McGuinness Hits 1,000 Points, Adelphi Hoops Sweeps Saint Rose


Albany, N.Y. - For the first time since joining the Northeast-10 Conference in the fall of 2009 the Adelphi University basketball programs swept the College of Saint Rose on the road in doubleheader action, as the men earned an 83-67 decision Wednesday evening following a women's win of 71-66. But that wasn't the only historic happening. Senior Conor McGuinness reached the 1,000 career-point milestone in the final minute of regulation. And not in the most conventional fashion. A foul coupled with a technical foul call on the Golden Knights turned into a four-point opportunity for McGuinness - conveniently the number he needed to hit the 1,000 mark. After going 4-4 in the contest prior to the whistle, he stepped to the line and coolly drained four straight, sealing the deal for the Panthers (17-8, 11-6 NE10) and becoming the 37 player in program history to record 1,000 points. Adelphi led by at-most 11 in the opening half, with the help of a three pointer from Dwaine Williams at 14:03. A 10-2 run in favor of the home team brought them within one, and was followed up by an Adam Anderson tre that evened the contest at 19-all. After trading the lead the Golden Knights ultimately held the upper hand as the teams broke for the locker room, with a two-point lead that was cut in the fin