BUFFALO, NY – The Redhawks (18-8, 13-5) outrebounded Penn State Behrend (16-10, 13-5) by eighteen and held a three point halftime advantage, but could not hold on as they fell 50-46 in the AMCC Conference Semifinal.
La Roche had a chance to tie it trailing 45-43 with 33 seconds left but missed two consecutive free throws. The Lions took advantage by hitting three of the next four free throws before Mike Dixon drained a three-pointer to get back within two. La Roche immediately fouled, but Penn State Behrend hit two foul shots to put the game away.
Despite the loss, the Redhawks out-rebounded Penn State Behrend 40-22 including a 17-4 performance on the offensive glass. Neither team led by more than five points in the contest and there were sixteen lead changes.