MBB: Wildcats Win Home Opener 71-54 Over Plattsburgh.

MBB: Wildcats Win Home Opener 71-54 Over Plattsburgh.

MARCY, N.Y. - The SUNY Poly men's basketball team took down Plattsburgh St. on Thursday in the Wildcat's home opener 71-54. The Wildcats played a great game on both sides of the ball. The Wildcats shot 40% from the field and knocked down four three-pointers en route to the 17 point win. The win was the Wildcats second consecutive against the Cardinals and third in the last 10 years.



  • The Wildcats held the lead for the majority of the game, taking the lead with 18 minutes left in the first half and holding it for the remainder of regulation.
  • Caleb Canty (Hudson, N.Y.) had a game-high 26 points in the game. He shot 50% from the field and knocked down a pair of three-pointers. Canty also had six rebounds and a pair of assists in the game.
  • Josh Gregory (Whitesboro, N.Y.) had 16 points for the Wildcats. He also had 10 rebounds to record his second double-double of the season.
  • Jesse O'Dell (Rotterdam, N.Y.) played a solid game. He had 11 points on 5-8 shooting from the field. He also had five rebounds in the game.
  • Erik Salo had a team-high 17 points for Plattsburgh. He also had eight rebounds.
  • Travis Cox had 12 points and five rebounds in the game for the Cardinals.
  • Cameron Ness had 10 points and five rebounds for Plattsburgh.



The Wildcats will take on Sage College on Saturday, November 23rd. The game will be held on the Campus of Sage College in Albany. The game is scheduled for a 3:00 PM tip-off. The Wildcats are 1-1 all-time against the Gators. In their last match-up, the Wildcats earned a 72-68 win at home.



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