Lions Force Overtime; Behrend Comes Up Short Against Waynesburg

Lions Force Overtime; Behrend Comes Up Short Against Waynesburg

ERIE, PA – The Penn State Behrend men's basketball team dropped a non-conference game in overtime to the Waynesburg Yellow Jackets on Saturday.

Final Score: Behrend 57, Waynesburg 60 (OT)

Key Moments:
* Seth Myers (Erie, PA/Genrel McLane) hit a three to jump out to a 20-11 lead over Waynesburg
* With a 1:30 remaining in the first half, the Yellow Jackets erased the deficit following a Nijon Kirkman jumper to tie it up, 24-24
* Mott Popeck got a layup to fall with four seconds left in the first half, sending the Lions to the locker room looking at a 26-24 score in favor of Waynesburg
* With seven minutes remaining, Popeck struck for three to help claim the Jacket's largest lead of the night, pushing the score to 50-40
* The Lions closed out the fourth with a Kenny Fukon (Cranberry Twp., PA/Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic) layup to cap a 12-2 run to end regulation and force extra time
* Behrend was outscored 6-3 in overtime
* Fukon led the Lions in scoring with 11 points, all coming in the fourth quarter
* RJ Marsh (State College, PA/Saint Joseph's Catholic Academy) set his career-high in rebounds and led Behrend with 10 with six coming in the offensive end

Up Next:
* At Allegheny on Wednesday, November 17 for an 8 p.m. tip-off

Schedule Change
December 23, 2021 Schedule Change