WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Sophomore Scott Fenton (Dickson City) notched 14 points as the Pennsylvania College of Technology men's basketball team lost 67-50 to Penn State Schuylkill Wednesday. Despite out-rebounding Schuylkill 48-35, the Wildcats struggled with ball control committing 36 turnovers in the game. The loss drops the team to 3-16 overall and 2-8 in the Penn State University Athletic Conference.
After Schuylkill opened the game with a basket, Fenton scored three back-to-back jumpers putting the Wildcats up early. Fenton shot .500 (7-14) in the field for the game.
After the Lions tied it up at eight, they proceeded to go on a 5-0 run, taking a 13-8 lead with just over 12 remaining. Freshman Nathaniel Brown (Philadelphia) hit a jumper at 11:16 to give Penn College a 14-13 advantage but the Lions countered again and took back the lead holding on for the rest of the half and going into the break up 32-26.
Brown finished with four points and led the team with eight rebounds.
In the second half, Schuylkill outscored the Wildcats 35-24. An 11-0 run in the 11th gave the team its largest lead at 55-35. The Wildcats put together a 7-0, four from sophomore James Boylan (Newton, N.J.) to bring it to 63-48.
Boylan finished the game with eight.
Next up, Penn College travels to Penn State DuBois for a 3 p.m. game on Saturday, Feb. 2.