The Hawks face a must-win at home on Friday against Ithaca College to have any chance of securing the top seed and right to host the upcoming Empire 8 playoffs. The Bombers have one conference loss.
Utica (11-11) improved to 7-5 in conference.
Cortland 58, O-State 44
Oneonta High graduate Erin Wolstenholme had five points, six rebounds and three assists in 14 minutes to help host Cortland to a SUNY Athletic Conference victory.
Megan Touhey and Caysea Cohen contributed 17 and 12 points, respectively, for Cortland (10-10, 8-6).
Kristin Pappalardo and Grace Schilling had 13 and 10 points, respectively, for Oneonta State (10-11, 7-7), which shot 14-for-50 from the field and had 21 turnovers.
O-State will host Fredonia at 6 p.m. Friday.
Mohawk Valley 61, Delhi 39
Jackie Bailey scored nine points and grabbed eight rebounds to pace host SUNY Delhi, which lost a Mountain Valley Conference game to the third-ranked NJCAA Division III team in the nation.
The Broncos were down, 25-21, at halftime, but Mohawk Valley (20-1) increased its lead to 14 points seven minutes into the second half.
Shanice Brown’s 16 points paced MVCC.
Delhi (12-13) will visit Hudson Valley Community College on Saturday.