Aurora, NY– The Medaille College Mavericks used a suffocating defense in the final minutes holding on to defeat the Wells Express 78-73 in men's basketball action Saturday afternoon at Medaille. The Mavericks were led by Keith Hack who finished with 24 points and seven rebounds. Senior Darrell Bullock led the Express with a game high 29 points while sophomore Greg Jones chipped in with 20 points. The loss drops the Express to 1-2 while the Mavericks stay undefeated at 3-0.
Down by four points heading into the break, the two teams would spend the second half in a back and forth battle with the lead changing hands six times in the half.
Medaille would pull away with an 8-0 run with 2:10 remaining giving the Mavericks a 78-70 lead with 40-seconds remaining. The Express would add three uncontested points in the final seconds as Medaille held on for the victory.
The Express will next play Alfred University on Tuesday, November 24th at 7:00pm at Alfred.