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Morrisville State men drop to 1-9 with loss to Abington

ABINGTON, PA – The Morrisville State College men’s basketball team dropped to 1-9 overall Sunday afternoon, falling 63-46 to host Penn State Abington in Abington.

The Mustangs got off to a slow start in the first half, turning the ball over 10 times and hitting just 5-of-19 shots from the floor (26 percent) as Abington took a 26-15 point lead heading into the half.

Abington opened the second half with a 10-5 run to increase their lead to 13, and later led by as many as 23, as the Lions rolled to the victory.

Hodges Sneed (Syracuse, NY) led Morrisville State with 11 points and seven rebounds, while Ron Tarver (Utica, NY) added 10, hitting 3-of-5 three pointers.

Abington’s Corey Curtis led all scorers with 19 points as teammate Joshua Howard and William Alton each added 11. Howard had 10 rebounds for the Lions in the win.

Morrisville State shot a mere 26.9 percent from the floor.

The Mustangs return to the court Wednesday night, traveling to SUNY Cobleskill for an 8 p.m. tip-off.

Morrisville State College offers more than 80 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.