Men's Basketball Heads to Medaille Tonight

Men's Basketball Heads to Medaille Tonight

ERIE, Pa. - The Penn State Behrend men's basketball team will travel to Buffalo, NY to take on Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) foe Medaille tonight at 8 p.m.


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Behrend News & Notes

* The Lions are looking to extend their win streak into the New Year (seven straight)
* Behrend is coming off a pair of wins at the 44th Annual Purple & Gold Tournament
* The Lions won the title with a 77-62 decision over Heidelberg and a 77-70 victory vs. Defiance
* Senior guard Andy Niland (Fairview, PA/Fairview) was named Tournament MVP while Justin Gorny (South Park, PA/South Park) was selected to the All-Tournament Team
*Behrend continues to rank in the NCAA Division III statistics Top 10 in four categories: 4th in assist-turnover ration (1.77), sixth in scoring defense (60.9), ninth in field-goal percentage (52.0) and 10th in assists per game (19.9).

Medaille News & Notes

* The Mavericks are 5-6 on the season and 3-1 in the AMCC
* Medaille went 1-1 over the holiday break at the Catholic Holiday Inn College Park Classic
* The Mavericks defeated Catholic 66-62 and then fell to North Carolina Wesleyan 91-65
* Jonathan Smith leads Medaille with 11.5 points and 7.8 rebounds per game
* Medaille's only AMCC loss was a 64-55 decision to Mt. Aloysius on Dec. 1

Series History

* Behrend and Medaille are meeting for the 41st time in program history
* The Lions hold a 29-11 all-time record against the Mavericks
* Behrend has won the last three contests against Medaille, including a 79-76 victory in the AMCC semifinals last season

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