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2016 Mens Basketball Photos

Saranac Chiefs @ Plattsburgh Hornets

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Saranac's Griffin Williams (3) with the three from the corner. It would be season opener in the CVAC for both the Saranac Cheifs and the Plattsburgh Hornets. This would be a game that the Plattsburgh Hornets would dominate from start to finish. The Hornets would have a 20-9 lead after the first quarter. In the second quarter it would be more of the same as the Hornets would win the quarter 19-13 and take a 39-22 lead at the break. When the teams would return for the third quarter it would stay Hornets game as they win the quarter 26-12 and lead the game 65-34. The Hornets would go into coast mode in the fourth quarter and the Cheifs would win the quarter 15-13. Although the Hornets would cruise to the 78-49 victory as the Hornets go to 1-3 while the Cheifs fall to 0-5 on the season. Gallery

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Saranac's Rory Patterson (2) finishes off the layup after he charges down the lane for the score. Gallery

Plattsburgh Cardinals Vs Skidmore Throughbreeds

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Plattsburgh State's Zack Coleman (10) drives down the base line for the runner as part of a 6 point night. It would be the Plattsburgh State Cardinals hosting the Skidmore Thoroughbreds in non-league action. It would be a very spirited game with the teams going back and forth down the court. The thoroughbreds would race out to a 42-32 lead at the break. In the second half the Cardinals would not let up and there defense would step as they would win the half 54-36. In doing so they would secure a 86-78 victory. In the winning effort Eric Mack would lead the way with 26 points as the Cardinals go to 6-1 on the season. Gallery

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Plattsburgh State's Eric Mack (23) goes straight up underneath and muscles in the basket as part of a team high 26 points. Gallery

Plattsburgh State Cardinals Vs RPI Engineers
Cardinals Classic Championship

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Plattsburgh State's Chris Middleton (2)with the runner along the baseline as part of a 14 point night. It would be the finals of the Cardinals Classic and it would feature the Plattsburgh State Cardinals and the RPI Engineers It would be a high octane first half and the Cardinals would have a 49-41 lead at the break. In the second half the intensity would keep up and the Cardinals would win the half 43-32 for the 92-73 victory. In the winning effort Jonathan Patron would lead the way with 22 points and the Cardinals go to 3-0 on the season. Gallery

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Plattsburgh State's Eli Bryant (3) with the three from the top of the arc as part of a 20 point night. Gallery

NCAA First Round:
Plattsburgh State Cardinals Vs Fitchburg State Cardinals

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Plattsburgh State's Edward Correra (4) takes flight and splits the defenders and goes to the hoop. It would be the opening round of the NCAA Tournament and the Plattsburgh State Cardinals would host the Fitchburg State Falcons. It would be a 5 point game either way all the way through. The Cardinals would take a 37-34 lead into the halftime break. When the teams came back the Cardinals would maintain there lead until the seven minute marrk when the Falcons would take the lead and not relinquish lea. The Falcons would win the half 50-44 and secure the 84-81 victory. In the losing effort Kyle Richardson would lead the way with 26 points as the Cardinals season comes to end at 21-6. Gallery

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Plattsburgh State's Zack Coleman (10) turns the edge and draws the contact on the way to hoop as part of a seven point night. Gallery

New York State Class D First Round:
#6 Chateaugay Bulldogs Vs #1 Moriah Vikings

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Chateaugay's Jordan Martin (12) with the three from the wing with hand in the face. It would be the opening round of the Class D New York State Basketball Tournament as the #6 Chateaugay Bulldogs to plattsburgh and take on the #1 Moriah Vikings. The Vikings would prove from start to finish of the game why they are the #1 team in the state as they would have a 17-3 lead after the first quarter. In the second quarter the Bulldogs would do better to keep it close as it would be a 16-13 quarter and the Vikings would have 33-16 lead at the intermission. When the teams came back for the third quarter it would be another tight quarter at 22-20 Moriah and they would maintain the lead at 55-36. In the fourth quarter the Bulldogs would run out of gas and it would be repeat of the first quarter at 17-3 and the Moriah Vikings would secure the 72-39 victory. In the losing effort the Bulldogs season would come to end at 22-2 and Derek Labare would lead the way with nine points. Gallery

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Chateaugay's Chandler Laplante (2) with the three as the defender is running towards him. Gallery

SUNYAC Semi-Finals
#1 Plattsburgh State Cardinals Vs Oswego State Lakers

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Plattsburgh State's Zack Coleman (24) drives the baseline and puts it off the window for the basket. The #1 Plattsburgh State Cardinals would host the #4 Oswego State Lakers in the Semi-Finals of the SUNYAC Tournament. It would be a back and forth and game all the way from start to finish tonight. The Oswego State Lakers would take a slim 39-37 lead into the intermission. When the teams would return for the second half it would be more of the same and the Lakers would win the half 42-37. It would give the #4 Oswego State Lakers the upset victory over the #1 Plattsburgh State Cardinals. In the losing effort Kyle Richardson would lead the way with 25 points. As it would set up the Cortland State Red Dragons and the Oswego State Lakers in the SUNYAC finals and leaving the Plattsburgh State Cardinals to leave there faith in the hands of the committee if they are to go the NCAA Tournament. Gallery

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Plattsburgh State's Kyle Richardson (24) takes flights as he drives the lane for the lay up basket as part of a game high 25 points. Gallery

#22 Plattsburgh State Cardinals Vs Potsdam State Bears

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Plattsburgh State's Eli Bryant (3) takes flight for the layup basket as part of 9 point night. The #22 Plattsburgh State Cardinals would host fellow SUNYAC foe the Potsdam State Bears in the last home game of the regular season. The Cardinals would jump out to a 47-30 lead at the break and not look back from there. When the teams came back for the second half it would be more of the same as the Cardinals would win the half 46-32 and roll to the 93-62 victory. In the winning effort Xavier Thomas would lead the way with 15 points as the Cardinals go to 19-4 on the season. Gallery

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Plattsburgh State's Zack Coleman (10) drives the baseline hard and draws the contact to get to the foul line. Gallery

#23 Plattsburgh State Cardinals Vs Cortland State Red Dragons

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Plattsburgh State's Ian Howard (15) goes up strong among the traffic for the offensive rebound. The #23 Plattsburgh State Cardinals would host fellow SUNYAC foe the Cortland State in a battle of the top two teams in the conference. The Cardinals would be in pretty much complete control from start to finish as they would take a 48-38 lead into the intermission. When the teams came back for the second half it would be more of the same as the Cardinals would win the half 50-40 and secure the 99-78 victory. In the wining effort Edward Correra would be the newest member of the 1,000 point club for the Cardnails as they improve to 20-4 on the season. Gallery

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Plattsburgh State's Jonathan Patron (21) goes in for the uncontested lay up as part of a team high 21 point night. Gallery

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