POTSDAM - Senior forward Rob Duquette (Peru) made a cut to the basket and scored on a driving layup with one second remaining to ice it as the SUNY Potsdam mens basketball team fended off pesky Algonquin College (Ottawa) 89-85 in an exhibition game on Monday night.
Duquette, the Bears captain, shot 6-of-12 from the field to finish with a team-high 18 points and tied a team-high with 12 rebounds. Junior guard Rishawd Hendricks and junior guard/forward Zac Adams (Potsdam, ) were able to knock down four clutch free throws in the closing minute to give Potsdam breathing room.
before Duquette put the game away on his layup.
Josh Blagrove (Brooklyn, N.Y.) shot 6-of-9 from the floor and scored 15 pointsincluding 13 points in the first halfin just 12 minutes of action. The 6-foot-6 forward also has six rebounds.
Adams had nine points, 12 rebounds and a block.