 68-67.  However, the Scarlet and Brown owned the final 2:00 minutes, as Jones scored in the paint followed by a three from Condlin for a 72-68 lead with under a minute to play.  The Saints then put the game away with solid rebounding and four consecutive made free throws to complete the 9-0 run to win 76-68.  St. Lawrence finished with a 36-26 advantage in points in the paint, and owned a 19-of-20 mark at the free throw line while RIT was only 3-of-6. The Saints will be in action again tomorrow, Saturday, February 16 at 4:00pm against Liberty League leading Hobart College in Geneva, NY.  

Feb. 11: St. Lawrence University senior Janpeter Brase scored a team-high 13 points and added seven rebounds against Skidmore College on Tuesday night in the Burkman Gymnasium. However, the Thoroughbreds were able to rally from a six-point halftime deficit behind Aldin Medunjanin's 16 points and nine assists, leading the visitors to a tight 52-50 Liberty League victory. Skidmore, which closed with a 42-31 edge in rebounds, improves to 14-7 and keeps pace for a spot in the Liberty League Tournament at 8-4.  The Saints (7-13, 3-8) held the lead throughout most of the second half, but were done in by 17 turnovers and a 64% mark at the free throw line (14-of-22).  Neither team shot the ball well from behind the arc, combining for a 6-for-36 mark (17%). The Saints held a 25-19 lead at halftime, as their defense held Skidmore to 7-for-31 from the floor including an 0-for-9 mark from behind the arc.  Rookie Kyle Kobis led the way for the home team with eight points, but three personal fouls sent him to the bench in the later stages of the period.  St. Lawrence was able to overcome their own shooting struggles thanks to an efficient offensive presence in the post, as the team scored 16 points in the paint and finished 10-of-22 (46%) from the floor. Though St. Lawrence would stretch the lead to seven on a lay-up by Brady Condlin early in the second, the Thoroughbreds answered with a 10-2 run orchestrated by Medunjanin to reclaim the lead at 31-30.  His no-look pass to Tanner Brooks for a lay-up with 13:37 to go put the visitors back on top and forced a timeout from the Saints.  While Medunjanin was leading his offense on one end, Brase went to work for St. Lawrence, having his way in the post including a huge dunk that swung the energy in his team's favor.  He scored 10 points in the second half, helping the Saints to a four point lead at 43-39 with 4:40 to play.  Erik Sanders delivered a big three for Skidmore when it needed it most to pull Skidmore within one, and after two St. Lawrence free throws, it was Brian Moore from the corner for three to tie the game at 45-45.  Medunjanin gave the Thoroughbreds a 49-47 advantage with 1:14 to play, and after a St. Lawrence turnover, found himself well outside the arc with the shot clock winding down.  He unloaded a desperation three that connected with 15.4 seconds left, putting Skidmore up 52-47. Though rookie Kyle Edwards' off-balance three followed for St. Lawrence with 5.2 seconds left to close the gap to two at 52-50, Skidmore was able to get the ball inbounds and avoid a foul, running out the clock for the come-from-behind victory. Tuesday's game capped a five-game home stand, and the Saints will be in action again on Friday, February 14 in Rochester, NY when they visit RIT at 8:00pm.


St. Lawrence’s Brady Condlin (white) from Massena, NY fires in a jumper over SUNY Canton defender Romario Fletcher. Condlin scored a double-double with 17 points and 11 rebounds.  (Shonn Surber photo)  Game Gallery

SUNY Brockport’s Clifton Lyerly (15) completes a fast break with a layup for a 35-29 lead against St. Lawrence. The Eagles (1-0) forced 27 turnovers and outscored the Saints 48-22 in the paint in generating an 87-68 victory. Brockport pulled away from a 23-23 tie with a pivotal 24-12 run before the half.  (Shonn Surber photo)  Game Gallery

Clarkson Men fall in opening round to end season  in OT

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Clarkson’s Felix Abongo (33) finds an open slot to shoot over two RPI defenders.  Marques Charlton and John Coleman hit 80 percent from the floor in the second half to lift the Clarkson to a 84-66 win. (Gearsbeck photo)  Game Gallery

Abongo (33) attempts an off-balance jumper over the reach of RPI’s Nash Widowski (45) in the victory.

Feb 26: The top three scorers from the Clarkson University Men's Basketball team combined for 59 points against Hobart on Wednesday evening, but the output wasn't enough as the Golden Knights dropped the Liberty League semifinal game to the Statesmen 78-69 in overtime. The Golden Knights saw their season come to an end with a record of 16-10 overall, while Hobart improved to 20-6. The game was close throughout, with neither team owning more than a four-point lead in the first half. Clarkson led early, but Hobart rallied back to take the lead briefly before the Knights returned to possess the upper hand. Late in the half, the Statesmen used a 6-0 run to take a four-point advantage (30-26), but a pair of free throws from Felix Abongo (Beacon, NY) and a tip in at the buzzer by Marques Charlton (Deer Park, NY) had the teams knotted up at 30-30 at halftime. In the second half, Hobart looked poised to take control, gaining an eight-point edge (45-37) at the 13:40 mark. However, the Knights chipped away with a 12-4 run and tied the score on a pair of free throws from Charlton at 9:10. From there, the game resembled the first half in its back and forth quality. Hobart had a four-point edge after conversions from Joe Gibbons at the 2:50 mark, but free throws by John Coleman (Potsdam, NY) at the 1:07 mark tied things up for the 10th time. Clarkson had its chances in the final minute, missing three shots and turning the ball over twice in that span. In overtime, Hobart used its advantage in fouls to get to the free throw line, shooting 11-for-14 from the line, with several of those chances coming in the waning moments as Clarkson attempted to climb back into the game. However, Hobart attempted just three shots, making two, in the overtime frame while the Knights were 2-for-7. Clarkson missed a total of four shots in the final 35 seconds, trying to trim the six-point deficit, but none of the attempts would fall, allowing Hobart to come away with the hard fought victory. Charlton finished with a team-high 23 points, shooting 7-for-14 from the field and 7-for-7 from the free throw line. Coleman added in 20 points on 8-for-16 shooting, producing six rebounds and four steals. Coleman's four thefts allowed him to tie the single-season record at Clarkson for steals (69). Abongo also had a solid game with 16 points and eight boards. For Hobart, Richie Bonney had a double-double with 23 points and 14 rebounds and Gibbons produced 19 points on 7-for-13 shooting. Trey Blanding also did well offensively, scoring 18 points on 6-for-11 shooting to go along with four assists and three steals.



Feb 14: A strong first half from Connor Rehbaum gave Hobart College a solid lead at the break and the Clarkson University Men's Basketball team couldn't change the momentum after intermission, dropping a 69-50 decision to the Statesmen in Liberty League action Friday night. The Golden Knights fell to 12-9 overall and 6-6 in the Liberty League, just outside the top four in the conference with four games to go. Hobart improved clinched its spot in the conference tournament by improving to 18-5 overall and 12-2 in conference play. In the first meeting, the Golden Knights had numerous offensive options against the Statesmen, but that didn't prove to be the case in the rematch. Clarkson trailed by a single point (9-8) in the early going, but Connor Rehbaum hit back-to-back 3-pointers midway through the half to cap a 17-3 run and help the Statemen's lead swell to 15. Clarkson slowly chipped away and was back to within six near the half, but Rehbaum hit another 3-pointer on the last possession of the half to give the Statesmen a 33-24 edge. Following a Jeremy Liss (Vestal, NY) lay in at 16:41 that had the Knights back within seven, Hobart went on a 9-0 run to take a 16-point edge. That would be as close as Clarkson would come for the remainder of the game as Clarkson's offense struggled from the perimeter (3-for-11 from beyond the 3-point arc) and the interior (13-for-35, 37.1%) against Hobart's superior size. Sophomore Felix Abongo (Beacon, NY) was the only Clarkson player to finish in double figures, scoring a team-best 17 points on 5-for-12 shooting from the field and a 6-for-6 performance from the free throw line, while adding in eight rebounds. For Hobart, Rehbaum finished with 20 points, going 7-for-13 from the floor including four 3-pointers. Richie Bonney, who had 31 in the first meeting of the two teams, was held to 13 points, but made six of his seven attempts from the floor and controlled the glass with 14 rebounds. Trey Blanding also chipped in 12 points and seven assists for the Statesmen.


Clarkson’s Marques Charlton (15) fights through the block attempt by SUNY Canton’s Khalil Bretton (22) and puts two more points on the scoreboard for the Golden Knights. After the Kangaroos climbed back to tie the game 43-43, Clarkson pulled away quickly to defeat SUNY Canton 76-66 on Wednesday.   (Shonn Surber photo)  Game Gallery

Clarkson's Christian Collette (20) releases an inside shot against Farmingdale defender Curtis Williams (22). Leading for most of the second half, Clarkson suffered a late scoring drought that allowed Farmingdale to slip past the Knights 71-67 in the semifinals at the North Country Invitational at SUNY Potsdam.  (Shonn Surber photo)  Game Gallery

CANTON MEN REGROUP FOR IMPRESSIVE 86-49 WIN VS. ALFRED

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SUNY Canton’s Adam Felt (3) from Lisbon, NY pops a shot putting the score at 75-64 in the 4th quarter. St. Lawrence University downed SUNY Canton 81-70 in non-conference victory. (Shonn Surber photo)  Game Gallery

Feb. 8: Ten different Roos scored five or more points as the SUNY Canton men’s basketball team cruised past visiting Alfred State College, 86-49, Saturday at the Roos House. SUNY Canton (6-13) set the tone from the start scoring 20 of the contest’s first 23 points as six different players scored over the 5:27 span. Alfred State hung tough responding with a 17-6 spurt of its own to get within 26-20 with 8:56 left in the opening half. The Roos outscored the Pioneers 24-7 over the final nine minutes to take control of the game, 50-27, heading to the locker rooms. The Roos continued to dictate the pace of play and controlled the game as all 12 players scored and played at least nine minutes. SUNY Canton kept its foot on the gas pedal extending the lead to as many as 41 en route to the 37-point win. Romario Fletcher (Queens, NY) led the balanced scoring output with 15 points on 6-for-10 shooting, while Kam Peterkin (Harlem, NY) posted a season-high 13 points to go with a team-high three steals. Scott Bartenstein (Potsdam, NY) added 13 points going 3-for-6 from beyond the arc as the only other double-digit scorer and also dished out four assists. Rashad Richardson (Rochester, NY) tallied eight points and five rebounds. Sam Annorh (Queens, NY) netted seven points and a game-high five assists. The Roos were effective spreading the floor as 18 of their 28 made field goals came off assists. SUNY Canton forced 23 Alfred State turnovers, while giving the ball up just 11 times which led to a 32-12 edge in points off turnovers. The Roos also held advantages in points in the paint (32-22), bench points (41-31) and second chance points (18-11) as the hosts never trailed from tip to final buzzer. Tavon Moore was the lone Pioneer in double figures with 11 points, whileAdam Fezza added eight points. SUNY Canton 86 Alfred State 49 Box Score.

Feb. 4: Khalil Bratton (Queens, NY) posted game-highs of 24 points and 12 rebounds en route to his fourth double-double of the season but host Morrisville State used a 12-0 second half run to upend SUNY Canton, 76-70, Tuesday evening.   The visiting Roos got off to a great start that began with a Bratton dunk off the opening tip. SUNY Canton (5-13) scored eight of the contest's first nine points to open up their largest lead of the game at 9-1 just over three minutes in.   Morrisville (12-6) took its first lead at 25-23 with 4:31 left in the opening half but the Roos responded with a 7-0 run to lead by five. The Mustangs closed the half on an 8-4 mini spurt as SUNY Canton led 34-33 at intermission.   Sam Annorh (Queens, NY) led the Roos with 12 points on 5-for-8 shooting in the opening 20, while Bratton added 10 points. Will Thomas paced Morrisville with 13 points hitting on five of his six field goals.   The Mustangs led 48-47 with 14:14 remaining after an Annorh jumper. Morrisville rattled off a 12-0 run holding the Roo offense scoreless for 6:42 as they opened up a commanding 60-47 lead with 7:32 to play. The hosts would extend the lead to as many as 14, and although SUNY Canton made a late push to get within four in the closing seconds, Morrisville held on for the victory.   Bratton posted his fourth double-double leading all players in points and rebounds. Annorh tallied 20 points on 8-for-15 shooting, while Romario Fletcher (Queens, NY) added 12 points. Kam Peterkin (Harlem, NY) registered 10 points in 17 minutes, his first double digit scoring output as a Roo.   Jailaan Kinsey led the Mustangs with 19 points, while Brandon Hanks and Tom Wilk both posted nine points and nine rebounds. Thomas (15) and Sherard King (10) both finished in double figures.   Morrisville held a 50-32 edge on the glass, which led to a 23-14 edge in second chance points. SUNY Canton forced 30 Mustang turnovers leading to 27 points off turnovers. The Morrisville bench outscored the Roo reserves 27-10.


Alfred University’s Jerry Kinsel (24) gets some air to drop in two points against SUNY Canton on Saturday. The Saxons and Kangaroos countered each other’s scoring runs throughout the contest. However, SUNY Canton was unable to finish a final rally down the stretch in a 100-96 home loss on Saturday.  (Shonn Surber photo)  Game Gallery

SUNY Canton’s Romario Fletcher (24) gets some air on his layup as the Roos tried to forge a comeback in the final three minutes against Clarkson. The Golden Knights pulled down a 76-66 victory. The win improves Clarkson to 2-1, while the Roos fell to 0-3 following their second game in five days. (Shonn Surber photo)  Game Gallery

Hendricks (3) fires a leaning bucket over Canton's Tom Coloney (Harrisville, NY) at the North Country Invitational.  (Jack Vaisey III photo)  Game Gallery

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PLATTSBURGH WOMEN FALL IN N.C.A.A. VS. CASTLETON RALLY

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SUNY Plattsburgh’s Brooke Reifinger (20) leaps past two SU NY Potsdam defenders to create the open jump shot for two points. Plattsburgh’s Kathleen Payne shot 10-of-19 to score a game-high 28 points while pulling down 10 rebounds as Plattsburgh downed Potsdam 88-79 on Tuesday at Jerry Welsh Gymnasium.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

Mar. 8: All good things – even the best season ever assembled by a Plattsburgh State women's basketball team – must come to an end. The ending to this season, however, came as a complete surprise to everyone who was following along. Possessing what appeared to be a comfortable 20-point lead in the early moments of the second half, the Cardinals fell victim to a once-in-a-lifetime comeback assault by Castleton State who went on to capture an improbable 76-70 NCAA Division III Women's Basketball Tournament second round overtime triumph in Morrell Gymnasium on the campus of Bowdoin College on Saturday night. Plattsburgh State wraps up their storybook season with a 25-6 overall record, and went on to advance further than any other team in the history of the program had. The Cardinals set new team marks for single-seasons wins as well as conference wins and picked up the program's first-ever NCAA Division III Women's Basketball Tournament victory with a 67-56 triumph over Roger Williams on Friday night.  In her final game in red and white, reigning SUNYAC Player of the Year Kathleen Payne netted a team-high 19 points and put the wraps on another double-double by securing a game-high 10 rebounds. The Goshen, N.Y., product closes the books on what will go down as the best career ever by a Cardinal as she holds the school records in career points (1,722) and career rebounds (759). The owner of no fewer than three single-season bests, Payne poured in 569 points during the final leg of her sparkling career – the most ever in just one season by a Plattsburgh State player. Only four other Plattsburgh State basketball players of any gender have racked up more markers in a single campaign than Payne did in 2013-14. It looked as though a runaway victory by the Cardinals was going to be the outcome if the first 20 minutes were any indication. Plattsburgh State began the frame with a 16-4 run, scoring at will against the highly-touted Castleton State defense. In all, five players contributed to the Cardinals' opening salvo with Brooke Reifinger closing it by connecting on Plattsburgh State's second long ball of the night. A three-point play by the Spartans' Alyssa Leonard cut the Cardinals' advantage to 18-14 with 7:42 to go in the half, but a triple hit by Jax Miller sparked an 18-3 run which made matters 36-17 with 1:29 remaining in the frame. Continuing her impressive play from the evening before, senior Tequilla Lloyd fired in eight points through the course of the first 20 minutes while Payne added 13 on 4-of-9 shooting. Devona Paul's jumper 10 seconds into the second 20-minute stanza gave Plattsburgh State a 40-20 edge before things started unraveling. Liz Douglass and Jade Desroches led the Spartans on a 12-2 run with Douglass pouring in eight of the points during the offensive blitz. Still, the Cardinals didn't appear to be in any real danger as a three-point play by former Spartan Stephanie Linder upped the Plattsburgh State margin to 45-32 with 14:30 showing on the clock. Another powerful scoring push by Castleton came in the form of a 14-2 surge in which Meghan O'Sullivan put in the first five. The only points Plattsburgh State mustered during the run were a pair of free throw makes by Paul, and a field goal was not to be scored by the Cardinals for a stretch of 5:51. Clinging to a 47-46 lead, Reifinger knocked down another triple with 8:39 remaining in regulation to quell the surging Spartans for a moment. Another 12-3 run by the Vermonters, though, put the Cardinals down 59-53 with 5:21 on the clock. Castleton State remained in control, owning a 65-59 lead with 1:17 to go, before Brittany Marshall pulled out some heroics of her own. The junior canned a pair of long balls in the final 1:17 to force an extra session, but Shelby LaBarge took over for the Spartans in the five-minute frame. Of the 11 points scored by Castleton State, LaBarge accounted for all but two and the Cardinals misfired on seven of their nine field goal attempts to wind up on the wrong side of the scoreboard. Castleton State shot 53.1-percent in the second half (17-of-32) after the Cardinals limited the Spartans to an 8-of-31 (25.8-percent) showing in the first stanza. For the game, Plattsburgh State hit 25 of its 73 (34.2-percent) field goal attempts. Also playing in their final games were Lloyd and Reifinger who finished with eight markers apiece. Paul (14) and Marshall (13) rounded out the primary scorers for the Cardinals. Desroches netted a game-high 23 points for the Spartans and four other Castleton State players finished with at least 14.

Mar. 7: Any pregame jitters or nervousness felt by the Plattsburgh State women's basketball team prior to their first round NCAA Division III Women's Basketball Tournament clash with Roger Williams University were all but gone by the end of the game, thanks to a sizable shot of Tequilla Lloyd. Lloyd, a senior, put forth her best collegiate basketball effort so far by posting a game and career-high 18 points to lead Plattsburgh State past the Hawks and into the second round of the national tournament via a 67-56 score on Friday night in Morrell Gymnasium on the campus of Bowdoin College. The Wingdale, N.Y., product was just one important piece to the Cardinals' winning equation as reigning SUNYAC Player of the Year and fellow senior Kathleen Payne registered 17 points and a game-high nine rebounds. Sophomore Devona Paul also finished the night with a double-digit point total by amassing 14 on 7-of-8 shooting from the field. Plattsburgh keeps its storybook season rolling, improving to 23-5 with the program's first-ever NCAA Tournament victory. Roger Williams closes out their finest season in program history with a 22-7 record. All told, the Cardinals put forth a solid field goal performance by hitting 25 of their 55 attempts (45.5 percent) including 54.5-percent (6-of-11) of their tries from beyond the three-point arc. Both of the teams involved in this first-round tournament battle were making their NCAA Division III Women's Basketball Tournament debuts, and it was Roger Williams who came out on a high note. Commonwealth Coast Conference Player of the Year Kaitlyn Bovee put the first points of the evening on the board by way of a three-point basket just 18 seconds into the tilt. Bovee's long-range hit began a 5-0 spurt for the Hawks to begin the confrontation, forcing the Cardinals to play catch-up. A 5-0 surge by Plattsburgh State beginning with a long ball from Payne produced the first of three deadlocks in the early minutes of neutral-court action. Trailing 9-7, Lloyd finished off a 6-0 Plattsburgh State run with a pair of layups to help the Cardinals take the lead for the remainder of the first stanza. Another Plattsburgh State trifecta, this one from the hand of sophomore Stephanie Linder, allowed the Cardinals' edge to grow to 16-11 with 11:15 to go in the first stanza, before the Hawks knotted matters for the final time with a 5-0 scoring blitz of their own. Three-balls from Payne and her senior classmate Brooke Reifinger bookended a 10-3 Plattsburgh State run to make the score 26-19 Cardinals with 6:58 to go in the first frame. The largest lead of the initial 20-minute stretch came when Reifinger put the finishing touches on a 6-0 run with a make at the free throw line. Armed with a 32-24 lead with 2:38 to go in the frame, the Cardinals were able to coast into the locker room with a 34-30 edge at the half. With the Hawks shooting just 32.8-percent (19-of-58) from the field for the game, one of the main reasons why they were still well within striking distance were 20 Plattsburgh State turnovers which translated to 21 Roger Williams points. Making use of a 7-0 run, the Hawks stormed back to tie things up at 41 with 14:02 remaining in the game. Roger Williams remained firmly planted in the driver's seat as free throw hits from Angelica Ariola left Plattsburgh State at a 53-51 disadvantage as 4:54 showed on the game clock. From that point on, Lloyd simply took control of the game, netting eight of her 18 during a 4:21 stretch which all but sent the Cardinals into the round of 32. Junior Brittany Marshall followed up her SUNYAC Women's Basketball Championship Tournament MVP performance by passing out a game-high seven assists while Linder finished with nine markers and two of the Cardinals' five blocked shots. Bovee (16) finished as the high-point performer for the Hawks. Ariola (12), Ari Renwick (11) and Amanda Keane (10) rounded out the primary Roger Williams scoring threats.

St. lawrence Women lose heartbreaker 64-60 in finals

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St. Lawrence University’s Kara McDuffee (3) attempts a shot, while facing heavy pressure from Vassar defenders Hannah Senftleber (34) and Allyson Pemberton (24). The Saints led by as much as seven points in the second half, but could not hold off the Brewers who won the Liberty League championship 64-60.  (Drew Gearsbeck photo)  Game Gallery

Vassar’s Allyson Pemberton spins between St. Lawrence University’s Ellie Gonyeau (34) and Lauren Quattrocchi (21).

Mar. 1: The St. Lawrence University women's basketball team fell to Vassar College on Saturday in the Burkman Gymnasium by the score of 64-60, as the Brewers won their third Liberty League Tournament title in the last four years to advance to the NCAA Tournament.  Allyson Pemberton led Vassar with 24 points to earn Most Outstanding Player honors, while Allison Cady and Kara McDuffee were named to the All-Tournament team for St. Lawrence.  Senior Kelly Legg hauled in a season-high 16 rebounds and had a double-double in the first half with 10 points and 11 boards.  Vassar's victory extends the streak of top seeds in the women's tournament not winning the automatic bid to eight years, as the Brewers head into the NCAA Tournament with a 22-5 record.  St. Lawrence (19-8) had a 33-29 halftime lead, but went 3-for-14 with three turnovers in a 9:00 minute stretch in the second half to allow Vassar to pull ahead. "I thought we really played well today, but we didn't shoot the ball well at all.  We had a lot of good looks at the basket, but it just wasn't our day and didn't put it in the hoop," said St. Lawrence head coach Dan Roiger.  "I felt like if we shot 1-of-3 from behind the arc, we'd win, but we were 5-for-21 and that just didn't get it done." Pemberton's 24 points was a new career-high, while Cydni Matsuoka (13 points, five assists) and Hannah Senftleber (12 points, 10 rebounds) also earned spots on the All-Tournament Team.  McDuffee finished with 16 points to pace St. Lawrence, while Cady added 15 and did an outstanding job guarding Matsuoka. Legg and Cady anchored the Saints in the opening period, as they combined for 19 points while Cady held Matsuoka, the league's reigning Player of the Year, to a 1-for-6 mark from the field.  Pemberton did her part to keep the visitors in the game with 11 points and five rebounds.  Vassar held the lead midway through the half, but the Saints battled back behind 22 points in the paint to take the four-point 33-29 lead at intermission.  The Saints held advantages in rebounds (21-17), assists (9-2) and second chance points (11-2). St. Lawrence stretched its lead to seven early in the second half, but Vassar chipped away and pulled even at 45-45 on a lay-up by Senftleber with 8:50 to play.  The Brewers took the lead on a three by Matsuoka, only to see McDuffee answer with one of her own to tie the game for the ninth time with 7:00 minutes to play. The Brewers were not rattled, though, as Pemberton scored six points in an 8-0 run that vaulted the visitors into prime position to win the league title up 58-50 with 2:58 to play.  McDuffee would answer again with an and-1 and a three pointer on back-to-back possessions, while Lauren Quattrocchi had an uncontested lay-up thanks to steal on the defensive end, pulling the Saints back within two, 60-58, with 1:10 to go. St. Lawrence would have a chance to tie, but a shot clock violation gave the ball back to Vassar after a solid defensive stand.  St. Lawrence fouled Caitlin Drakeley, who made both tries, and after a missed three by McDuffee with under :10 seconds to play, the Brewers were able to exhale and celebrate the 64-60 win. Vassar was 14-of-16 from the free throw line in the second half, while St. Lawrence was only 4-of-5.  The Brewers also shot 40% from the field (10-for-25) in the second, while the Saints managed only 10-for-31 (32%) and 3-for-10 from behind the arc. "Vassar is a great team!  That was an excellent game and it's not one I feel bad about losing," added Coach Roiger.  "I think they will be a good representative of our league in the NCAA Tournament." The Brewers will learn their opponent for the 2014 NCAA Tournament on Monday, and the Liberty L


Feb 22: The St. Lawrence University women's basketball team outscored RIT 40-28 in the second half, surging to a 65-52 victory in the Burkman Gymnasium to advance to the 2014 Liberty League championship game.  Kara McDuffee and Kelly Legg combined for 26 points in the second half as both players finished with double-doubles in the win. St. Lawrence improves to 19-7 on the year and will look to defend its conference win at 3:00pm on Saturday against Vassar College, who defeated William Smith.  RIT ends its season with a 14-12 mark. "The goal was to advance.  It wasn't a pretty game for us, but the third time against a team in the last four weeks tends to look like that," said St. Lawrence head coach Dan Roiger.  "RIT presents some match-up problems for us, but we were able to fight off the challenge.  I thought we played outstanding defense all night long, and though we didn't rebound well in the first 30 minutes, we had a strong finish on the glass that allowed us to get some separation.  We held two of the best scorers in our league to 5-for-27 from the floor – that was a team effort and won the game for us." McDuffee led all scorers with 18 points while grabbing 11 rebounds and Legg chipped in 12 points and 12 boards.  Lauren Quattrocchi and Cassie St. Hilaire each had 10 points, while Ellie Gonyeau chipped in seven points, two rebounds and two assists off the bench.  After struggling in the first half, the Scarlet and Brown shot 40% from the floor and made four threes in the second half to put the game out of reach. RIT was led by Kayla Wheeler's 13 points, while leading scorers Ashlynn Palmitesso and Courtney Tennant scored 11 and nine, respectively.  The Tigers managed only 18-for-63 (29%) from the floor including 3-for-20 and were hurt by 29 personal fouls. Neither team had a lead larger than three points in the first half, though St. Lawrence managed to escape with a 25-24 advantage.  The score was tied six different times, and though each squad had numerous chances to put a run together, poor shooting plagued RIT (8-for-32) while St. Lawrence committed 11 turnovers.  St. Hilaire led all players with eight points while Gonyeau added seven. RIT hung tough throughout the second half, keeping within striking distance by keeping the game within one possession much of the time.  However, the Saints had an answer each time the Tigers made a push, as Quattrocchi hit a three and McDuffee converted an and-1, keeping the visitors from taking the lead. A lay-up by Wheeler with 6:27 remaining pulled RIT within three at 44-41, but Legg delivered a clutch three from the top of the key to give St. Lawrence its largest lead at six, 47-41.  That basket sparked an 8-2 run, capped by another three from Quattrocchi for a nine point lead that the Saints would not relinquish.  RIT would get within five, but no closer as Legg hit another three that put the game away en route to the comfortable 65-52 win. "Vassar is a great team.  They have three of the top scorers in our league and the best player I've ever coached against in Cydni Matsuoka," said Coach Roiger.  "I haven't really found a way to guard her yet.  It will be a great challenge for us to compete on Saturday, but that is the way it should be in a championship game."


St. Lawrence University’s Cassie St. Hilaire (14) emerges past a group of Union defenders and goes up for the layin. St. Hilaire netted a team-high 19 points in guiding the Saints to a 69-54 home win over the Union College Dutchwomen on Friday night. (Eric Foote photo)  Game Gallery

St. Lawrence University’s Ellie Gonyeau (34) finishes off the layup while being fouled by SUNY Canton’s Zoey Smith.  The Saints raced out to at 15-1 lead en route to a 79-56 victory over the Roos. The Saints had four players score in double figures and used a dominating 51-29 advantage in rebounds to earn the win.  (Drew Gearsbeck photo)  Game Gallery

St. Lawrence University’s Kara McDuffee (3) carries the ball around the perimeter against the SUNY Cortland defense in Saturday’s non-conference contest. The Saints fought back from a 21-point hole, climbing to within three points midway through the second half, but ran out of momentum in a 74-62 home loss.  (Tyler Perry photo)  Game Gallery

potsdam's kouzan nets 1,000, but bears fall to cardinals

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Potsdam head coach Tara Ruckh and senior Jessica Kouzan (13) pose with the game ball after Kouzan scored her 1,000th college career point off a foul shot midway through the second half. In the game, Jessica also lead the Bears with 23 points. However, the SUNY Potsdam Bears fell to SUNY Plattsburgh 88-79.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

Feb. 18: Senior guard/forward Kathleen Payne shot 10-of-19 to score a game-high 28 points and 10 rebounds, sophomore Devona Paul added 16 points and junior Brittany Marshall dished out 13 assists as SUNY Plattsburgh spoiled a Bears' individual milestone achievement in downing Potsdam 88-79 on Tuesday night at Jerry Welsh Gymnasium. Jessica Kouzan (Webster, N.Y. / Webster-Schroeder) scored a team-high 23 points on 7-of-14 shooting-including 5-of-9 from 3-point range-to go over the 1,000 career point threshold. The senior forward now has 1,007 points and needs just four points to pass Rachel Graf (2006-2010) for fifth place on the Bears' all-time scoring list. When Kouzan made a first free throw of two, it allowed Potsdam coach Tara Ruckh to call a timeout and grant Kouzan a nice gesture of appreciation. With the public address announcer making the acknowledgment over the loud speaker that Kouzan had reached 1,000 points, the crowd gave her an ovation. Potsdam (6-17, 4-12 SUNYAC) has two games remaining on the schedule with home contests against Buffalo State on Friday at 6 p.m. and Fredonia on Saturday at 2 p.m. Potsdam only trailed by six at halftime, but fell behind as many as 18 points with 10:12 left in the game. The Bears made one last ditch effort late in the game and it began on a Bailey Weigel (East Amherst, N.Y. / Williamsville East) drive to the hoop and was followed by a Jessica Kouzan 3-pointer and a lay in by Carli Reynolds The Bears' 7-0 run trimmed the lead to 78-70 with 3:19 remaining. But that's as close as Potsdam would get as Plattsburgh (18-5, 13-3 SUNYAC) got big buckets from Payne and Brooke Reifinger down the stretch. Weigel finished with 17 points, 10 rebounds, five assists and a block. Senior guard Chenice Russell (Moira, N.Y. / Brushton-Moira) had 11 points, six rebounds, three assists and two steals. Junior guard Carli Reynolds (Indian Lake, N.Y. / Indian Lake) had 14 points, four rebounds, three assists and two steals.

Feb 14: The SUNY Potsdam women's basketball team (6-15, 4-10 SUNYAC) rallied late and outscored Oswego State (6-16, 2-13) 15-5 in overtime to defeat the Lakers 89-80 on Friday night. Bears senior captain Jessica Kouzan (Webster, N.Y./Webster Schroeder) scored 21 points to move past Maureen Curley '09 into sixth place on the program's all-time scoring list with 959 career points. Kouzan also hauled in 10 rebounds for her third double-double of the season. Junior captain Bailey Weigel (East Amherst, N.Y./Williamsville East) grabbed a career-high 17 boards to go with her 17 points. Laker senior guard Jenn Robbins (Geneva, N.Y./Geneva) hit seven 3-pointers en route to a game-high 31 points. Potsdam never trailed in the first half. The Bears built their lead up to 13 four times in in the opening 20 minutes, but a 3-pointer from junior guard Carli Reynolds (Indian Lake, N.Y./Indian Lake) gave them their largest lead at 33-19 at 5:56. Oswego chipped away at the deficit with a 13-7 run to get within 40-32 at the break. Reynolds scored all of her 13 points by halftime. Potsdam shot nearly 42 percent from the floor in the period. A three from Kouzan at 16:47, put the Bears back up by 12, but they couldn't shake the Lakers. Oswego senior forward Paula Egelston (Fultonville, N.Y./Fonda-Fultonville) answered with a layup 20 seconds later, sparking an 18-0 run to give the Lakers a 56-48 lead. Robbins, who had six points during the span, capped the stretch with a three-pointer with 11:33 remaining. A layup from Robbins gave Oswego a 10-point lead with 5:12 left. Potsdam battled back, closing regulation with a 16-6 run to force overtime. Trailing, by five with 44 seconds on the clock, Kouzan went to work. She buried a three to close to within 74-72 nine seconds later. With 24 ticks left, she stole the ball from Robbins and was fouled attempting a game-tying layup. She sank both free throws to tie the score and Robbins missed the final attempt of the second half. It was nearly all Hannah Kmiecinski (Webster, N.Y./Webster-Thomas) in the extra session. The senior captain hit two 3-pointers and was five-of-six from the line for 11 of Potsdam's 16 points in overtime. Weigel accounted for the other four points as the Bears finished the season sweep of the Lakers, 89-80. Kmiecinski totaled 14 points on the night. Kouzan also had two blocks and two steals, while Weigel filled out her impressive line with seven steals. Lost in the drama was a career-high 12 points from freshman guard Meghan Driscoll (Troy, N.Y./Troy). While the Bears were edged in shooting 42 to 41 percent, they outrebounded Oswego 47-45 and only turned over the ball nine times to the Lakers' 14. Sophomore guard Heather Hebert (Hilton, N.Y./Hilton) had a solid night for Oswego with 15 points, nine rebounds and three assists. Senior guard Lauren Nunziato (West Sand Lake, N.Y./Averill Park) had 10 points, five boards and four assists, while junior forward Haley Witchella (Oxford, N.Y./Oxford) rounded out the group with a six-point, 10-rebound performance.
 


UNY Potsdam’s Chenice Russell (11) of Moira, NY drives passed SUNY Oneonta’s Grace Schilling (21) for the basket. The Potsdam Bears held a 37-20 halftime advantage, but the game proved to be a tale of two halves as Oneonta came out with a pesky press defense and rallied for a 70-64 SUNYAC victory.  (Eric Foote photo)  Game Gallery

SUNY Potsdam’s Carli Reynolds (5) shoots a three-pointer to boost the Bears’ lead over SUNY Canton. Employing a highly effective three-quarter press and zone defense, Potsdam pestered Canton to roll to a 79-42 non-conference victory. The Bears (2-0) forced 34 turnovers which generated 39 extra points.  (Shonn Surber photo)  Game Gallery

SUNY Potsdam’s Laura Coleman (23) explodes up for a layup to boost the Bears’ lead to 49-23 over SUNY Canton.

Clarkson women FALL to the brewers to close season

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Clarkson’s Ashley Loggins (11) stops and pops for two points over an RPI defender. However, Clarkson was unable to stop a surge late in the second half that carried Rensselaer to a 60-52 win.  (Shonn Surber photo)  Game Gallery

Clarkson’s Alyssia Marsal (22) scoops the ball past two RPI defenders for the bucket during the game.

Feb 22: Free throws down the stretch proved to be enough for Vassar to hold off the Clarkson University Women's Basketball team, as the Brewers closed out the Golden Knights' season with a 66-60 defeat Saturday afternoon at Alumni Gymnasium. The Golden Knights finished off the 2013-14 season with a record of 9-15 overall and 4-12 in the Liberty League while Vassar improved to 20-5 overall and 13-3 in conference play. The Knights scored the first basket of the game, but it was Vassar that would enjoy the most success in the first half. The Brewers scored the next eight points and then midway through the half went on a 9-0 run over the course of three minutes to extend their lead to as many as 13. However, Clarkson would buckle down defensively and start limiting Vassar's open looks. The Knights would crawl back to within eight on two occasions late in the half before the lead would settle at 10 at intermission. Cydni Matsuoka made her first six shots from the field before missing her final two attempts and had a high of 13 points at the half, but the rest of the Brewers shot 8-for-23 overall. Clarkson was 10-for-31 in the half overall, for 32.3 percent. Stephanie Grobe (White River Junction, VT) led the Knights with six points at the break. Clarkson started off the second half by pulling within four, but the two teams would go back and forth for the next 15 minutes, with the Vassar lead fluctuating between as few as three points and as many as nine points. It wasn't until the Knights converted on a pair of fastbreak lay ups by Stephanie Grobe with under four minutes to play that Clarkson pulled to within a basket, 54-52. A pair of free throws and another basket by the Brewers pushed the lead back to six. The Knights wouldn't go away, however, as the final minute saw Clarkson get back to within two points again on a pair of Ashley Loggins (Albany, NY) free throws with less than 30 seconds to go. Down the stretch, Caitlin Drakeley hit a pair of free throws in four attempts and Matsuoka nailed all four of her attempts to keep the Knights at a six-point distance. Grobe finished with 12 points on 6-for-11 shooting for the Knights, while Alyssia Marsal (Clifton Park, NY) contributed nine points, four rebounds, and four assists. Cydni Matsuoka had 27 points to lead Vassar, chipping in five rebounds and five assists while going 10-for-10 from the line.

Feb 14: Falling behind in the early minutes by double digits, the Clarkson University Women's Basketball team had to play catch up for the rest of the contest and was unable to overcome the deficit, dropping a 67-57 decision to William Smith in Liberty League action Friday night. The Golden Knights fell to 8-12 overall and 3-9 in the Liberty League, and coupled with a win by RIT were eliminated from the conference playoff race. William Smith improved its standing to 18-5 overall and 11-3 in league games. Clarkson will take on the RIT Tigers at 2:00 pm on Saturday. Clarkson scored the first basket of the game, but it would be the last time that the Knights would have a lead. William Smith went on a 15-1 run over the next four minutes for a 15-3 edge at the 15:26 mark and two minutes later the Herons were up by 17 (22-5). That early stretch put Clarkson in a tough hole to climb out of, but the Knights played even with the Herons for the rest of the half and the game. Clarkson climbed back to within 10 twice in the first half and trailed by 11 at the half (34-23). In the second half, William Smith pushed their advantage to as many as 19 points, but a late 11-3 run by the Knights drew Clarkson back to within 10 thanks to a three-point play by Stephanie Grobe (White River Junction, VT). Unfortunately it was too late in the game for Clarkson to take advantage of any momentum shift and the Knights finished the contest down by 10. Though Clarkson shot 20-for-48 from the field (41.7%), a considerably better figure than the Herons, William Smith made up for its deficiency by outscoring Clarkson on free throws (22-15), 3-pointers (5-2) and outrebounding the Knights on the offensive end (13-8). Sophomore Ashley Loggins (Albany, NY) led Clarkson with 15 points, shooting 7-for-14 from the floor, and added in five rebounds and four assists. Freshman Alyssia Marsal (Clifton Park, NY) tossed in 12 points on 5-for-7 shooting and also contributed five rebounds. Junior Cara Manfredi (Glastonbury, CT) also produced 10 points. For William Smith, both Chloe Hayter and Jacqueline Murphy came up a rebound short of a double-double, with Hayter scoring 18 points with nine boards and Murphy adding in 12 points and nine rebounds. Erin O'Brien also had 16 points, five rebounds, and five assists.

Feb. 8: One free throw each from Amy Loya and Kate Thompson in the final 15 seconds proved to be the difference as Union College outlasted the Clarkson University Women's Basketball team 54-52 in Liberty League action Saturday afternoon at Alumni Gymnasium. The Golden Knights fell to 8-11 overall and 3-8 in the Liberty League and will travel to William Smith and RIT next weekend. Union improved its standing in the conference at 4-5 and moved to 12-6 overall. Up by just one point with 13 minutes to go, Union went on a 17-4 run over the next eight minutes, including a run of four straight free throws by Cailin Schmeer after a foul and two technical fouls gave her six chances at the free throw line with 7:09 to go in the first half. Union's lead of 13 would shrink to nine at intermission, however, as the Dutchwomen struggled with shooting that wasn't on the free throw line. Neither team was particularly consistent from the field, with Union going just 8-for-30 (26.7%) and Clarkson shooting 9-for-25 (36.0%). In the second half, Union was up by eight points with 16:24 remaining, but Clarkson slowly rallied back as Union was unable to convert many field goal chances. The Knights took the lead at 9:41 on a 3-pointer from Cara Manfredi (Glastonbury, CT), giving Clarkson a modest 42-41 advantage. Union came right back and reclaimed the lead as neither squad had much going offensively. A pair of free throws from Brooke Butkovsky (Monroe, CT) with 4:08 to go gave Clarkson its last lead, 48-47, as Union again came back to take the lead. A Butkovsky layup with 24 seconds to go tied the game, but a foul at the other end gave Loya an opportunity to put Union ahead, and she converted one of her two free throw attempts. A missed jumper for Clarkson ended in a scrum in the paint and the Dutchwomen had the possession arrow and the ball. Another free throw by Thompson made it a full-possession contest and Clarkson was unable to make its 3-point attempt as the buzzer expired. Sophomore Ashley Loggins (Albany, NY) finished with a game-high 18 points and added in nine rebounds, shooting 7-for-9 from the floor. Manfredi also tossed in 16 points for Clarkson. For Union, Kelsey McDonald had 13 points and four assists and Kate Thompson produced 11 points and seven rebounds.


Clarkson’s Jovanna Snead (15) drives towards the baseline while defended by St. Lawrence University’s Katie Murray.
(Eric Foote photo)  Game Gallery

Clarkson’s Isabella Esposito (45) goes up for the lay-in over SUNY Canton freshman Karyss Terrance (40) from Salmon River. SUNY Canton topped Clarkson for the first time 69-62.   (Eric Foote photo)  Game Gallery

Bard’s Imani Jones (5) shoots over Clarkson’s Melissa Bogart (2) during the first half of Friday’s night league matchup at Alumni Gymnasium. Behind a 21-point effort from Tytravia Riley, Bard never trailed, beating the Golden Knights 52-46.  (John LaRue photo)  Game Gallery

CANTON WOMEN close season in loss to alfred state 71-50

Roos Women's Stories | Schedule/Results | Rosters


SUNY Canton’s Janelle Bradish (22) from Massena, NY backs down a Fisher College defender.  Canton used a 18-6 run over a key eight-minute second-half stretch to defeat Fisher College 66-55.  (Eric Foote photo)  Game Gallery

SUNY Canton’s Karyss Terrance (42), formerly from Salmon River, leaps for a shot in the paint but a Fisher College defender gets a hand on the ball.

Feb. 8: Marcedes Caver pumped in a game-high 39 points as visiting Alfred State College defeated the women's basketball team, 71-50, Saturday afternoon at the Roos House.   The game was back-and-forth early as SUNY Canton (5-15) took its first lead of the contest 5:41 in when Alicia Uhlein (Watertown, NY) drained a three-pointer to make it 14-13 Roos. With the score knotted at 15 the Pioneers outscored the hosts 25-9 the final 13:11 of the half to take a commanding 40-24 lead into intermission.   Caver scored 22 points in the opening 20 minutes hitting 10 of her 15 shot attempts. Brianna Sayer (Hermon, NY) led the Roos with eight points, while Uhlein added seven.   Brianna Sayer had a team-high 15 points on Saturday. Alfred State (7-10) scored 16 of the first 18 points out of break to open up a 30 point lead after a Caver offensive rebound and putback with 14:40 to play. SUNY Canton trimmed the lead to 19 as the Pioneers cruised to the 71-50 victory.   Sayer scored a team-best 15 points on 4-for-6 shooting for the Roos. Joelle Percy (Black River, NY) added nine points, all of which came from beyond the arc. Karyss Terrance (Hogansburg, NY) added seven points and a team-high nine boards.   Caver led all players with 39 points to go with eight rebounds and five steals. Destiny Brito had eight assists, eight rebounds and six steals, while Briana Meehan and Jennifer Fedrick each tallied nine points.   The women's basketball team returns to the hardwood Wednesday for a 5:00 p.m. road game at Vermont Technical College.

Feb. 4: Joelle Percy (Black River, NY) drained a three off a pass from Alicia Uhlein (Watertown, NY) in the closing seconds of regulation but SUNY Canton fell, 58-45, to host Morrisville State in overtime.   Head Coach Bruce Tallon called time out with 17 seconds left to play as the Roos trailed 42-39. Coach Tallon drew up a play and Uhlein found Percy for her third three of the night to send the game into extra minutes.   Morrisville (5-13) scored the first 10 points of overtime and outscored SUNY Canton 16-3 overall in the extra session as the only Roo basket came off a trey from Percy.   The Roos (5-14) largest lead of the game came early on at 5-0 as they scored the game's first five points. In what was a back-and-forth first half it was the host Mustangs who took an 18-15 lead into intermission.   Morrisville led by as many as six points early in the second half but neither team led by more than three in the final 8:21 of regulation. The Mustangs biggest edge on the scoreboard came at 13 with 28 seconds left in OT.   Brianna Sayer (Hermon, NY) led the Roos with 17 points to go with six rebounds, while Percy added 16 points and eight boards. Karyss Terrance (Hogansburg, NY) netted nine points and a career and game-high 21 rebounds.   SUNY Canton held edges in rebounds (53-33), second chance points (15-2) and points in the paint (24-18). The Roos struggled taking care of the ball turning it over 29 times, compared to just 16 for Morrisville.   Jordan Anderson led all players with 21 points and seven assists for the Mustangs. Jennel Paul added 17 points as the only other Morrisville player to score more than five points.
 


SUNY Canton’s Alicia Uhlein (14) powers her way to the hoop while defended by St. Lawrence University’s Kara McDuffee (3).  (Drew Gearsbeck photo)  Game Gallery

SUNY Canton’s Brianna Sayer (5), former Hermon-DeKalb player, gets possession of the ball on a loose-ball rebound. The Roos fell to 1-3, following the 78-50 win by the Saxons. North Country standouts Joelle Percy from Black River (16 points) and Alicia Uhlein from Watertown (13 points) paced the Roos.  (Tyler Perry photo)  Game Gallery

SUNY Canton’s Joelle Percy (24) makes her layup, but the Roos suffered a score 79-42 loss at SUNY Potsdam in a Tuesday night contest.  (Shonn Surber photo)  Game Gallery

NCSN College Basketball Scores

FRIDAY, MARCH 14, 2014

NCAA Men's Division III Sweet 16
Amherst College 87, SUNY Plattsburgh 63

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 8, 2014

Men's Basketball
NCAA Division III Tournament Second Round
SUNY Plattsburgh 70, Eastern Connecticut State 60
Women's Basketball
NCAA Division III Tournament Second Round

Castleton State 76, SUNY Plattsburgh 70 (OT)

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 7, 2014

Men's Basketball
NCAA Division III Tournament Opening Round

SUNY Plattsburgh 76, MIT 53
Women's Basketball
NCAA Division III Tournament Opening Round
SUNY Plattsburgh 67, Roger Williams 56

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 1, 2014

Men's Basketball
Men's SUNYAC Championship
SUNY Brockport 57, SUNY Plattsburgh 56
Women's Basketball
Women's Liberty League Championship

Vassar 64, St. Lawrence University 60
Women's SUNYAC Championship
SUNY Plattsburgh 57, SUNY Geneseo 52

 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2014

Men’s Basketball
SUNYAC Semifinals at SUNY Brockport
SUNY Plattsburgh 73, SUNY Geneseo 69
Women’s Basketball
SUNYAC Playoffs Semifinals
SUNY Plattsburgh 69, SUNY Cortland 61

 

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2014

Men’s Basketball
Liberty League Playoffs - Semifinals
Hobart 78, Clarkson 69
Women’s Basketball
Liberty League Playoffs - Semifinals
St. Lawrence University 65, RIT 52

 

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2014

Men’s Basketball
SUNY Canton 65, Alfred State 49
Women’s Basketball
Alfred State 70, SUNY Canton 61

 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2014

Men’s Basketball
Clarkson 77, Vassar 75 (OT)
St. Lawrence University 89, Bard 65
SUNY Potsdam 82, SUNY Fredonia 72
SUNY Plattsburgh 88, Buffalo 73
Women’s Basketball
SUNY Plattsburgh 94, Buffalo State 68
Vassar 66, Clarkson 60
St. Lawrence University 70, Bard 50
SUNY Fredonia 74, SUNY Potsdam 73

 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2014

Men’s Basketball
Clarkson 64, Bard 47
Vassar 76, St. Lawrence University 58
Buffalo 95, SUNY Potsdam 80
SUNY Plattsburgh 87, SUNY Fredonia 63
Women’s Basketball
Clarkson 66, Bard 53
St. Lawrence University 75, Vassar 66
Buffalo 91, SUNY Potsdam 84
SUNY Plattsburgh 69, SUNY Fredonia 60

 

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2014

Men’s Basketball
Clarkson 73, St. Lawrence University 48
SUNY Plattsburgh 76, SUNY Potsdam 61
Women’s Basketball
St. Lawrence University 65, Clarkson 59 (OT)
SUNY Plattsburgh 88, SUNY Potsdam 79
SUNYIT 68, SUNY Canton 49

 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2014

Men’s Basketball
Clarkson 83, RIT 71
St. Lawrence University 73, Hobart 62
SUNY Cortland 79, SUNY Potsdam 67
SUNY Plattsburgh 82, SUNY Oswego 72
Women’s Basketball
RIT 62, Clarkson 50
St. Lawrence University 51, William Smith 47
SUNY Cortland 81, SUNY Potsdam 50
SUNY Plattsburgh 75, SUNY Oswego 63

 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2014

Men’s Basketball
Hobart 69, Clarkson 50
St. Lawrence University 76, RIT 68
SUNY Potsdam 68, SUNY Oswego 66
SUNY Plattsburgh 88, SUNY Cortland 71
Women’s Basketball
William Smith 67, Clarkson 57
RIT 59, St. Lawrence University 43
SUNY Potsdam 89, SUNY Oswego 80
SUNY Cortland 78, SUNY Plattsburgh 51

 

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2014

Men’s Basketball
Skidmore 52, St. Lawrence University 50
Women’s Basketball
St. Lawrence University 63, Skidmore 58

 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2014

Men’s Basketball
Clarkson 76, Union 66
St. Lawrence University 80, RPI 61
SUNY Canton 86, Alfred State 49
SUNY Brockport 88, SUNY Potsdam 60
SUNY Geneseo 60, SUNY Plattsburgh 51
Women’s Basketball
Union 54, Clarkson 52
St. Lawrence University 83, RPI 64
Alfred State 71, SUNY Canton 50
SUNY Potsdam 66, SUNY Brockport 60
SUNY Plattsburgh 81, SUNY Geneseo 67

 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2014

Men’s Basketball
SUNY Plattsburgh 92, SUNY Brockport 89
Clarkson 84, Rensselaer 66
Union 77, St. Lawrence University 75 (OT)
SUNY Geneseo 78, SUNY Potsdam 61
Women’s Basketball
Rensselaer 60, Clarkson 52
St. Lawrence University 69, Union 54
SUNY Geneseo 79, SUNY Potsdam 64
SUNY Plattsburgh 69, SUNY Brockport 58

 

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2014

Men's Basketball
Skidmore 66, Clarkson 45
SUNY Morrisville 76, SUNY Canton 70

Women's Basketball
Skidmore 64, Clarkson 53
SUNY Morrisville 58, SUNY Canton 45

 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2014

Men's Basketball
Clarkson 77, Hobart 68
SUNY Oneonta 81, SUNY Potsdam 77
RIT 70, St. Lawrence University 65
SUNY Plattsburgh 90, New Paltz 78
Women's Basketball
Clarkson 69, William Smith College 57
SUNY Oneonta 70, SUNY Potsdam 64
St. Lawrence University 85, RIT 59
SUNY Plattsburgh 84, New Paltz 53

 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 31, 2014

Men's Basketball
SUNY Canton 84, St. Joseph 79
Clarkson 77, R.I.T. 59
SUNY Potsdam 86, New Paltz 81
Hobart 68, St. Lawrence University 60
SUNY Plattsburgh 77, SUNY Oneonta 54
Women's Basketball

SUNY Canton 53, St. Joseph 47
R.I.T. 51, Clarkson 49
New Paltz 76, SUNY Potsdam 66
St. Lawrence University 56, William Smith 48
SUNY Plattsburgh 80, SUNY Oneonta 75

 

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29, 2014

Men's Basketball
SUNY Canton 92, Johnson State 87 (OT)

 

TUESDAY, JANUARY 28, 2014

Men's Basketball
Skidmore 69, St. Lawrence University 66
Women's Basketball
St. Lawrence University 69, Skidmore 56

 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 25, 2014

Men's Basketball
SUNY Plattsburgh 77, SUNY Fredonia 42
Buffalo 68, SUNY Potsdam 56
Fisher College in Mass. 65, SUNY Canton 63
Vassar 73, St. Lawrence University 65
Clarkson 76, Bard 56
Women's Basketball
SUNY Plattsburgh 77, SUNY Fredonia 73
Buffalo 76, SUNY Potsdam 64
SUNY Canton 66, Fisher College in Mass. 55
Vassar 65, St. Lawrence University 60
Clarkson 54, Bard 35

 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 24, 2014

Men's Basketball
SUNY Plattsburgh 87, Buffalo 83
SUNY Fredonia 87, SUNY Potsdam 61
SUNY Canton 94, SUNY ESF 62
St. Lawrence University 73, Bard 48
Vassar 69, Clarkson 51

Women's Basketball
Buffalo 72, SUNY Plattsburgh 65
SUNY Fredonia 74, SUNY Potsdam 57
St. Lawrence University 55, Bard 47
Vassar 67, Clarkson 50

 

TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2014

Men's Basketball
The Sage Colleges 89, SUNY Canton 79
SUNY Plattsburgh 73, SUNY Potsdam 58
Women's Basketball
SUNY Plattsburgh 79, SUNY Potsdam 54

 

MONDAY, JANUARY 20, 2014

Women's Basketball
St. Lawrence University 79, SUNY Canton 56

 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 18, 2014

Men's Basketball
New Paltz 66, SUNY Potsdam 64
SUNY Canton 69, Maine Fort Kent 52
SUNY Plattsburgh 84, SUNY Oneonta 73
Rensselaer 71, Clarkson 69
Women's Basketball
SUNY Potsdam 57, New Paltz 50
Maine at Fort Kent 74, SUNY Canton 53
SUNY Plattsburgh 70, SUNY Oneonta 59
Rensselaer 69, Clarkson 53

 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 17, 2014

Men's Basketball
SUNY Oneonta 72, SUNY Potsdam 51
Rochester 81, SUNY Canton 58
SUNY Plattsburgh 95, New Paltz 81
St. Lawrence University 67, Elmira 59
Union 91, Clarkson 84 (2OT)
Women's Basketball
SUNY Oneonta 70, SUNY Potsdam 50
Rochester 75, SUNY Canton 33
New Paltz 67, SUNY Plattsburgh 60
Union 60, Clarkson 51

 

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15, 2014

Women's Basketball
Maine-Presque Isle 47, SUNY Canton 44

 

TUESDAY, JANUARY, 14, 2014

Men's Basketball
Clarkson 79, St. Lawrence University 68
Women's Basketball
St. Lawrence University 62, Clarkson 49

 

SUNDAY, JANUARY 12, 2014

Women’s Basketball
SUNYIT 84,
SUNY Canton 55

 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 11, 2014

Men's Basketball
SUNY Geneseo 86, SUNY Potsdam 76
Rensselaer 100, St. Lawrence University 75
SUNY Brockport 85 SUNY Plattsburgh 78
Women's Basketball
SUNY Geneseo 65, SUNY Potsdam 51
SUNY Cobleskill 69, SUNY Canton 68
St. Lawrence University 61, Rensselaer 51
SUNY Plattsburgh 76, SUNY Brockport 64

 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 10, 2014

Men’s Basketball
SUNY Brockport 75, SUNY Potsdam 57
St. Lawrence University 79, Union 78
SUNY Plattsburgh 97, SUNY Geneseo 85
Women’s Basketball
SUNY Brockport 65, SUNY Potsdam 60
St. Lawrence University 55, Union 50
SUNY Plattsburgh 62, SUNY Geneseo 51

 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 9, 2014

Men’s Basketball
SUNY Canton 84, Cazenovia 71

 

TUESDAY, JANUARY 7, 2014

Men’s Basketball
SUNY Potsdam 68, Manhattanville 65
Skidmore 70, Clarkson 66
SUNY Plattsburgh 63, Middlebury 47
St. Lawrence University at Elmira, ppd. weather
Women’s Basketball
Clarkson 49, Skidmore 43 (OT)
SUNY Plattsburgh 58, Middlebury 54

 

SUNDAY, JANUARY 5, 2014

Women's Basketball
Wells College 64, SUNY Canton 54
Williams 50, St. Lawrence University 38

 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 4, 2014

Men's Basketball
St. Lawrence University 81, SUNY Canton 70
NYU Tournament
Clarkson 71, U.S Merchant Marine 59 (consolation)
Women's Basketball
Williams College Classic

St. Lawrence Univ. 68, Bates College 59 (semifinal)

 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 3, 2014

NYU Men's Tournament
NYU 87, Clarkson 77 (OT/semifinal)

 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 2, 2014

Women's Basketball
Hamilton College at Clarkson, postponed weather

 

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2013

Men's Basketball
Merchant Marine 98, SUNY Potsdam 91

 

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2013

Women’s Basketball
Clarkson 83, SUNY Canton 51

 

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2013

Women's Basketball
Houghton 73, SUNY Canton 58

 

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2013

Men’s Basketball
Ithaca 64, St. Lawrence University 56
SUNY Plattsburgh 64, SUNY Cortland 61
SUNY Oswego 78, SUNY Potsdam 49
Albany College 95, SUNY Canton 93 (2OT)
Clarkson 75, Elmira 54
Women’s Basketball
Ithaca 77, St. Lawrence 66
SUNY Cortland 73, SUNY Plattsburgh 63
SUNY Potsdam 74, SUNY Oswego 67
Albany Pharmacy 51, SUNY Canton 45
Elmira 59, Clarkson 53

 

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2013

Men’s Basketball
SUNY Oswego 73, SUNY Plattsburgh 70
SUNY Cortland 78, SUNY Potsdam 53
Women’s Basketball
SUNY Plattsburgh 83, SUNY Oswego 61
SUNY Cortland 69, SUNY Potsdam 57

 

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2013

Men’s Basketball
Utica College 103, SUNY Canton 86

 

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2013

Men’s Basketball
St. Lawrence University 69, SUNY Potsdam 67
SUNY Plattsburgh 109, Keene State 76
Women’s Basketball
Clarkson 59, SUNY Potsdam 55
SUNY Plattsburgh 65, Norwich 57

 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2013

Men's Basketball
University of Rochester Tournament

Clarkson 90, Hartwick 85 (consolation

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2013

Men's Basketball
University of Rochester Tournament

University of Rochester 71, Clarkson 67 (semifinal)

 

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2013

Men's Basketball
Skidmore 87, SUNY Potsdam 74

 

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2013

Men's Basketball
Vermont Tech at SUNY Canton, postponed weather
Women's Basketball
Vermont Tech at SUNY Canton, postponed weather
SUNY Plattsburgh Cardinal Classic
Clarkson 76, SUNY Morrisville 44 (consolation)
Plattsburgh 73, Lebanon Valley 61 (championship)

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2013

Men's Basketball
Alfred University 100, SUNY Canton 96
Clarkson 78, SUNY Potsdam 62
SUNY Brockport 87, St. Lawrence 68
Women's Basketball
Alfred University 78, SUNY Canton 50
SUNY Cortland 74, St. Lawrence 62
Hamilton 76, SUNY Potsdam 69 (OT)
SUNY Plattsburgh Cardinal Classic
SUNY Plattsburgh 85, SUNY Morrisville 42 (semi)
Lebanon Valley 70, Clarkson 57 (semifinal)

 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2013

Men's Basketball
SUNY Oswego 90, St. Lawrence 84 (OT)

 

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2013

Men's Basketball
Clarkson 76, SUNY Canton 66

 

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2013

Men's Basketball
SUNY Plattsburgh 82, St. Lawrence 69
Women's Basketball
Clarkson 73, Cazenovia 58
SUNY Plattsburgh 88, St. Lawrence 59
SUNY Potsdam 79, SUNY Canton 42

 

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2013

Men's Basketball
Stockton Tipoff Tournament in Galloway, NJ

Richard Stockton 78, SUNY Plattsburgh 74 (champ.)
Women's Basketball

Emmanuel Tournament in Boston
St. Lawrence 62, Stevenson 48 (consolation)
Penn State Beaver Tipoff
SUNY Canton 71, Penn State 69 (consolation)
Williams Tipoff Tournament in Williamstown, MA
Williams 72, SUNY Plattsburgh 53 (consolation)

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2013

Men's Basketball
North Country Invitational at Potsdam
Clarkson 85, SUNY Canton 67
SUNY Farmingdale 71, SUNY Potsdam 63
Hilbert College Tournament
St. Lawrence 84, Alfred State 48 (consolation)
Stockton Tipoff Tournament in Galloway, NJ
SUNY Plattsburgh 78, Bridgewater State 70 (semi)
Women's Basketball
SUNY Potsdam 78, Utica College 77 (consolation)
SUNY Oswego Tournament

Clarkson University 78, Cobleskill 49 (consolation)
Emmanuel Tournament in Boston
Ohio Wesleyan 57, St. Lawrence 53 (semifinal)
Penn State Beaver Tipoff
Carlow University 51, SUNY Canton 30 (semifinal)
Williams Tipoff Tournament in Williamstown, MA
Wesleyan 56, SUNY Plattsburgh 49

 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER, 15, 2013

Men's Basketball
North Country Invitational at Potsdam
SUNY Farmingdale 71, Clarkson 67
SUNY Potsdam 71, SUNY Canton 69
Hilbert College Tournament
Utica College 82, St. Lawrence 81
Women's Basketball
SUNY Oswego Tournament
SUNY Oswego 76, Clarkson 60

 

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2013

Men’s Basketball
SUNY Potsdam 89, Algonquin 85 (Exhibition)

 

 

END OF 2012-2013 SEASON

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 9, 2013

Men’s Basketball
NCAA Tournament 2nd Round

Amherst College 89, SUNY Plattsburgh 72

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 2, 2013

Men’s Basketball
NCAA Regional Opening Round

SUNY Plattsburgh 84, Husson 63

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2013

Women's Basketball
NCAA Regional Opening Game

Tufts University 57, St. Lawrence University 32

 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2013

Men's Basketball
SUNYAC Championship

SUNY Cortland 75, SUNY Plattsburgh 61
Women’s Basketball
Liberty League Championship

St. Lawrence University 51, William Smith 48

 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2013

Men’s Basketball
SUNYAC Semifinals at SUNY Cortland
SUNY Plattsburgh 77,  SUNY Geneseo 67
Women’s Basketball
SUNYAC Semifinals at New Paltz
 SUNY New Paltz 63, SUNY Plattsburgh 59

 

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2013

Women’s Basketball - Liberty League Semifinals
St. Lawrence University 58, Skidmore 44

 

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2013

Women's Basketball - SUNYAC Quarterfinal
SUNY Plattsburgh 66, SUNY Oneonta 52

 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2013

Men's Basketball
Hobart 77, St. Lawrence University 60
Clarkson 77, RIT 63
SUNY Canton 61, Fort Kent 52
SUNY Cortland 69, SUNY Potsdam 56
SUNY Plattsburgh 71, SUNY Oswego 63
Women's Basketball
William Smith 72, St. Lawrence University 70
RIT 69, Clarkson 59
SUNY Canton 55, Fort Kent 48
SUNY Cortland 67, SUNY Potsdam 55
SUNY Plattsburgh 65, SUNY Oswego 47

 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2013

Men's Basketball
Hobart 74, Clarkson 66
RIT 73, St. Lawrence University 60
SUNY Oswego 76, SUNY Potsdam 65
SUNY Plattsburgh 80, SUNY Cortland 77
Women's Basketball
RIT 73, St. Lawrence University 65
William Smith 60, Clarkson 48
SUNY Oswego 70, SUNY Potsdam 47
SUNY Plattsburgh 72, SUNY Cortland 60

 

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2013

Men's Basketball
SUNY Canton 85, Paul Smiths College 72

 

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2013

Men's Basketball
Clarkson 69, Skidmore 63
SUNY Plattsburgh 92, SUNY Potsdam 69
Women's Basketball
Clarkson 61, Skidmore 55
SUNY Plattsburgh 77, SUNY Potsdam 58

 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2013

Men’s Basketball
Union 80, St. Lawrence University 73
RPI 82, Clarkson 79
SUNY Brockport 73, SUNY Potsdam 60
SUNY Plattsburgh 84, SUNY Geneseo 62
SUNY Canton at Univ. of Maine at Augusta, canc.
Women’s Basketball
St. Lawrence University 63, Union 53
RPI 81, Clarkson 66
SUNY Brockport 62, SUNY Potsdam 57
SUNY Plattsburgh 53, SUNY Geneseo 49
SUNY Canton at Univ. of Maine-Augusta, canceled

 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2013

Men's Basketball
RPI 86, St. Lawrence University 82 (OT)
Union 53, Clarkson 48
SUNY Potsdam 75, SUNY Geneseo 61
SUNY Plattsburgh 78, SUNY Brockport 68
Women's Basketball
St. Lawrence University 78, RPI 56 
Union 62, Clarkson 39
SUNY Geneseo 74, SUNY Potsdam 33
SUNY Plattsburgh 51, SUNY Brockport 39 

 

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2013

Men's Basketball
St. Lawrence University 67, Skidmore 61
Women's Basketball
Skidmore 46, St. Lawrence University 44

 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2013

Men's Basketball
SUNY Canton 81, St. Joseph 62
SUNY Potsdam 73, SUNY Oneonta 66
Clarkson 78, Bard 51
SUNY New Paltz 75, SUNY Plattsburgh 72
Vassar 84, St. Lawrence University 80 (2OT)
Women's Basketball
Vassar 79, St. Lawrence University 54
Clarkson 58, Bard 43
SUNY Canton 58, St. Joseph 43
SUNY Oneonta 61, SUNY Potsdam 37
SUNY New Paltz 70, SUNY Plattsburgh 60

 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2013

Men's Basketball
St. Lawrence University 58, Bard 43
Clarkson 72, Vassar 54
SUNY New Paltz 83, SUNY Potsdam 65
SUNY Plattsburgh 86, SUNY Oneonta 77
Women's Basketball
St. Lawrence University 66, Bard 41
Vassar 81, Clarkson 50
SUNY New Paltz 67, SUNY Potsdam 47
SUNY Oneonta 56, SUNY Plattsburgh 52

 

TUESDAY, JANUARY 29, 2013

Men's Basketball
Clarkson 69, St. Lawrence University 64
Women's Basketball
St. Lawrence University 69, Clarkson 47

 

SUNDAY, JANUARY 27, 2013

Men's Basketball
SUNY Canton 75, Maine-Fort Kent 66
Women's Basketball
Maine-Fort Kent 65, SUNY Canton 57

 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 26, 2013

Men's Basketball
Maine-Presque Isle 96, SUNY Canton 73
Buffalo State 83, SUNY Potsdam 57

SUNY Plattsburgh 72, SUNY Fredonia 47
St. Lawrence University 68, RPI 52

Women's Basketball
SUNY Canton 63, Maine-Presque Isle 55
Buffalo State 68, SUNY Potsdam 49

SUNY Fredonia 59, SUNY Plattsburgh 50
St. Lawrence University 79, RPI 67

 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 25, 2013

Men's Basketball
Union 83, St. Lawrence University 62
SUNY Fredonia 87, SUNY Potsdam 86
Buffalo State 93, SUNY Plattsburgh 89
Women's Basketball
Union 66, St. Lawrence University 65 (OT)
SUNY Fredonia 75, SUNY Potsdam 57
Buffalo State 57, SUNY Plattsburgh 48

 

TUESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2013

Men's Basketball
Skidmore 65, Clarkson 58
SUNY Plattsburgh 85, SUNY Potsdam 63
Women's Basketball
Skidmore 58, Clarkson 45
SUNY Plattsburgh 73, SUNY Potsdam 32

 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 19, 2013

Men's Basketball
SUNY Canton 83, The Sage College 51

St. Lawrence University 68, RIT 53
Clarkson 53, Hobart 52
SUNY Potsdam 105, SUNY New Paltz 95 (2OT)
SUNY Plattsburgh 82, SUNY Oneonta 75
Women's Basketball
St. Lawrence University 55, RIT 43
William Smith74, Clarkson 58
SUNY New Paltz 71, SUNY Potsdam 55
SUNY Oneonta 65, SUNY Plattsburgh 52

 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 18, 2013

Men's Basketball
Hobart 65, St. Lawrence University 57
Clarkson 65, RIT 55
SUNY Morrisville 73, SUNY Canton 63
SUNY Potsdam 82, SUNY Oneonta 62
SUNY Plattsburgh 75, SUNY New Paltz 70
Women's Basketball
St. Lawrence University 76, William Smith 62
RIT 60, Clarkson 49
SUNY Canton 50, SUNY Morrisville 48
SUNY Oneonta 57, SUNY Potsdam 39
SUNY New Paltz 75, SUNY Plattsburgh 71 (OT)

 

TUESDAY, JANUARY 15, 2013

Men's Basketball
St. Lawrence University 67, Clarkson 65
Alfred State 89, SUNY Canton 70
SUNY Potsdam 79, Utica College 66
Women's Basketball
St. Lawrence University 74, Clarkson 40
Alfred State 63, SUNY Canton 53
Hamilton 62, SUNY Potsdam 54
Williams College 59, SUNY Plattsburgh 44

 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 12, 2013

Men's Basketball
St Lawrence University 75, Bard 60
Clarkson 75, Vassar 67
SUNY Canton 82, St. Joseph 62
SUNY Geneseo 78, SUNY Potsdam 58 
SUNY Plattsburgh 82, SUNY Brockport 81
Women's Basketball
St. Lawrence University 49, Bard 34
Vassar 63, Clarkson 36
SUNY Canton 46, St. Joseph 35
SUNY Geneseo 73, SUNY Potsdam 39
SUNY Plattsburgh 72, SUNY Brockport 63

 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 2013

Men's Basketball
Vassar 48, St. Lawrence University 47
Clarkson 75, Bard 45
SUNY Canton 65, Vermont Tech 59
SUNY Brockport 83, SUNY Potsdam 71
SUNY Geneseo 66, SUNY Plattsburgh 64
Women's Basketball
St. Lawrence University 81, Vassar 60
Bard 52, Clarkson 46
SUNY Canton 58, Vermont Tech 49
SUNY Brockport 68, SUNY Potsdam 59
SUNY Geneseo 77, SUNY Plattsburgh 68

 

TUESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2013

Men's Basketball
St. Lawrence University 76, Skidmore 64
Women's Basketball
St. Lawrence University 67, Skidmore 52
SUNY Plattsburgh 51, Norwich 47

 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 5, 2013

Men's Basketball
SUNY Canton 67, Vermont Technical College 45
SUNY Potsdam 86, Manhattanville 80
RPI 88, Clarkson 83
SUNY Brockport 91, St. Lawrence University 62
Women's Basketball

Vermont Technical College 61, SUNY Canton 58
RPI 58, Clarkson 51

 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 4, 2013

Men's Basketball
SUNY Oswego 62, St. Lawrence University 52
Union 87, Clarkson 81
Women's Basketball
St. Lawrence University 71, SUNY Potsdam 48
Union 63, Clarkson 42

 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 3, 2013

Men's Basketball
Sponaugle New Year's Tournament

Lancaster 87, SUNY Plattsburgh 69

 

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 2, 2013

Men's Basketball
Sponaugle New Year's Tournament

Franklin & Marshall 71, SUNY Plattsburgh 55

 

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2012

Men's Basketball
SUNY Brockport Tournament

Wells College 74, SUNY Canton 63
St. John Fisher Tournament
Clarkson 70, Juniata 66
Women's Basketball
William Smith 56, SUNY Plattsburgh 53
Bowdoin College Christmas Tournament
Bowdoin 66, Clarkson 35

 

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2012

Women's Basketball
St. Lawrence University 70, Medaille 57

 

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2012

Men's Basketball
Ithaca 82, St. Lawrence University 63
Women's Basketball

St. Lawrence University 74, SUNY Canton 37

 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2012

Men's Basketball
Fisher College 71, SUNY Canton 69
Women's Basketball
SUNY Canton 72, Fisher College 12

 

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2012

Men's Basketball
Mass. College of Liberal Arts 78, SUNY Canton 67
SUNY Potsdam 78, SUNY Fredonia 54
SUNY Plattsburgh 93, Buffalo State 85
Women's Basketball

SUNY Potsdam 68, SUNY Fredonia 40
SUNY Plattsburgh 70,Buffalo State 61
Mass. College of Liberal Arts 61, SUNY Canton 41

 

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2012

Men's Basketball
Clarkson 71, College of St. Joseph 70
Buffalo State 85, SUNY Potsdam 84
SUNY Plattsburgh 72, SUNY Fredonia 58
Women's Basketball

St. Lawrence University 58, Hartwick 51
Buffalo State 68, SUNY Potsdam 56
SUNY Plattsburgh 79, SUNY Fredonia 50

 

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2012

Men's Basketball
SUNY Potsdam 68, St. Lawrence University 66 (OT)
Clarkson 93, Paul Smith's 70
SUNY Plattsburgh 70, Keene State 64

 

MONDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2012

Women's Basketball
Clarkson University 65, Cazenovia 43

 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2012

Men's Basketball
St. Lawrence University 70, SUNY Canton 58
Women's Basketball
SUNY Canton 64, Wells College 54

 

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2012

Men's Basketball
St. Lawrence University 62, Elmira  50
SUNY Canton 83, Paul Smith's 68
SUNY Oswego 69, SUNY Potsdam 54
SUNY Cortland 68, SUNY Plattsburgh 55
Women's Basketball
St. Lawrence University 79, Elmira 63
SUNY Oswego 76, SUNY Potsdam 44
SUNY Plattsburgh 59, SUNY Cortland 57
Houghton 65, SUNY Canton 48

 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2012

Men's Basketball
Clarkson 69, Elmira 55
SUNY Cortland 86, SUNY Potsdam 59
SUNY Plattsburgh at SUNY Oswego
Women's Basketball

Ithaca College 65, St. Lawrence University 64
Clarkson 62, Elmira 46
SUNY Cortland 65, SUNY Potsdam 50
SUNY Oswego 56, SUNY Plattsburgh 48

 

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2012

Men's Basketball
Utica College 89, SUNY Canton 66

 

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2012

Men's Basketball
SUNY Plattsburgh 84, St. Lawrence University 68
SUNY Potsdam 77, Clarkson 65
Women's Basketball
SUNY Plattsburgh 71, St. Lawrence University 49
SUNY Canton 72, SUNY Cobleskill 68 (2OT)
Clarkson 72, SUNY Potsdam 58

 

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2012

Men's Basketball
Middlebury 80, SUNY Plattsburgh 73
Women's Basketball

SUNY Potsdam 61, SUNY Morrisville 34
Middlebury 81, SUNY Plattsburgh 73

 

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2012

Men's Basketball
Johnson State 76, SUNY Canton 71
Clarkson 78, SUNY Morrisville 75
Women's Basketball
SUNY Canton 79, Johnson State 62

 

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2012

Women's Basketball
Skidmore 56, SUNY Potsdam 54

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2012

Women's Basketball
Lebanon Valley College Tip-Off
Marywood 62, Clarkson 52 (consolation)

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2012

Men's Basketball
Rochester Tip-Off Tournament

Merchant Marine 71, St. Lawrence University 69
North Country Invitational
Berkeley College 95, SUNY Potsdam 85 (consol.)
Clarkson 65, Ithaca College 63 (championship)
Mount St. Vincent Tournament
SUNY Canton 86, Penn State-Lehigh Valley 64
SUNY Plattsburgh Cardinal Classic
SUNY Plattsburgh 77, York 70 (championship)
Women's Basketball
William Smith 66, SUNY Potsdam 52
Kevin Fee Tournament (at SUNY Canton)
Bard College 58, SUNY Canton 45 (consolation)
Rochester Tip-Off Tournament
St. Lawrence 80, St. John Fisher 77 (consolation)
Lebanon Valley College Tip-Off
Lebanon Valley 76, Clarkson 41 (1st round)