Junior Bri Dunton scored a season-high 18 points on 5-10 from the floor, 2-4 from the arc and 6-7 from the line with six assists and four steals to lead the Geneseo women's basketball team to their 12th straight victory, 64-52 over visiting Buffalo State. Geneseo last won 12 in a row during the 2002-03 season on the way to a 22-7 record, the SUNYAC regular season crown and an ECAC Upstate championship. The Blue Knights used a 13-3 run in the first half to take a 26-16 lead with 4:04 remaining on the way to a 30-25 lead at half. In the second stanza, the Bengals came back to lead 43-41 with 11:07 to play, but five straight points by sophomore Meghan Prue on a three-pointer and pair of free throws gave the Blue Knights the lead for good. Sophomore Melissa Graham hit 5-8 from the field, 2-3 from the arc and 1-2 from the stripe for 13 points, senior Alyssa Polosky added 13 points, including 3-4 from long range, with six rebounds and senior Brittany Finkle finished with nine rebounds and five assists. Geneseo advances to 16-2 overall and remains unbeaten in SUNYAC at 11-0. The Blue Knights host the Potsdam Bears on Friday at 6 p.m.
Junior Chris Cartwright scored 39 points, including a three-pointer with 39 seconds left in the second overtime with the score tied at 94, to propel the Buffalo State Bengals to a 101-94 win over host Geneseo tonight. The Blue Knights led 38-25 at halftime, however the Bengals opened the second half on an 18-3 run to take a 43-41 lead. Geneseo reclaimed the lead by scoring seven points in a row and held the advantage until Cartwright's three-pointer tied the game at 71 with 3:35 to go. Geneseo led 75-72 on a pair of free throws by first year Jordan Jones, who finished with 26 points on 9-17 from the field and 8-10 from the line, but Buffalo State sent the game into overtime tied at 75 on a basket by Glenroy Carr with 2:04 remaining. In the first overtime, Buffalo State scored the opening five points, but a conventional three-point play by senior Mike Baker and two more free throws by Jones gave the Knights an 82-80 lead. First year Connor Fedge hit two foul shots with 11 seconds to play to give Geneseo an 86-84 lead, but Cartwright hit two free throws with six ticks remaining to force the second overtime. Geneseo inbounded the ball to a streaking Baker, who was called for an offensive foul with one second left while going to the basket. Fedge finished with 17 points on 6-12 from the floor and 5-9 from the line with nine rebounds, junior Abe Miller added 16 points and 10 rebounds on 8-10 shooting, junior John Drazan went 3-3 from the field and 5-6 from the line for 11 points and junior Mike Hoy added 11 points and six helpers. Geneseo falls to 8-10 overall and 2-9 in SUNYAC and hosts Potsdam on Friday.