Men’s Basketball Drops Contest to Randolph-Macon, 63-47

ARLINGTON, Va. - SUNY Geneseo sophomore forward Tommy Eastman netted 15 points while junior guard Zack Panebianco scored 17, but the Knights fell to Randolph-Macon, 63-47, in the championship game of the Fifth Annual Pablo Coto Tournament, hosted by Marymount University on Sunday.


With the lead changing hands six times in the first seven minutes, the Knights grabbed a lead, 15-11, on a three-pointer by Panebianco with 12:33 to play in the first half.

Geneseo led by as many as six, but Randolph-Macon closed the half on a 20-9 run to take a 31-26 lead into the halftime break.

With 14:32 to go in the second half, Eastman nailed a pair of free throws to cut the Yellow Jackets' lead to one point.

Randolph-Macon closed the game on a 21-6 run to earn the victory.


Only five Knights scored against Randolph-Macon, with sophomore guard Terrance Nichols adding six points, sophomore forward Sean Crowley netting six and junior guard Kevin Crockett scoring three.

Junior forward Jack Manke led the team with seven rebounds while Crockett dished off a team-high four assists. 

Eastman was named to the Pablo Coto All-Tournament Team after his 15-point performance.


Geneseo returns to Schrader Gymnasium for its home opener on Tuesday, Nov. 21 when it hosts Morrisville.