2019-20 AMCC Men's Basketball News

  • PENN STATE ALTOONA, BEHREND EARN NABC TEAM ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE AWARD
    July 17, 2020
    On Thursday, the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) continued releasing its postseason academic accolades when it announced its eighth annual Team Academic Excellence Awards, created by the NABC Committee on Academics. 
  • 10 FROM AMCC RECOGNIZED BY NABC FOR EXCELLENCE IN THE CLASSROOM
    July 15, 2020
    The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) today announced the 2019-20 NABC Honors Court, recognizing those men's collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the past season.
  • BEHREND LIONS REMAIN AT TOP OF PRESIDENTS CUP STANDINGS AFTER WINTER SEASON
    April 17, 2020
    Penn State Behrend picked up another AMCC championship this winter, as the Lions remain in the lead for the Presidents Cup after the winter sport season.
  • D3 WEEK DAY 4: AMCC ANNOUNCES WINTER AND SPRING SPORTSMANSHIP TEAMS
    April 16, 2020
    All institution sport teams which compete for an AMCC championship may select one member from their team who displays good sportsmanship throughout the season to be a member of the All-AMCC Sportsmanship Team.
  • LA ROCHE'S FREDERICK SELECTED TO NABC AND D3HOOPS ALL-REGION FIRST TEAMS
    March 17, 2020
    La Roche University forward Tyler Frederick's stellar junior campaign has garnered him national recognition. Tuesday afternoon, the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) and D3hoops.com both selected Frederick on the Great Lakes All-Region/Division First Team.
  • HILBERT'S DEGRANDPRE ASSISTS AT THE CELEBRATION OF READING
    March 12, 2020
    The Big Tree Elementary School Parent Teacher Association held its Second Annual Celebration of Reading program on March 5th and for the second year in-a-row Hilbert College head men's basketball coach Rob deGrandpre participated as a guest in Colleen Vail's first-grade classroom.
  • LA ROCHE MEN START STRONG, FALL TO WITTENBERG IN NCAA FIRST ROUND
    March 06, 2020
    La Roche University (21-7) men's basketball headed into nationally ranked #9 Wittenberg University (27-2) as underdogs, and despite falling to the Tigers 66-83, the Redhawks proved they can compete with the best of them.
  • PENN STATE BEHREND, ALTOONA SEASONS COME TO END IN ECAC TOURNAMENT
    March 04, 2020
    Both the Penn State Behrend (20-9) and Penn State Altoona (16-12) men's basketball seasons came to a heartbreaking close in the first round of the ECAC basketball postseason tournament.
  • MEN'S BASKETBALL ALL-CONFERENCE RELEASED; FREDERICK TAKES TOP HONORS
    March 03, 2020
    La Roche University junior forward Tyler Frederick has been named the AMCC Men's Basketball Player of the Year.
  • LA ROCHE MEN TRAVEL TO WITTENBERG FOR NCAA TOURNAMENT
    March 02, 2020
    The La Roche University (21-6, 19-1) men's basketball team claimed their fourth AMCC championship on Saturday afternoon, punching their ticket to the NCAA national tournament with the conference's automatic bid.
  • Darius Lawrence, La Roche University, Men's Basketball
    March 02, 2020
    Lawrence put on some his best performances of the year in the conference postseason to lead La Roche to their fourth AMCC championship victory. Against no. 4 seed Penn St. Altoona in the semi-final, Lawrence scored a career-high 21 points while shooting 7 of 13 (54%) from the field and perfect 6 of 6 at the free throw line. He added six rebounds, three assists and three steals. The next day in the title game versus Penn St. Behrend, Lawrence hit two free throws with 35 seconds remaining to give the Redhawks the lead as they would go on to win 62-61. Darius finished with a team-high 15 points while shooting 5 of 9 (56%) from the field and a perfect 4 of 4 at the free throw line. He also added four rebounds, three assists and a block. In the AMCC playoffs, Lawrence averaged 18.0 points, 5.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.5 steals while shooting 54.5% (12-22) from the field and a perfect 10-10 at the free throw line. He was named to the AMCC All-Conference Tournament Team.
  • LA ROCHE MEN CLAIM 4TH AMCC TITLE, ADVANCE TO NCAA TOURNAMENT
    February 28, 2020
    The energy was contagious in the Kerr Fitness Center on Saturday afternoon as the No. 1 La Roche University and No. 3 Penn State Behrend men's basketball teams took the court in front of a packed house for the AMCC Men's Basketball Championship game.
  • LA ROCHE, BEHREND SET TO CLASH FOR AMCC MEN'S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP
    February 28, 2020
    No. 1 La Roche University and No. 3 Penn State Behrend each earned semifinal round victories on Friday afternoon to advance to Saturday's AMCC Men's Basketball Championship Game. The game will take place on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at La Roche University.
  • BEHREND, ALTOONA MEN ADVANCE TO AMCC TOURNAMENT SEMIFINALS
    February 25, 2020
    The AMCC Men's Basketball Championship Tournament tipped off Tuesday evening with first round games.
  • LA ROCHE MEN EARN TOP SEED, SET TO HOST AMCC CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENT
    February 24, 2020
    With a 19-1 conference mark, La Roche University claimed the regular season championship and hosting rights to the 2020 Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) men's basketball championship tournament.
  • Cameron Gardner-Nicholson, Penn State Altoona, Men's Basketball
    February 24, 2020
    Gardner-Nicholson had a dominant week in the paint for the Lions in three AMCC games. In Monday's double-overtime loss to Franciscan, he recorded his ninth double-double of the season with 18 points and 14 rebounds while also blocking seven shots, tying for the second-most blocks in a game in team history. In Wednesday night's loss at Mount Aloysius, Gardner-Nicholson scored a team-high 13 points to go along with four rebounds. In Saturday's big win over Hilbert on his Senior Day, he put up a season-high 26 points and also tied his season-high with 19 rebounds, tying for the third-most rebounds in a game in program history. He also contributed six blocks to tie for the fourth-most blocks in a game in Lions history. On the week, Gardner-Nicholson averaged 19.0 points per game, 12.3 rebounds per game, 4.3 blocks per game, and 1.0 steal per game. He also shot an impressive 75.0% from the field.
  • AMCC MEN'S BASKETBALL GAME OF THE WEEK: LA ROCHE @ PITT-GREENSBURG
    February 17, 2020
    The AMCC Men's Basketball Game of the Week is a showdown between the top two teams in the conference, as the first place La Roche University (17-6, 17-1 AMCC) Redhawks travel to Greensburg, PA to take on the second place Pitt-Greensburg (20-4, 16-3 AMCC) Bobcats in the final week of the regular season.
  • Tyler Frederick, La Roche University, Men's Basketball
    February 17, 2020
    Frederick helped the Redhawks go 2-0 on the week and secure the number one seed in the AMCC championship tournament for the third year in a row. In an 82-75 victory against Franciscan on Wednesday, Frederick put up big numbers with 28 points and tied his career-high with 19 rebounds, picking up his conference-leading 14th double-double of the season (T-8th in D-III). Later in the week, Frederick led the Redhawks to a comeback win at Hilbert College with a team-high 19 points and contributed four rebounds, two steals, an assist and a block. On the week, Frederick averaged 23.5 points, 11.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists while shooting 70% (16-23) from the floor, 55.6% (5-9) from deep and a perfect 10-10 at the free throw line.
  • AMCC MEN'S BASKETBALL GAME OF THE WEEK: PS- ALTOONA @ PS-BEHREND
    February 13, 2020
    Penn State Altoona men’s basketball travels to face AMCC opponent Penn State Behrend this Saturday, February 15 at 2:00 p.m. in a game with plenty of postseason implications. The Altoona Lions will be looking to make history, as they have never won in Erie.
  • PITT-GREENSBURG'S SEIGFREID ECLIPSES 1,000 POINTS IN WIN OVER MEDAILLE
    February 11, 2020
    The University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg men's basketball team defeated Medaille College, 86-77, on Saturday afternoon inside Chambers Hall.
  • Hunter Martineau, Hilbert College, Men's Basketball
    February 10, 2020
    Martineau led the Hawks to a 2-0 week and back into fourth place in the AMCC title race. In Wednesday night's 86-72 win at D'Youville College - the 5'10 PG scored 17 points on 7-for-10 shooting, and registered 8 assists and 5 steals. The conference's current assist leader was dominant in a 70-68 redemption victory over Mount Aloysius College on Saturday. Martineau poured in 14 points, grabbed 12 rebounds, and dished for 10 assists to earn his second triple-double of the 2019-20 season. Martineau is just the third player nationally to register two or more this season.
  • AMCC MEN'S BASKETBALL GAME OF THE WEEK: MOUNT ALOYSIUS @ FRANCISCAN
    February 04, 2020
    The AMCC Men's Basketball Game of the Week features two teams battling it out for one of the final playoff spots as we enter the final two weeks of the regular season.
  • Jack Kusters, Penn State Altoona, Men's Basketball
    February 03, 2020
    Kusters had an outstanding week for the Lions, who went 2-0 with a pair of big AMCC wins. In Wednesday night's road win at AMCC opponent Franciscan, Kusters tied his career-high with 27 points to go along with six rebounds, five assists, and one steal. He went an impressive 10-for-14 from the field in the game, including going 7-for-8 from three-point range. His three-point percentage of 87.5 percent set a new Penn State Altoona men's basketball single game record, and his total of seven made threes is tied for the fifth-most three-pointers made in a single game in team history. In Saturday's victory at home over AMCC foe Medaille, Kusters tied for the team-high in points with 19 while adding seven rebounds, a team-leading four assists, and one steal. On the week, he averaged 23.0 points per game while shooting 53.1 percent from the field overall and 60.0 percent from three-point range. He also grabbed 6.5 rebounds per game, dished out 4.5 assists per game, and averaged 1.0 steal per game.
  • Jonathan Smith, Medaille College, Men's Basketball
    January 27, 2020
    Smith continued his strong play for the Mavs this past week. He once again averaged a double-double over a two game stretch, while also grabbing his 667th rebound as a Mav, putting him in first place all-time rebounding in Medaille men's basketball history. In the school's pivotal win over Hilbert, Smith had 26 points and completed the double-double with a massive 16 rebounds. As the team traveled down to La Roche, Smith did not skip a beat, scoring 22 points and grabbing 11 rebounds against the Redhawks. For the week, Smith averaged 24.0 points and 13.5 rebounds.
  • AMCC MEN'S BASKETBALL GAME OF THE WEEK: HILBERT @ PITT-GREENSBURG
    January 21, 2020
    The AMCC Men's Basketball Game of the Week features Hilbert College (7-4) at Pitt-Greensburg (9-2).
  • Devon Darrell, D'Youville College, Men's Basketball
    January 21, 2020
    Darrell had an incredible week for the Spartans, helping lead them to three consecutive wins. Darrell had a big game on Saturday against Franciscan, as he scored a then career-high 22 points on 63.6% shooting from the field with five rebounds and five assists in the 94-87 win. He followed that up with a career game with a new career-high 24 points, tied a career-high with 14 assists, and eight rebounds with three steals and two blocks. Darrell went 10-for-14 from the field and 3-for-3 from three, as he was the driving force behind the team's win. For the week, Darrell averaged 17.3 points, 8.3 assists, and 5.0 rebounds in three games.
  • HILBERT'S MARTINEAU REACHES 1,000 POINT CAREER MILESTONE
    January 17, 2020
    Hilbert College senior guard Hunter Martineau became the 15th player in program history to surpass the 1,000 point career milestone while finishing with 20 points, five assists and three steals in a 69-65 loss to Penn State Behrend.
  • AMCC SAAC SPONSORS 2ND ANNUAL SAAC FOR SOCKS CAMPAIGN
    January 15, 2020
    It has been a mild January so far throughout the landscape of the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC), but the the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) is ready to step up to the plate as temperatures are expected to plummet over the next several weeks.
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