OSWEGO — The Oswego State men’s basketball team overwhelmed Fredonia with a 67-44 victory in a SUNY Athletic Conference matchup on Friday.

The Lakers (8-2, 2-1 SUNYAC) led 28-23 at the break. Oswego State then used a 39-21 second half to break away from the Devils for the win.

Liam Sanborn paced the Lakers with 15 points. Joe Sullivan finished with 14 points, 11 boards and five steals. Brandan Gartland chipped in 13 points and four rebounds, while Jordan Brown tossed in eight points. Kaleb Cook scored seven points, and Jeremiah Sparks grabbed six rebounds.

For the Devils (3-5, 0-2 SUNYAC), Dydy Bryan had 14 points, eight rebounds, five assists and two blocks. Tyler Roberts scored 13 points, while Moussa Samassa contributed five points, seven rebounds and three blocks. Chad Biersbach contributed five points and four boards. Adam Braniecki tallied five rebounds.

The Lakers welcome Buffalo State to town today. Tip-off is set for 4 p.m.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

Fredonia 71, Oswego State 52: The Oswego State women’s basketball team lost 71-52 to Fredonia in SUNY Athletic Conference action on Friday.

Taylor Torchia finished with 11 points, five rebounds and three steals for the Lakers (5-4, 1-2 SUNYAC). Quincey Zimmerman racked up 10 points, 10 rebounds, five blocks and four steals. Sydni Eure had 10 points, nine boards and five assists. Morgan Wolanin chipped in eight points, nine rebounds and five blocks. Erin Gantley added eight points.

For the Blue Devils (5-4, 1-1 SUNYAC), Lauren Mickley led with 15 points and eight rebounds. Rae White recorded 11 points and four steals. Hannibal High School graduate Katie Pitcher tossed in 10 points and grabbed five rebounds. Anna Chiacchia added 10 points, and Heaven Rollek contributed seven points, nine rebounds, four steals and four assists.

Fredonia had a 17-11 lead after the first quarter. Following a 15-10 run in the second, the Blue Devils had a 32-22 advantage at the half. Oswego State outscored Fredonia in the second half, 31-29, but it wasn’t enough.

The Lakers host Buffalo State today at 2 p.m.

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