Byrd and Dizon Each Score 16 Points in Loss to Mont Alto
|Penn State Mont Alto (10-11(8-7 PSUAC))||52||36||88|
|Penn State Greater Allegheny (7-15(4-10 PSUAC))||20||32||52|
|Penn State Mont Alto||Penn State Greater Allegheny|
|Pts: 4 Players (#5, #21, #24, #35 - 12)||Pts: 2 Players (#01, #33 - 16)|
|Reb: Collin Easter - 10||Reb: 2 Players (#01, #44 - 7)|
|Ast: Derek Null - 4||Ast: 2 Players (#01, #05 - 3)|
|Team Statistics||Penn State Mont Alto||Penn State Greater Allegheny|
|Field Goal %||57.1% (32-56 )||33.3% (22-66 )|
|Pts off Turnovers||22||15|
|2nd Chance Pts||8||9|
McKeesport, Pa- Junior forwards Aaron Byrd (Upper Malboro, MD/Dr. Henry A. Wise) and Nick Dizon (Rankin, PA/Woodland Hills) each scored 16 points, despite the Greater Allegheny (7-15, 4-10 PSUAC) men's basketball team falling to PSUAC adversary, Penn State Mont Alto, 88-52.
GA trailed 52-20 at the break, but turned in a much stronger second half, keeping pace with Mont Alto. The men shot 33% (22-66) from the floor, but allowed Mont Alto to shoot a staggering 57% (32-56). Dizon added seven rebounds, three assists, and three steals, while Byrd had six rebounds.
Greater Allegheny returns to the court next Tuesday, February 5 as they host Penn State Beaver. Tip-off for the Coaches vs. Cancer game is set for 8 PM.