Manny Garcia Earns All-Tournament Honors as Mavericks Fall to Valdosta State
The Mercy College men’s basketball team led for all of 38 seconds in a New Year’s Eve matinee against Valdosta (Ga.) State, falling 120-64, in the McDonald Fleming Moorhead UWF Christmas Classic, hosted by the University of West Florida.
The Blazers (12-2) used 14-1 and 13-0 runs in the first half to blow the game open.
Senior Manny Garcia (Bronx, N.Y./Cardinal Spellman) earned All-Tournament honors, as he scored a team-high 13 points. Sophomore Colin Senior (Hackensack, N.J./Hackensack) added 12.
Mercy (0-9) will return to the Empire State to host ECC opponent Molloy on Wednesday, January 5, at 7:30 p.m.