Men's Basketball Team Ends Season in Playoffs
Day two of the United States Collegiate Athletics Association (USCAA) Basketball Championships went similar to day one with Penn State DuBois dropping the final game of the season to Central Penn 108-78. Central Penn entered the tournament as the number one seed, but was knocked off by Berkeley College in the quarter finals. Penn State DuBois played well, but Central Penn had too much fire power and speed for the Nittany Lions.
Seniors Jovan Brown and Chris Dickison lead the team in scoring with 21 and 18 points respectively. Woody Mitchell had a solid game with 17 points on 7 for 12 shooting.
Central Penn shot 66% from the floor in the first half and sprinted out to a 53-35 half time lead, Central Penn was paced by Devon Dorset and Montez Lacy with 26 and 25 points apiece; all told 13 players for Central Penn had tallies on the score sheet.
Penn State DuBois, however, enjoyed a successful year. They are the 2011-12 Penn State University Athletic Conference (PSUAC) Champions, having defeated Penn State Wilkes Barre 75-68 in the conference championship game on February 25.
DuBois finished the season with a 21-9 record. Senior Chris Dickison finished his career as the second leading scorer in PSU DuBois history with 1,746 points. Also, adding his name to the 1,000 point career scoring list this season was Jovan Brown with 1,051 points.
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