Men's basketball falls at Molloy, denied sweep of Lions

Men's basketball falls at Molloy, denied sweep of Lions

ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y. — The NYIT men's basketball team came up short of sweeping the season series against Molloy.

The Lions defeated NYIT, 86-73, on Saturday in Rockville Centre despite 34 points from Jeffrey Hayden.

Hayden also contributed eight rebounds and four assists as NYIT dropped its 11th straight game.

The Bears' lone East Coast Conference win this season came on Jan. 6 at Recreation Hall against Molloy (71-58).

Laurynas Stonkus and Domonic Josephs contributed 12 points apiece in Saturday's defeat.