2014-15 Men's Basketball
2/11/15- The Broncos took on the Mohawk Valley CC Hawks Wednesday evening in an exciting college basketball matchup. The final score would not be decided until two overtimes were completed. Tyquan Rolon put his stamp on being one of the best players in the Region while scoring 25 total points. 18 of those points came after halftime. On this evening it was Matthew Banton who led the Broncos with his 32 points including 8 threes. Banton hit a three to send it into the first overtime. The Broncos had other outstanding performances including Naim Thomas' 19 points with 11 assist. Marvillio Berroa earned a double double as well with 17 points and 10 boards. Cisco Infante added 19 points and 5 assist while playing a well balanced game. After the completion of the two overtimes the Broncos prevailed 93-88. The SUNY Delhi Broncos will play there last home contest, as a member of the NJCAA, on Saturday at 3pm. They face off with a well coached team of Adirondack CC.
2/7/14- The Broncos visited the #2 ranked team in the country, Herkimer Generals, for a Saturday afternoon contest. This was the second time the two matched up. The first time the Broncos defeated Herkimer. This was the lone Region III loss for Herkimer on the season. This contest would not provide the Generals a second defeat. Herkimer jumped out to a 7-2 lead and never would trail. The Broncos battled for 40 minutes, but the hot shooting Generals prevailed 84-69. Herkimer was lead by a pair of 17 point scorers in Jamell Johnson and Jallah Tarver. The Broncos had a pair of 20 plus point scorers in Matt Banton and Cisco Infante. The Broncos next face off with MVCC Wednesday night at 7pm.
11/8/14- SUNY Delhi's Men's basketball team dropped their home opener to Corning Community College Red Barons by the score of 84-74. Corning CC came out and dominated the first half of play. The Broncos appeared flat and unable to match the intensity of the Red Barons. They went into the locker room at halftime with a commanding 44-26 lead. The start of the second half saw both teams exchange a series of baskets. Halfway through the second half the Broncos began to muster a fight but on this night it was too little to late. Corning was paced by Issacher Small's 21 points and Sayquan Chamber's 17. Francisco Infante had 26 points with 18 coming in the second half.
11/9/14- The Delhi Broncos fell to the Lazers of Finger Lakes Community College by the score of 90-75. This is the Broncos second loss in as many outings at home. The loss came despite 27 points from Matt Banton. Matt shot 11-18 from the field which included 5 of 9 from beyond the arc. The Lazers showed balance in their scoring; as 4 players had double figures and another two tallied 8 points each.
11/12/14- The Delhi Broncos defeated Broome Community College on the road Wednesday night by the score of 85-63. The Broome Hornets were paced by Jovanni Chatham's 21 points. The Broncos were sparked by their best defensive performance of the young season. Despite the defensive efforts, Delhi found themselves down 29-27 at the half. The Broncos were able to solve Broome's 2-3 zone in the second half. 5 Broncos scored double figures, including Naim Thomas who had 10 points to go along with 9 assists. Matt Banton led Delhi in scoring with 28 points. The Delhi Broncos next game is Saturday at 4 pm in Rochester, NY when they take on the talented Tribunes of Monroe CC.
11/15/14- The Broncos were defeated by the Monroe Community College Tribunes on Saturday afternoon. The Tribunes length and athleticism proved to be too much for the Broncos to overcome. Delhi had a total of 20 defensive rebounds countered by Monroe's 20 offensive rebounds. The Broncos went into the half down 12 points and ended the contest in defeat; 98-69. This was the first game of a two day tournament hosted by Monroe CC. Delhi takes on Jamestown CC on Sunday at 12pm.
11/16/14- In the second day of the Monroe CC tournament, the Broncos fell to Jamestown CC. The two tipped off at 12pm on Sunday, as the Broncos attempted to salvage a win versus the NJCAA Division II opponent. The Broncos found themselves with a small second half lead, which they eventually surrendered. Jamestown was victorious by a final of 67-53. Jamestown was led by a strong effort from 6'8 Ohndo Smith; who tallied 27 points and 14 rebounds. Francisco Infante paced Delhi with 16 points while shooting 50% from the field. The Broncos return to regional play on Wednesday when they face TC3 on the road at 6pm.
11/19/14- The Broncos squared off against a hard working team of TC3 on Wednesday night. The Broncos started the game of well scoring the first 10 points of the contest but TC3 never backed down. TC3 dominated the glass by a plus 14 margin. They led by as many as 12 points in the second half. The Broncos showed some fight and tied the game with a Marv Berroa drive with under 30 seconds left. The Broncos could not get a stop in their last defensive possession leading to a 79-77 defeat on the road. The Broncos face the Lazers of Onondage CC this Saturday at 3pm.
11/22/14- SUNY Delhi had a 3pm tip on Saturday facing the Lazers of Onondaga (OCC). The Lazers were bigger than the Broncos at every spot but the Broncos showed toughness in competing on the glass. The Broncos out rebounded the Lazers and treated the home crowd to an 85-75 victory. The Broncos shared the ball well dishing out 23 assist while turning it over 11 times. 5 Broncos reached double figures highlighted by a double-double by Marv Berroa (17pts 11rebounds). The Lazers were led in scoring by Michael Scott's 18 points. Up next for the Broncos is Cayuga Community College, with a Monday night tip-off. It is Delhi's final home game before the Thanksgiving break.
11/24/14- The Broncos came out on the winning end on Monday night versus the Cayuga CC Spartans. On this night, everyone who dressed for Delhi got in the scoring column. The collective team effort led the Bronocs to a 39-25 halftime lead despite the Spartans hard play. The second half began with a surge by Delhi that Cayuga could never overcome. Delhi shot an impressive 14 for 14 from the charity stripe, in the second half, that helped keep the Spartans at bay. Delhi was paced by 21 points from Francisco Infante and 14 points and 7 rebounds from Marv Berroa. This was SUNY Delhi's last contest before the Thanksgiving break. The Broncos return to action December 2nd when they take on Bergen CC on the road at 7pm.
12/2/14- SUNY Delhi had its first game after the Thanksgiving break on Tuesday, traveling to Bergen CC. The Broncos were flat and did not show much defensive fight from the start of the game. Bergen led at the half 46-29. Sheldon R. led Bergen in the first half with 11 points. The Broncos could never shake the funk that they were in during the second half. Delhi shot an uncharacteristic 14-27 from the free throw line in the second half. One of the lone bright spots for the Broncos was Marv Berroa's double/double, tallying 22 points and 10 rebounds. Diamonte Zarba also collected 10 rebounds along with 9 points. The final score found Bergen on top 79-60.
12/6/2014- SUNY Delhi traveled to Fulton Montgomery on Saturday afternoon to take on the Raiders. FMCC entered the contest with a healthy regional record of 6-1. Delhi was bringing in a 4-3 record in the region. The entire game was closely contested as neither club could break free. The score heading into intermission was 27-26 with the Broncos leading. It was a collective effort that allowed the Broncos to escape with a 73-65 victory. Four Broncos scored double figures. Matt Banton led the way with 18 points (11 in the second half). Naim Thomas also scored all 11 of his points in the second half while shooting 11-14 from the charity stripe. The game saw both Latrell Curtis and Marvillio Berroa post double doubles via points and rebounds. T. Davis led the FMCC Raiders with 22 points.
12/7/2014- SUNY Delhi concluded it's stretch of road games on Sunday while facing off with Jefferson Community College. Jefferson showed fight throughout the contest. Jefferson outrebounded the Broncos 38-39 and had 23 points off turnovers. Despite these disheartening numbers Delhi came out victorious 69-64. Marv Berroa displayed a can't lose mentality banking 15 points to go along with 9 rebounds and 6 assist. All 11 Broncos who dressed participated in the ball game. It was truly a team effort that allowed the Broncos to trail only once in the game; 2-0. The Broncos come back home 6pm on Thursday night; to square off against Columbia-Greene CC.
12/11/14- The SUNY Delhi ended the semester on a sour note. They dropped a tightly contested ball game 65-63 to Columbia-Greene Community College. The loss brings Delhi's record to 6-7, while Columbia-Greene improves to 7-6. Delhi could not muster any momentum during the game. Credit Columbia-Greene for executing Coach Rickard's game plan, as Delhi shot 8-28 from behind the arc.
1/8/15- Delhi Broncos started 2015 on the road, while facing the Royals of Schenectady Community College. Delhi was victorious by a score of 100-84. Francisco Infante, from the Bronx NY, set a career high in points (33). He shot a stellar 16-17 from the charity stripe. Matthew Banton (Brooklyn NY) had a well balanced stat line of 22 points 8 rebounds and 4 assist. The Royals battled throughout the game and led multiple times in the second half but the Broncos were able to stay together on the road to come out victorious. The Broncos next face the #4 team in the country, Herkimer Community College. The tip off is set for 3pm.
1/10/15- Suny Delhi hosted the defending Region 3 champions, Herkimer Community College, Saturday afternoon. Herkimer came into the contest undefeated in the region and ranked #4 in the country. The SUNY Delhi Broncos were able to put together their best defensive game of the season; holding the Generals to 45 points. Their defensive efforts were enough to come out with a 55-45 win. The Broncos were led by Marv Berroa (Bronx NY) as he posted a double double. The stellar game was highlighted by his 16 defensive rebounds. Cisco Infante (Bronx NY) paced the Broncos with 18 points, 14 in the second half. The win improves the Broncos Region 3 record to 8-4. Next up for the Broncos is a talented Mohawk Valley CC club on Tuesday. The tip is set for 8pm.
1/13/15- SUNY Delhi was on the road to face Mohawk Valley CC on Tuesday. The Hawks of MVCC showed their depth and talent this evening, coming out with a 79-55 victory. The game was truly decided in the last 10 minutes in which MVCC dominated both sides of the court. Delhi was paced by Matt Banton's 19 points. The Hawks had 3 guys reach double figures in a balanced attack. The Broncos next face Adirondack CC on the road Thursday with a 3 pm tip scheduled.
1/15/15- The Broncos got off the canvas Saturday and defeated Adirondack CC by a score of 71-61. Delhi displayed a balance attack registering double figures for 4 players and Stephen Harten had 9 points to go along with 9 boards.. Adirondack's talented duo of guards registered 16 points apiece (#0 Scales #3 Credle). Delhi's scoring leader was Matthew Banton (Brooklyn NY) with 20 points. The Broncos come home on Saturday to face North Country CC at 3pm.
1/17/15- The Broncos squared off against a battle tested team of North Country CC. The Broncos seemingly had control throughout most of the contest but tonight it was the Saints who came out victorious. Delhi lead by 13 points early in the second half but the resilient Saints scratched and clawed to victory. North Country saw all 5 starters reach double figures on the way to a 73-66 victory. The Broncos had 4 guys in double figures and were paced by 18 points from Francisco Infante (Bronx NY). Marv Berroa (Bronx NY) had 15 points and 14 rebounds but fouled out late in the second half. Next up for the Broncos are the Vikings of Hudson Valley. The game is slated for a 7pm tip on Wednesday at the Floyd L. Maines Arena.
1/21/15- Hudson Valley CC came to the Floyd L. Maines Arena on Wednesday for a Region 3 Men's Basketball contest. The Vikings of Hudson Valley, lead by legendary coach Mike Long, stood toe to toe with the Broncos this evening. The Broncos were ignited by Matt Banton's (Brooklyn NY) hot shooting display in the first half. Banton connected on 3 long balls and tallied 17 first half points. Banton's Broncos went into the locker room up 12 points at the half. Hudson Valley would not lie down though scoring 51 second half points. Delhi would not be denied this evening and received a phenomenal performance from Francisco Infante (Bronx NY). Infante finished two rebounds shy of a triple double, recording 24pts 11assist and 8rebounds. Delhi also got a boost of energy from walk on Jerry Velez (NY NY). He did not turn the ball over and chipped in 13 points 4 rebounds and 2 assist. Next up for the Broncos are Clinton CC this Saturday at 4pm.
1/24/15- The Cougars of Clinton CC came to the Floyd L. Maines Arena to take on the Delhi Broncos in a 4 pm tip on Saturday. Clinton was looking to avenge a loss in Delhi's opening game of the season. The opening game saw the Cougars not have one player record double digits but this was not the case on Saturday. The Cougars executed Coach Daugherty's game plan to a tee and leg at the half 37-33. Freshmen Michael Payne led the charge for the Cougars in the first half tallying 14 points. The Brooklyn, NY native ended the contest with a robust 28 points including 3 threes and a perfect 5 for 5 from the charity stripe. Marv Berroa' who has become a double double machine, scored 18 points to go along with 15 rebounds. The game was not decided until the horn sounded. Clinton took a 1 point lead with 28.4 seconds remaining on an basket plus the foul by Michael Payne. The Broncos were able to execute in the half court finding Matt Banton (Brooklyn NY) for a go ahead 3. This was 3 of his 27 points on the game. He also totaled 7 made three point baskets. Clinton had to go the length of the court in 2.7 seconds but Payne's shot was blocked by Francisco Infante (Bronx NY) before mid court. The Broncos escaped with a 76-74 win. They next play Davis College in their first official USCAA game in school history. The game is scheduled for Monday night at 7pm.
1/26/15- SUNY Delhi traveled to Binghamton NY to take on Davis College on Monday night. This would serve as SUNY Delhi's Men's Basketball first USCAA contest. Davis College entered the contest ranked #10 in the country (USCAA Division 2). Naim Thomas (Poughkeepsie NY) sparked the Broncos in the first half, connecting on 4 three pointers. He would finish with 21 points on the evening leading the Broncos to a 78-65 victory. Matthew Banton (Brooklyn NY) connected for 20 points of his own in the contest. Delhi next faces Columbia Greene CC, at 6 pm, Wednesday night.
1/28/15- SUNY Delhi was on the road again to take on the Columbia-Greene Twins in a Mountain Valley Conference matchup. This was the second time the two would battle this season. The Twins topped Delhi in the Floyd L. Maines Arena by two points 65-63 on December 11th. The Broncos sought a different outcome this Wednesday. Their efforts were rewarded with a 77-61 road victory. Four different Broncos scored double figures, led by stat stuffer Marv Berroa (Bronx NY). He tallied 16 points 10 rebounds and 6 assists. Next up for the Broncos are a tough Regional for in Fulton Montgomery CC on Saturday at 3pm.
1/31/15- The Floyd L. Maines Arena played host to two teams, with identical Region 3 records, when Fulton-Montgomery CC took on the Delhi Broncos. The game had the feel of a a regional playoff contest as both teams played with a lot of passion on Saturday. 4 points separated both teams going into halftime. Delhi was holding a slight 44-40 edge going into the locker room. The second half displayed a tightened up defensive effort from the Broncos. The second half charge was led by Moshe Douglas (Bronx NY) who had a career high 13 rebounds to go along with his 6 points. The Broncos made 12 three point field goals for the game. The Broncos next take on the Schenectady Community College Royals at the Floyd L. Maines Arena on Wednesday at 7pm.
2/4/15- On an evening that saw the SUNY Delhi Men's Lacrosse team raise money for the Perri DeFreece memorial scholarship; the Broncos faced off with the Royals of Schenectady CC in a men's basketball contest. This was the second time this season the Broncos battled the Royals. The Royals were led by Devon Jordan's 21 points and Tru Garland contributed 18 points. This evening saw every Delhi Bronco contribute a field goal. The Broncos scoring charge was led by Matthew Banton's 21 points. Marv Berroa tallied another double double with his 20 points and 10 rebounds. Jenielson Reyes (Harlem NY) had a season high 10 points that included 3 three pointers (all in the second half). Next up for the Broncos is the #2 team in the country, Herkimer Generals, Saturday at 3pm. This contest will be played in Herkimer NY.