Nyack, NY- The Men's Basketball team welcomed the Wilmington University Wildcats into Bowman Gym to compete in another CACC match. The Warriors possessed and had the lead through majority of the first half. Carl Balthazar led the Warriors with 16 points, while also adding two blocks. Despite a strong showing in the first half Nyack was edged out 82-66 by the Wildcats.
The Warriors trailed in the first half with the first basket from the Wildcats being a 3-pointer. It was not long after that Rashard Lewis would tie the game at 3-3 within a couple minutes of the jump ball. Nyack started to scramble to keep the gap within reach as Wilmington remained dominant. Witherspoon, of the Warriors, made his debut into the fame with his defensive rebound and he then went on to add a layup to scoreboard. He initiated the Warriors 8-0 lead to get ahead of the Wildcats. Curtis Thompson added 4 of the points while Jah-Meer Mcduffie contributed 2 points. The Game had yet another tie after Elijah Farley gave a jump shot assist to Carl Balthazar. The score was now 17-17. The epic battle continued as Carl Balthazar went on to create a one point lead for the Warriors after another jump shot. With just under 5 minutes left of the first half, Nyack managed to rack up 10 points to give them the first half lead of 38-35.