Rochester, NY-Men's basketball opened the 2013-14 season against Tufts University in the opening round game of the Chuck Resler/University of Rochester Tournament and the Spartans were defeated 113-81.
Sophomore guard Marcus Clarke (Olean, NY/Archbishop Walsh) scored a career-high 27 points. Third-year center Julian Reed (Cheektowaga, NY/Union-Endicott) also scored a career-best total with 14 points.
Head Coach Earl Schunk after the game, "we had moments where we imposed our will and went on a couple of ten point runs. We need to improve our consistency."
The Spartans will play in the consolation game of the Resler Tournament against either the host University of Rochester or Oneonta State tomorrow (Nov. 16) at 3:00 p.m.