Men's Basketball Edged Out in CACC Road Match at Caldwell

Nyack, NY - The Nyack College men's basketball traveled to New Jersey on Wednesday night to square off with the Caldwell University Cougars in a CACC Division match up. 

The Basics:
Final: Nyack 71, Caldwell 76
Records: NC (4-11, 3-4), CU (8-9, 4-4)
Location: Caldwell, New Jersey

Game Summary:

  • Caldwell got off to the better start with a 17-4 run in the first eight minutes of the half
  • Nyack recovered from the first shock and stayed in the game cutting the Cougar lead back down to nine before halftime
  • the Cougars pulled away with the start of the second half when they extended their lead to 19 points with with 14 minutes left to play
  • but Nyack was not going to give up and rallied back to cut Caldwell's lead to five points with 4 minutes remaining in the game
  • Nyack tried to push in the final minutes and tie the game, but was unable to close the gap of five points through the remainder of the game

Key Performances:
Nyack was led by Kennith Ford with 14 points, while Jah-Meer McDuffie also reached double-digits with 13 points on the day. 

Up Next:
Nyack will return to home court on Saturday when they host the Chestnut Hill College Griffins in a CACC match up at 2pm.