Behrend Looks to Bounce Back In Conference Tilt With Hilbert

Behrend Looks to Bounce Back In Conference Tilt With Hilbert

ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend men's basketball team is back in action Saturday as they play host for an Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) tilt with the Hilbert Hawks. Game time is set for 4 p.m.

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Behrend News & Note:

* The Behrend Lions were handed their first loss in conference play on Wednesday, falling to Pitt-Greensburg 77-67
* Behrend was held to just 26 points in the second half against the Bobcats
* RJ Marsh (State College, PA/Saint Joseph's Collegiate Academy) set a career-high with 22 points with 12 coming from the three-point variety
* Matt Niland (Erie, PA/Fairview) also had a career night in the loss, tallying 17 points
* The last time the Lions lost in the Junker Center was on November 13, 2021 in an overtime thriller to Waynesburg
* Behrend is currently the top-seeded team in the AMCC

Hilbert News & Notes:

* The Hawks are currently slotted as the No. 8 team in the conference with an AMCC record of 4-7
* Last time out, Hilbert defeated Alfred St. 94-73
* Three Hawks collected double-digit points with Shaheem Ellis leading the team with 16 points
* The win was their second-straight, knocking off La Roche, 88-85 in overtime last Saturday
* Quran Briggs tallied 20 points for the sixth time this season in the victory and during the Hawks last three wins, Briggs is averaging 16.3 points per game

Series History:

* The Lions have won the last five games against Hilbert
* Behrend came out on top in their first meeting this season, 83-62
* The Lions hold the advantage in the all-time series 37-9

Schedule Change
December 23, 2021 Schedule Change