NY ENDS CONFERENCE REGULAR SEASON UNDEFEATED
The Berkeley College New York men's basketball team extended their conference win streak to 24 straight games and ended the Hudson Valley Men's Athletic Conference regular season undefeated for the third consecutive season with a 90-63 win over Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences to improve to 13-7 on the season.
The Knights had a solid first half, shooting 18-32 (56%) from the field and pouring in 12 fast-break points; while the Panthers also turned in a nice effort, shooting 16-33 (48%) from the field, however, it was the Knights that went up by as many as 15 points, 21-6, with over 13 minutes to play, powered by back-to-back fast-break lay-ups by Kaseem Williams and Jose Stable. Both teams would trade baskets for the rest of the half as Berkeley College went into the locker room up by 11, 50-39. Stable led the Knights with 14 points on a perfect 5-5 from the field.
Defense was on the Knights mind for the second half as they only allowed 10 points in the first 13 plus minutes of play. In that span the Knights extended their lead to 24 points, 73-49 with 6:20 remaining in the game. The Panthers would only get within 15 points before the Knights went on another run to end the game by a final score of, 90-63.
The Knights were lead by seniors’ Williams and Stable whom had 19 and 22 respectfully. Danzel Whyte contributed nicely, leading all scorers with 23 points and grabbing 11 rebounds.
The Knights will be the #1 seed entering the HVMAC playoffs on February 16 at The College of New Rochelle.