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Brockport edges Morrisville State 84-76 for conference win

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – SUNY Brockport men’s basketball led by as many as ten in the second half, shooting 62% from the floor to edge Morrisville State College 84-76 Tuesday night in Morrisville.

Four netted double figures for the Mustangs, led by Andrew VanDyke (Bronx, NY) and Elonzo Wilson (Syracuse, NY) with 17 each. VanDyke also tallied five assists while Wilson snagged five rebounds. Kyle Gordon (Riverhead, NY) added 14 points and two assists, while Mike Lennon (Sea Cliff, NY) added 13 to the Mustangs efforts.

Brockport’s Mychal Wilkes (Newark, NY) led all scorers with 26, hitting 6-of-12 three’s. Eamon Kays (Mexico, NY) added 17 points and three rebounds while Ian Mack (Liverpool, NY) netted 11, dishing out six assists for the Golden Eagles.

Morrisville State led 42-41 at the half and shot 50% from the floor for the night, including 50% from behind the arc, hitting a season high 13 three’s.

Morrisville State (3-19, 0-15 SUNYAC) returns to the court for the final time this season Friday night, hosting Plattsburgh at 8 p.m. in the John W Stewart Center for Student Activities gymnasium.

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.