The Berkeley College Knights lost to undefeated conference rival the St. Joseph's College Bears 72 to 60 on Saturday night at Brooklyn Technical High School. It was the first conference loss of the season for the Knights.

The Knights led 12 to 11 when the Bears went on a 12-0 run to pull ahead 23 to 12 before the Knights responded with an 8-0 run of their own to close within three before the Bears managed two more points to take a 25 to 20 first half lead.

The Bears charged ahead with a 17 to 1 run to start the second half to take a 21 point lead before the Knights dropped into a 1-3-1 trapping zone that saw them climb back to within seven points on three separate occassions.

Senior Moyram Espino led the Knights with 12 points and Michael Bloomfield came off the bench to pull a double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds. The Knights fall to 7-7 overall with the loss and play back-to-back games this weekend with University of Massachusetts-Stockbridge on Saturday and Sarah Lawrence College on Sunday.