The New York men’s basketball squad defeated the SUNY ESF Mighty Oaks by a final score of 109-67 this afternoon. The win improved the Knights record to 8-6 overall.

Although the Mighty Oaks took an early lead, 12-10, the Knights took their first lead, 13-12, on a three-point field goal by Alexander Loniakan with 12:59 remaining in the first half. The Knights would not look back from there, as they would extend their lead to as many as 24 points. The score at half time was 57-33, Berkeley College. Jose Stable led all with 17 points on 7-9 shooting in the first half.

In the second half, the Knights would increase their lead to over 40 points. Berkeley College shot 38-72 (53%) including 12-29 (41%) from three while the Mighty Oaks shot 25-66 (38%) and only 3-13 (23%) from three. The knights also posted nine steals and nine blocks in the game.

Stable’s 29 points, 10 rebounds, and seven assists, led Berkeley College. Kaseem Williams poured in 26 points of his own, hitting 10-14 free throws to go along with nine assists. Loniakan chipped in with 15 points on 5-9 shooting from three. Danny MacElrath led the Mighty Oaks with 12 points on 6-13 shooting from the field.

The Knights will hit the road and take on Pratt Institute this Wednesday, January 23 for a 7:30 PM match-up.