BERKELEY INVITATIONAL THIS WEEKEND
This weekend Berkeley College will host its annual Berkeley College Invitational Basketball Tournament, featuring nationally ranked men’s and women’s teams from the NYC metropolitan area and the Berkeley men's and women's teams from the Woodland Park and New York City campuses. All games will be played at Hostos Community College in the Bronx, New York.
Saturday, February 2, 2013
12:00PM (Men) - The New School (1-3) vs. #12 Berkeley College NJ (10-10)
2:00PM (Women) – Central Penn College (5-13) vs. #11 Briarcliffe College (8-4)
4:00PM (Women) – #5 NHTI (14-6) vs. #4 Berkeley College NY (7-7)
6:00PM (Men) - #1 NHTI (25-1) vs. #7 Berkeley College NY (10-6)
Sunday, February 3, 2013
10:00AM – Women’s Consolation Game
12:00PM – Women’s Championship Game
2:00PM (Men) – NHTI vs. Berkeley College NJ
4:00PM (Men) – The New School vs. Berkeley College NY
Berkeley College NJ (Men): Enjoying its most successful season in team history, the New Jersey squad (10-10) are currently ranked #12 in the USCAA-2 and making a strong push for qualification to the National Tournament. The Knights are led by freshman forward Isaac Robinson (Conwell Egan Catholic/Trenton, NJ) with a 19.2 scoring average and 8.7 rebounds per game, including a career-high 46 points last Monday night against Vaughn College. Senior guard Gary Williams (Marist/Jersey City, NJ) is second on the team with a 11.6 scoring clip.
Berkeley College NY (Women): The fourth-ranked Knights (7-7) are seeking to break a recent three-game slide against fifth-ranked NHTI whom they defeated earlier this season 65-54 in Concord, NH to win the NHTI Holiday Inn New Year’s Invitational. The Knights are led by junior guard Milan Germany (Notre Dame Prep/Bronx, NY) at 19.5 points per game and senior guard Aiyesha Brown (John Adams/Jamaica, NY) who drops 13.4 points per game.
Berkeley College NY (Men): The seventh-ranked Knights (10-6) bring a four game winning streak into the tournament and face the #1 ranked NHTI Lynx (25-1) who have won 17 games in a row. Berkeley will seek to avenge an 86-83 loss earlier this season to the Lynx in the championship game of the NHTI Holiday Inn New Year’s Tournament. The Knights are led by the senior guard tandem of Jose Stable (EBC HS for Public Service/Brooklyn, NY) with 22.1 points per game and Kaseem Williams (Boys & Girls/Brooklyn, NY) with 19.7 points per game.
Hostos Community College is located on the corner of the Grand Concourse and East 149th Street in the New York City borough of the Bronx. The campus is easily accessible by mass transit by taking the 2, 4 or 5 subway to the 149th Street-Grand Concourse station.