Men's Hoops Travels to Pitt-Greensburg Saturday

Men's Hoops Travels to Pitt-Greensburg Saturday

ERIE, Pa. - The Penn State Behrend men's basketball team will travel to Pitt-Greensburg on Saturday for an Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) matchup beginning at 4 p.m.


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Behrend News & Notes

* The Lions posted a 12-point victory over the Bobcats on Jan. 5
* Behrend is three games out of first place in the AMCC with three conference games remaining
* The Lions defeated D'Youville 76-56 on Wednesday, avenging a two-point loss to the Spartans earlier this season
* With the win, Behrend improves to 19-3 overall and 11-1 at home
* Senior guard Mike Fischer (Wexford, PA/North Alleghey) posted his first collegiate double-double with 18 points and a career-high 10 rebounds on Wednesday night
* Senior guard Andy Niland (Fairview, PA/Fairview) moved into second place on the program's all-time steals list at 172. He registered a pair of steals and dished out a game-high 10 assists

Pitt-Greensburg News & Notes

* The Bobcats are ranked eighth in the AMCC with a 4-11 conference mark, while sporting a 7-15 overall record
* Pitt-Greensburg recently dropped a pair of road games, falling 94-73 to Medaille and 73-66 to Mt. Aloysius on Wednesday
* Cam Seigfreid was named the AMCC Athlete of the Week for averaging 21.5 points and 7.0 rebounds last week
* Seigfreid posted his first career double-double with 20 points and 10 rebounds vs. Medaille

Series History

* Behrend holds a 33-12 all-time record against Pitt-Greensburg dating back to 1997-98
* The Lions have won the last five contests against the Bobcats
* The Bobcats last win was a 67-64 overtime victory in the AMCC semifinals in 2015-16