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The University of Rochester men’s basketball team defeated Stockton University 64-56 in the championship game of the UR/Holiday Inn Rochester Downtown Tournament on Sunday at the Louis Alexander Palestra in Rochester. The Yellowjackets were ranked No. 16 in NCAA Division III by D3hoops.com in the latest poll.

Rochester improved to 4-1 on the season, and Stockton is 4-2.

Ryan Clamage led Rochester with 20 points and was selected the tournament’s Most Valuable Player. Jacob Urban added 13 points for the Yellowjackets. Rochester was up 40-26 at halftime.

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Steve Ferebee (Absegami) scored 10 points and had seven rebounds for Stockton, and Kelvin Tull (Millville) also scored 10 points. Marcus Harmon (Middle Township) added nine points, while Zavon Johnson scored eight points, and Onnir Kendall had seven points and six rebounds. Johnson and Kendall were both named to the All-Tournament Team.

The Ospreys cut the lead to 53-48 with more than five minutes left with a 9-2 run. But Urban hit a field goal and a 3-pointer to help Rochester keep the lead.

The Stockton men’s team travels to The College of New Jersey on Wednesday for an 8 p.m. game in Ewing Township.

Saturday night

The Stockton University men’s basketball team beat Keuka College 77-50 on Saturday night in a semifinal game of the UR/Holiday Inn Rochester Downtown Tournament in Rochester, New York.

Zavon Johnson led the Ospreys with 22 points, including 10 in the first half as Stockton went up 38-24.

Johnson shot 8 of 15 from the field, including 5 of 11 from the 3-point line, and had three steals. Onnir Kendall added 15 points for Stockton, including 12 in the first half. Kendall also had a team-high nine rebounds, six steals and six assists.

Kelvin Tull (Millville H.S.) added nine points, five rebounds and two blocks. Jordan Taylor had nine points for the winners. Blake Rossell (St. Augustine Prep) had seven rebounds, and Marcus Harmon (Middle Township) added five rebounds.

For Keuka (2-2), of Keuka Park, New York, Trevor Powell led with 15 points and had eight rebounds. Dylan Doupe scored eight points.

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