Press Release

2013-14 Men's Basketball: PSU Greater Allegheny

January 25, 2014

Ezra Adams led the Wildcats with eight rebounds

Ezra Adams led the Wildcats with eight rebounds

MCKEESPORT, Pa. – Penn State Greater Allegheny’s Denzel London hit a three in the final second of the game to lift his team over the Pennsylvania College of Technology 69-66 Saturday. The Wildcats were down 62-66 with just over two minutes remaining in the game before sophomore Nathaniel Brown (Philadelphia) made a free throw and followed it up with a three to tie it. Brown finished the game with 12 and added eight assists while freshman Thomas Ross (Williamsport) led the team with 15. The loss now drops Penn College to 1-16 overall and 1-8 in the Penn State University Athletic Conference.

In the first half, Greater Allegheny outscored the Wildcats 40-26. Brown and junior James Boylan (Newton, N.J.) opened the game with back-to-back buckets giving their team the early 4-0 lead.

After a three from Ross to make it 9-2 in the 17th, the Lions made a run to tie it up. Two more ties and lead changes later, they took back the lead in the eighth and held on going into the break on an 11-2 run.

Penn College was 11 for 41 (.268) from the field in the half.

The Wildcats scored 40 points in the second half with Ross hitting two threes in an 8-0 run in the 15th making it a 50-41 game. Ross totaled five three-pointers in the game.

After continuing to chip away at the lead, Brown’s 4-0 run equalized the game.

The Wildcats out-rebounded Greater Allegheny 57-48 with freshman Ezra Adams (Muncy) leading the team with eight. The team shot 25 for 79 (.316) from the field.

Next up, Penn College hosts Penn State Lehigh Valley on Monday, Jan. 27 for a 7 p.m. game.

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