Men's Basketball Takes Down Hilbert

Men's Basketball Takes Down Hilbert

HILBERT, NY - The Penn State Behrend men's basketball team shot 71.2 percent from the floor to defeat Hilbert 96-54 in Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) action on Wednesday night.  

Score: Penn State Behrend 96, Hilbert 54

Records: Penn State Behrend (4-1, 1-1 AMCC), Pitt Bradford (1-4, 0-2 AMCC)

Key Moments

* The Lions went 37-for-52 from the floor, including a 15-for-25 performance from behind the arc (60.0 percent)
* The win marks the second straight game the Lions have held their opponent under 60 points
* Behrend was four points shy of reaching 100 points for a second consecutive game
Justin Gorny (South Park, PA/South Park) went 7-for-9 had a game-high 21 points to put him four away from reaching his 1,000th career point
* Sophomore Jacob Zeis (Buffalo, NY/Canisius) had a career-high 11 points in just eight minutes of work
* Behrend held a 10-point lead at halftime and exploded for a 56-24 advantage in the second half
* Hilbert's Hunter Martineau had a team-best 20 points
* Seniors Mike Fischer (Wexford, PA, North Allegheny) added 17 points, while Andy Niland (Fairview, PA/Fairview) knocked down three treys for 15 points to go with five assists and three steals

Up Next:

*  The Behrend Lions return to action on Saturday against Penn State Altoona in the Junker Center at 8 p.m.

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