Four Crack Double-Digits as Lions Win Third Straight

Four Crack Double-Digits as Lions Win Third Straight

ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend men's basketball team defeated the Fredonia Blue Devils in non-conference action on Wednesday in front of the home crowd, resulting in a 79-64 finish.

Final Score: Penn State Behrend 79, Fredonia 64

Records: Penn State Behrend 6-2, Fredonia 0-10

Key Moments:
* Four Lions cracked double-digit points totals, the second time they have done so this season
* PJ Gourley (Butler, PA/Knoch) led all scorers with 21 points and came down with 10 rebounds for his third double-double of the year
* Kenny Fukon (Cranberry Twp., PA/Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic) extended his scoring streak of 10 or more, tallying 15 points with nine coming from the three-point variety
* Matt Niland (Erie, PA/Fairview) set a new career high in points, also ending the night with 15
* Tommy DiRienzo (Pittsburgh, PA/Bethel Park) started the game 5-for-5 from three-point range and finished with 17 total points
* As a team, the Lions shot 64.7 percent from beyond the arc, their best showing of the season, topping their previous best of 53.8 percent against Allegheny on November 17
* Behrend held Fredonia to just 24 points in the first half
* The win makes it three-consecutive for the Lions

Up Next:
* Behrend will jump back into conference play as they host Medaille on Saturday, December 11 for a 4 p.m. tip.

Schedule Change
December 23, 2021 Schedule Change