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11/16/2010 —

The Penn State DuBois Men's Basketball team got off to a great start with a convincing 90-72 win over NCAA Division III Alfred University.  DuBois raced out to a 46-33 halftime lead behind 17 first half points from Chris Dickison.  DuBois pushed the lead to 18 points in the first half before Alfred rallied to cut the lead to 4 points with 6:45 remaining in the game.  DuBois then went on a huge run, sparked by their defensive intensity, to win the game 90-72. 


DuBois was lead by Josh Salter's 26 point, 10 rebound effort and Chris Dickison's 26 point, 6 rebound performance. The Penn State DuBois men are now 1-0 on the season. 


The Penn State DuBois Women's Basketball team fought hard, but fell in their game to the Alfred women's team, 77-47.   The DuBois women won their season opener in an away game at the Community College of Allegheny County North, 65-21.  This brings the women's record to 1-1. 


The DuBois Nittany Lions will travel to Mansfield on Wednesday to take on Mansfield University in another men's and women's double-header. 

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