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                                         2013-14 Men's Basketball

3/1/14 - SUNY Delhi saw their season come to an end on Saturday as the Broncos lost a heartbreaking 67-65 overtime game to Clinton CC in the first Region III semi-final of the day.  Delhi jumped in front early and the Broncos held a 27-19 lead with just over six minutes remaining in the first half.  Delhi was unable to extend that lead as the Cougars cut the margin to 31-25 at halftime.  Delhi would come out ice cold in the second half, scoring only seven points in the first eleven minutes of the second half.  Clinton led 44-38 at the nine minute mark.  Delhi would close the gap in the final minutes of regulation.  The Broncos made 1 of 2 free throws with under a minute remaining to tie the game at 55.  After a Clinton basket put the Cougars up 57-55 the Broncos came up empty.  After Clinton made 1 of 2 free throws to take a 58-55 Delhi regained possession.  Freshman Matt Banton (Transit Tech HS/Brooklyn, NY) buried a three-pointer from the top of the key with :2.2 seconds remaining to send the game to overtime.  Although Clinton struck first in OT the Broncos responded by taking a 63-60 lead with just under two minutes remaining.  The Broncos once again went cold and the Cougars scored on three straight trips to take a 66-63 lead.  Delhi cut it to 66-65 on two free throws with :08 remaining.  After Clinton made one of two free throws with :05 left, Delhi missed a potential game-winning three-pointer at the buzzer.  Delhi was led by sophomore Ibrahima Toure (HS for Law & Technology/Brooklyn, NY) who had 13 points and 12 rebounds in his final game in a Delhi uniform.  Matt Banton scored a team-high 19 points for the Broncos.  Delhi finishes the season with a record of 26-6.

2/28/14 - SUNY Delhi shook off a slow start to defeat Cayuga CC 73-55 in the first Region III quarter-final of the day Friday at Maines Arena.  The two teams battled back and forth in the early going, with neither able to build a lead larger than a few points.  Delhi used a layup right before the halftime buzzer to take a 34-33 lead into the intermission.  Delhi used a strong defensive effort in the second half to slowly but surely pull away from the Spartans.  Ibrahima Toure (HS for Law & Technology/Brooklyn, NY) posted 12 points and 11 rebounds for the Broncos while classmate Arif Mehmetaj (Forest Hills HS/Queens, NY) added 15 points and 6 rebounds.  Delhi will be back in action at 1 pm Saturday as the Broncos take on the #4 seed Clinton CC in the first semi-final of the day.

2/23/14 - SUNY Delhi has been awarded the #1 seed for the upcoming Region III Division III Basketball Tournament which will be held at Maines Arena on the SUNY Delhi campus Feb. 28-March 2.  The action opens up this Friday with four quarterfinal games.  The schedule is:

1:00 - #1 SUNY Delhi vs. Winner of #8 Cayuga CC/#9 Onondaga CC

3:00 - #4 Clinton CC vs. #5 Tompkins Cortland CC

6:00 - #3 Mohawk Valley CC vs. #6 Finger Lakes CC

8:00 - #2 Herkimer CC vs. #7 North Country CC

Fridays action will be followed up by semi-final games at 1:00 and 3:00 on Saturday.  The Region III Championship game will take place in Maines Arena at 1:00 on Sunday March 2nd.

2/22/14 - SUNY Delhi picked up a 92-78 victory over Hudson Valley CC on Saturday in their regular season finale at Maines Arena.  With the win the Broncos captured the Mountain Valley Conference championship.  Hudson Valley scored the games first five points but Delhi would respond quickly.  The Broncos opened up a 30-16 lead and maintained a 45-33 lead going into halftime.  The Broncos would extend their lead in the second half, leading 80-58 with just under six minutes remaining.  The visiting Vikings would continue to fight, cutting the Bronco lead to eleven in the final moments.  Delhi was led by sophomore Arif Mehmetaj (Forest Hills HS/Queens, NY) who had a career-high 31 points and 8 rebounds.  Marv Berroa (Wings Academy/Bronx, NY) had 11 points, 11 rebounds, 6 assists and 3 steals for the Broncos and classmate Joel Banton (Grand Street Campus/Brooklyn, NY) added 12 points off the bench.  Delhi is now 25-5 on the season.  The Broncos will be back in action Friday in the Region III Tournament, which will be held at SUNY Delhi.  Seedings and game times for Friday's action will be posted on Sunday night.

2/19/14 - SUNY Delhi used a balanced team attack to defeat North Country CC 77-62 at Maines Arena on Wednesday night.  The Broncos did it with defense in the opening half, building a 26-11 lead in the games first twelve minutes.  Delhi would take a 37-21 lead into halftime.  The Broncos were able to maintain a double-digit lead throughout the second half.  Delhi was led by Arif Mehmetaj (Forest Hills HS/Queens, NY) who had a team-high 18 points and 7 rebounds.  Sean Scott (Deer Park HS/Deer Park, NY) posted a double-double with 12 points and 12 rebounds.  Matt Banton (Transit Tech HS/Brooklyn, NY) added 15 points and Marv Berroa (Wings Academy/Bronx, NY) pitched in 8 points, 7 assists, 5 rebounds and 5 steals.  Delhi will close out the regular season portion of its schedule on Saturday when the Broncos host Hudson Valley CC at 3 pm in Maines Arena.

2/15/14 - SUNY Delhi returned to its winning ways on Saturday as the Broncos picked up a 78-64 victory at Adirondack CC.  Delhi used a strong defensive effort to jump out to a 25-10 lead after ten minutes.  The host Timberwolves would battle back and cut the Delhi halftime lead to 43-32.  The Timberwolves continued to hang around and they scored a layup with nine minutes remaining to trim Delhi's lead to 57-53.  The Broncos responded with a 17-5 run over the next six minutes to put the game out of reach and secure the win.  Arif Mehmetaj (Forest Hills HS/Queens, NY) led the way for Delhi with 21 points and 14 rebounds.  Matt Banton (Transit Tech HS/Brooklyn, NY) scored 20 points while Marv Berroa (Wings Academy/Bronx, NY) pitched in 8 points and team-high 7 assists.  Entering the last week of the regular season Delhi now has a 23-5 record.  The Broncos will host North Country CC on Wednesday night at 7 pm.

2/12/14 - SUNY Delhi had its nine game winning streak snapped on Wednesday night as the Broncos dropped a 92-77 decision at Mohawk Valley CC.  Delhi scored the games first basket but the Hawks responded by scoring the next thirteen points to grab control of the game.  Mohawk Valley led 48-28 at the break.  The host Hawks would build their lead to twenty-six points early in the second half before the Broncos came storming back.  Delhi would cut the lead to nine points on multiple occasions but failed to capitalize on opportunities to cut the lead anymore.  Delhi was led by freshman Matt Banton (Transit Tech HS/Brooklyn, NY) who had a career-high 31 points.  Sean Scott (Deer Park HS/Deer Park, NY) added 23 points and 6 rebounds.  Delhi, currently ranked #5 in the latest NJCAA National poll, falls to 22-5 on the season.  The Broncos travel to Adirondack CC on Saturday for their final regular season road game of the year.

2/10/14 - Six players scored in double figures on Monday night for SUNY Delhi as the Broncos cruised to a 98-61 victory over Davis College at Maines Arena.  Delhi raced out to a 30-11 lead in the opening ten minutes and the Broncos never looked back, as they led 53-32 at halftime.  Diamonte Zarba (Brewster HS/Brewster, NY) scored a team-high 12 points for Delhi while adding 6 rebounds and 4 assists.  Grequan Carter (Campus Magnet HS/Queens, NY) had 7 points and a team-high 8 assists off the bench for the Broncos.  Delhi is now 22-4 on the season.  The Broncos return to action on Wednesday night when they travel to Utica to take on Mohawk Valley CC at 8:00 pm.

2/8/14 - In front of a full house at Maines Arena on Saturday, SUNY Delhi earned a 62-58 victory over Herkimer CC in a game that was thrilling up until the final horn.  Delhi jumped out to an early 14-6 lead but the Generals responded with a 13-4 run over the next eight minutes to take a 19-18 advantage.  Delhi would knock down three of four free throws in the final minute of the half to take a 26-22 halftime lead.  Both offenses came to life in the second half and the game was almost always a one or two possession game.  A Matt Banton (Transit Tech HS/Brooklyn, NY) three-pointer with just under seven minutes to go gave Delhi a 50-43 lead.  Herkimer would respond again, this time with an 8-2 run to make it a 52-51 game.  Back and forth both teams went until the games final minute.  Leading 57-54 with just over a minute remaining Delhi missed two layups.  Herkimer answered with two made free throws to make it a 57-56 game with :45 remaining.  On Delhi's ensuing possession Marv Berroa (Wings Academy/Bronx, NY) would bury a three-pointer from the top of the key with the shot clock running down to extend the Bronco lead to 60-56 with :15 left.  After a Herkimer layup with :08 left cut the lead 60-58, DJ Nickelson (South Side HS/Hempstead, NY) stepped to the foul line with :05 left and made both ends of a one-and-one to provide the final margin of victory.  Ibrahima Toure (HS for Law & Technology/Brooklyn, NY) posted team-highs with 14 points and 9 rebounds for the Broncos.  Now 21-4 on the season, Delhi hosts Davis College at 7:00 on Monday night at Maines Arena.

2/6/14 - SUNY Delhi was back in action on Thursday as the Broncos hit the road and earned up a 88-71 victory at Schenectady CC.  Delhi took command early and led 42-30 at halftime.  The host Royals would cut the deficit to 46-41 early in the second half but Delhi responded with a 12-2 run to re-establish a double digit lead that they would relinquish.  Delhi was led by Ibrahima Toure (HS for Law & Technology/Brooklyn, NY) who continued his strong play with 21 points and 7 rebounds.  Matt Banton (Transit Tech HS/Brooklyn, NY) made five three-pointers on his way to 21 points and Marv Berroa (Wings Academy/Bronx, NY) posted 13 points, 9 rebounds and 6 assists.  DJ Nickelson (South Side HS/Hempstead, NY) added 8 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists for Delhi.  The Broncos are 20-4 after the victory.  Delhi returns to Maines Arena Saturday for a 3:00 showdown with Herkimer CC.

2/1/14 - SUNY Delhi picked up its sixth consecutive victory on Saturday, winning 77-69 at Fulton Montgomery CC.  The host Raiders started strong and led for most of the first half.  Delhi finished the first half on a 13-5 run to take a 42-38 halftime lead.  Delhi would continue its strong play early in the second half, building a 60-47 lead with nine minutes remaining.  Delhi still maintained a 68-60 lead with 3:30, but the Raiders answered with a 7-0 run over the next ninety seconds to cut the Bronco lead to 68-67.  Delhi would never surrender the lead though and a three-pointer by Matt Banton (Transit Tech HS/Brooklyn, NY) with :25 left in the game gave Delhi a 75-69 lead.  Delhi had ten players score in the game and the Broncos were led by Sean Scott (Deer Park HS/Deer Park, NY) who posted team-highs of 15 points and 12 rebounds.  Marv Berroa (Wings Academy/Bronx, NY) added 13 points, 5 assists and 4 rebounds.  Delhi is now 19-4 on the season.  The Broncos are back in action Wednesday when they travel to Schenectady CC for a 7:00 tip.

1/29/14 - SUNY Delhi picked up its fifth consecutive victory on Wednesday night, defeating Columbia Greene CC 78-49 at Maines Arena.  Delhi took control in the early going and built a 36-18 halftime lead.  The Broncos would not let up after halftime, building their lead as large as 30 points.  Delhi was led in scoring by Ibrahima Toure (HS for Law & Technology/Brooklyn, NY) and Joel Banton (Grand Street Campus/Brooklyn, NY) who had 13 points apiece.  Sean Scott (Deer Park HS/Deer Park, NY) added 10 points and 10 rebounds for the Broncos.  Delhi is now 18-4 on the season and is currently ranked #7 in the NJCAA National poll.  Delhi travels to Fulton Montgomery CC on Saturday for a 3:00 pm game.

1/25/14 - SUNY Delhi used a balanced attack on Saturday to claim a 74-66 victory in a back and forth contest at Clinton CC.  Both teams enjoyed leads in the first half and it was the visitors from Delhi that held a 33-30 halftime lead.  The host Cougars scored the first six points of the second half to take a 36-33 lead.  The lead changed hands four times over the next six minutes.  Clinton led 48-44 with eleven minutes remaining when the Broncos went on a 13-0 run to take a nine point lead that they would not surrender.  Clinton would cut the lead to three points a few times but never got closer.  Delhi was led by Arif Mehmetaj (Forest Hills HS/Queens, NY) who had 16 points and 9 rebounds.  Sean Scott (Deer Park HS/Deer Park, NY) added 15 points and 12 rebounds while Joel Banton (Grand Street Campus/Brooklyn, NY) pitched in 10 points and 3 assists.  The Broncos are now 17-4 on the season.  Delhi returns to the court Wednesday when they host Columbia Greene CC at 6 pm in Maines Arena.

1/22/14 - SUNY Delhi used a stifling defensive effort on Wednesday evening to pick up a 65-42 victory at Hudson Valley CC.  The Broncos built an eighteen point first half lead, due in large part to the fact that they surrendered only six points in the first fourteen minutes of the game.  The Broncos held a 36-18 halftime lead and the host Vikings would not get closer than fifteen points in the second half.  Delhi's balanced attack was led by freshman Joel Banton (Grand Street Campus/Brooklyn, NY) who scored all of his 14 points in the second half.  Matt Banton (Transit Tech HS/Brooklyn, NY) added 13 points for the Broncos.  Delhi is ranked #8 in the latest NJCAA National poll.  The Broncos will be back in action Saturday when they travel to Plattsburgh to take on the Clinton CC Cougars at noon.

1/18/14 -  SUNY Delhi used a total team effort on Saturday to pick up a 76-68 victory at North Country CC.  The host Saints led for much of the first half but Delhi used a 8-0 run in the final minute to take a 39-34 halftime lead.  The Broncos scored the first five points of the second half to build a ten point lead.  While it was a lead the Broncos would not relinquish, the host Saints did cut the lead to four with just under two minutes to go.  Delhi used strong defense and solid foul shooting down the stretch to secure the win.  Ibrahima Toure (HS for Law & Technology/Brooklyn, NY) had a team-high 18 points for Delhi.  Arif Mehmataj (Forest Hills HS/Queens, NY) had a double-double with 14 points and 12 rebounds.  Marv Berroa (Wings Academy/Bronx, NY) had 14 points, 9 rebounds and 3 assists and Joel Banton (Grand Street Campus/Brooklyn, NY) knocked down three three-pointers off the bench.  Delhi is now 15-4 on the season.  The Broncos travel to Hudson Valley CC on Wednesday night for a 7:00 game.

1/16/14 - SUNY Delhi returned to the win column on Thursday night, defeating Adirondack CC 88-80 at Maines Arena.  It was a fast paced game right from the tip and the host Broncos used a late first-half surge to take a 41-34 halftime lead.  On several occasions in the second half the host Broncos would extend their lead to double digits but never above fourteen points.  The visiting Timberwolves never got within five points in the second half.  Delhi was led by Arif Mehmetaj (Forest Hills HS/Queens, NY) who had a game-high 26 points and 14 rebounds.  Ibrahima Toure (HS for Law & Technology/Brooklyn, NY) continued his strong play for Delhi as he added 19 points and 5 rebounds.  Delhi is now 14-4 and ranked #4 in the latest NJCAA Division III national poll.  The Broncos are back in action Saturday when the travel to Saranac Lake to take on North Country CC.

1/14/14 - SUNY Delhi dropped a 78-77 Mountain Valley Conference game on Tuesday night to Mohawk Valley CC at Maines Arena.  The visitors from Utica took the lead midway through the first half and owned a 35-28 halftime lead.  Delhi would battle back and led 64-62 with just over four minutes remaining.  The teams traded baskets for the next two minutes.  Mohawk Valley took a 69-68 lead with just over two minutes remaining and would not relinquish that lead.  Mohawk Valley made three of four free throws in the final ten seconds to seal the victory.  The Broncos were led by Marv Berroa (Wings Academy/Bronx, NY) who had a team-high 15 points and 4 rebounds.  Delhi returns to action Thursday night when they host Adirondack CC at 7 pm.

1/11/14 - SUNY Delhi earned a tough road victory on Saturday, defeating Herkimer CC 72-60.  The teams traded baskets early in a well played first half.  Delhi would pull ahead towards the end of the half and take a 37-30 halftime lead.  Delhi started the second half on a 17-8 run to build a 54-38 lead with just over eleven minutes remaining.  The Generals would not get closer than nine points the rest of way.  Sophomore Ibrahima Toure (HS for Law & Technology/Brooklyn, NY) led four Broncos in double figures with a team-high 17 points and 9 rebounds.  Sean Scott (Deer Park HS/Deer Park, NY) added 15 points and Diamonte Zarba (Brewster HS/Brewster, NY) scored 13 points.  DJ Nickelson (South Side HS/Hempstead, NY) recorded his first double-double of the season, scoring 12 points and dishing out 10 assists.  Delhi is now 13-3 on the season.  The Broncos host Mohawk Valley CC Tuesday night at 7 pm.

1/9/11 - SUNY Delhi got back in the win column Thursday, defeating Schenectady CC 90-57 in a matinee at Maines Arena.  Delhi would build a double-digit lead in the first half but Schenectady kept it close, the Broncos led 41-33 at the half.  The Broncos would go on to outscore Schenectady 49-24 in the second half.  All twelve players that played for Delhi scored in the game.  Freshman Matt Banton (Transit Tech HS/Brooklyn, NY) scored a game-high 18 points for Delhi, including five three-pointers.  Sophomore Ibrahima Toure (HS for Law & Technology) added 14 points and 6 rebounds off the bench.  Delhi, ranked #5 in the latest NJCAA National Poll, will travel to take on #8 ranked Herkimer CC on Saturday afternoon at 3 pm.

1/7/11 - SUNY Delhi returned to action Tuesday after the holiday break and dropped a 65-57 contest at perennial power Monroe CC in Rochester.  The Broncos started strong, taking a 13-8 lead early.  The host Tribunes responded with a 19-4 run to take a 27-17 lead.  Delhi would hang tough, the Broncos trailed 40-33 at the half.  Both teams picked up the defense in the second half.  Delhi would cut the lead to 56-52 with just over four minutes remaining but the Broncos failed on multiple opportunities to cut the lead below four.  Delhi was led by DJ Nickelson (South Side HS/Hempstead, NY) who had 14 points and Ibrahima Toure (HS for Law & Technology/Brooklyn, NY) added 12 points and 10 rebounds off the bench.  Delhi is now 11-3 on the season.  The Broncos return home Thursday to host Schenectady CC at 3 pm.

12/14/13 - SUNY Delhi concluded the first semester portion of its schedule on Saturday, defeating Clinton CC 98-76 at Maines Arena.  The game was fast paced right from the start, and the visitors were able to get Delhi into early foul trouble on their way to a 28-20 lead ten minutes into the game.  The Broncos would own the second ten minutes, outscoring Clinton 34-14 the rest of the half to take a 54-42 halftime lead.  The teams would exchange baskets early in the second half until Delhi finally pushed their lead over twenty points.  Clinton would not get closer than fourteen points the rest of the way.  Delhi was led by a trio of freshman, Marv Berroa (Wings Academy/Bronx, NY) scored a team-high 24 points and had 4 assists.  Matt Banton (Transit Tech HS/Brooklyn, NY) dropped in 22 points while shooting 6-9 from three-point range and Diamonte Zarba (Brewster HS/Brewster, NY) added 19 points, 12 rebounds and 4 assists.  Sophomore DJ Nickelson (South Side HS/Hempstead, NY) contributed a game-high 10 assists and 4 steals for the Broncos.  Delhi finishes the semester with an 11-2 record.  The Broncos are ranked #6 in the latest NJCAA Division III National Poll.  Delhi returns to action on Tuesday, January 7th when the Broncos travel to Rochester to take on Monroe CC.

 12/11/13 - SUNY Delhi earned a hard fought road victory on Wednesday, winning 73-68 at Columbia Greene CC.  Delhi started strong, outscoring the Twins 20-7 through the games first eight minutes.  Columbia Greene answered by going on a 23-8 run over the rest of the half to take a 30-28 halftime lead.  The teams remained close for the first twelve minutes of the second half, but the Broncos used a 12-2 run to go up 72-62 with just over two minutes remaining.  Delhi was led by Matt Banton (Transit Tech HS/Brooklyn, NY) who made 10 three-pointers for a game-high 30 points.  Arif Mehmetaj (Forest Hills HS/Queens, NY) added 20 points and 8 rebounds for Delhi.  The Broncos are now 10-2 on the season.  They will play their final game of the first semester on Saturday when they host Clinton CC at Maines Arena.  The game is scheduled for a 2:00 start.

12/8/13 - SUNY Delhi picked up its third straight win on Sunday afternoon, defeating Jefferson CC 62-51 at Maines Arena.  Both teams struggled to find any rhythm in the first half but Delhi was able to take a 28-21 lead into the locker room at halftime.  Jefferson would battle back midway through the second half, cutting the Bronco lead to Delhi lead to 42-40.  Delhi would respond with seven straight points of their own and the visiting Cannoneers would not get that close again.  Delhi was led DJ Nickelson (South Side HS/Hempstead, NY) who had 10 points and a team-high 7 assists.  Diamonte Zarba (Brewster HS/Brewster, NY) added 7 points and a team-high 12 rebounds.  Delhi is now 9-2 on the season.  The Broncos return to action on Wednesday when they travel to Columbia Greene CC for a 6:00 tip.

12/7/13 - SUNY Delhi played its first Mountain Valley conference game of the season on Saturday, defeating Fulton Montgomery CC 82-63 at Maines Arena.  The visiting Raiders jumped out to an early 7-0 lead, but the Broncos would battle back and eventually take a 37-30 halftime lead.  Delhi would maintain their lead throughout the second half, bumping the margin as high as twenty-one points.  Delhi was led by sophomore Arif Mehmetaj (Forest Hills HS/Queens, NY) who had a game-high 24 points and 7 rebounds.  Matt Banton (Transit Tech HS/Brooklyn, NY) added 17 points and Marv Berroa (Wings Academy/Bronx, NY) pitched in 14 points for the Broncos.  Now 8-2 on the season, Delhi is back in action Sunday when they host Jefferson CC at 3 pm.

11/24/13 - SUNY Delhi dropped a tough road contest in their last game before the Thanksgiving break on Sunday, the Broncos were defeated 70-65 by Cayuga CC.  Cayuga took the early lead in a low scoring first half and held that lead at halftime by a score of 31-26.  Delhi would battle back, taking a 43-40 lead with thirteen minutes left in the contest.  The Broncos were not able to extend that lead though and the host Spartans tied the game at 61 with 3:35 remaining.  From there the Broncos went cold, scoring only four points the rest of the way.  Delhi was led by freshman Diamonte Zarba (Brewster HS/Brewster, NY) who had 16 points and 10 rebounds for his first collegiate double-double.  Arif Mehmetaj (Forest Hills HS/Queens, NY) pitched in 14 points and 6 rebounds in the loss.  Delhi is now off until Wednesday December 4th, when they host the Elmira College JV team in a 6:00 tip.

11/23/13 - SUNY Delhi picked up a come from behind road victory on Saturday, defeating Onondaga CC 92-85.  Delhi raced out to a 13-4 lead in the games opening minutes but the host Lazers would respond by outscoring the Broncos 39-24 over the remaining fifteen minutes of the first half.  Onondaga would take a 43-37 into halftime.  The high-scoring from both teams continued throughout the second half, Delhi would retake a 61-60 lead with twelve minutes left in the game.  Neither team would lead by more than five points from that point until the final moments.  A Diamonte Zarba (Brewster HS/Brewster, NY) three-pointer with just over a minute remaining gave Delhi an 86-81 lead they would not relinquish.  The Broncos were led by freshman Marv Berroa (Wings Academy/Bronx, NY) who posted 21 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists.  Ibrahima Toure (HS for Law & Technology/Brooklyn, NY)added 17 points and 7 rebounds off the bench for Delhi.  Delhi is now 6-1 on the season.

11/17/13 - SUNY Delhi picked up its second victory of the weekend on Sunday, defeating TC3 72-54 at Maines Arena.  It was a tight contest for much of the first half, but the host Broncos used a 14-4 run over the last five minutes of the first half to take a 38-24 lead into the intermission.  After the half the Broncos picked up where they left off, scoring the first nine points of the second half to extend their lead to twenty-three points.  TC3 would cut into the margin on a few occasions in the second half, but the Panthers never cut the deficit below thirteen points.  Delhi was led by sophomores Sean Scott (Deer Park HS/Deer Park , NY) and Arif Mehmetaj (Forest Hills HS/Queens, NY), who each posted 20 points and 12 rebounds.  Delhi, now 5-1 on the season, will be back in action next weekend as they travel to Onondaga CC and Cayuga CC for Saturday and Sunday games.

11/16/13 - SUNY Delhi returned to their winning ways on Saturday, defeating Broome CC 63-57 in a hard fought contest at Maines Arena.  Delhi used strong defense in this one to build a 26-16 lead a little more than midway through the first half.  As they did all game Broome stuck around and used a layup just before the halftime buzzer to cut the Delhi lead to 35-29.  Delhi would again increase their lead to ten points early in the second half but the visiting Hornets would not go quietly.  Broome trimmed the deficit to 55-52 with 2:30 remaining in the game but they would not get any closer as the Broncos tightened up on the defensive end in the games final minutes.  Delhi was led by Arif Mehmetaj (Forest Hills HS/Queens, NY) who had a team-high 25 points and 7 rebounds.  Sean Scott (Deer Park HS/Deer Park, NY) grabbed a game-high 15 rebounds for the Broncos and DJ Nickelson (South Side HS/Hempstead, NY) delivered 9 assists.  Delhi improves to 4-1 with the win.  The Broncos are back in action on Sunday when they host Tompkins Cortland CC at 3 pm.

11/13/13 - SUNY Delhi suffered its first defeat of the season Wednesday evening, dropping a 74-60 contest at defending NJCAA Division III national champion Brookdale CC (NJ).  The host Jersey Blues raced out of the gate in their home opener, taking a 19-3 lead over the Broncos nine minutes into the game.  Delhi would fight back throughout the first half and cut the lead to 31-23 with just under two minutes remaining in the half.  Brookdale would make two three-pointers in the final minute of the first half for a 37-23 halftime lead.  Delhi would cut the Brookdale lead to eight on a couple occasions in the second half but could not get any closer.  Sophomore Arif Mehmetaj (Forest Hills HS/Queens, NY) led Delhi with 19 points and 7 rebounds.  Now 3-1 on the season, Delhi returns home to take on Broome CC Saturday at 3 pm.

11/10/13 - SUNY Delhi improved to 3-0 on Sunday afternoon as the Broncos earned a hard fought 81-72 victory at Finger Lakes CC.  Delhi used another fast start on Sunday as the Broncos raced out to a 16-2 lead in the first few minutes.  Finger Lakes hung tough and cut the Delhi halftime lead to 42-38.  Finger Lakes would cut the lead to two on a few occasions throughout the second half but was never able to tie the game or take the lead.  Delhi was led by sophomore Arif Mehmetaj (Forest Hills HS/Queens, NY) who posted game-highs with 27 points and 19 rebounds.  Matt Banton (Transit Tech HS/Brooklyn, NY) had 20 points and 7 assists and Ibrahima Toure (HS for Law & Technology/Brooklyn, NY) chipped in 12 points and 5 rebounds off the bench.  Delhi, currently ranked #6 in the NJCAA Division III poll, will be back in action on Wednesday when they travel to New Jersey to take on defending national champ and the #1 team in the nation Brookdale CC. 

11/09/13 - After a week off SUNY Delhi returned to the court on Saturday as the Broncos won their first road game of the season, defeating Corning CC 77-76.  Delhi raced out to an early 13-0 lead and built their lead to 44-28 at the half.  Delhi maintained their double-digit lead for much of the second half but the host Red Barons would not go away.  Corning would cut the Bronco lead to 8 with five minutes remianing and would continue to chip away.  Corning cut the lead to 75-73 with just under twenty seconds remaining.  Delhi would connect on two free throws to increase the lead to 77-73.  Corning banked in a three-pointer with just under three seconds remaining to trim the Delhi lead to one but the Broncos were able to inbound the ball and successfully run out the clock.  Delhi was led by freshman Matt Banton (Transit Tech HS/Brooklyn, NY) who had a team-high 23 points and 4 assists.  Marv Berroa (Wings Academy/Bronx, NY) added 20 points and a team-high 9 rebounds while DJ Nickelson (South Side HS/Hempstead, NY) had 15 points and 6 assists.  Now 2-0 on the season, the Broncos are back in action tomorrow when they travel to Finger Lakes CC for a 3:00 tip.

11/01/13 - SUNY Delhi opened the season on Friday night as the Broncos hosted Dutchess CC at Maines Arena.  Delhi entered the season ranked #6 in the NJCAA Division III Men's Basketball pre-season poll and the Broncos didn't disappoint in the opener as they posted a 92-27 victory.  Delhi would race out to a 50-15 halftime lead and never looked back.  Delhi was led by sophomore Michael White (Lincoln HS/Brooklyn, NY) who posted a double-double in his first game as a Bronco with 16 points and 11 rebounds.  Arif Mehmetaj (Forest Hills HS/Queens, NY) also added a double-double for Delhi as he scored 10 points and grabbed a team-high 13 rebounds.  Delhi is back in action Saturday November 9th as they begin a stretch of three consecutive road games.  The Broncos will take on Corning CC in a 2:00 start.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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