ESF basketball

December 28, 2016 - 2:46pm
Despite not having an on-campus gym and early struggles, the Mighty Oaks have developed under head coach Scott Blair.

You’d never guess that Ben Russ IV plays on a basketball team too small for the NCAA.

Russ, a freshman bioprocess engineering major at SUNY-ESF, is a center on the school’s USCAA basketball squad. Standing at 6-foot-6 with broad shoulders, he’d blend in physically on most collegiate rosters.