DUBOIS, Pa. - With the help of 14 points from sophomore Jesse Newman (Waterfall), the Pennsylvania College of Technology men's basketball team beat Penn State DuBois 62-60 in conference action Saturday. The game was tied at 58 with two minutes left when freshman Nathaniel Brown (Philadelphia) hit a jumper and made a free throw to put the Wildcats on top. Brown ended the game with 13. The win snaps a five game losing streak and improves the team to 4-16 overall and 3-8 in the Penn State University Athletic Conference.
Penn College was down as high as nine in the first half before ending the period on a 7-0 run to go into the break down only 28-27.
In the second, a layup from sophomore Jason Greenfield (Wellsboro) at 8:21 gave the Wildcats its largest lead of the game at 50-41. Greenfield ended the game with 10. DuBois came back to tie it up at 58 with two minutes remaining.
For the game, both teams totaled 35 rebounds with Newman leading the Wildcats with nine. They shot 23-61 (.377) from the field.
Also for Penn College, freshman Christopher Carrington (Ridley Park) scored 10.
Next up, the Wildcats travel to Penn State Fayette on Sunday, Feb. 3 for a 2 p.m. game.