Press Release

2013-14 Men's Basketball: PSU New Kensington

February 1, 2014

Penn College outscored New Kensington 43-41 in the second half

Penn College outscored New Kensington 43-41 in the second half

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Junior James Boylan (Newton, N.J.) recorded a career high 22 points in the Pennsylvania College of Technology men’s basketball team’s 82-68 loss to Penn State New Kensington. Boylan added a game high 12 rebounds and four blocks for the team with sophomore Nathaniel Brown (Philadelphia) adding 10 boards. The Wildcats outscored their opponent 43-41 in the second half but could only muster 25 points in the first. They now fall to 2-19 overall and 1-11 in the Penn State University Athletic Conference.

New Kensington (6-11, 5-7 PSUAC) shot an impressive 17 for 33 (.515) from the field in the first half. The team jumped out to a 10-4 lead in the first four minutes. Down 29-9, the Wildcats went on a 9-3 run, seven from Boylan to bring it to within 13.

For the game, Boylan shot 9 for 15 (.600) from the field.

The Lions came back building to as high as 20 in the half before going into the break up 41-25.

For the half, Penn College shot 10 for 37 (.270) from the field.

The Wildcats improved their shooting in the second half going 15 for 37 (.405). New Kensington was able to rely on its first half points to hold off any type of comeback. For the game, the Wildcats out-rebounded New Kensington 49-44.

Penn College next travels to Penn State Brandywine for an 8 p.m. game on Monday, Feb. 3.

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