Men’s Basketball Falls to SUNY Poly 77-62

Trevor Powell (20) led Keuka College with 15 points on Saturday -- Photo by Ed Webber
Trevor Powell (20) led Keuka College with 15 points on Saturday -- Photo by Ed Webber

KEUKA PARK, N.Y. — The Keuka College Men's Basketball team fell at home to SUNY Poly 77-62 on Saturday in a North Eastern Athletic Conference game at the JMW Recreation and Athletics Center.

Keuka College (7-8, 5-3 NEAC) was led in scoring by Trevor Powell with 15 points. David Oliveras was the only other player in double figures for the Wolves, finishing with 10 points.

SUNY Poly 77 at Keuka College 62

Trevor Powell led the game off with a basket for Keuka College, but the Wolves would go cold from the floor as they would be held without a field goal for the next eight minutes of play. During that time, SUNY Poly build a 12-4 lead. Matt Bolton broke the drought with a layup with 11:37 left in the first half. The Wildcats would lead for the duration of the first half. They went 5-7 from three-point range while Keuka College was 0-6. Those 15 points were the difference in the half as SUNY Poly led 36-21 at the break.

SUNY Poly built their lead out to 23 points five minutes into the second. The Green and Gold attempted to come back. Keuka shot 50% from the floor in the frame, but SUNY Poly responded with 64% shooting in the second half. Both teams would put up 41 points in the half as SUNY Poly defeated Keuka College 77-62.

KC Notes:

  • SUNY Poly improves to 21-8 all-time against Keuka College. The Wildcats have won the last five meetings
  • Keuka College outrebounded SUNY Poly 35-28
  • Cliff Stevens had a game-high 12 rebounds for Keuka College
  • Stevens moves into a tie for 8th place on the career rebounding list with Elvis Reyes '91. Both have 470 in their career
  • Keuka College tied their season-low with just 11 turnovers against the Wildcats

Up Next for Keuka College: The Green and Gold will be on the road next week as they play at Morrisville State on Tuesday evening. Keuka College defeated the Mustangs 78-77 in overtime earlier in January.