Local College Roundup
West Liberty 101
WEST LIBERTY – The unbeaten and No. 1-ranked West Liberty University men’s basketball team made the plays it had to make down the stretch to put away upset-minded Pitt-Johnstown Saturday afternoon at the ASRC.
Wheeling Jesuit 80
Seton Hill 74
GREENSBURG, Pa. – Joe Prati exploded for 21 and Wheeling Jesuit rallied from an 11-point halftime deficit to top Seton Hill in a West Virginia Conference encounter.
The Cardinals (4-5 overall, 2-4 WVC) outscored Seton Hill (6-4, 3-3) 45-28 in the second half.
Saint Vincent 69
LATROBE, Pa. – Brady Pacific scored a game-high 19, but Bethany College couldn’t overcome five Saint Vincent scorers in double digits, as the Bearcats handed the Bison their first PAC loss of the season.
West Liberty 91
WEST LIBERTY – The West Liberty University women’s basketball team rebounded from its first conference loss in impressive fashion on Saturday with a blowout of Pitt-Johnstown at the ASRC.
Saint Vincent 58 Bethany 46
LATROBE, Pa. – Despite three players scoring 12 points each, Bethany shot 28 percent from the floor for the game and suffered a PAC defeat.
The Bison (4-9 overall, 2-4 PAC) got off to a quick start with the initial seven points of the game.
Seton Hill 88
Wheeling Jesuit 80
GREENSBURG, Pa. – The winning ways continued for Seton Hill as the Griffins picked up their eighth straight victory of the season.
Taneka Lewis paced the Cardinals (4-6, 1-5) with 23 points, nine boards and five assists. Jamie Sobczak added 17 points, while Emily Robinson and Alex Anderson had 12 and 11 points, respectively.
No. 1 Penn St.-Beaver 71 OU Eastern 66
BEAVER, Pa. – Cassandra Flowers registered 21 points and 15 rebounds as PennState-Beaver, No. 1 in the latest USCAA poll, downed OU Eastern after trailing 31-30 at halftime.
Alex Kohn paced the Panthers (12-3) with 17 points and four assists. Kelsey Holloway added 14 points and four assists, while Alexus Davis had 12 points and five boards and Sarah Neavin collected 10 points and five rebounds.
WAYNESBURG, Pa. – West Liberty University finished second in the team standings one day after cracking the top 10 in the national poll.
Olivet, ranked seventh in the nation, won the event with 198.5 points. The Hilltoppers had 131 points.
Nick Wykoff (149) and Mike Carpenter (285) won crowns for West Liberty.