BINGHAMTON, N.Y. – The Susquehanna men’s basketball team finally got on the court in a real game atmosphere as the Crusaders traveled to Division I Binghamton on Saturday afternoon for an exhibition contest. SU fell 63-46 to the Bearcats.
Freshman guard Luke Cable (York, Pa./West York) was the team’s top scorer as he finished with 13 points on 4-of-9 shooting; nine of those points came from three-point range. Senior J.T. Wilson (Sparta, N.J./Pope John XXIII Regional) added six points and a team-high five rebounds. Freshman Tre Dean (Dallas, Texas/Greenhill School) also pulled down five boards to match Wilson.
As a team the Crusaders shot only 28.6 percent from the floor but did sink 40 percent (8-of-20) from beyond the arc.
Four players reached double figures for Binghamton, led by 17 from Rayner Moquete. The Bearcats out-rebounded SU 40-31 and shot better than 41 percent from the field.
The Crusaders open their regular season on Nov. 16 against Penn College on the opening day of SU’s annual Pepsi Tip-Off Tournament.
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