2011-12 Men's Basketball: PSU Beaver
December 10, 2011
Freshman Jason Greenfield led the Wildcats in scoring with 16 points
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Freshman Jason Greenfield (Wellsboro) scored 16 points in the Pennsylvania College of Technology’s 105-68 loss to Penn State Beaver Saturday afternoon. It was a full team effort from Beaver that had 13 players contribute points in the game. Freshmen Michael Acquaro (Oakhurst, N.J.) and Scott Fenton (Dickson City) added 12 and 11 points respectively for the Wildcats. Penn College now drops to 1-8 overall and 1-2 in the Penn State University Athletic Conference.
Beaver took control of the game from the start but the Wildcats kept pace for the first four minutes. Up 9-6, Beaver went on a 10-0 run to go up 19-6 with just over 13 minutes to play. The Wildcats countered with their own 5-0 run including a three from freshman Gregory Gibbs (Indian Head, Md.) to bring it to 19-11. Beaver then settled and started to built its lead and go into the half up 60-36.
In the half, Penn College shot .405 (15-37) from the field while the Lions were an impressive .639 (23-36) including going .625 (5-8) from the arc. Penn College out-rebounded the Lions 25-16.
In the second half, the Wildcats stepped up the defense allowing only 45 points from the Lions’ offense. The Lions’ first half efforts though could not be undone and they finished with the 37 point cushion.
As a team, the Wildcats pulled down 50 boards to Beaver’s 34. Sophomore Bryant House led the team with 14 rebounds.
Penn College takes a break for the holidays before hosting Penn State Fayette on Jan. 7 at 3 p.m.