Geneseo scored the first 11 points of the second half to open an 18-point lead on the way to a 59-37 win over visiting Buffalo State tonight. Sophomore Bri Dunton scored eight of her 12 points in the first half as Geneseo raced to a 25-18 lead at the intermission. Junior Alyssa Polosky tied a single-game school record with six blocked shots and the Blue Knights set a single-game team record with 15 blocked shots. Polosky netted eight of her 10 points in the first half and collected five rebounds. First year Melissa Graham grabbed a career-high 13 rebounds, first year Lisa Rufer hit 3-4 from the arc for nine points and junior Khadija Campbell collected nine boards for the Blue Knights. Geneseo won the rebound battle 57-42 in holding the Bengals to 20.3% from the field and 0-12 from the arc. Geneseo moves to 12-7 overall and 8-4 in SUNYAC and travels to Oneonta on Friday.
Sophomore Mike Hoy's elbow jumper with 52 seconds left gave Geneseo a 61-60 lead and senior Jordan Blair hit 3-4 from the line in the final 19 seconds to propel host Geneseo to a 64-60 win over Buffalo State. The game was tied seven times in the second half as neither team led by more than four points. Senior Brandon Simpson scored 12 of his team-high 17 points in the first half as Geneseo led 35-29 at the intermission. Sophomore Ethan Estabrooks scored nine of his career-high 12 points in the first half for Geneseo and Blair finished 4-6 from the floor and 4-6 from the line for 12 points with seven caroms. Simpson grabbed 11 rebounds and sophomore John Drazan added eight points and eight boards. The Blue Knights move to 6-13 overall and 5-7 in SUNYAC and travel to Oneonta on Friday.