Sage men's basketball squad collects revenge over MSMC with 69-56 win on the road

Sage men's basketball squad collects revenge over MSMC with 69-56 win on the road

Newburgh, NY—The Sage Colleges' men's basketball team traveled to face the Knights of Mt. St. Mary College on Wednesday night in a Skyline Conference match-up. After dropping the 2016-2017 Skyline Conference opener to the Knights, Sage returned the favor with a 69-56 road win. Now 13-9 overall, Sage is 9-4 in the Skyline Conference and stand a top the North Division. MSMC falls to 11-10 overall and 6-7 in the league.

Sage's senior forward Marcus Patterson (Bronx, NY/Mount Saint Michael Academy) finished with another double-double after he hauled in a team-leading 14 rebounds with 17 points. Patterson also leads the team with seven double-doubles and is nationally ranked in the category. He is on his run to the 1,000 career point mark at Sage as he has 921 points after Wednesday's game. He is the Gators' fourth all-time time leading scorer, while ranking fourth as well with his 516 rebounds. With Wednesday's performance he has now played in 97 career games and is third all-time in appearances in a Sage men's basketball uniform.

Junior guard Frane Larose (Miami, FL/North Miami Beach Senior) also finished with 17 points having made three baskets from three-point range with a 6-7 showing from the line. The 17 points was a season high for the guard, who also added two assists in the action. Junior guard Jordan Devaughn (Jacksonville, FL/Flora McDonald Academy) tallied 16 points with three assists and three buckets from downtown.

Junior center Thiago Conceicao (El Portal, FL/Westwood Christian) added eight boards with six points and five blocks as the Gators combined for nine blocked shots in the contest, while holding the Knights to only 38 rebounds. Sage held the commanding lead on the boards with 52, including 42 defensive rebounds and held MSMC to a 6-20 effort from three-point range.

Sage is back in action on February 11 travelling to face U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in a 2 p.m. road Skyline Conference contest. 

 
Gator Bites for April 17
April 17, 2017 Gator Bites for April 17
Gator Bites for March 10
March 10, 2017 Gator Bites for March 10
Sage Falls at #6 Vassar
February 23, 2017 Sage Falls at #6 Vassar
Sage Downs Blazers 3-0
February 2, 2017 Sage Downs Blazers 3-0
Kangaroos Tops Sage, 77-74
December 3, 2016 Kangaroos Tops Sage, 77-74
Gator Bites for November 29
November 29, 2016 Gator Bites for November 29
Gators fall short at RPI
November 22, 2016 Gators fall short at RPI
Gator Bites for November 21
November 21, 2016 Gator Bites for November 21
Gators Playoff Bound
October 26, 2016 Gators Playoff Bound
Red Dragons outlast Gators
October 26, 2016 Red Dragons outlast Gators
Gator Bites for October 11
October 11, 2016 Gator Bites for October 11
Sage falls short at MCLA
October 9, 2016 Sage falls short at MCLA
Gators Defeat Yeshiva 7-0
October 9, 2016 Gators Defeat Yeshiva 7-0
Gators Drop Skyline Home Opener
September 24, 2016 Gators Drop Skyline Home Opener
Gators run at Bard Invitational
September 17, 2016 Gators run at Bard Invitational
Sage Ties Bard 2-2
September 14, 2016 Sage Ties Bard 2-2
Gators fall at Potsdam, 4-1
September 14, 2016 Gators fall at Potsdam, 4-1
Gator Bites for September 13!
September 13, 2016 Gator Bites for September 13!
Sage Beats Southern Vermont 5-0
September 10, 2016 Sage Beats Southern Vermont 5-0
Union Edges Past Sage 1-0
September 3, 2016 Union Edges Past Sage 1-0
No. 23 Ithaca Tops Sage 2-0
September 3, 2016 No. 23 Ithaca Tops Sage 2-0
Gator Blogs!
March 25, 2014 Gator Blogs!