BROCKPORT, N.Y. - SUNY Geneseo junior guard Terrance Nichols scored 16 points but the Knights could not knock off the Golden Eagles for a second-straight game as they fell to host Brockport, 88-67, in State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) action on Tuesday night.
HOW IT HAPPENED
- Nichols opened the game with a fast-break layup for two of his 10 first half points. The Knights trailed by as many as eight points in the first half, but sophomore forward Joseph Harclerode III scored six of the Knights' final 10 first-half points as Geneseo went into the break trailing, 40-34.
- Brockport gained a 10-point lead early in the second half, but Harclerode netted a jumper and first-year guard Michael Gannon drilled a three on consecutive posessions to cut the lead to five points, 46-41, with 15:50 to go.
- The Golden Eagles ran out on a 19-6 run over the next six minutes to take a 65-47 advantage, and held the Knights to a double-digit deficit the rest of the way.
- Nichols has scored double-digits in each of his last nine games, averaging 19.3 points per game over that span.
- Senior guard Zack Panebianco scored 15 points while Gannon finished with 10 and Harclerode recorded eight points and eight rebounds.
- Geneseo shot 22-for-63 from the floor while Brockport went 32-for-62 on the evening.
The Knights will host Cortland on Friday night at 7:30 p.m. in another conference matchup.