State University of New York, College at Cortland • February 23, 1990 SUNYACS should be Bengals take a bite out of Cortland State men's hoop . interesting By Douglas Frledle Staff Write,. They say all good things must come to an end, and on Friday night that is just what happened to the Cortland State men's basketball team. Running on a streak of ten con- se<.:utive home wins, the Dragons were looking to make it eleven against a tough Buffalo State team. Buffalo State ~.:oach Dick Bihr saiJ it best\ It was maybe our best effort.\ It was quite an eff<)rt, and a show for that matter as the now 23- 1 Bengals made I X of their first 22 shots to jump nut to a49-20halftime lead. Th~ Bengal-; managed to do this with star guard Nat Gainey. The game started out dose. at one point being nine to six but from then on it was all Buffalo. Buffalo outscored the Dragons 23-4 just before the half and never had to look back. Trying to get back in the game Cortland did more harm then good by shooting from the three point range. Scoring leaders for the Dragons were Paul Spiegel with 15 and Demetrius Patterson with 12. Shane Johnson lead the way with 18 points for the Bengals. The Dragons move on to the play- offs to most likely face the likes of Oneonta. With Buffalo a possible opponent down the road. The Drag- ons should fair well with there sec- ond place record of 16-X (9-5 in the East). Open rec schedule Are you bored? Are you one of the many Cortland State students who suffer from cabin fever? If you answered yes to one or both of the above, why not pump some new blood into your weary body. Come and enjoy the intramural com- munity, otherwise known as C.I.A. (Cortland Intramural Association). Park Center (racquetball, squash. universal weight) Mon.-Thurs. 4:00-9:00 p.m. Fri. 4:00-8:00 p.m. Sat. & Sun. noon-6:00p.m. (basketball courts) Park Center Free Weight Room Mon., Wed., Fri. 9:00-11:00 a.m. Mon.-Thurs. 6:30-9:00 p.m. Fri. 6:30-8:00 p.m. Sat. & Sun. I :00-5:00 p.m. Park Center Nautilus Mon.-Thurs. 6:00-9:00 p.m. Friday 6:30-8:00 p.m. Sat. & Sun. 1 :00-5:00 p.m. Mofffett Gym(basketball) Mon.-Thurs. 4:00-10:00 p.m. (half of gym will be used for Fri. 4:00-7:00 p.m. Intramural teams) VanHoesen (basketball, volleyball) Monday-Thursday 4:00-10:00 p.m. Pool Hours Monday-Friday 6:30-8:00 a.m., ll:OOa.m.-1:00 p.m. (Moffett) Mon., Wed., Fri. 7:00-9:00 p.m. (moffett) Tues., Thurs. 7:00-9:00 p.m. (PER) Sat. & Sun. 1:00-S:OOp.m. (PER) Wellness Center(Van Boesen) Monday-Thursday 9:00 a.m. -9:00p.m. Monday-friday lZ:00-1:00 p.m. Faculty/Staff Friday 9:00 a.m.-7:00p.m. . Saturday 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Sunday closed ,· . Photo by Scott Bohosian 1 he Buffalo State Bengals end Cortland's 10 mnsect~tire home rictories. Take me out to the ball game By Doug Friedle Staff Writer cap, teams which exceed the cap would be ineligible to sign other teams free agents. This would work Baseball may once again against teams such as theY ankees, be headed for a standstill before it Mets,Dodgers,andanyotherbigTV even gets started. As many of you market. The players who won the have heard, representatives of the right to free agency some time ago, owners and players are once again feel this would limit the number of locked in contractual battles. teams that would bid on them. Many By the time this article players feel that no matter how big reaches print the locks c<>uld be on the market things are fine competi· the doors of many spring training tion wise. ballparks. Other issues include 25 There are five main issues man rosters which the players want which divide the two sides at the andwillmostlikelygetifotherissues moment. The first being that of reve- are settled. (The current roster is at nue sharing. The owners would like 24.) Minimum salaries are also a hot to arrange the system so that all TV topic. The players have .proposed and late receipts would go toward salaries be increased from $68,000 pension and salaries of players. The to$ 1· 25,000. The owners ate willing owners claim that there must be to gives on this as well but not until some sort of a \cost certainty\ down · the profit shl\6rig itJ. done; . . · the road in order to escape financial Who knows· what the next disaster. The players on the other few weeks wilt l'rit)g, If baseball hands claim things are fi11¢ and a starts late,. o( m)t at aU~· it wilthurt:· sharing plan is not needed. only one groupofpeopleandthat.is· Free agency has become the fans._ People won't stand much, the biggest issue of them all. The le1ngerfordie Am~ricanpastilti.e : owners would like· td set up a salary , beiBg incfustrialized~ 1 · , , , · • • · ,, By Corey Wiles Sports Editor The SUNY ACS are upon us once again and this year Cortland State is looking fine. In hoops the men's basketball team will be in the sec- ondround(on theroad) to arch rival Buffalo State. Cortland Sta~ was in the final four ofthe'SUNYACS. If they make it by Buffalo State Friday night, they most likely will be host- ing Potsdam for the SUNY AC championshipnext week. The women's basketball team squares off against Brockport at Buffalo State on Friday. The women's squad had a very impressive season rack- ing up twenty wi11s and making the SUNYACS. In swimming, both teams made the SUNY AC'S. The women's squad is at Oswego this weekend while the men's squad takes the week off and is at horne next wl'ek. In Gymna'>tics. there is a men·' dllal meet home this weekend and tht: man to watch for is Greg Curtis to put on an impressive show. The women·., team has a EC AS tournament in Ithaca next week. Finally. in wrestling. six Cortland State grapplers qualified for the NCAA Division Ill tourna- ment. Heavy favorites for Cortland are Monk at 118lbs, Y'ango at 160 lbs, and Yanesek at 190. I will be covering the SUNYACS more as they progress and have results, but as you can see C-State atheletics are alive and well. If you have a favorite sport. make sure you go out and root on your team because these people need our support. They are the people that bring excitement to our scpool. we should be there to cheer them on.