Men’s Basketball Falls at Home to Cazenovia College

Trevor Powell (22) led Keuka with 22 points on Wednesday -- Photo by Ed Webber
Trevor Powell (22) led Keuka with 22 points on Wednesday -- Photo by Ed Webber

KEUKA PARK, N.Y. — The Keuka College Men's Basketball team lost at home at the JMW Recreation and Athletics Center on Wednesday night to North Eastern Athletic Conference rival Cazenovia College by the score of 82-63.

Keuka College (7-7, 4-3 NEAC) was led by a Trevor Powell double-double. The senior finished with 22 points and 13 rebounds. James Barnes finished with 15 points and eight rebounds and freshman Achraf Sadouk added 10 points for the Wolves.

Cazenovia College 82 at Keuka College 63

It took over three minutes of play on Wednesday night for the first points to be recorded as Ryder Mansfield laid the ball in for the Wolves. Cazenovia College took the lead midway through the opening half. The Green and Gold pulled the game back level at 14-14 with 6:30 left in the half following a pair of free throws by James Barnes. Alex Medellin made a layup and the free throw on the following possession as the Wolves took lead. Keuka would lead by as many as seven in the final minutes and carried a 33-29 lead into the locker rooms at halftime.

The Wildcats quickly erased the deficit as they scored the first seven of the second half to regain the lead. It would be the final lead change of the game. The Wolves would make it a two-point game, but Cazenovia used a 13-point run in the half to create separation. The Wildcats outscored the Wolves 53-30 in the second half as they defeated Keuka College 82-63 on Wednesday night.

KC Notes:

  • Keuka College remains ahead in the all-time series, 28-23, but Cazenovia College has a winning record at Keuka College, improving to 19-17 at the JMW Recreation and Athletics Center
  • The Wolves out-rebounded the Wildcats 40-34
  • The difference in the game was outside shooting. Keuka college was 2-8 from three while Cazenovia was 10-32
  • Trevor Powell went 7-8 from the free throw line against Cazenovia. The senior has now made 241 free throws in his career, tying Trevor Healey for fifth on the Keuka College career list

Up Next for Keuka College: For just the second time in program history, Keuka College will face the College of St. Elizabeth in men's basketball. The Wolves defeated the Eagles in the only previous meeting in the 2016-17 season. Tipoff from the JMW Recreation and Athletics Center is set for 3pm on Saturday, January 26.