Baldwin scores 17 in Utica victory

ELMIRA – Gloversville graduate Matt Baldwin, a senior on the Utica College men’s basketball team, scored 17 points in an 88-84 win over Elmira in an Empire 8 Conference game Saturday.

With the win, the Pioneers clinched the fourth and final playoff spot in the Empire 8 Conference Tournament. Utica will take on No. 1 seed Stevens Institute of Technology on Friday at 6 p.m. at Hartwick College.

The winner will play the winner of the other semifinal between Ithaca and St. John Fisher on Saturday for the E8 Championship at 3 p.m.