Potsdam Pulls Away For Men's Basketball Win

Potsdam, N.Y. – The Geneseo men’s basketball team (14-8, 10-5 SUNYAC) dropped a 75-61 decision to host Potsdam (9-12, 5-9 SUNYAC) Friday in State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) action.

The Knights pulled to within a point late in the first half on a free throw by senior forward Ryan Riefenhauser (Dobbs Ferry/Dobbs Ferry) but the host Bears scored the last five points of the period and outscored Geneseo 40-32 in the second half.

Sophomore forward Gordon Lyons (Amherst/Canisius) led the Knights with 24 points (including 11-of-15 shooting from the floor) and 19 rebounds. The double-double was his eighth of the year.

Junior guard Connor Fedge (Bellport/Bellport) scored 11 points and pulled down seven rebounds. Junior guard Jordan Jones (Rochester/McQuaid) added 10 points. Riefenhauser led Geneseo with five assists.

The Knights return to action Saturday with an 8 p.m. game at Plattsburgh.

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