Behrend Offense Shines in Win Over Allegheny

Behrend Offense Shines in Win Over Allegheny

MEADVILLE, Pa. - The Penn State Behrend men's basketball team defeated the Allegheny Gators on the road in non-conference action Wednesday night, 79-62.

Final Score: Penn State Behrend 79, Allegheny 62

Records: Penn State Behrend (2-1), Allegheny (2-1)

Key Moments: 
* The Lions outscored the Gators 47-28 in the first half 
* Behrend finished the night 53.8 from the floor and shooting 45.8 from beyond the arc
* Four Lions finished the night scoring in double-digits with Kenny Fukon (Cranberry, Twp., PA/Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic) leading the way, tying his career-high with 26 points 
* Behrend sank 72.7 (8-11) of their three-point attempts in the first half, having six different players with a triple through the first frame 
* PJ Gourley (Butler, PA/ Knoch) ended the night with 15 points and tied for second in boards with six while leading in three-point shooting going 3-for-6
* Tommy DiRienzo (Pittsburgh, PA/Bethel Park) set a career-best in points in a single contest with 15
* Isaac DeGregorio (Allison Park, PA/North Catholic) tallied his highest as a Lion with 10 points 
* Behrend registered their best shooting performance of the season as well as their best outing from the free-throw line, shooting 80.0 from the charity stripe 

Up Next:
* The Lions will host Bethany on Saturday, November 20 at 4 p.m. for another non-conference tilt 

Schedule Change
December 23, 2021 Schedule Change