GENESEO, N.Y. – The Geneseo men’s basketball team (12-5, 8-2
SUNYAC) held off a second-half challenge from visiting Fredonia (5-10, 1-8
SUNYAC) in a 77-64 win Tuesday. With the victory, the Knights remain alone in
first place in the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC)
The Blue Devils hit their first five three-point attempts in the second half (they finished six of eight in the period and 11 of 15 overall) as they cut Geneseo’s 15-point lead to a five-point advantage, pulling to within 55-50 with 12:31 left. The Knights responded with nine straight points and led by at least 12 points the rest of the way.
Junior guard Connor Fedge (Bellport/Bellport) scored a game-high 16 points and added four steals and three assists. Senior forward Ryan Riefenhauser (Dobbs Ferry/Dobbs Ferry) added 12 points and led all players with nine rebounds. Junior guard Jordan Jones (Rochester/McQuaid Academy) and sophomore forward Gordon Lyons (Amherst/Canisius) both scored 10 points. Lyons pulled down seven rebounds.
Junior forward Matt Curry (Greenlawn/Harborfields) contributed nine points off the bench. Junior guard Thomas Decker (White Plains/Archbishop Stepanic) led Geneseo with five assists.
Geneseo hosts New Paltz in an 8 p.m. game Friday.