New York, NY—The 2016-2017 Skyline Conference Men's Basketball All-Star Team was released on Monday and Sage's senior co-captain Marcus Patterson (Bronx, NY/Mount Saint Michael Academy) was named to the first team for his outstanding efforts on the hardwood this season. Sage, which closed the season with a 17-10 mark, earned the league's runner-up title after falling in the finals on Saturday to Farmingdale State, 77-75.
Over the course of the season, the Gators captured the 2016-2017 Skyline Conference North Division regular-season championship after producing a 12-4 record in league play.
Patterson wraps his stellar athletic career 1,021 career points, the third highest total among all Sage men's basketball players. Patterson also ranks second all-time with his 552 rebounds in 102 career games played, which is also tied for second best all-time. He finished his senior season with 477 points, which is the most points scored in a single-season in the history of the squad. Patterson surpassed the single-season total of 468 points held by All-American Kai Deans (2014-2015). He averaged a team-best 17.7 ppg with a 7.5 rpg average in his 30.5 minutes per game.
Over the course of the 2016-2017 season, Patterson scored 30 or more points three times, including a pair of 31 point showings. He earned seven selections to the Skyline Conference Weekly Honor Roll and scored double digits in all but three of his 27 games played and started this season. He added eight double-doubles and is nationally ranked in 10 different categories.