Nazareth Rallies For 70-64 Men's Basketball Win


Pittsford, N.Y. – The Geneseo men’s basketball team (2-2) lost for the first time since its season opener, falling to Nazareth (4-1) in the opening round of the Wendy’s College Classic Wednesday at St. John Fisher. The Blue Knights will host a consolation round game Friday at Schrader Gymnasium, facing Roberts Wesleyan at 8 p.m. That game will follow a 6 p.m. game between Rochester Institute of Technology and Brockport.

Sophomore forward Gordon Lyons (Amherst/Canisius) collected career-best totals of 21 points and 14 rebounds for the Blue Knights. Junior guard Connor Fedge (Bellport/Bellport) added 13 points. Fedge’s lay-up with 12:15 left gave Geneseo its last lead, capping a 12-5 run.

Junior forward Matt Curry (Greenlawn/Harborfields) scored 13 points off the bench; he’s scored 29 points in just 32 minutes over the last two games.

The Blue Knights led by as many as six points in a first half that saw seven lead changes.

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