Barnhill helps RPI win its opener

COBLESKILL — The SUNY Cobleskill men’s basketball team opened the 2017-18 season on Wednesday by dropping a 68-50 non-conference decision to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in the season opener for both programs.

With the loss the Fighting Tigers open the campaign with a 0-1 record while RPI moves to 1-0 on the year.

Senior guard Asa Barnhill, a Gloversville graduate, had 15 points to go with seven rebounds and three assists for RPI.