Men's Basketball Head to Penn State Altoona

Men's Basketball Head to Penn State Altoona

ALTOONA, Pa. - The Penn State Behrend men's basketball team will travel to Altoona to take on Penn State Altoona in an Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) contest on Saturday afternoon at 4 p.m.


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Behrend News & Notes

* Behrend defeated Altoona in the first of the two matchups by a score of 84-76
* Senior forward Justin Gorny led the Lions in scoring in the season's first matchup with 18 points in just 17 minutes
* The Lions have won four in a row to push their conference record to 9-2
* Senior forward Dan Wanker (Pittsburgh, PA/South Park) is now 32 points away from reaching 1,000 for his career

Altoona News & Notes

* Penn State Altoona has won 4 of their last 5 games heading into Saturday's match up
* Altoona is led in scoring on the season by freshman guard Jack Kusters who is averaging 12.5 points per game
* Junior forward Cameron Gardner-Nicholson comes into the tilt averaging a double-double for Altoona (10.6ppg) and (10.3rpg)
* Gardner-Nicholson leads the nation in field-goal percentage at 64.5% which also leads                                                    

Series History

* Behrend holds a 45-5-1 record against the Altoona dating back to the 1964-65 season

Seniors Dominate Medaille
February 13, 2019 Seniors Dominate Medaille
Behrend Takes Down Hilbert
January 23, 2019 Behrend Takes Down Hilbert
Lions Top Mt. Aloysius
December 16, 2018 Lions Top Mt. Aloysius