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Morrisville State men drop third straight, fall to Albany Pharmacy 75-72

ALBANY, N.Y. – Morrisville State College men’s basketball suffered their third straight loss of the season, falling on the road to host Albany College of Pharmacy 75-72 Friday night. The Mustangs held the one point lead at the half, but Albany hit 48 percent of shots in the second, including five three’s, to edge Morrisville State for the win.

Brandon Henry (Bronx, NY) led the Mustangs with a career best 20 points and seven rebounds in his first collegiate start. Kyle Gordon (Riverhead, NY) added 14 points, eight rebounds and three assists, while Bryan Eddy (Brooklyn, NY) netted 12 points to add to the Mustangs efforts.

Peter Aiken had a game high 23 points and 11 boards to lead Albany Pharmacy as Zach Bratek added 20 points, 12 rebounds and three assists. Ben Sheppard tallied 15 while dishing out six assists in the win.

Morrisville State (6-15) returns to the court Wednesday at SUNY IT in Utica.

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.