Behrend Lions Host Pitt-Bradford in AMCC Action on Saturday

Behrend Lions Host Pitt-Bradford in AMCC Action on Saturday

ERIE, Pa. - The Penn State Behrend men's basketball team will host Pitt-Bradford in the second of two games in an Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) doubleheader on Saturday. The men tip off at 4 p.m.


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Behrend News & Notes

* The Lions suffered their first loss of the season to AMCC rival La Roche on Wednesday, 74-64
* Senior guard Andy Niland became the 19th player in program history to reach 1,000 career points in the second half vs. the Redhawks
* Behrend shot a season-best 57.5 percent from the floor
* The Lions turned over the ball 17 times on Wednesday, the most in a game for Behrend since November 26, 2016
* Senior forward Justin Gorny (South Park, PA/South Park) sits at 953 career points and needs 47 to reach 1,000
* Senior forward Dan Wanker (Pittsburgh, PA/South Park) ranks third in the AMCC in field-goal percentage (63.3)
* As a team, the Lions are shooting a conference-best 51 percent from the floor and 81.4 percent from the charity stripe

Pitt-Bradford News & Notes

* The Panthers opened AMCC play with a 79-60 loss to Medaille on Wednesday
* Reggie Rogers led all scorers with 20 points. The senior guard paces the team with 16.3 points per game
* Pitt-Bradford's lone win was an 82-63 victory over Clarks Summit on Nov. 17
* The Panthers rank second in the AMCC with 9.8 steals per game

Series History

* Behrend holds a 19-3 record against the Panthers since the 2009-10 season
* Last season, Behrend defeated Pitt-Bradford 74-49 in the first meeting, before falling 65-62 on the road