Men's Basketball

Men’s Basketball Defeats Tompkins-Cortland

CONTACT: Lawrence Snyder, (518) 629-7898,
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Saturday, December 10, 2016

The Hudson Valley Community College men’s basketball team (7-6) defeated Tompkins-Cortland Community College (3-8) 76-65 on Saturday afternoon.

The Panthers led for most of the first half, but with just over six minutes left, the Vikings went on a 23-2 run to take the lead and pull away. Hudson Valley continued their momentum into the second half, as they maintained a double-digit lead for the remainder of the game.

Kevin Lenehan (Duanesburg/Delanson) scored 14 points in the second half to the lead the Vikings with 19. John Palmer (Columbia/East Greenbush) scored 16, and Caleb Canty (Hudson/Hudson) and Brandon Palmer (Columbia/East Greenbush) each added 10 in the win.

The men are off for winter break until January 10 when they host Columbia-Greene at 7 p.m.