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Morrisville State men fall to Buffalo State 66-54

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College men’s basketball team fell by a 66-54 final to visiting Buffalo State College Saturday afternoon in Morrisville.

Morrisville State trailed 34-22 at the half and battled back to within two with just over eight minutes remaining in the second, but Buffalo State’s Jamar Gray (Rochester, NY) netted ten of his 13 points on the afternoon in the final eight minutes, leading the Bengals to the win.

AJ White (Rochester, NY) netted 15 for the Bengals, grabbing seven rebounds, while teammate Glenroy Carr (Buffalo, NY) added 14 points and six rebounds in the win.

Elonzo Wilson (Syracuse, NY) led Morrisville State with 15 points and seven rebounds, while assisting four. Kyle Gordon (Riverhead, NY) added ten points to the efforts.

Morrisville State returns to the court Tuesday night at SUNY Plattsburgh.

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.