Men’s Basketball Falls to Oswego, 69-63, on Senior Day

GENESEO, N.Y. - SUNY Geneseo senior forward Jack Manke scored 11 points, grabbed nine rebounds and recorded four blocks, but the Knights fell to visiting Oswego, 69-63, in their regular season finale on Saturday afternoon at Schrader Gymnasium.


  • Geneseo raced out to a 15-5 lead in the first seven minutes. Junior guard Terence Rogers drilled a jumper with 13:14 to play putting the Knights ahead by 10 points, their largest lead of the game. 
  • Oswego battled back through the first half and drew to within one point on a layup with 2:34 to go, cutting the Geneseo lead to 25-24. Sophomore forward Alex Merhige drove to the rim for a layup and sophomore forward Joseph Harclerode III hit a pair of free throws as the Knights went into the half leading, 29-26. 
  • The Lakers opened the second half on a 7-0 run to take a 33-29 lead, but the Knights responded with six-straight points to regain the edge.  
  • Both teams battled back and forth, with 11 lead changes and eight ties during the second half. Merhige finished a putback with 2:28 to go, giving the Knights a 57-56 lead.
  • Oswego tied the game with a foul shot and finished the game on a 13-6 run to close out the Knights.