Press Release

2012-13 Men's Basketball: PSU Fayette

February 3, 2013

The Wildcats brought it to within six in the second but ran out of steam

The Wildcats brought it to within six in the second but ran out of steam

UNIONTOWN, Pa. – Sophomore Jesse Newman (Waterfall) scored 13 and sophomore Scott Fenton (Dickson City) notched a double with 10 points and rebounds as the Pennsylvania College of Technology men’s basketball team lost 81-57 to Penn State Fayette Saturday. Fayette shot an impressive 29-57 (.510) from the field in the win. The loss drops the Wildcats to 4-17 overall and 3-9 in the Penn State University Athletic Conference.

Both teams battled in the first half with three ties in the first 12 minutes. Fayette ended the period with a mini run to go into the break up 32-23.

The Lions controlled the tempo in the second holding the lead throughout. A three from Newman in the 15th brought it to within six.

For the game, the Wildcats committed 18 turnovers but were able to out-rebounded Fayette 44-32. They shot 23-61 (.380) from the field.

Next up, Penn College hosts Penn State York on Tuesday, Feb. 5 for an 8 p.m. game.

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