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January 20, 2013

Layton Seeber joins the 1,000-point club as Gallaudet defeats SUNY Cobleskill

COBLESKILL, N.Y. – Senior guard Layton Seeber (Champaign, Ill.) joined the 1,000-point club on Sunday as Gallaudet University defeated SUNY Cobleskill, 79-72, on the road in a North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) men's basketball game.

Seeber reached 1,000 career points as a Bison in the first half when he made a 3-pointer with 8:06 on the clock. He finished the game with 26 points, seven rebounds, six assists and three steals. Seeber has scored 1,016 points in 71 games played for Gallaudet in the past three years.

Senior Danny Kelly (Strongsville, Ohio) is in-line to become the next Bison to join the 1,000-point plateau as his 17 points against the Fighting Tigers gives him 961 in four years at GU. Kelly also grabbed three rebounds and two assists in the win for Gallaudet (9-10, 5-4 NEAC South).

Sophomore Ben Coleman (St. Paris, Ohio) made three 3-pointers and finished with 14 points and was a perfect 5-for-5 at the free-throw line. Junior forward Orion Palmer (Fremont, Calif.) added 11 points and brought down nine rebounds off the bench to help the Bison.

SUNY Cobleskill (4-12, 2-5 NEAC North) was paced offensively by Tyrone Mitchell and Kareem Bernard, who scored 17 points each. The Bison led 48-28 at halftime but were outscored 44-31 in the second half.

Gallaudet returns home to host nationally-ranked St. Mary's (Md.) College on Wednesday, Jan. 23, at 7 p.m. in the Field House. The Seahawks (16-2) are currently ranked No. 14 in the latest NCAA Division III men's basketball poll.