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Men's Basketball Ranked No. 8 in New NJCAA Poll

NJCAA National Poll
HVCC - No. 8

CONTACT: Adam Sopris, a.sopris@hvcc.edu, 518-629-7898 or 518-416-2137
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Following a 1-1 week, the Hudson Valley's men's basketball team fell three spots in the latest NJCAA national poll of the season as announced by the governing office on Tuesday afternoon. 

The No. 8 Vikings have continued to play well together last week despite a one-point loss 68-67 to a tough Onondaga program last Wednesday. Hudson Valley recovered with a 92-78 win against Tompkins Cortland on Saturday. 

Caleb Canty (Hudson/Hudson) and O'nandi Brooks (Brooklyn/George Westinghouse) have guided the Vikings to an 11-2 record, which includes last night's 81-65 win at Kingsborough in Brooklyn. Canty is averaging 19.2 points per game and Brooks is averaging 18.8 points and 11.8 rebounds per game. 

The program is returns to the court after the holiday break on Tuesday, January 8 when Hudson Valley welcomes rival Columbia-Greene to the McDonough Sports Complex at 1 p.m.