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Men’s Basketball: Orange wins NJCAA DII East B District Tournament0

SUNY Orange Colts

SUNY Orange defeated Raritan Valley 79-76 to win the 2022-23 NJCAA DII East B District Tournament yesterday at Sullivan CCC. The Colts were led by George Patsalos with 17 points and 20 rebounds. Darius Boben added 16 points while Kevin Stein had 15 points. Region XV Player of the Year Romeo Aquino chipped in 11 points and 9 rebounds.

The Colts will head to the 2023 NJCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Championship for the first time in 17 years. The Championship will be held in Danville, Illinois from March 21-25.  The National Tournament seeding will be announced on March 14 at 2:00 PM ET via the NJCAA Basketball Selection Show on the NJCAA Network.

Visit Region XV website for DII Men’s Basketball Championship full press release.

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Men’s Basketball: All-Conference Team Announced. Romeo Aquino selected MVP0

Romeo Aquino, SUNY Orange

Romeo Aquino of SUNY Orange was selected as the Most Valuable Player of the 2022-2023 Mid-Hudson Conference men’s basketball season. Aquino average 23.8 points and 10.1 rebounds to lead the Colts to an 8-0 conference record and 29-1 overall record. His 715 total points and 23.8 ppg ranks second and third in the DII (NJCAA Division II).

Selected to the all-conference first team are Jay Alvarez (Sullivan),  Kevin Stein (Orange), Ed Biqiri (Westchester), Darius Boben (Orange) and Tayejon Lynch (Rockland)

Selected to the second team are Kipplyn Richvine (Sullivan), Jaire Curry (Sullivan), Keon Gill (Orange), Diamonte McMillan (Rockland), and Omar Nkonde (Westchester)

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Men’s Basketball: Sullivan defeats Orange, captures fourth straight Region XV Crown0

Sullivan Community College defeated host SUNY Orange 73-70 to win their fourth straight Region XV Men’s Basketball DII Crown.  The Generals were led by Jair Currie (23 points), Jay Alvarez (17 points) and Kipplyn Richvine (12 points).  Romeo Aquino led the Colts with 18 points. This was the Colts first loss of the 2022-23 season.

Both teams have qualified for the East A/B District Tournament next weekend with Sullivan facing Region III Champion Niagara County in the EAST A District Tournament while Orange will face Region XIX Champion Raritan Valley in the East B District Tournament. The District Tournament will be held in Sullivan County Community College.

District Tournament winners earns an automatic bid to the 2022-2023 NJCAA Division II Men’s Basketball National Championship.

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Men’s Basketball: Ten conference athletes earn Region XV honors. Aquino named Region Player of the Year.0

Romeo Aquino, SUNY Orange

SUNY Orange’s Romeo Aquino was named the 2023 Region 15 Player of the Year after leading the Colts to a 27-0 regular season record.

Aquino was named to the All-Region DII First Team along with Jay Alvarez (Sullivan), Jair Currie (Sullivan), Kevin Stein (Orange), and Darius Boben (Orange).

Named to All-Region XV DII Second Team are Kipp Richvine (Sullivan), Tayejon Lynch (Rockland), Diamonte McMillan (Rockland)

Named to the Sportsmanship Team are Jalen Minto (Sullivan), Daniel Jean-Baptiste (Rockland) and George Pasalos (Orange).

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Darius Boben Named Athlete of the Week0

Darius Boben, SUNY Orange Basketball

Darius Boben, a small forward on the Orange County Community College Men

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