Austin Haskell contributed 28 points and a double-double to lead visiting Hartwick to a 71-64 Empire 8 men’s basketball win over Elmira on Saturday, Jan. 4.
Haskell, who went 10-for-13 from the field, finished with game-highs in points (28) and rebounds (13) for Hartwick, which made 14 field goals, including six of their nine 3-pointers, in the first half. They led, 37-30, at halftime.
Hartwick received 14 points, including a game-high three 3-pointers, from Pat Garey. He also had a game-high five assists.
Shawn Backus recorded a team-best 15 points, Jesse Adelson tallied 13 and Laurens graduate Mason Weir had eight along with a team-best five rebounds for Elmira (1-9, 0-1).
Hartwick (8-3, 1-0) will host the Sage Colleges for a conference game at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10.
SUNY Delhi 58, SUNY Canton 54
Harpursville graduate Payton Dean registered a double-double to lead SUNY Delhi past visiting SUNY Canton.
Dean finished with 10 points and grabbed a game-high 14 points, while Justin Daoud contributed a team-best 11 points and five rebounds.
Jordan Fragale scored 10 points for Delhi, which outscored Canton, 30-25, in the first half.
The Broncos also received seven points and nine rebounds from Mavenson Therneus as well as nine points, six rebounds and a game-high five assists from Glenn Butler.
Quran DuBois scored a game-high 16 points and Andrew Fitch contributed a double-double of 13 points and 13 rebounds for Canton (5-8).
Delhi (8-6) will visit Northern Vermont-Johnson at 5 p.m. Monday, Jan. 6.
The Sage Colleges 84, SUNY Cobleskill 75
Antwan Claxton finished with game-highs of 23 points and six assists, but host SUNY Cobleskill fell to the Sage Colleges.
Claxton, who also finished with a team-best seven rebounds, compiled 10 field goals, including a team-best two 3-pointers.
Daniel Owens contributed 18 points on 6-for-16 shooting from the field and a 6-for-6 mark from the foul line, while James Canteh registered 14 points for Cobleskill.
Jalon Borders recorded a team-best 20 points, Darius Denmark tallied 15, Charles Davis had 11 and Jason Geronimo totaled eight points with a team-best 13 rebounds for the Sage Colleges (7-4).
Cobleskill (7-2) will visit Penn State-Abington for a NEAC game at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11.
Hartwick 61, Elmira College 39
Giuliana Pritchard posted a double-double of 20 points and 14 rebounds to give visiting Hartwick a win in its Empire 8 opener.
Pritchard finished 7-for-16 from the floor and went 6-for-8 from the free-throw line. She also had two blocks for Hartwick, which broke a 31-31 halftime score by outscoring Elmira, 15-0, in the third quarter.
The Hawks also received 14 points and seven rebounds from Mary Schoenherr along with 11 points and three rebounds from Molly Kirby.
Taylor Johnson contributed a double-double of 15 points and 11 rebounds, while Alyssa Waters scored 10 points for Elmira (2-8, 0-1).
Hartwick (7-5, 1-0) will host the Sage Colleges for a conference game at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10.
SUNY Delhi 65, SUNY Canton 59
Samiaya Salley scored a team-best 21 points to help host SUNY Delhi break a nine-game losing streak.
The Broncos outscored Canton, 14-5 in the first quarter and 27-23 in the second, to lead 41-28 at halftime.
Salley, who also tallied a game-high four assists, contributed eight field goals on 15 shot attempts, including a 4-for-8 performance from beyond the arc.
Katelyn Lewis finished with 12 points, Kiera Holland recorded 11, Diana Echols registered eight points and Davenport graduate Justine Lubbers logged six points with a game-high 11 rebounds for the Broncos.
The Broncos also received rebounding contributions from Delhi graduate Brenna Gioffe (seven boards) as well as South Kortright graduate Sam Acuna (six) and Lewis (six).
Autumn Watkins finished with game-highs of 24 points and six steals for Canton (0-13).
Delhi (2-11) will visit Northern Vermont-Johnson at 3 p.m. Monday, Jan. 6.