Men’s Basketball Downed at SUNY Cobleskill

Men’s Basketball Downed at SUNY Cobleskill

COBLESKILL, N.Y. — The Keuka College Men's Basketball team lost on Sunday evening to hosts SUNY Cobleskill 86-66 in a North Eastern Athletic Conference North Division matchup.

Keuka College (8-10, 5-6 NEAC) was once again led by sophomore guard David Oliveras with 18 points. Trevor Powell finished with 11 and Ryder Mansfield added 10 points for the Wolves.

SUNY Cobleskill 86 vs. Keuka College 66

The Fighting Tigers used numerous small runs to build a lead against the Wolves in the first half. SUNY Cobleskill made five three-pointers in the frame while shooting 50% from the floor. The Wolves cut into the margin late in the half, but trailed 35-23 at halftime.

The Green and Gold worked to keep the Fighting Tigers within reach in the second. A jumper by Achraf Sadouk cut the lead to eight points, 51-43 with just over 12 minutes left to play. However, SUNY Cobleskill responded with a three-point play followed by a three pointer on their next two possessions to widen the game. SUNY Cobleskill would pull away late as they defeated Keuka College 86-66.

KC Notes:

  • The Wolves are now 12-9 all-time against SUNY Cobleskill
  • The 86 points by the Fighting Tigers were the most Keuka College has allowed in the 21-game series
  • The Wolves assisted of 21 of their 26 made field goals on Sunday
  • 21 Assists was a season-high for Keuka

Up Next for Keuka College: The Wolves now enter a five-game homestand to close the regular season. The stretch will start on Wednesday as Keuka College will host the same Fighting Tigers at the JMW Recreation and Athletics Center.