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Morrisville State men fall to Fredonia

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – Fredonia State men’s basketball out scored Morrisville State 36-23 in the second half to hand the Mustangs a 62-47 SUNYAC loss Friday night in Morrisville.

Bryan Morse (Beacon, NY) led all scorers with 13 points on the night, adding seven rebounds to his tallies in the win for Fredonia. Julius Bryant (Buffalo, NY) added 11.

Morrisville State’s Joe McCants (Bronx, NY) and Kyle Gordon (Riverhead, NY) each netted ten in the loss for the Mustangs. Gordon added four rebounds to the efforts.

Fredonia led 26-24 at the half and shot 53.8 percent from the floor to Morrisville State’s 37.5 in the second to claim the win.

Morrisville State (2-14, 0-9 SUNYAC) returns to the court tomorrow, hosting Buffalo State College at 4 p.m. in Morrisville.

Morrisville State enters its third year as a provisional member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Division III in 2008. 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 75 bachelor and associate degrees and options. 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 offers associate degree programs in accounting, business, computer systems technology, office administration, liberal arts transfer, nursing, early childhood, criminal justice and human services to south central New York residents and employers. Students may also apply coursework to other associate or bachelor degrees at the main campus.