2011-12 Top Stories

  • Behrend Basketball Welcomes Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday
    April 17, 2012
    Behrend Basketball Welcomes Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday Penn State Behrend men's basketball team is getting set to host their annual Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Behrend Community All-Stars basketball game at the Junker Center on April 22, starting at 3 p.m.
  • Lions Finish Year Ranked No.1 in Scoring Defense
    April 04, 2012
    Lions Finish Year Ranked No.1 in Scoring Defense The Penn State Behrend men’s basketball team finished the season as the top-ranked school in scoring defense among all Division III teams according to the final 2011-12 statistics.
  • Conley Named to All-Great Lakes Region Team
    March 13, 2012
    Conley Named to All-Great Lakes Region Team Russ Conley has been named to the D3hoops.com Men’s Basketball All-Great Lakes Region Second Team, announced on Tuesday.
  • Juniata Too Much For Lions
    February 29, 2012
    Juniata Too Much For Lions The Penn State Behrend men's basketball team fell to Juniata 50-42 in the first round of the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) South Region tournament on Wednesday night.
  • Conley Tabbed AMCC Co-Player of the Year
    February 28, 2012
    Conley Tabbed AMCC Co-Player of the Year Russ Conley was named the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) Co-Player of the Year, announced today. Conley was also selected to the All-AMCC first team.
  • Lions Earn ECAC Bid
    February 27, 2012
    Lions Earn ECAC Bid The Penn State Behrend men’s basketball team earned a bid to the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) South Region Tournament, announced on Monday. Behrend will travel to Juniata on Wednesday with tip-off set for 8 p.m.
  • Lions Fall to Medaille in AMCC Championship
    February 25, 2012
    Lions Fall to Medaille in AMCC Championship The Penn State Behrend men’s basketball team fell to Medaille in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) championship game on Saturday afternoon.
  • Lions Knock off La Roche; Advance to AMCC Championship
    February 24, 2012
    Lions Knock off La Roche; Advance to AMCC Championship The Penn State Behrend men's basketball team got revenge on La Roche with a 50-46 victory in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference semifinals on Friday evening.
  • Three-Ball Leads Lions Into AMCC Semifinals
    February 21, 2012
    Three-Ball Leads Lions Into AMCC Semifinals Nick Thorsen hit a career-high six threes to lead the Penn St. Behrend men's basketball team past Pitt-Bradford 65-39 on Tuesday night in the first round of the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference playoffs.
  • Stifling Defense Gives Lions Fifth Straight Win
    February 18, 2012
    Stifling Defense Gives Lions Fifth Straight Win The Penn State Behrend men's basketball team defeated Mt. Aloysius 70-48 on Saturday afternoon in Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference action.
  • Big First Half Powers Lions to Victory
    February 11, 2012
    Big First Half Powers Lions to Victory The Penn State Behrend men's basketball team defeated Franciscan 55-35 on Saturday afternoon in Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference action.
  • Hot Shooting Gives Lions Victory
    February 08, 2012
    Hot Shooting Gives Lions Victory The Penn State Behrend men's basketball team defeated Pitt-Bradford 68-51 on Wednesday evening in Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference action.
  • Lions Cruise Past Pitt-Greensburg
    February 04, 2012
    Lions Cruise Past Pitt-Greensburg The Penn State Behrend men's basketball team defeated Pitt-Greensburg, 61-37 on Saturday afternoon in Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference action.
  • Conley Leads Lions to Victory
    February 01, 2012
    Conley Leads Lions to Victory Russ Conley had a season-high 27 points and 10 rebounds to help the Penn State Behrend men’s basketball team defeat D’Youville 72-68 on Wednesday night in Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference action.
  • La Roche Nips Lions In Overtime
    January 28, 2012
    La Roche Nips Lions In Overtime Derek Barber-Richards hit the game-winning layup with 10 seconds left in overtime to lead the La Roche men’s basketball team past Penn State Behrend 59-58 in Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) action on Saturday.
  • Déjà Vu, Lions Knock Off Hilbert in Overtime Again
    January 25, 2012
    Déjà Vu, Lions Knock Off Hilbert in Overtime Again For the second time this season, the Penn State Behrend men's basketball team defeated Hilbert in overtime, this time by a score of 69-66 on Wednesday night in Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference action.
  • Lions Get Back On Track With 30 Point Win
    January 22, 2012
    Lions Get Back On Track With 30 Point Win Russ Conley and Nick DeLisio combined for 40 points on Sunday evening helping the Lions defeat Penn State Altoona, 81-51 in Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference men's basketball action.
  • Hot Shooting Sinks Lions
    January 19, 2012
    Hot Shooting Sinks Lions The Medaille Mavericks shot nearly 70 percent from the floor en route to defeating the Penn State Behrend men's basketball team 89-72 on Thursday night in Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference action.
  • Lions Cruise to Sixth AMCC Victory
    January 14, 2012
    Lions Cruise to Sixth AMCC Victory The Penn State Behrend men's basketball team forced 23 turnovers en route to a 66-35 victory over Franciscan on Saturday afternoon in Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference action.
  • DeLisio Leads Lions to Victory
    January 11, 2012
    DeLisio Leads Lions to Victory Nick DeLisio netted a career-high 17 points including eight free throws to lead the Penn State Behrend men's basketball team to a 60-48 victory over Pitt-Bradford in Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference action on Wednesday night.
  • Mount Aloysius Too Much For Lions
    January 08, 2012
    Mount Aloysius Too Much For Lions The Penn State Behrend men's basketball team fell to Mt. Aloysius, 67-64 on Sunday afternoon in Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference action.
  • Strong Second Half Powers Lions to Third Straight Win
    January 07, 2012
    Strong Second Half Powers Lions to Third Straight Win The Penn State Behrend men's basketball team defeated Pitt-Greensburg, 61-51 in Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference action on Saturday afternoon.
  • Lions Down D'Youville For Second Straight Win
    January 04, 2012
    Lions Down D'Youville For Second Straight Win The Penn State Behrend men's basketball team used a strong offensive outburst to upend D'Youville, 80-52 in Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference action on Wednesday night.
  • Lions Knock Off Rutgers-Newark
    December 30, 2011
    Lions Knock Off Rutgers-Newark Russ Conley led the way for the Lions with 19 points and 11 rebounds, helping Behrend to the 64-59 non-conference victory over Rutgers-Newark in men's basketball action on Friday afternoon.
  • Lions Fall to Lycoming
    December 29, 2011
    Lions Fall to Lycoming The Penn State Behrend men's basketball team fell to Lycoming, 65-58 on Thursday afternoon in non-conference action.
  • Lions Fall To Defending Champs in Final Minutes
    December 10, 2011
    Lions Fall To Defending Champs in Final Minutes The Penn State Behrend men’s basketball team fell to La Roche, 45-41 on Saturday in Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) action.
  • Lions Win OT Thriller at Buzzer
    December 07, 2011
    Lions Win OT Thriller at Buzzer Adam Palcic hit a layup off an offensive rebound at the buzzer to give the Lions the 71-69 overtime win against Hilbert in men’s Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) action on Wednesday night.
  • Lions Knock Off Altoona For First Win
    December 03, 2011
    Lions Knock Off Altoona For First Win Russ Conley, Casey Courneen, and Even Eaton combined for 54 points en route to defeating Penn State Altoona, 71-61 on Saturday afternoon in AMCC men's basketball action.
  • Lions Fall To Medaille in AMCC Opener
    November 30, 2011
    Lions Fall To Medaille in AMCC Opener The Penn State Behrend men's basketball team fell to Medaille, 61-55 in Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference action Wednesday night.
  • Hawks Edge Lions In Final Minutes
    November 26, 2011
    Hawks Edge Lions In Final Minutes The Penn State Behrend men's basketball team fell to Hartwick, 57-54 in non-conference action on Saturday afternoon.
  • Thiel Too Much For Lions
    November 22, 2011
    Thiel Too Much For Lions The Penn State Behrend men's basketball team dropped it's third game in a row, falling to Thiel, 65-47 in non-conference action on Tuesday night.
  • Lions Fall to Carnegie Mellon
    November 19, 2011
    Lions Fall to Carnegie Mellon The Penn State Behrend men's basketball team lost to Carnegie Mellon, 68-63 on Saturday night in non-conference action.
  • Lions Drop Season Opener
    November 15, 2011
    Lions Drop Season Opener The Fredonia State Blue Devils connected on 12 three point baskets while the defense held the Lions in check to earn the 61-50 victory in men's basketball action on Tuesday evening.
  • Jennings Lands Coaching Job at West Point
    June 24, 2011
    Jennings Lands Coaching Job at West Point Justin Jennings, former men's basketball player and assistant coach for the Lions, was recently named the head coach of the boys basketball team at West Point's prep school — a prestigious post once held by Duke's Mike Krzyzewski.
  • Behrend Basketball Hosts Pittsburgh Steelers
    April 12, 2011
    Behrend Basketball Hosts Pittsburgh Steelers Penn State Behrend men’s basketball team is getting set to host their annual Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Behrend Community All-Stars basketball game at the Junker Center on April 17, starting at 3 p.m.
  • More Honors For Saltzman
    March 22, 2011
    More Honors For Saltzman Penn State Behrend senior forward Chris Saltzman, who has already picked up numerous post season awards, grabbed another being named an Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) South All-Star, announced today. The team is voted on by coaches and sports information directors from the ECAC.
  • Saltzman Continues To Rack Up Postseason Accolades
    March 16, 2011
    Saltzman Continues To Rack Up Postseason Accolades Chris Saltzman became just the fifth player in Penn State Behrend men’s basketball history to be named to the 2011 National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) All-District team, announced Wednesday. The NABC recognizes the best men’s collegiate basketball student athletes and coaches in the division. Selected and voted on by member coaches of the NABC, these student-athletes represent the finest basketball players across America.
  • Saltzman Earns All-Region Honors
    March 15, 2011
    Saltzman Earns All-Region Honors Senior Chris Saltzman was named to the D3hoops.com All-Region team after leading Penn State Behrend’s basketball program into the NCAA tournament this season.
  • Lions Fall To Rhode Island In First-Round Action
    March 04, 2011
    Lions Fall To Rhode Island In First-Round Action Antone Gray scored a game-high 19 points to lift Rhode Island past Penn State Behrend, 83-54 in NCAA first-round action at the Max Ziel Gymnasium, Friday.
  • Two Lions Selected To The 2010-11 AMCC All-Conference Team
    March 01, 2011
    Two Lions Selected To The 2010-11 AMCC All-Conference Team Chris Saltzman has been named Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) Co-Player of the Year and collected his second All-AMCC first-team selection announced on Tuesday. Sophomore center Russ Conley was also tabbed to the all-conference second team.
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