Lions Take on Redhawks in AMCC Matchup

Lions Take on Redhawks in AMCC Matchup

ERIE, Pa. - The Penn State Behrend men's basketball team will host the La Roche Redhawks in Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) play on Thursday at 8 p.m.


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Behrend News & Notes

* The AMCC Game of the Week is a showdown between the top two teams in the conference 
* The Lions head into the contest winners of their last 5 games
* Behrend went 3-0 last week, defeating Mt. Aloysius 58-51, Hilbert 85-80, and Penn State Altoona 80-46
* Senior guard Andy Niland (Fairview, PA/Fairview) averaged 16 points and 4.7 assists per game in action last week
* Senior forward Dan Wanker (Pittsburgh, PA/South Park) is 28 points away from reaching the 1,000-point milestone
* Sophomore forward Nolan Nuara (Erie, PA/ Mercyhurst Prep) has connected on 24 of his last 28 field goal attempts (85.7%)

La Roche News & Notes

* The Redhawks come into Wednesday night's tilt with a perfect 12-0 AMCC record
* Senior guard Zach Gould ranks second in the AMCC in points per game (16.7)
* La Roche's big man Tyler Frederick ranks in the top five in the AMCC in points per game (15.2) and rebounds per game (9.5)
* Redhawks guard Ray Quan Phifer has averaged 18.3 points per game over the last three games
* La Roche has won nine straight games heading into action Wednesday night

Series History

* Behrend and La Roche are meeting for the 74th time in program history
* The Lions hold a 45-28 all-time record against the Redhawks dating back to the 1977-78 season
* La Roche has won the last four meetings against Behrend dating back to 2017

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