HC Cagers Drop Two in NCI Tourney
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November 21, 2004
Potsdam, NY – The Hilbert College men’s basketball team lost Friday night to #25 Potsdam State 76-46 in the opening round of the North Country Invitational Tournament. Hilbert came up short on Saturday in the consolation game dropping a 56-53 decision to
Friday night, the host Bears got 18 points and nine rebounds from tournament MVP, Eldon Harris en route to the 30 point win over the Hawks. Hilbert’s Sam Gioia (West Seneca, NY/West Seneca West) led the Hawks with 11 points while teammate Keon Rembert (
The Hawks regrouped to take on
Gioia finished with 16 points while all-tournament team selection Rembert finished with 12 points, eight rebounds and a pair of steals.
The Hawks (0-2) travel to
Hilbert College, located in suburban Hamburg, N.Y., south of Buffalo, is a private four-year college founded in 1957 in the Catholic Franciscan tradition. With nearly 1,100 students, Hilbert is a dynamic Western New York college that offers career-focused majors, including one of the top criminal justice programs in the region, and more than 50 minors and concentrations. The college’s engaging, student-centered campus community offers numerous leadership, internship and service learning opportunities from which students launch successful careers while making positive changes in their communities. Hilbert has expanded its academic offerings with the college’s first graduate programs, one a master’s in criminal justice administration and the other a master’s in public administration, and new Accelerated Degree Programs geared to adult learners.