PSUAC Basketball Playoff results from Saturday
The Penn State DuBois men’s basketball team will advance to play Penn State Beaver in the PSUAC Final Four on Tuesday, following a 72-67 win over Penn State York on Saturday. The game was a very tight contest with the outcome in question until the last 20 second. DuBois led at half time by seven points, but York’s strong play gave them a four point lead midway through the second half. Both teams battled down the stretch with DuBois making crucial shots and taking better care of the ball in the final three minutes.
The men will play PSU Beaver at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 22, at Bryce Jordan Center, with the winner advancing to the PSUAC Championship on Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. The PSUAC conference champion will receive an automatic bid to play in the USCAA National Championship March 1-5 in Uniontown, PA. Penn State Fayette is hosting the championships for both men and women for the third year. Details of the championships can be found at www.theuscaa.com .
The Penn State DuBois women were defeated in their first round playoff game 87-66 at Penn State Brandywine on Saturday. The DuBois women showed great improvement over last season finishing the season at 14-12 (8-6) in the PSUAC. Although Head Coach Pat Lewis will be losing five of his players, a strong nucleus remains to build upon for next season.