Behrend Men's Basketball Heads to Pitt-Greensburg Saturday

Behrend Men's Basketball Heads to Pitt-Greensburg Saturday

ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend men's basketball team will look to remain undefeated in Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) action when they take on the Pitt-Greensburg Bobcats on the road Saturday afternoon.


Penn State Behrend News & Notes

* The Lions are coming off a 82-68 win over Medaille on Tuesday in the AMCC Game of the Week
* Behrend held Medaille scoreless for the first six minutes of the game to take a commanding 14-0 lead and never look back
* As a team, the Lions shot 94.7 percent from the charity stripe (18-for-19) vs. the Mavericks
* With the win, Behrend improves to 3-1 overall and 2-0 in the AMCC
* Dorian Connors (Girard, PA/Girard) had a career night, shooting 80 percent from the floor for 23 points
* Connors also matched a career high in rebounds with 11
* Connors ranks fourth in the AMCC in field-goal percentage (60.0)

Pitt-Greensburg News & Notes

* The Bobcats also enter the AMCC contest with a 3-1 overall record
* Pitt-Greensburg recently defeated Franciscan 85-68 in its AMCC opener on Tuesday
* JoJo France led four players in double-figure points with 28 points and seven rebounds
* France went 5-for-10 from behind the arc and 9-for-10 from the free-throw line
* France ranks fifth in the AMCC in points per game (16.8)

Series History

* Behrend holds a 34-12 overall record against Pitt-Greensburg
* The all-time series begin in 1997-98
* The Lions have won six in a row
* Pitt-Greensburg's last win was a 67-64 overtime victory in 2016


* Head Coach Dave Niland, who is in his 26th season at the helm of the men's basketball program, enters the game with 498 career wins