Potsdam Men's BB Grind Out OT Win Over Oneonta
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MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL
POTSDAM 72, ONEONTA 68 (OT/F)
The Potsdam Bears earn their first SUNYAC win the hard way, losing a lead in regulation and winning the game in overtime.
Potsdam jogged out to a 8-2 but Oneonta would respond with the next 12 points. The lead changed hands several times in the first half. Greg Torchon scored on an offensive rebound with nine seconds to play in he first half to give the Bears a 25-24 lead at the half.
The Red Dragons lead 47-42 with 8:33 to play until Tony Efese capped off an 8-2 run with a three pointer four minutes later. Brad Drysdale made it 52-49 with a lay up but Oneonta's Kevin Donahue sunk a three pointer with three minutes to play to tie the game at 52-52.
Down four with a minute to play, Josh Lambert drained a three pointer and Tony Efese gave the Bears the lead with 35 seconds to play at 59-58. But Dan Lee's trip to the foul line with 12 seconds to play resulted in a one for two effort, tying the game sending the game into overtime.
In overtime, Potsdam paced themselves to a 7-2 run as Josh Lambert bucket with three minutes to go kept the Bears in the lead for good. Tony Efese led all scorers woth 21 points. Rob Duquette added 16 and Josh Lambert 11. Curtis Pierce recorded 10 rebounds.
For Oneonta, Kevin Donahue scored 15, Frankie Kelly and Cameron Boyden added 14 in the loss.
| || 1 || 2 || ot || || F |
| Oneonta|| 24|| 35 || 9|| || 68|
| Potsdam || 25|| 34|| 11|| || 72|
3-Pointers: ONE Donahue 3, POT Efese 2, Lambert
Free Throws: ONE 9 for 15, POT 11 for 22
MENS COLLEGE BASKETBALL
Clarkson 71, College of St. Joseph 56
WOMENS COLLEGE BASKETBALL
Oneonta 61, Potsdam 33
Clarkson 69, College of St. Joseph 21
MENS COLLEGE HOCKEY
Clarkson 5, St. Lawrence 3
HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL
Potsdam 54, St. Lawrence Central 47
Heuvelton 60, Parishville-Hopkinton 45
Chateaugay 50, Lisbon 32
Hammond 52, Madrid-Waddington 34
Harrisville 51, Edwards-Knox 40
Clifton-Fine 63, Tupper Lake 34
HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL
Brushton-Moira 57, Heuvelton 49
Chateaugay 50, Lisbon 22
Colton-Pierrepont 53, Morristown 50
HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS HOCKEY
Alex Bay 2, Oswego 1