Men's Basketball Falls at Cortland, 76-52

CORTLAND, N.Y. - SUNY Geneseo sophomore forward Tommy Eastman scored a team-high nine points as the Knights fell to State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) rival Cortland, 76-52, on Friday night. 

HOW IT HAPPENED 

  • The Red Dragons opened the game on an 11-3 run, but the Knights scored 11-straight points to take a 14-11 lead with 10:57 to play in the first half. 
  • Cortland responded with a 14-2 run to regain the lead, but Geneseo ended the half on an 8-2 run to draw within three points, 27-24, at halftime. 
  • The Red Dragons shot 8-for-10 to begin the second half and held the Knights to two field goals to take a 48-28 lead with 13:24 remaining. 
  • Geneseo cut the lead to 16 points, but Cortland maintained its advantage to earn the win.

QUICK FACTS

  • The Knights were held to 52 points, their second-lowest scoring output of the season. The team scored 47 against Randolph-Macon on Nov. 19.
  • Geneseo shot 20-for-59 (33.9%) from the floor, including 2-for-17 from three-point land. 
  • The game marks the first time this season the Knights were held without a double-figure scorer. 
  • The Knights committed just nine turnovers, tying a season-low.
  • Geneseo's season-best five-game winning streak comes to an end. The loss is the team's first since Friday, Jan. 26. 

WHAT'S NEXT

Geneseo will travel to Oswego for the regular season finale on Saturday at 3:00 p.m.