York men continue to final four, women end season

Penn State York men's basketball team continues in the Penn State University Athletic Conference (PSUAC) playoffs with an 80-64 win over Penn State Hazleton on Feb 12 at home. The Penn State York Lady Lions ended their playoff run losing to Penn State Fayette 66-44 in a game that took them on the road to Fayette.

The York men will now take on Penn State Mont Alto in the semifinals at 5 p.m. Feb. 16, at Penn State Beaver. Penn State Mont Alto beat Penn State Fayette, 68-64, in the quarterfinals Feb. 12.

Penn State York and Penn State Mont Alto split two regular-season games. York won at home, 82-56, but lost at Mont Alto, 64-61.

The York men improved to 19-6 overall. Hazleton dropped to 11-13. Mont Alto will enter Saturday's game at 14-11.

The York Lady Lions trailed 34-18 at the half in the game against Fayette and were unable to recover.mThe York women dropped to 9-13 overall to complete a season that included numerous players scoring more than 30 points in a game and a playoff berth for the first time in many years. Fayette improved to 13-9.

Penn State York’s Logan Steckel, No. 22, looked to pass the ball while Alexander Akagogu, No. 22 for Penn State Hazleton, tried to get in his way. Credit: Penn StateCreative Commons

Last Updated April 04, 2013