Behrend Men's Basketball to Host Pitt-Bradford on Saturday

Behrend Men's Basketball to Host Pitt-Bradford on Saturday

ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend men's basketball team is back at home on Saturday for an Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) matchup with the Pitt-Bradford Panthers in the Junker Center on Saturday. Tip-off is set for 4 p.m.

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Behrend News & Notes:

* Last time out, the Lions defeated Alfred State on the road, 81-69
* Three collected double-figure scoring totals with PJ Gourely (Butler, PA/Knoch) and Tommy DiRienzo (Pittsburgh, PA/Bethel Park) leading the team with 19 points each
* Behrend eclipsed 80 points as a team for sixth time on Wednesday
* Kenny Fukon (Cranberry Twp., PA/Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic) had 18 points in the win
* Fukon still sits third in the AMCC with 18.0 points per game
* In the first meeting with the Panthers this season, all five starters had double-digits in scoring

Pitt-Bradford News & Notes:

* Pitt-Bradford is trying to keep their postseason hopes alive as they enter with a 4-9 record and one spot out of a playoff berth
* The Panthers have dropped their last two, most recently to Medaille in a close affair, 77-75
* Pitt-Bradford is 1-7 over their last eight games
* The tandem of Isaiah Archie and Nathan Schneider are one and two in the conference in scoring, both averaging over 20 points per game
* Archie's mark of 21.8 ranks first with Schneider averaging 20.7

Series History:

* Behrend leads the all-time series 35-6
* The Lions defeated the Panthers 86-62 in their first game this season and are looking for the season sweep

Schedule Change
December 23, 2021 Schedule Change