NEWARK, N.J. – Sophomore Colton Acorn (Wellsboro) led with 15 points but the Pennsylvania College of Technology men's basketball team lost 67-60 to Berkeley College (NJ) Saturday. The Wildcats outscored Berkeley 39-30 in the second half, but had a slow start in the first half leading to the seven point loss. The loss drops Penn College to 1-10 overall.
Berkeley opened on a 13-2 run and held the lead throughout the half going into the break up 37-21. The lead they built held in the second half despite Penn College outscoring them by nine in the second half.
Also for the Wildcats, sophomores Scott Fenton (Dickson City) and Jason Greenfield (Wellsboro) had nine points while sophomore Jesse Newman (Waterfall) added eight and had four assists.
As a team, Penn College out-rebounded the Knights 50-30 with freshman Parrish Wragg (Baltimore, Md.) leading the team with eight. Freshman Nathaniel Brown (Philadelphia) was right behind him with seven.
Next up, the Wildcats host Rochester College (Mich.) on Monday, Dec. 17 for a noon game.