Spartans Hold On For 63-61 Win Over Corning

Spartans Hold On For 63-61 Win Over Corning

The Cayuga CC men's basketball team pulled out a two-point victory last night for a 63-61 victory in their opening conference matchup over visiting Corning last night in Spartan Hall. The Spartans again made use of a balanced scoring attack with 4 players scoring in double figures. Amir Stevens (Valley Stream, NY) led the way with 16 points. Floor general JoJo Staton (Buffalo, NY) chipped in with 14 points. Sophomore forward Xavier Norgbey (Bronx, NY) played great down low for the Spartans being a big presence on the boards and scoring 12 points. Freshman guard Messiah Brown (Bronx, NY) scored all of his 11 points in the first half. . Naseem Baynes (Buffalo, NY) and Kobe Mansam (Bronx, NY) provided valuable minutes for Cayuga playing with a short-handed roster.

Coach Borges discussed the "total team effort" in getting this win…especially on the defensive end during the final minute of the contest.