NYACK, NY (November 13, 2013)
The Nyack Men's Basketball team hosted Felician College (1-2, 1-0 CACC) in a Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) opener where the Warriors suffered their first loss at home, dropping their record to 1-1 on the year and 0-1 in conference play.
Nyack began the first half aggressive, scoring the first 5 points in two minutes. The Falcons would sneak in a jump shot but then a Warrior 9-0 run allowed for Nyack to lead 14-2 at 14:41. Warriors then held the lead going into halftime with a 36-31 advantage.
With Nyack dominating the first period, in the second half Felician would come out determined. A 15-20 Falcon run secured the team their first tie of the night at 51-51 following a jump shot by Jeyvi Miavivululu who brought Felician to a 53-51 game lead.
Frank Martin (Miami, FL) answered back with a layup to tie the score once again 53-53 and for the remainder of the night Felician men begun to stretch the score to eventually reach their highest lead of ten points with under a minute left (74-64). Nyack was forced to foul until the closing seconds of the game where baskets by Isaiah Roberts (Pennsauken, NJ) and Chris Hampton (Queens, NY) cut the deficit to less than 10 points. The final score read 77-69.
Both teams tied at shooting 40% from field goal and with 12 assists each. Nyack exceled defensively with scoring more points from Felician turnovers by a margin of 27-22.
Warriors Basketball take the court again on Saturday, November 16th to take on the University of Lock Haven at 3pm eastern time.
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