Former Pioneer Basketball Players Excelling
Former Alfred State College men's basketball players Dan Foley (Irondequoit) and Travis Brannen (Elmira Free) have played important roles in recent basketball games for their current schools.
Foley was named the NAIA Division II men's basketball player of the week after two solid performances for Roberts Wesleyan College. Versus Point Park he had 15 points, 12 rebounds, and eight assists and nearly posted a triple-double when the Raiders upset #1 Walsh (Ohio) recording 13 points, nine rebounds, and nine assists.
On the year, he is averaging 14 points, 10.5 rebounds, and 8.5 assists for the Raiders.
Brannen helped the Golden Knights to an upset of crosstown rival #17 Mercyhurst College with a career night. Brannen finished with 32 points on 13 for 15 shooting (4 for 4 from three) and added 11 rebounds as Gannon gave the Lakers their first PSAC loss.
On the year, Brannen is averaging 11 points and 6.6 rebounds for the 13-10 Knights.