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Morrisville State men net 65-60 win over Cobleskill

COBLESKILL, N.Y. – Sophomore’s Kyle Gordon (Riverhead, NY) and Ron Tarver (Utica, NY) each netted double figures and combined for 42 points to lead the visiting Morrisville State College men’s basketball team to a 65-60 win over SUNY Cobleskill Wednesday night in Cobleskill.

Gordon recorded his second double-double performance of the season, netting 19 points, including five tre’s, while grabbing a team high 12 rebounds for the Mustangs. Tarver led all scorers with 23 points, 17 in the second half, while assisting four and stealing three. Teammate Hodges Sneed (Syracuse, NY) chipped in seven points and snared nine boards in the win.

Haneef Scott led Cobleskill with 21 points and six rebounds, while teammate Damon Franklin added 14 points and five assists. Andrei Lucas had a double-double performance for the Tigers, netting 10 points and 13 rebounds in the loss.

Morrisville State trailed 23-27 at the half, before gaining the lead with 11 minutes to go in the second.

The Mustangs (2-9) return to the court Saturday, traveling to Cazenovia College for a 3 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.