AMCC Men's Basketball Game of the Week:
Pitt-Greensburg @ Penn State Behrend
Wednesday, January 29 at 6:00 p.m.
The Penn State Behrend men's basketball team hosts the Pitt-Greensburg Bobcats in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) Game of the Week on Wednesday night in the Junker Center at 6 p.m.
The Lions collected a pair of conference wins last week, defeating D'Youville and Mt. Aloysius, as Behrend had its first overtime contest of the season on Saturday. The Lions outscored the Mounties 15-4 in the overtime period to post a 66-55 victory. Kenny Fukon and Derrick Clark each added 19 points vs. Mt. Aloysius. For the week, Fukon averaged a double-double with 19.0 points and 11.5 rebounds. Fukon and Clark had career highs this week, as Fukon pulled down 17 boards vs. D'Youville while Clark hit five triples vs. the Mounties. Behrend enters the game in third place in the AMCC with a 9-3 conference mark.
The Bobcats are currently in second place in the AMCC (11-2) and have a 15-3 overall record. Pitt-Greensburg is coming off an 84-81 win against Hilbert on Saturday, as Cody Spaid shot 10-for-11 from the field to notch a career-high 24 points in the win. The Bobcats are first in the conference in field-goal percentage (50.2) and second in points per game (82.8). Matt Johnson leads the Bobcats, and ranks sixth in the AMCC, with 16.9 points per game, while Cam Seigfreid and Jojo France average 15.4 and 15.2 points per game, respectively.
* Behrend holds a 34-13 overall record against Pitt-Greensburg
* The all-time series begin in 1997-98
* The Lions had their six-game winning streak against the Bobcats snapped back on Nov. 30 (71-69)