MEN’S HOOPS LOOKS FOR FIFTH-STRAIGHT HOME WIN
Wed., Dec. 28 – vs. Quinnipiac 7:00 p.m. ET (Cotterell Court)
Sat., Dec. 31 – at New Hampshire 1:00 p.m. ET (Lundholm Gym)
The Colgate University men’s basketball team will look to stay perfect at home and grab its sixth win of the season on Wednesday when it hosts Quinnipiac at 7:00 p.m. at Cotterell Court.
The Raiders will then travel to New Hampshire for a New Year’s Eve bash with the Wildcats. The game is scheduled to begin at 1:00 p.m. at Lundholm Gym. Wednesday nights game against Quinnipiac will be streamed live online by GateTV on Colgate All-Access.
BASKETBALL GAME CENTRAL
Raider fans can follow every Colgate game this season through Basketball Game Central located on the Colgate Athletic Website.
Basketball Game Central keeps fans one click away from following live stats, listening to the radio or watching the game live. Basketball Game Central also carries all the information on each opponent from who is leading the all-time series to who won the last game.
THE SERIES WITH NEW HAMPSHIRE
This will be the 32nd meeting between Colgate and New Hampshire with the Wildcats leading the all-time series 19-12. New Hampshire won last season 65-60 in Hamilton. The Raiders last win came during the 2007-08 season, 49-46, in Durham, N.H.
LAST TIME OUT
Senior Nick Pascale recorded his second double-double of the season, but it wasn’t enough as the Colgate men’s basketball team fell to Hofstra 82-59 Thursday night at the Mack Sports Complex.
Pascale finished the game with 13 points, 10 rebounds and one blocked shot, while classmate Sterling Melville scored a team-high 16 points in the loss. Yaw Gyawu scored eight points and grabbed six rebounds, while Mike Venezia pitched in six points, one blocked shot and a steal.
Hofstra (5-7) opened the game with an 17-7 run in the first five minutes of action, before the Raiders responded with an 11-4 run, including a three-pointer by Venezia, to trim the lead to 21-18 with 8:51 left. The Pride answered back with a 7-0 run to regain a 10-point lead 28-18 with 5:21 remaining, before Colgate ended the half with a 16-7 run to trim the lead to 35-34 as both teams entered their locker rooms.