Men's Hoops Wins Fifth Straight; Lions Down Waynesburg

Men's Hoops Wins Fifth Straight; Lions Down Waynesburg

ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend men's basketball team won its fifth straight game with a 78-44 victory over Waynesburg in non-conference action on Tuesday night.

Score: Penn State Behrend 78, Waynesburg 44

Records: Penn State Behrend (8-1), Waynesburg (6-4)

Key Moments:

* For the second straight game, Justin Gorny (South Park, PA/South Park) led the Lions in scoring with 17 points
* Gorny went 6-for-9 from the floor and added six rebounds and three assists
* The Behrend Lions take an unblemished home record into the New Year
* Waynesburg's 17 points at halftime is the least amount of points scored in a half by any opponent this season
* The Lions held a 41-24 advantage in rebounds, while shooting 50.0 percent from the floor
* Andy Niland (Fairview, PA/Fairview) registered 12 points
* Behrend had 12 different players score
* The Lions jumped out to a 24-4 lead in the first 10:35 of the game and never looked back
* The Yellow Jackets were led by Shane Johnson's 12 points off the bench

Up Next:

* The Behrend Lions return to action on Friday, December 28 against Heidelberg at the Defiance Tournament. Game time is set for 5 p.m.

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