Rams Move into Third Place in Skyline with Win at St. Joe's

Rams Move into Third Place in Skyline with Win at St. Joe's

Rams Move into Third Place in Skyline with Win at St. Joe's

Farmingdale State - 81, St. Joseph's - 69


Patchogue, N.Y. - With an 81-69 victory over St. Joseph's College on Thursday night, the Farmingdale State men's basketball team improved to 7-3 in the Skyline to move into a third place tie in the Conference Standings. The Rams are now 7-8 overall this season, while the Golden Eagles now stand at 11-4, 7-3 in the conference.

Farmingdale State held the edge at the break, leading 48-39 on St. Joe's home court after shooting 51-percent from the field. In the second half, the Rams held the Golden Eagles to 26-percent in the second half to take the road win and split the season series at 1-1.

Junior guard Shahee Martin (Queens, N.Y./Hempstead) scored 29 points to lead Farmingdale, as he was perfect from the line making 10-of-10 free throws and hit 5-of-7 from three-point territory. Senior guard Terrence Howard (Queens, N.Y./Cardozo) led the rebounding with a game-high 14, while freshman guard Ricco Oliver (Brooklyn, N.Y./Boys and Girls) hit four three's and finished with 15 points. Junior forward Nikita Davis (Brooklyn, N.Y./Telecommunications) had a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds.

For St. Joseph's, senior center Sean Hyde (Shirley, N.Y./William Floyd) had 14 points and 13 rebounds, while senior guard Matt Weeks (Hampton Bays, N.Y./Hampton Bays) contributed 13 points and sophmore guard Trey Black (Bayport, N.Y./Bayport-Blue Point) finished with 10 points.

Farmingdale State now hosts The Sage Colleges in another Skyline Conference match-up on Saturday, January 23rd at 3:00 p.m.

 

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