2018-19 Men's Basketball News

  • Archie-Davis Named AMCC Player of the Week
    January 14, 2019
    NORTH BOSTON, N.Y. – Penn State Altoona senior guard Jalen Archie-Davis (Norcross, GA/Norcross) was named the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference’s Player of the Week in men’s basketball on Monday afternoon.
  • Archie-Davis’ Late Basket Helps Lions to 82-81 Win
    January 12, 2019
    ALTOONA, Pa. – Jalen Archie-Davis (Norcross, GA/Norcross) scored the go-ahead layup with one second remaining in Saturday afternoon’s Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference matchup in the Adler Arena, propelling the Penn State Altoona men’s basketball team to an 82-81 win over Hilbert College.
  • Penn State Altoona Men's Basketball vs. Pitt-Greensburg, 1-9-19
    January 11, 2019
    Highlights of Penn State Altoona men's basketball vs. Pitt-Greensburg on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 in the Adler Arena.
  • Kusters Named ECAC Regional Rookie of the Month
    January 10, 2019
    DANBURY, Conn. – Penn State Altoona freshman guard Jack Kusters (Quakertown, PA/Lansdale Catholic) was selected as the Eastern College Athletic Conference’s Division III South Region Rookie of the Month on Thursday for his performance during the month of December.
  • Offense Leads Way for Lions in 99-95 Win
    January 09, 2019
    ALTOONA, Pa. – Penn State Altoona men’s basketball used a strong offensive performance on Wednesday night to secure a 99-95 win over Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference opponent Pitt-Greensburg in the Adler Arena.
  • Gardner-Nicholson Takes AMCC Player of the Week Honors
    January 07, 2019
    NORTH BOSTON, N.Y. – Penn State Altoona men’s basketball’s junior center Cameron Gardner-Nicholson (Philadelphia, PA/Boys’ Latin Charter) was named the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference’s Player of the Week on Monday.
  • Lions Get Past D’Youville 75-74
    January 05, 2019
    BUFFALO, N.Y. – Penn State Altoona men’s basketball came out on top of a tightly-contested Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference game on Saturday afternoon, edging D’Youville College 75-74 in the College Center Gym.
  • Penn State Altoona Men's Basketball vs. Franciscan, 1-3-19
    January 04, 2019
    Video highlights of Penn State Altoona men's basketball vs. Franciscan University on Thursday, January 3, 2019 in the Adler Arena.
  • Barons Best Lions 99-91 in Overtime
    January 03, 2019
    ALTOONA, Pa. – Penn State Altoona men’s basketball came out on the losing end of a hard-fought Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference game Thursday night, when Franciscan University prevailed 99-91 in overtime in the Adler Arena.
  • Lions’ Rally Comes Up Short in 60-55 Loss to Chatham
    December 31, 2018
    ALTOONA, Pa. – Penn State Altoona men’s basketball nearly overcame a double-digit deficit in the second half of Monday afternoon’s game, but the Lions ultimately lost 60-55 to non-conference opponent Chatham University in the Adler Arena.
  • Medaille Edges Lions 82-80
    December 16, 2018
    ALTOONA, Pa. – Penn State Altoona men’s basketball dropped a hard-fought Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference game on Sunday afternoon, losing 82-80 to Medaille College in the Adler Arena.
  • Penn State Altoona Men's Basketball vs. Pitt-Bradford, 12-5-18
    December 12, 2018
    Highlights of Penn State Altoona men's basketball vs. Pitt-Bradford on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 in the Adler Arena.
  • Behrend Holds Off Lions 84-76
    December 08, 2018
    ERIE, Pa. – Despite a second half rally by the Penn State Altoona men’s basketball team, Penn State Behrend grabbed an 84-76 victory in Saturday night’s Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference matchup at the Junker Center.
  • Prolific Offense Leads Lions to 112-84 Win
    December 05, 2018
    ALTOONA, Pa. – It was an historic night for the Penn State Altoona men’s basketball team’s offense, which led the way Wednesday in a 112-84 victory over Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference opponent Pitt-Bradford in the Adler Arena.
  • La Roche Tops Lions 78-56
    December 01, 2018
    PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Penn State Altoona men’s basketball was handed a 78-56 loss by Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference opponent La Roche College on Saturday afternoon at the Kerr Fitness Center.
  • Penn State Altoona Men's Basketball vs. Bethany, 11-20-18
    November 29, 2018
    Highlights of Penn State Altoona men's basketball vs. Bethany College on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 in the Adler Arena.
  • Men’s Basketball Drops AMCC Opener to Mount Aloysius
    November 28, 2018
    ALTOONA, Pa. – Penn State Altoona men’s basketball started its Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference schedule on Wednesday night in the Adler Arena, and the Lions were defeated 79-67 by rival Mount Aloysius College.
  • Lions Drop LaGrange Finale 69-50 to Berry
    November 25, 2018
    LAGRANGE, Ga. – Penn State Altoona men’s basketball was handed a 69-50 loss by Berry College on Sunday afternoon in day two of the Wingate by Wyndham Classic at LaGrange College’s Mariotti Gym.
  • Birmingham-Southern Rallies Past Lions 82-78
    November 24, 2018
    LAGRANGE, Ga. – Penn State Altoona men’s basketball saw its lead slip away in the waning seconds of Saturday evening’s game in the Wingate by Wyndham Classic at LaGrange College, as Birmingham-Southern College came back from a deficit to defeat the Lions 82-78 in the Mariotti Gym.
  • Lions Fend Off Bethany for First Win
    November 20, 2018
    ALTOONA, Pa. – In its home opener on Tuesday night in the Adler Arena, the Penn State Altoona men’s basketball team picked up its first win of the season with a 79-63 victory against non-conference opponent Bethany College.
  • Men’s Basketball Falls 91-78 at Frostburg
    November 17, 2018
    FROSTBURG, Md. – Penn State Altoona men’s basketball took its second straight loss to open the season on Saturday night, when the Lions were defeated 91-78 by non-conference opponent Frostburg State University in a hard-fought game at the Bobcat Arena.
  • Lions Drop Season Opener 87-80 at Saint Vincent
    November 13, 2018
    LATROBE, Pa. – Penn State Altoona men’s basketball started its 2018-19 schedule on the road Tuesday evening, when the Lions suffered an 87-80 loss to non-conference opponent Saint Vincent College in the Robert S. Carey Student Center.
  • Men’s Basketball 2018-19 Season Preview
    November 07, 2018
    The Penn State Altoona men’s basketball team had its best season ever in 2017-18. The Lions set a new team record for the most wins in a season with 17, and the squad tied for third place in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference’s regular season standings with a 13-5 record in the league. This year, the Lions hope to find ways to continue that momentum and keep moving in the right direction.
  • Men’s Basketball Picked Fifth in AMCC Preseason Poll
    November 05, 2018
    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. – The Penn State Altoona men’s basketball team was voted into fifth place in the 2018-19 edition of the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll, the results of which were announced on Monday afternoon.
  • 11-Year-Old Imler Signs With Lions Basketball Team
    September 04, 2018
    ALTOONA, Pa. – Penn State Altoona men’s basketball landed its most important recruit for the 2018-19 season on Tuesday, when 11-year-old Teagan Imler signed his letter of intent during a ceremony in the Adler Athletic Complex to officially become a member of the program.
  • 11-Year-Old to Join Lions Basketball Through Team IMPACT
    August 28, 2018
    ALTOONA, Pa. -- Boston-headquarted national nonprofit Team IMPACT and Penn State Altoona men's basketball will hold a special Draft Day celebration for 11-year-old Teagan Imler of Everett, Pa. on Tuesday, September 4 in the Adler Athletic Complex.
  • Men’s Basketball Announces 2018-19 Schedule
    August 14, 2018
    ALTOONA, Pa. – The Penn State Altoona men’s basketball program released its 2018-19 season schedule on Tuesday.