Men's Basketball Tops Penn State Altoona

Men's Basketball Tops Penn State Altoona

ALTOONA, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend men's basketball team completed the season sweep over Penn State Altoona with an 80-46 decision in Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) action on Saturday afternoon. 

Score: Penn State Behrend 80, Penn State Altoona 46
Records: Penn State Behrend (17-2, 10-2 AMCC), Penn State Altoona (6-12, 5-7 AMCC)

Key Moments:

* The Lions have now won five in a row
* After only defeating Altoona by eight in the first meeting, Behrend posted a 34-point victory on the road
* The Behrend Lions drained seven triples in the first half for a 35-20 lead at the break
* Senior guard Andy Niland (Fairview, PA/Fairview) had a game-high 21 points
* Sophomore forward Nolan Nuara (Erie, PA/Mercyhurst) went 6-for-7 from the floor for 16 points
* The Lions held a 19-point advantage in the second half

Up Next:

* The Behrend Lions return to action on Wednesday against La Roche at 8 p.m. in the Junker Center.

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