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Morrisville State men's basketball falls in season finale

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College men’s basketball team fell in their inaugural NCAA season finale, in an overtime thriller, 81-78, to Lyndon State College Tuesday night in Morrisville.

Morrisville State held a two point lead with 46 seconds remaining in the contest before Lyndon’s Kali Stoddard-Imari connected on a lay-up attempt to even the game at 73. A last second shot attempt by Debo Olasokan (Brooklyn, NY) for the Mustangs failed, sending the contest into the overtime period.

In the overtime period, Morrisville State gained the first possession and took the 75-73 lead as Davon Williams (New York, NY) stole a Lyndon pass and connected on a fast break lay-up.

Battling to a back and forth contest, Lyndon took the final lead of the contest with 34 seconds remaining on a three from Andrew Longley. Brad Durr sealed the win with two free throws in the final seconds of the contest.

Morrisville State’s Dodrick Spencer (Brooklyn, NY) led all scorers with 22 points and 12 rebounds. Olasokan added 15 points and Williams 12 in the loss for the Mustangs who conclude their season with a 7-18 overall record.

Lyndon’s Stoddard-Imari and Durr led the Hornets with 19 points each while teammates Brent Fowler netted 14 and Michael Paul ten in the win.