In a major upset, the New York men's basketball team defeated Southern Virginia University earlier today 97-88. Southern Virginia is the defending USCAA Division I national champions and came into the game having won six straight games.

The game was close before a late 21-8 run to end the half gave Berkeley a 45-40 lead. Berkeley wouldn't give back the lead for the remainder of the game closing it out at the free throw line by shooting 72% from the line for the game.

The Berkeley Knights were led by All-American Jose Stable who led all scorers with 25 points and 15 rebounds. He was joined in double figures by Kaseem Williams who would drop 21 points. They were joined in double figures by Stanley Hamp and Mario Guzman with 12 points each and Jovan Bovell with 10.

As a team Berkeley would shoot 54.4% for the game and 55.6% from the three point line and would out rebound SVU 42 to 32.

The win improves Berkeley's record to 17-8 while Southern Virginia falls to 15-10 on the season. Both teams will be competing in the USCAA National Championships.