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