Lehman Lightning defeat NY Tech Yellowjackets to win CUNY Tournament

(02/28/04) YORK COLLEGE, QUEENS - The Lehman Lightning beat the New York Tech Yellowjackets earlier in the season, but Saturday's rematch would determine the winner of the CUNY Tournament.

The Lightning had not gotten to the CUNY finals since 1997. The last time they won the CUNY finals was 1987. With this game, Lehman was trying to make it to the Division III NCAA Tournament for the first time in school history. In a close game, (3) Lehman defeated (5) NY Tech to win the tournament 75-69.

Lehman star #10 Andre Bagot was named CUNY Tournament MVP, and he helped cut down the net for Lehman after the final buzzer.

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