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January 27, 2014

Hartwick men roll past Ithaca

Staff Report

Jared Suderley and Joey Lufkin scored 20 points apiece Saturday as Hartwick College rallied for a 76-58 men’s basketball victory at Ithaca College in the Empire 8 Conference.

The Hawks’ fifth straight win marked its first regular-season sweep of Ithaca since 1991-92, Hartwick’s inaugural season in what was then known as the Empire Athletic Association.

Suderley, who shot 8-for-17 from the floor, also grabbed 10 rebounds for his 10th double-double of the season. The senior forward upped his points total over four seasons to 1,832, which is 36 shy of tying Jan Cocoziello (2005-09) for second in program history. Oneonta resident Tim McGraw is Hartwick’s all-time leading scorer, with 1,878 points from 1984-88.

Lufkin went 7-for-18 from the field, including a 4-for-8 effort from behind the three-point line.

Matt Petruccione and Matt Wilson contributed nine points apiece for the Hawks (12-6), who are first in the E8 with a 7-1 conference record.

Keefe Gitto’s 15 points and eight rebounds paced the Bombers (4-14, 0-8), who lost their seventh game in a row.

Ithaca jumped to a 12-6 lead inside the first five minutes, but Hartwick responded with a 27-11 run en route to a 37-28 advantage at halftime. The Hawks maintained a double-digit lead for the majority of the second half.

Hartwick is off until Friday, when it looks to avenge its only conference loss of the season with an Empire 8 home game against Nazareth. The Hawks fell, 86-76, to the Golden Flyers on Jan. 11.

Geneseo 83, O-State 69

Connor Fedge scored a game-high 27 points for Geneseo, which shot 55 percent from the floor (30-for-55) in a SUNY Athletic Conference victory Saturday at Oneonta State.

Gordon Lyons contributed 21 points on 10-for-13 shooting and Thomas Decker scored 11 for the Blue Knights (13-2, 7-1), who took a 44-38 lead into halftime.

Mikey McElroy finished with 20 points and a team-high eight rebounds for the Red Dragons (8-9, 5-5), who received 10 points from Zach Mager.

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