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Morrisville State men's basketball closes 2007-08 season with loss to Fredonia

FREDONIA, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College men’s basketball team closed its 2007-2008 season with a 78-60 loss to SUNYAC opponent SUNY Fredonia Saturday afternoon in Fredonia.

Morrisville State led by one at the half before Fredonia went on a 12-0 run at the start of the second half enroute to the 18-point victory.

Fredonia’s Brad Cooper led all scorer’s with 18 on the afternoon with Kyle Gordon chipping in 17.

Wesley Jackson (Utica, NY) netted 14 points to lead Morrisville State in the loss. Terrell Armstead (Flushing, NY) added 12 and Joe McCants (Bronx, NY) 11. McCants led all rebounders with nine.

Morrisville State ends the 2007-08 campaign with a 5-19 overall record, 2-14 in SUNYAC competition.

Morrisville State enters its second year as a provisional member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Division III in 2007. Upon successful completion of the provisional period, Morrisville State will be a candidate for full accreditation as a member of the NCAA.

Morrisville State College offers more than 70 bachelor and associate degrees. Considered to be one of the most technologically advanced colleges in the nation for its ThinkPad University program and wireless technology initiative, the college recently became the first in the nation to comprehensively replace landlines in residence halls with individual cellular phones. Morrisville State College was also chosen as one of the top five colleges in the nation for campus activities by Campus Activities magazine. The Morrisville State College Norwich Campus also offers programs in business, technologies, liberal arts/education transfer, and nursing to Chenango County area residents and employers.