Visiting Oneonta State shot 51 percent from the field and 60 percent from three-point range in a 70-61 non-conference win over Hartwick College's men's basketball team on Tuesday night.
The Red Dragons (5-1) went 9-for-15 from beyond the arc.
Hartwick, which got a combined 43 points from senior center Kyle Phillips and sophomore Mark Blazek, falls to 4-4.
Shane Gillette led four O-State players in double figures with 19 points. Gillette shot 6-for-9 from the floor, hit a game-high three three-point baskets, and made four free throws in the final 5 1/2 minutes.
Michael Grimes contributed 14 points, Troy Talbot had 11, and Brian Hooks finished with 10. Brian Beckford pulled down a game-high 14 rebounds for the Red Dragons.
Phillips had 22 points and 10 rebounds. Blazek and 21 points and five assists.
O-State plays Utica at home on Saturday. Hartwick travels to play Western New England on Thursday.
ONEONTA STATE 70, HARTWICK 61
ONEONTA STATE (5-1): Shane Gillette 6-9 4-6 19; Michael Grimes 4-7 4-5 14; Troy Talbot 3-6 5-7 11; Brian Hooks 3-7 2-2 10; Brian Beckford 3-8 1-4 8; Kevin Walsh 2-3 1-2 5; Ryan Greene 1-1 0-0 3; Derek Hahn 0-1 0-0 0; Cameron Boyden 0-1 0-0 0. TOTALS: 22-43 17-26 70.
HARTWICK (4-4): Kyle Phillips 8-13 6-7 22; Mark Blazek 8-18 3-3 21; James Mantas 4-9 0-0 8; Martin McCann 2-7 0-0 5; Mike Tracy 1-5 0-0 3; Chris Ryder 0-5 2-2 2; Dan DeVantier 0-2 0-0 0; Shane Tanzosh 0-0 0-0 0; Travis Nally 0-0 0-0 0. TOTALS: 23-59 11-12 61.
Halftime: O-State, 32-22. Three-point field goals: O 9-15 (Gillette 3-4, Grimes 2-2, Hooks 2-6, Beckford 1-1; Greene 1-1; Talbot); H 4-15 (Blazek 2-7; Tracy 1-3; McCann 1-4; DeVantier 0-1). Rebounds: O 35 (Beckford 14); H 27 (Phillips 10). Assists: O 9 (Walsh 4); H 8 (Blazek 5).
Delhi 64, Cayuga 58
Jamal Little scored 13 of his team-high 20 points in the second of Delhi's non-conference road victory.
Travon Smith contributed 14 points and eight rebounds. He went 10-for-12 from the line, leading a Broncos squad that finished 22-for-31 on free throws.
Ronnie Bethea and Spencer Bonneau had 12 and 10 points, respectively. Bonneau, who played all 40 minutes, also had six assists.
O-State 69, Hartwick 57
The neighboring schools off of West Street combined to miss 89 shots, but visiting Oneonta State's accuracy from the free throw line helped it to a non-conference victory.
The Red Dragons went 13-for-14 from the line over the final 2 minutes, 34 seconds. Sara Chrystie went 6-for-6 from the line, Unatego graduate Erika Puffer went 3-for-4, and Mary Kate O'Connell and Rebecca Bucci each went 2-for-2 for O-State (3-3), which finished 24-for-29 from the line.
Seven O-State players scored at least eight points, with Bucci's 14 leading the way. Gabi Regan had 10 points, Samantha Szkotak and O'Connell had nine apiece, and Sarah Watersdorf, Puffer and Chystie all had eight.
Hartwick was led by Jalicia Connell's 17 points. Lauren Ploof had 11 and Heather Pruchansky contributed 10.
Hartwick (3-5) travels to Cortland on Friday, where a pair of players who helped South Kortright to a Class D state championship in 2006 will reunite.
Sophomore Jordan Nichols, who scored one point Tuesday, plays for Hartwick and 2006 Daily Star Player of the Year Jessica Laing is at Cortland (4-2). Laing, a senior, is averaging 16.8 points and 12.8 rebounds _ both team-highs _ for Cortland this season.
ONEONTA STATE 69, HARTWICK 57
ONEONTA STATE (3-3): Rebecca Bucci 4-10 4-4 14; Gabi Regan 4-8 2-3 10; Samantha Szkotak 4-15 1-1 9; Mary Kate O'Connell 2-9 5-6 9; Sarah Waltersdorf 4-5 0-2 8; Erika Puffer 1-6 6-7 8; Sara Chrystie 1-4 6-6 8; Kate Wilverding 1-5 0-0 3; Molly Winch 0-0 0-0 0; Madison Slagle 0-3 0-0 0. TOTALS: 21-65 24-29 69.
HARTWICK (3-5): Jalicia Connell 6-15 1-4 17; Lauren Ploof 3-9 5-7 11; Heather Pruchansky 4-13 0-0 10; Laneka Brown 3-10 0-0 8; Fritzi Flores 1-8 3-5 6; Cassie Dresser 0-4 4-6 4; Jordan Nichols 0-1 1-2 1; Krystle Crouse 0-1 0-0 0; Shamia Dean 0-1 0-0 0. TOTALS: 17-62 14-24 57.
Halftime: O-State, 28-27. Three-point field goals: O 3-17 (Bucci 2-6, Wilverding 1-4, Szkotak 0-2, Chrystie 0-2, Slagle 0-1, Regan 0-2). H 9-31 (Connell 4-10, Brown 2-6, Pruchansky 2-8, Flores 1-4, Dean 0-1, Ploof 0-2). Rebounds: O 52 (Bucci 9); H 43 (Dresser 9). Assists: O 11 (Bucci 5); H 9 (Flores 2, Dresser 2, Ploof 2, Connell 2).
Cayuga 65, Delhi 49
Shanay Bradley scored 18 points, but visiting SUNY Delhi lost a non-conference game.
Lani Smith contributed 17 points, 11 rebounds and five assists for the Broncos (4-9), who visit North Country at 3 p.m. Saturday in their final game of the first semester.
O-State's Cherry on top earned third-team Division III All-America honors by the National Soccer Coaches Association on Tuesday.
A fifth-year senior Cherry helped the Red Dragons to their 11th straight NCAA tournament. O-State went 12-6-3 and advanced to the second round of the tournament before falling, 2-1, to Williams.
Cherry became the seventh All-American at O-State.
Stamford graduate Mary Velan earned All-America status four times with the Red Dragons. The 2008 O-State graduate is the program's all-time leader in points (169), goals (71) and assists (27).
This past season, she had two goals and two assists in starting all 21 games.
Over four seasons, Cherry had 16 goals and six assists.
On Monday, Cherry was named a first-team NSCAA All-East selection. Teammates Melissa vandenBergh and Kayla Brantmeyer were named to the second team.
VandenBergh, a senior defender, had four assists.
With Cherry and vandenBergh in uniform, O-State went 82-21-9, won three three SUNY Athletic Conference titles and made five NCAA tournament appearances.
Brantmeyer was one of two freshman selected to the All-East squad. SUNYAC coaches selected Brantmeyer as the Rookie of the Year, becoming the first O-State player to earn that distinction since Velan in 2004.
She led the Red Dragons with six goals, the last coming in O-State's tournament loss to Williams.
E8 picks Hawks' Blazek
Hartwick sophomore Mark Blazek was named the Empire 8 Conference's Player of the Week for men's basketball.
Blazek scored a college-high 35 points in Hartwick's 72-62 victory over Elmira on Saturday. He made a college-best eight three-pointers in that game. He also scored 23 points against Skidmore and 21 against Ithaca last week.
For the week, he averaged 26.3 points and 3.7 asssists.
He's averaging 23.1 points for the season.
Cobleskill Athlete of the Week
Sophomore Shorna Brown of the indoor track team was named SUNY Cobleskill's Athlete of the Week.
Brown equaled Cobleskill's school record in the high jump, clearing 5-feet, 4 1/4 inches in winning the event at the Wesleyan Invitational at Middletown, Conn., on Saturday.
The Fighting Tigers will compete in the Harvard Open Invitational on Saturday.
O-State athletes of the week
Senior wrestler Josh Wake and freshman women's basketball player Gabi Regan were named Oneonta State's athletes of the week.
Wake, a Delhi graduate, won the 184-pound title in the Petrofes Invitational at Messiah on Saturday. He went 4-0 in the tournament and won his 100th college match, becoming the fourth O-State wrestler to reach the milestone.
Thirteen of Wake's 101 wins have come this season.
Regan helped the Red Dragons to SUNY Athletic Conference victories over Potsdam and Plattsburgh.
She scored 16 points in a 64-51 win over Potsdam on Friday. The following night, she had eight points and 12 rebounds in the Red Dragons' 71-49 win over Plattsburgh.
For the season, Regan is averaging 6.4 points and 4.2 rebounds.
O-State (2-3) is 2-0 in conference play.