PITTSBURGH, PA – The men's basketball team dropped a conference game to defending AMCC Champion Penn State Behrend 57-40.
The Redhawks came out hot hitting three of their first four shots to take a 7-4 lead. They outrebounded Behrend by six early on but the Lions ended the half on a 15-1 run and led at halftime 28-16.
La Roche recovered after intermission cutting the deficit to eleven points. Arnez Bajgora guided the Redhawks with 11 points but Nick DeLisio came up big for Penn State Behrend and the Lions held on for the win.
Bajgora and Torin Smith led the Redhawks with 11 points apiece and Bajgora also grabbed 7 rebounds. La Roche finished with 30 rebounds and shot 28% from the field (12 of 43).
La Roche returns to the court on Wednesday when they travel to Mt. Aloysius College. Tip-off is 8PM.