Three players scored in double figures as the men's basketball team defeated Paul Smiths College 99-50 in the Casella North Country Tip-Off Classic at Jerry Welsh Gymnasium. Orlando Minott (Bronx/Samuel Gompers) led the Bears with 18 points. Also scoring in double figures were Alvin Dike (Bronx/Msgr. Scanlon) with 14 points and Nelson Gedeon (Far Rockaway/Thomas Edison) with 10. Joseph Collura (East Rockaway) led Paul Smith with 18 points. Tim Riel (Epsom) also scored in double figures as he had 11.