Men’s Basketball Season Ends in Loss to Morrisville State

James Barnes (10) led the Wolves with 18 points on Saturday -- Photo by Brooke Overton
James Barnes (10) led the Wolves with 18 points on Saturday -- Photo by Brooke Overton

KEUKA PARK, N.Y. — The Keuka College Men's Basketball team lost 79-58 to Morrisville State at the JMW Recreation and Athletics Center on Saturday, ending the season for the Wolves.

Keuka College finished the year with a 9-14 record, including a 6-10 mark in the North Eastern Athletic Conference

James Barnes led the Wolves with 18 points against the Mustangs. David Oliveras added 15 points and Trevor Powell finished with 10 in the loss.

Morrisville State 79 at Keuka College 58

The Mustangs jumped out to an early 10-4 lead over the Wolves five minutes into the game on Saturday. Morrisville State pushed the lead to double figures and then went on a 9-0 run to widen the margin. They used the long ball in building their lead, outscoring the Wolves 21-3 from three-point territory. Morrisville State led 43-21 at the half.

Keuka College fought to stay in the game in the second half. The Wolves went on an 8-0, capped by a Trevor Powell three, to cut the margin to 15 points a 57-42. The Green and Gold continued to battle but the Mustangs had an answer for every push by the Wolves as Morrisville State continued onto the 79-58 victory.

KC Notes:

  • The Wolves fell to 8-13 all-time and 5-5 on David M. Sweet Court against Morrisville State
  • Keuka College attacked the offensive glass on Saturday, grabbing 17 offensive rebounds
  • The Wolves took care of the ball, turning it over only nine times against the Mustangs