The MVCC Men's Basketball team opened their 2015-16 season with an 83-53 win over Queensborough Community College in the first round of the Torchia Classic at MVCC.
The Hawks defense forced 28 turnovers and was a key to the game as they turned a 10-5 advantage early in the first half into a 40-19 halftime lead.
Sophomore Janeel Frith lead MV with 13 points and four rebounds as every player on the Hawks roster made it into the scoring column. Kyron Allen and Rome Free Academy grad Aaron Tennant each added 12 points while Justin Henry poured in 10 more.
MVCC will face D2 Pasco-Hernando College in the championship game of the Anthony Torchia Memorial Classic at 2pm Saturday.