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Men’s Basketball falls to Elmira, 73-50
Elmira got off to a quick start, breaking out to a 40-22 lead, to head into halftime on top, despite the 13 points scored by junior center Gerald Colas (Houston, TX/Cypress Ridge).
The deficit proved to be too much for the Saxons to overcome, being outscored 33-28 in the second half to give Elmira the victory. For the game, Alfred shot 28 percent from the field, 11 percent from the three-point arc, and 77 percent from the free-throw line.
Colas finished with a team-high 18 points and seven rebounds to pace the Saxons. Junior guard Thomas Tsatsis (Neponsit, NY/Townsend Harris) also scored five points.
AU (6-15, 3-9 Empire 8) returns to action on Friday, Feb. 8, at 8 p.m. against Nazareth College at McLane Center.