Men's Basketball Takes Down Canton, 65-59

GENESEO, N.Y. - SUNY Geneseo sophomore forward Michael Gannon scored 18 points, including four triples as the Knights defeated visiting Canton, 65-59.

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Gannon opened the scoring for the Knights with a three-pointer, but the Kangaroos leaped ahead to a 10-3 lead.
  • Senior forward Sean Crowley scored a pair of buckets to lead Geneseo on a five-minute, 10-2 run to take an early 13-12 lead.
  • With 3:17 in the first half, senior guard Terrance Nichols converted a turnover into an easy layup, tying the game at 26-26 but the 'Roos went into halftime leading, 29-28.
  • After trailing 51-48 in the second half, the Knights scored 13-consecutive points over a 4:13 span to take a 61-51 lead, their largest of the game, with 4:08 to play.
  • Crowley blocked a shot with seven seconds to play to thwart Canton's final chance as the Knights held on to win.

QUICK FACTS

  • Four different Knights scored in double figures for the third time this season as junior forward Alex Merhige scored 14, junior forward Joseph Harclerode added 11 and Crowley scored 10.
  • Gannon led the Knights in scoring for the second-consecutive contest, recording his third career double-double with 18 points and 11 rebounds.
  • This was the first ever meeting between Geneseo and Canton on the hardwood.

WHAT'S NEXT?

Geneseo will play their first conference game of the season, hosting Cortland on Friday, Dec. 6, at 7:30 P.M.