Gioia Scores 1,000th Point; HC Defeats UPB, 77-66
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January 18, 2005
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“I’m really proud of our seniors for stepping up and being productive when we need them the most,” Hawks head coach Rob deGrandpre said. “While Sam’s (Gioia) accomplishment is certainly a landmark, we received contributions from 10 different players tonight, and that was the key to the victory.”
After Hilbert opened the game with the first basket, Pitt-Bradford scored 12 of the next 14 points, including six from sophomore Ryan Race, to take a 12-4 advantage with 14:24 left in the first half. Hilbert responded with a 13-4 run, and took the lead 17-16 on a Dominic Miller lay-in at the 10:15 mark. Hilbert continued their solid play, and took their largest lead of the half, 29-21, after back-to-back jumpers by Kenney.
After taking a 33-28 advantage into the locker room at halftime, the Hawks came out strong. Freshman Dallas Reinard’s (
Reinard finished the game three-of-four from behind the arc and ended up with 13 points. Hilbert Freshman Michael Reyes (
The Hawks men’s basketball team next travels to
Hilbert College, located in suburban Hamburg, N.Y., south of Buffalo, is a private four-year college founded in 1957 in the Catholic Franciscan tradition. With nearly 1,100 students, Hilbert is a dynamic Western New York college that offers career-focused majors, including one of the top criminal justice programs in the region, and more than 50 minors and concentrations. The college’s engaging, student-centered campus community offers numerous leadership, internship and service learning opportunities from which students launch successful careers while making positive changes in their communities. Hilbert has expanded its academic offerings with the college’s first graduate programs, one a master’s in criminal justice administration and the other a master’s in public administration, and new Accelerated Degree Programs geared to adult learners.