Fayette Out Shoots Wildcats in 81-57 Loss
|Penn College||Penn State Fayette|
|Pts: Jesse Newman - 13||Pts: Brandon Cunningham - 17|
|Reb: Scott Fenton - 10||Reb: 2 Players (#12, #14 - 7)|
|Ast: Nathaniel Brown - 3||Ast: Brandon Cunningham - 6|
|Team Statistics||Penn College||Penn State Fayette|
|Field Goal %||37.7% (23-61 )||50.9% (29-57 )|
|Pts off Turnovers||12||21|
|2nd Chance Pts||0||0|
|Pts in the Paint||2||18|
UNIONTOWN, Pa. – Sophomore Jesse Newman (Waterfall) scored 13 and sophomore Scott Fenton (Dickson City) notched a double with 10 points and rebounds as the Pennsylvania College of Technology men's basketball team lost 81-57 to Penn State Fayette Saturday. Fayette shot an impressive 29-57 (.510) from the field in the win. The loss drops the Wildcats to 4-17 overall and 3-9 in the Penn State University Athletic Conference.
Both teams battled in the first half with three ties in the first 12 minutes. Fayette ended the period with a mini run to go into the break up 32-23.
The Lions controlled the tempo in the second holding the lead throughout. A three from Newman in the 15th brought it to within six.
For the game, the Wildcats committed 18 turnovers but were able to out-rebounded Fayette 44-32. They shot 23-61 (.380) from the field.
Next up, Penn College hosts Penn State York on Tuesday, Feb. 5 for an 8 p.m. game.