Press Release

2013-14 Men's Basketball: PSU Beaver

January 24, 2014

Jerome Edwards brought the game within six in the first half with a solo 5-0 run

Jerome Edwards brought the game within six in the first half with a solo 5-0 run

MONACA, Pa. – Freshman Thomas Ross (Williamsport) sank 14 points in the Pennsylvania College of Technology men’s basketball team’s 99-69 loss to Penn State Beaver Friday. The Wildcats out-rebounded Beaver 37-30 with junior James Boylan (Newton, N.J.) leading the team with six but turnovers were the issue with the team totaling 36 for the game. With the loss, Penn College now falls to 1-15 overall and 1-7 in the Penn State University Athletic Conference.

Ross scored all his points in the first half as the Wildcats totaled 48. Beaver came out hot going up 11-2 in the first three minutes. Freshman Jerome Edwards (Philadelphia) hit a three and followed up with a jumper to bring the game to within six at 16-10 in the 16th.

After Beaver started to pull away and build its lead to as high as 22, the Wildcats started to claw their way back. Ross hit a three to make it 56-43 at the two minute mark. They kept it that close going into the break down just 61-48.

For the half, Penn College shot 17 for 28 (.610) from the field.

Freshman Marquis Delgado (Mansfield) hit a three out of the break to make it 61-51. The Lions quickly regained steam surging to an 80-55 lead with 11 minutes remaining eventually taking it by 30.

For the game, Penn College shot 23 for 55 (.418) from the field and 15 for 24 (.625) from the free throw line. Also for the team, freshman Antony Griffin-Betterson (Philadelphia) had nine points.

Next up, the Wildcats travel to Penn State Greater Allegheny on Saturday, Jan. 25 for a 1 p.m. game.

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